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UK DECREASES DEMAND FOR ST LUCIAN BANANAS

St. Lucia’s once dominant banana sector has suffered another setback. There have been efforts of late to resuscitate the ailing banana industry. Changes in the buying patterns in the United Kingdom, are having a significant negative impact on demand for Saint Lucia’s bananas.

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LIVITY INAUGURAL PROJECT

St. Lucians are being called upon to become financially literate in order to better participate in Saint Lucia’s economic development. This call was made by the organizers of the “Livity Project”, at its inaugural progressive policy making forum for economic inclusion. Concern was also expressed about the low growth, high debt situation …

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH DIABETIC RETINOPATHY TRAINING

The Department of Health and Wellness is continuing its work towards strengthening the Diabetic Retinopathy services in Saint Lucia through training of health care professionals.  These efforts may help stave blindness among diabetics.

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PM MISSES DECEMBER DEADLINE TO DEMOLISH PARLIAMENT BUILDING

The historic buildings in the city of Castries may be spared the wrecking ball, at least until the end of the year.  The plan disclosed by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet to demolish a number of the buildings on Peynier Street, have hit a snag.  The Prime Minister’s plan for the demolition to …

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‘BOUG BEF’ STILL ALIVE, EXCUSES HTS FOR MIX UP

Its not a case of rising from the dead, but reports suggesting that the young man stabbed to death at La Ressouce, Vieux Fort on the weekend was Alex ‘Boug Beauf’ Dalphinis, were misleading. On Wednesday the young man, who is popular on social media for his entertaining videos, emerged …

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ST LUCIA SELECTED FOR RAIN WATER HARVESTING SYSTEM

Water shortages may be a regular feature in the not too distant future, as climate change and increased pressure on the water supply take their toll. This in mind, St. Lucia is one of a handful of states selected to be part of a programme aimed at having households, public buildings …

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