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Press Grills Pm Chastanet On Parliament And Promises

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is clarifying the delayed convening of the opening session of parliament. Moreover, the prime minister offered insight on the implementation of the united workers party “5 to stay alive” policies, and attempted to explain the state of gas prices.

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Bicycle Riding Teen Becomes Latest Road Death

A teenaged boy was killed on Monday July 11th, after the bicycle he was riding was hit by a pick up near rocky lane, Dennery. The incident took place just after 10:00 am. Law enforcement officials say the teen sustained serious head injuries, as distraught family and friends try to …

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ATV Rider Flees Scene Of Traffic Accident

At least one individual is nursing injuries following a hit-and-run vehicular collision over the weekend. Normally easy Sunday morning traffic on the Castries/Gros Islet highway was reduced to a snarl, after a rider of an all-terrain vehicle collided with a Toyota station wagon and a Mitsubishi pickup.

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PM Chastanet Buoyed By Us Embassy Visit

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says the outlook for Saint Lucia’s relationship with the United States is positive. This assessment comes on the heels of the government leader’s visit to the Bridgetown based us embassy this past week. Miguel Fevrier spoke exclusively to the government leader on his way to cabinet …

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UWP Administration Backpedals On Gas Prices?

The UWP administration is shifting gears on the cost of gas prices debate. Commerce minister Bradley Felix on Monday tamped down Prime Minister Chastanet’s June 12th gas price declaration. The Saint Lucia Labor Party did not take long to pounce.

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UWP & SLP Haggle Over Fate Of Banana Industry

Agriculture minister Ezechiel Joseph says a plan to breathe new life into the banana industry by tapping into the French market is well underway. However his predecessor and SLP shadow minister for agriculture Moses Jn Baptiste is not convinced that this is the way to go.  Joseph says his government …

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Shooting In Castries

Police are investigating a deadly shooting which took place on the Chausee Road in Castries on Friday night. Residents report hearing the sound of gunfire just after 7:00 pm. They ventured out when they thought it was safe to do so and found the body of a woman widely known …

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Dr. Kenny Anthony Breaks His Silence

On the political scene, former political leader of the defeated Saint Lucia Labor Party Dr. Kenny Anthony broke his almost one month silence since being voted out of office at the June 6th polls. Dr. Anthony spoke exclusively to HTS News4orce on Tuesday and for the first time opened up …

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Media Members Tour Marine Protected Areas

Members of the local media recently got a firsthand view of one of the island’s most scenic protected area. The Saint Lucia National Trust hosted the press personnel on a tour of the Pointe Sable Environmental Area, which boasts a wildlife reserve, three marine reserves, a nature reserve, historical sites …

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