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District 7 School Career Fair

Schools in district 7 held a job fair under the theme “earning livelihoods through self-employment.” The expo afforded students the opportunity to interact with potential employers.

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Justice Minister On Deputy DPP Appointment

Home Affairs Minister Hermangild Francis is accepting responsibility for misinformation regarding the appointment of a director of public prosecutions. In a sit-down with hts news4orce on Wednesday, the home affairs minister apologized for the mix-up, but did confirm the appointment of a deputy director of public prosecutions by the judicial …

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Devising A Maritime Transport Policy

The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) is leading the charge in the development of a maritime transport policy for Saint Lucia. Authority officials say this will be an important guide for developing the maritime sector. This week, representatives of the international maritime organisation lent their expertise to …

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New Health Minister Tours St. Jude

Saint Lucia’s new Health Minister Mary Isaac has been carrying out assessments of various health projects across St. Lucia. Her first full-week on the job entailed a site visit to the new St. Jude hospital. Isaac has concluded that the works done to date are inadequate for a project that …

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The Return Of O.N.E?

The leader of the Organization For National Empowerment (ONE) has put the Allen Chastanet administration on notice that he intends to be a powerful watch-dog during its term in office. Peter Alexander concedes that one has been dormant for some time now, but says this is about to change.

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SLEF Not Sold On Idea Of Cost Of Living Allowance

The Saint Lucia Employers Federation is not enthusiastic about talk of a proposed cost of living allowance and standardized minimum wage for Low-income earners. Cuthbert Didier – a maritime Consultant who is a trained economist, first mooted the idea of an allowance as an alternative to a minimum wage. The …

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New SLP Leader Vows Strong Opposition Party

Long serving Castries East MP Phillip J Pierre is the new leader of the opposition. In his first sit-down since assuming the leadership of the Saint Lucia party, Pierre spoke exclusively to hts news4orce about the party’s plans. This includes efforts to maintain pressure on the Allen Chastanet-led UWP administration.

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Fedee Discusses Portfolios And Plans

Minister for tourism, information and broadcasting Dominic Fedee says his government has some big plans for tourism – to boost visitor numbers and stay-over arrivals. In the area of information and broadcasting, the minister says government is mulling over the establishment of a broadcasting commission to monitor the local media …

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La Toc Fire Victim Fears Reprisal

HTS News4orce previously reported on two mysterious house fires at La Toc that occurred hours apart last week. It is alleged that a Neighborhood feud among the Cherubin families has sparked the heated dispute that is rumoured to be linked to an ill-fated love triangle. Reportedly, criminal investigations by police …

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