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Jazz at the Dame and Marchand Schools

There were warm-up Jazz concerts at schools in the Castries basin in the lead to Thursday’s big launch at the Mindoo Phillip Park. Students from various schools benefited from the once a year showcase. Several Saint Lucian musicians gave of their time and talent to entertain the students.

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Family solicits help in hunt for burglars

A La Croix Maingot woman is appealing for public assistance to help identify two men who attempted to break and enter her home this week. Tara Prince’s residence has been burglarized three times since August 2015, but this week’s ordeal was particularly harrowing, after two men wielding cutlasses attempted to …

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Security Minister’s Lambirds update

Home Affairs Minister Philip La Corbiniere spoke exclusively to HTS News4orce on the status of students in the Lambirds scandal. The minister addressed pertinent issues, including the 7 students who escaped to Grenada, the likely repatriation of the remaining students in Saint Lucia and the cost of the debacle to …

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Lambirds Academy statement to Parliament

Commerce minister Emma Hippolyte in a special statement to Parliament on Wednesday, addressed her ministry’s role in what has become known as the ‘Lambirds affair.’ While delving into the details of ministry procedure, the commerce minister touched on the police investigation where her ministry is concerned and confessed that she …

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Budget procedure 101

Wednesday’s presentation and no-show debate has left many confused about the parliamentary process involved since 2012 in presenting the budget.

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Cruise sector on the upswing

The Saint Lucia air and Seaports Authority (SLASPA) has announced record numbers for the cruise sector. Officials claim the cruise industry has recorded growth for the first time in three years in this corresponding period. SLASPA’s general manager Keigan Cox says these figures should not be taken for granted. Rather …

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Jazz education drive revs-up

The education component of the Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival was launched on Wednesday at the St. James Morgan Bay Resort. The launch marked another year of training opportunities for all artistes involved in the festival. The educational component is completely free.

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Fire deals crippling blow to Praslin fishers

A husband and wife fishing team are trying to determine just how to continue earning a living, after a fire damaged their home and fishing equipment. The pair says already, fisher folk face countless obstacles in their daily hustle. Jeannette and John Francis say now, the house fire is threatening …

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PM notes Fiscal Rebound in 2015 – 2016 Estimates

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Dr. Kenny Anthony introduced the 2015 estimates in the house of assembly on Wednesday. Dr. Anthony revealed that Saint Lucia is in better fiscal shape than previously thought. He reported that the fiscal deficit is projected to fall to 3.4 percent of GDP.

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