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April 15th 2016 PM Articulates Priorities For Team Labor

Prime minister Dr. Kenny Anthony says healthcare and a further reduction in unemployment will be two priority areas during the Saint Lucia Labour party’s next term in office. With St. Lucia gearing up for general elections, more social and economic issues are coming to the fore.

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April 15th 2016 Ernest Hilaire Market Steps Candidate Debut

April 14th 2016, marked the Castries market steps debut as a candidate for Dr. Ernest Hiliare. Hilaire who has been criticized by the opposition for the Juffali affair was among a number of SLP candidates on the platform at the fabled political venue. He sought to explain his decision to …

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April 15th 2016 Flow Rebuts ECTEL Infrastructure Claims

The 15-month merger process for cable & wireless communications [CWC] and Columbus Communications (Flow) has been finalized. However, tensions with regulatory agency ECTEL remain. ECTEL wants flow’s infrastructure removed from local utility poles, claiming it blocks access for potential competitors. Flow is refuting the allegation made by ECTEL council member …

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April 14th 2016 Digicel Business Report with Alison Kentish

In this edition of the business report, the ECTEL council of ministers vows to sharpen its legal teeth to protect consumers, embattled regional airline Liat’s CEO resigns and Dr. Ralph Gonsalves explains why St. Vincent and the Grenadines is leading the charge for reparations.

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Spectra Upgrade Guide

STB Upgrade Guide Tune your box to CHANNEL 4 after which you will see a dialog box indicating that a software Upgrade is in progress. DO NOT POWER OFF THE BOX WHILE THE UPGRADE IS IN PROGRESS.  You will see the  following screen: Following this you will see a message …

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April 14th 2016 Chamber Budget 2016 Expectations

Meanwhile, the 2016-2017 budgetary process is underway, with the end of the financial year on March 31st. The estimates are expected to be laid in the house in late April. Various sectors of the economy like the chamber of commerce, eagerly await the presentation of the appropriation bill next month, …

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April 14th 2016 11-Year-Old Girl Confirmed Pregnant

HTS News4orce understands that an 11-year-old Micoud girl is pregnant. A relative of the pregnant child claims a 17-year-old male could be the father. Authorities confirm that a potential criminal probe is underway and says a psychosocial intervention is being sought for the child.

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April 14th 2016 Tour Of EU-Funded Southern Water Projects

Sustainable development minister Dr. James Fletcher led a press tour to two European Union-funded water projects on Thursday. The Micoud and Desruisseaux projects are expected to significantly improve the lives of residents and ensure a reliable and efficient supply of water. The tour gave members of the media an opportunity …

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April 14th 2016 Major Geothermal Breakthrough

The last few days have brought good news for Saint Lucia on the geothermal energy front. As the government continues to pursue avenues to transition from fossil fuel dependence to renewable sources of energy, it is recording significant developments in geothermal energy.

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April 14th 2016 Ectel Ushes In New Consumer Protection Era

Ministers from the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) have ended their council meeting with agreements that will usher in a new era in protection and redress for telecoms consumers. The Ectel council of ministers has approved the electronic communications bill, which among other things, addresses consumer protection regulations, retail pricing, …

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