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TRAFFIC POLICE ARREST DRIVING INSTRUCTORS

Two driving instructors and one student are in serious trouble with the law. An apparent unsanctioned protest on Tuesday morning along the busy Castries/Gros Islet Highway over pandemic restrictions, has resulted in the arrest of the three individuals who are facing traffic violation charges.  

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PENDING LAY OFFS AT SAINT LUCIA NATIONAL TRUST

The St. Lucian National Trust will have to slash wages and implement lay-offs to stay afloat in the pandemic. According to Chair Alison King, the Trust made some $197,000 from April to October 2020- well short of what’s needed to run the organization. The situation has been compounded by the …

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FRANCIS SAYS HE CAN BEAT KENNY ANTHONY AT THE POLLS

Senator Hermangild Francis has his eyes set on contesting the Vieux-Fort South seat. The constituency has been represented by Dr. Kenny Anthony for some 20 years. However, Francis who has not had much experience at the polls is confident of unseating the former prime minister.  

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AILING RESTAURANT SECTOR CRIES OUT FOR HELP

Dialogue between the restaurant sector and authorities continue, as the industry reels from the covid-19 protocols outlined by the command center. Now officials have a time-frame in mind for a possible re-opening of the indoor dining experience.  

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SENATE DEBATES, GOV’T 20 MILLION DOLLAR LOAN REQUEST

The senate on Thursday debated the government’s request to borrow us 20 million dollars to finance the nation’s response to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. The sitting marked the return of independent senators Adrian Augier and Mauricia Thomas Francis, who had missed the previous senate sessions, due to personal reasons. At …

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