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Big dreams for Marchand Youth Orchestra

The Marchand Youth Orchestra arranged two musical compositions for the Marchand sacred heart church last weekend. The musical compositions, “I will follow you” and “Ti Mamye” were a special tribute to all mothers.

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SLBS helps brokers move to payless processes

The St. Lucia bureau of standards has created a new online platform for brokers to decrease the processing time of documentation to the customs department. A meeting was held on Wednesday May 20th for brokers in the north of St. Lucia to review the new proposal.

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National Student Council on Micoud Secondary

For students at the Micoud Secondary school, classes have been suspended until further notice, as officials struggle to ascertain the root cause of several health complaints at the school. Staff on Wednesday staged a walkout in protest over the authorities handling of the matter. Now the National Students Council is …

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OECS E-Payment forum

The competitive business unit of the OECS secretariat is exploring ways of enhancing the relatively under-developed payment services system in the sub-region. As part of a series of interventions in support of e-business and e-commerce, the unit is hosting an e-payment forum in Saint Lucia. Organisers hope it will result …

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Poultry Farmers staking claim

Meanwhile, the poultry association has joined the battle over the price of local poultry products. The President Isaac Alphonse is requesting an audience with a local businessman.

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Doddy sets the record straight

The former caretaker of the Castries south constituency Lorenzo “Doddy” Francis has finally broken his silence on the UWP run-off, which took place in the constituency on Thursday May 21st. During the process, Mary Isaac was selected the presumptive UWP candidate for the seat. She supposedly defeated Francis in the …

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Drought takes toll on local farmers

Saint Lucia is one of over ten Caribbean countries currently battling intense drought. Local farmers say the water shortages and blistering heat are wreaking havoc on their crops.

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Bus drivers receive stern warning

Several drivers who ply the La Clery bus route are now under the watchful eye of the Ministry of Transport. The drivers were sent letters alleging habitual non-compliance to the rules of route band regulations. One driver has taken offence to the accusations, stating that the ministry’s investigations are not …

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Nazarene Church stunned by attack on Pastor

A Saint Lucian pastor is the victim of a drive-by shooting in the United States. The pastor was shot three times about the body on Monday outside his church building. The news has hit the sister congregation in Saint Lucia hard.

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Family seeks help for ailing 9-year-old boy

Nervay St. Jean is a nine year old determined to out run the dreadful disease leukaemia. It was only two weeks ago that the active boy complained of head pains to his grand mother. No one could fathom the life altering shock that would have occurred in a matter of …

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