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Panday on Warner Fiasco

Former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Basdeo Panday spoke exclusively to HTS Newsforce on Wednesday on the highly controversial Jack Warner – FIFA scandal. The former Prime Minister, who is visiting St. Lucia as the guest speaker at an NWU chaired seminar, says his country has been dealt a dreadful …

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Sham’s professes innocence at bail hearing

The President and CEO of Lambirds Academy Dr. Iftekhar Shams appeared before the court in Gros Islet on Tuesday, hoping to be granted bail. For the first time since his widely publicized arrest and lock up, the beleaguered CEO spoke out about his time behind bars, the charges he faces …

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Gov’t extends Lambirds kids stay

Meanwhile, the Government of Saint Lucia has announced that all the Lambirds students will be staying in Saint Lucia to help with the ongoing criminal investigation. The ministry of home affairs through a press release issued on Tuesday says it will continue to honour its obligations to the alleged victims …

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Caribbean Growth Forum 2015

Caribbean heads of state and over 200 government officials, private sector representatives, Civil Society and development partners, are meeting in Saint Lucia to discuss a new agenda for sustainable growth in the Caribbean. During this 3rd regional Caribbean Growth Forum, participants hope to learn from experiences in the region and …

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Common Entrance and water woes

Students in Saint Lucia will sit the Common Entrance Examinations on Wednesday. Aside from the usual pre examination nerves, students and their parents are concerned about the availability of water due to WASCO’s plans to shutdown the John Compton Dam.

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Embassy honors local Cuban 5 Activists

Five Saint Lucians have been recognized by the government of Cuba for their relentless voluntary work in championing the cause of the release of the Cuban 5. The ‘Cuban 5’ refers to the five Cuban men who were imprisoned in the United States after being arrested by the FBI in …

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Jn Marie on future of Gas prices

In keeping with the three-week fuel pass through mechanism introduced on February 9th 2015, the price of petroleum products in Saint Lucia was adjusted on Monday. The prices were determined by the landed cost of the petroleum products over the current review period.

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Super J World Pharmacy Day

Super-market chain Super J, collaborated with various associations across St. Lucia in marking commonwealth pharmacy week. This year, the vital role of the youth was central to the observance.

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FSA raises concerns about new fire station

The president of the Saint Lucia Fire Service Association Shane Felix says while he is not opposed to the opening of fire stations in St. Lucia, he wants to know how government intends to man the facilities. Felix was speaking following the ground-breaking ceremony for a fire station in Babonneau. …

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Taxi drivers demand attention

A group of taxi drivers is scheduled to meet at the CSA centre in Castries on Tuesday June 16th, hoping to address a number of issues they say are crippling their livelihoods. The man leading the charge is Terry Valcin, who says that taxi operators appear to be the forgotten …

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