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TUF Training Program

A delegation from the International Labor Organization is in St. Lucia to convene a training workshop with St. Lucia’s Trade Union Federation and affiliates. It comes against the backdrop of frayed ties in industrial relations in St. Lucia.

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Kidnapee gives captors the slip

It’s the first attempted kidnapping reported for the year 2015. Police are in search of two men who attempted to abduct a visitor off the streets of Rodney Bay Village. While the victim escaped unharmed, police are concerned about the whereabouts of the would-be kidnappers who are considered armed and …

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US International Narcotics Report

The US State Department has released its International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) for 2015. The drugs and chemical control section of the INCSR covers the efforts of nearly 90 countries and jurisdictions, including Saint Lucia. The report speaks extensively on the Eastern Caribbean, stating that drug-related violent crime remains …

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WASCO warns of intensifying drought!

The days and nights are getting warmer and with less rainfall, the Water and Sewage Company (WASCO) is exhorting Saint Lucians to adopt conservation practices during this intense dry spell. The current climatic conditions have sparked an island-wide sensitization campaign headed by WASCO, which intends to school the public on …

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SLP Zonal meeting fizzles

The Saint Lucia Labour Party went to its bedrock, the south, on Sunday for its latest Zonal conference. The event was held at the Saltibus Primary School. Party leaders spoke on plans for the development of communities in the south, which they say were neglected by the United Workers Party. …

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Eating healthy this World Consumers’ Rights Day

St. Lucia joins the global community in observing World Consumer Rights Day on March 15th under the theme “Healthy Diets”. Rehani Isidore reports on the campaign to reduce health costs and save lives through preventative care.

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Francis & Francis heated exchange

The host of Radio 100’s Straight Up talk show Claudius Francis and attorney-at-law Mary Francis went head to head on the popular radio show on Wednesday. The talk show host said that Mary Francis is no idealist when it comes to human rights, suggesting that she has ulterior motive.

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NIC industrial dispute resolved

Pensioners can now breathe a welcomed sigh of relief. Employees at the National Insurance Corp [NIC] will return to their desks after 12 days of industrial action.

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Trust bolsters enforcement at the Pointe Sable

The Saint Lucia National Trust met with its various partner organizations to discuss the implementation of projects to improve the management of St. Lucia’s marine resources. The focus was on enforcement issues at the coastal zones in Vieux- Fort – in particular the Pointe Sable environmental protection area.

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