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Carnival Launch 2015 surprises patrons

The official 2015 Saint Lucia carnival season kicked off with a grand event in St. Lucia’s north. The event was well attended by carnival fans and local artists, as well as Saint Lucia’s carnival bands.

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Bar goes up in smoke,accident ridden weekend

Saint Lucians have all returned to their normal working schedule after a long holiday weekend. However, Whit Monday brought more than rest and relaxation for many residents, who had to call on the assistance of Saint Lucia’s emergency services. Here’s jade brown with the details on a suspicious fire and …

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Chastanet claims victory in court battle

A high court judge has dismissed one claim in a civil action suit filed by the attorney general against the political leader of the United Workers Party Allen Chastanet. Chastanet’s Barbadian attorney made the announcement on Tuesday. He also expressed confidence that the second part of the suit will also …

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HIA Development Bill debate

The Hewanorra International Airport Re-development bill was tabled in parliament on Tuesday May 26th. It paves the way for the independent management of the airport. While opposition MP Guy Joseph slammed the bill and its lease provisions, St. Lucia’s minister with responsibility for ports says it’s the best option available.

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NSDC Southern Expo

Over 130 people received training in massage therapy, pastry making, cake making, food and beverage services from the national skills development center (NSDC). Last week the NSDC hosted a skills exposition to display their newly acquired skills.

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Caribbean North supports St.Jude

St. Jude hospital welcomed members of the Caribbean North Charities Foundation to the institution. During the visit, medical personnel from the foundation assessed the hospital and provided training.

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Pierre on Chastanet’s candidacy

The political climate heated up this week, with confirmation by Micoud South MP Arsene James that he would not be seeking reelection. The move paves the way for UWP Leader Allen Chastanet to contest that seat. Deputy Prime Minister Phillip J. Pierre, though not delving deeply into this new development, …

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Miss SLTB takes a courtesy call

One of the contestants in the 2015 Carnival Queen Pageant paid a special visit to her sponsor- the Saint Lucia Tourist Board. Director of tourism Louis Lewis says preserving Saint Lucian culture is imperative. Hence the marketing agency’s support for St. Lucian carnival.

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Fire destroys La Toc residence

The Saint Lucia Fire Service responded to a house fire in La Toc, Castries about 1 am on Friday. The house was completely destroyed by the blaze. However the residents were unharmed.

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