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CSA Elects New President And Executive

A new executive is installed at the civil service association – Saint Lucia’s largest trade union. Yvonne Edwin captured the majority of the ballots, emerging as the new CSA president. In her first interview with HTS News4orce, Edwin outlines a key objective of the incoming CSA executive – that is …

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CSA Holds Pivotal Elections

Members of the civil service association turned out in droves at polling stations across St. Lucia on Wednesday to elect a new executive. It was one of the most anticipated and promoted elections in recent times, as over 40 candidates campaigned for a place on the CSA executive and a …

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LPM Says They Saw It Coming On CIP

The Lucian people movement claims to have advised the Labor government in 2015 to heed consultation from international financial services firm “Henley and Partners” on the citizenship by investment program [CIP]. The firm’s managing partner claims there are structural problems. The LPM is not surprised.

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Setback For John Compton Dam Dredging Project

Officials of the water and sewerage company (WASCO) on Wednesday confirmed that tenders for the de-silting and rehabilitation of the John Compton dam will be re-opened after failed negotiations. Wasco’s managing director Vincent Hippolyte addressed the media on Wednesday. He said invitations for tendering will be out by mid-May.

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CIP Assures Due Diligence

Saint Lucia’s Citizenship by Investment Programme came under heavy fire from an international financial services firm “Henley and Partners” for perceived deficiencies. In response to a publicized article bashing the CIP’s structure, C.E.O Cindy Mcclean says Henley and partners were not forthcoming about their concerns.

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Throne Speech 2016

Governor General her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy officially opened the 6th session of the 10th parliament on Tuesday, with the traditional throne speech. It was an opportunity for Saint Lucia to learn about government’s legislative agenda for the fiscal year. It addressed a range of topics from the criminal justice …

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Chastanet Denies IMPACS Leak Charges

Now, opposition united workers party political leader Allen Chastanet is denying claims by the incumbent that he threatened to publicize the CARICOM IMPACS report. Chastanet maintains the opposition has not been furnished with the classified document.

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Frederick Fires Back Hermangild

Castries central MP Richard Frederick says government approval of concessions is no huge favor. Frederick was responding to allegations made by the UWP’s Hermangild Francis who claims the prime minister granted the MP, who is also a businessman waivers on import duties.

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