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Sandals “never deterred by fake news”

[Sandals Resorts International Press release]  June 19th, Montego Bay                                                                                                                For Immediate Release Once more we have noticed attempts to spread misinformation and unsubstantiated claims about Sandals Resorts International, including a totally sensationalized headline regarding a recent statement by Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley. However we are not and have …

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“De Ashanti” found alive, 5 day search ends

Legendary Calypsonian Herman “De Ashanti” Hippolyte has been found. The veteran performer was last seen on Friday June 15th 2018. According to preliminary reports, the former Calypso King, dehydrated, battered and bruised was discovered  almost 5 days later, on Tuesday June 19th 2018 along the Calvary Road by residents at …

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BARBADOS PRIME MINISTER MIA MOTTLEY ADDRESSES OECS AUTHORITY

Newly-elected prime minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley on 18 June addressed the 65th Meeting of the OECS Authority. In her address at the opening ceremony of the OECS Authority, Mottley indicated that Barbados wanted deeper political and economic ties with the OECS. She pointed to a number of areas …

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36 SAINT LUCIANS DEPORTED HOME SO FAR IN 2018

An average of 6 individuals per month have been deported back to Saint Lucia from other countries so far for 2018. This was disclosed on 18 June by the head of immigration at the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, ASP Sean Alexander.

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THE GREAT FIRE OF 1948 REMEMBERED 70 YEARS LATER

The Saint Lucia National Trust is observing the great Castries Fire of 1948 with an exhibition at the Castries City Hall. Organizers hope the special display will help shed light on the impact of the defining moment in the history of Saint Lucia’s capital.

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Soufriere Comprehensive is 2018 CISCO Champions

[Press release] Soufriere Comprehensive Secondary has been crowned champions in the 2018 SLHTA Chefs in Schools Cook-Off Competition (CISCO 2018). Karina Abraham and Cheyenne Hippolyte were declared the winning team in a keenly contested challenge that took place Friday (June 15) at the Ciceron Secondary School, the defending champions. The Entrepot …

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CDF: IMPROVED ROUTE FOR SAINT LUCIA CARNIVAL 2018

Cultural officials have announced improvements along the route for the 2018 carnival parade of the bands. Among the changes, the sab playing field has been designated one of the judging points for the parade. Local Culture Minister Fortuna Belrose and CDF chairman Daniel Belizaire provided the public with an update …

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Gov’t statement on fate of St. Judes past due, SLP demands response

STATEMENT BY PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATIVE FOR VIEUX FORT NORTH, SLP CHAIRMAN AND SLP SPOKESMAN FOR HEALTH, AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FOOD PRODUCTION, HON MOSES JN BAPTISTE AT SLP PRESS CONFERENCE JUNE 19TH, 2018.   Ladies and gentlemen of the press, people of Saint Lucia and friends who have joined us online. The grave …

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Opposition wants to know “who are the jackasses”

OPENING STATEMENT BY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION  HON PHILP J. PIERRE AT THE SAINT LUCIA LABOUR PARTY PRESS CONFERENCE  JUNE 19TH, 2018 For How Much Longer are We Prepared to Suffer the Disrespect of the UWP Government? Good day ladies and gentlemen of the media. On the 6th of June 2016, Mr …

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