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TWO MURDER CONVICTS GRANTED EARLY RELEASE BY PAROLE BOARD

Saint Lucia’s first ever parole board hearing is now in the history books and two men serving time for murder could be coming home soon. The unprecedented proceedings saw a seven member parole board panel, decide the fate of the two men who have been behind bars for over two …

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CSA UNMOVED BY LEGAL THREAT FROM TRANSPORT MINISTER

HTS News4orce first reported last week on transport minister guy joseph’s hint at a possible litigation against the Civil Service Association (CSA), over allegations regarding a senior public servant. The president of the CSA Cyprian Montroupe subsequently dismissed the threat of a civil suit in an exclusive interview with HTS …

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MASSY STORES OPENS NEW BRANCH IN CHOISEUL

Massy Stores has opened a new branch in Choiseul. Choiseul residents got a pre-view of the new store on the weekend. It includes a deli, fresh meats, produce and health beauty care areas complemented by a soon to be pharmacy.  

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OPPOSITION QUESTIONS SINCERITY OF VAT EXEMPTION ON TOYS

The sincerity of a resolution to afford value added tax (VAT) exemptions to lawmakers, to provide children with toys and families with relief packages, was at the centre of a heated debate in the house of assembly on Tuesday. The government says it is merely attempting to help bring Christmas …

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VISITORS CAUGHT BREECHING COVID 19 PROTOCOLS

Minster for Tourism Dominic Fedee has confirmed a breech in protocol by guests on a recent boat tour. With Saint Lucia is set to deploy some 200 covid-19 wardens, Fedee reveals that their duties will also involve policing key tourism establishments.  

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SAINT LUCIA REVIEWS COVID PROTOCOLS AFTER GRENADA CLUSTER

St. Lucia authorities are closely monitoring a cluster of Covid 19- positive cases at a sandals resort in Grenada. Health officials in Grenadia ordered the resort to evacuate all guests and divert expectant guests to other countries. But, will St. Lucia accept these visitors.

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