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FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENTS

[PRESS RELEASE -March 25, 2019]:- The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of gasoline, diesel and LPG 20, 22 and 100 lb cylinders has changed. The price of kerosene remains …

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FIREFIGHTERS AGREE TO GO BACK TO WORK

Firefighters who have been on strike for almost two weeks, have agreed to return to work.  Their decision follows a recent meeting at the Dennery fire station.  They say they plan to write to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, to outline the conditions under which they will resume duty.    (Shane Felix, Chairman – …

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CELEBRATING EMPRESS MENEN

Members of the Rastafarian community will on April 3rd observe their International Women’s Day, as they mark the anniversary of the birth of Empress Menen. Empress Menen Asfaw, was the wife of Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia.  

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WORLD WATER DAY 2019

St. Lucia observed World Water Day on Friday, March 22nd with a call for the sustainable use of water resources.  

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2019 CHEFS IN SCHOOLS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

Riding on the recent successes of a national culinary team competition among 47 industry chefs, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association officially launched its much anticipated 2019 Chefs In Schools cook off this week.  

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CSA GIVES NOTICE OF STRIKE ACTION AT INLAND REVENUE

The Civil Service Association (CSA) says the patience of workers at the Inland Revenue Department is wearing thin. The employees continue to complain of a host of health and safety issues. The CSA has guaranteed that the inland revenue workers will hold on until April 1st, 2019, but will not …

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EPOLL MARCH 22ND 2019

Here is today’s question: GIVEN THE SERIOUS RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE FIRE SERVICE, SHOULD IT, LIKE THE POLICE FORCE, BE CLASSIFIED AS AN ESSENTIAL SERVICE? Voting is easy! Just log on to HTSSTLUCIA.ORG or Facebook at HTS ST. LUCIA OFFICIAL and vote! You can also send your response via text or …

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ONE WEEK LEFT TO FILE TAXES

The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) is reminding the public that the window period for filing taxes without penalty is closing. The deadline for filing tax returns is April 1st.  

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