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SPORTS MINISTER ON THE RESTART OF COMPETITIVE SPORTS

Minister for youth development and sports Edmund Estephane says sports in Saint Lucia may return soon. He says his ministry continues to hold dialogue with the chief medical officer on established protocols for competitive sports . https://youtu.be/ShsEizoIzck

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POLICE RESUME TRAFFIC OPERATIONS

Law enforcement has resumed normal operations amid the ongoing global covid-19 pandemic. The grace period for motorists during the height of the pandemic is over. Drivers are urged to ensure that their documents are up-to-date.

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TOTAL CONSTRUCTION DENIES POLITICAL MOTIVE IN CHEQUE ROW

Proprietor of the total construction supplies company Timothy Mangal is denying that there was an ulterior motive behind the rejection of a cheque from talk show host Richard Frederick. The former national housing corporation director and senator cites procedure and not political bias for refusing a cheque given to his …

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CCC HOLDS DIALOGUE WITH COCONUT VENDORS

Traditional coconut vending in sSaint Lucia is about to undergo some radical changes. The Castries constituencies council (CCC) sat-down with vendors on Thursday to iron out a number issues in a bid to reform the trade. The vendors say the agreement between the ccc and coconut vendors must be mutually …

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TOTAL CONSTRUCTION DENIES POLITICAL MOTIVE IN CHEQUE ROW

Proprietor of the total construction supplies company Timothy Mangal is denying that there was an ulterior motive behind the rejection of a cheque from talk show host Richard Frederick. The former national housing corporation director and senator cites procedure and not political bias for refusing a cheque given to his …

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MOTHER LOOKS FOR JUSTICE FIVE YEARS AFTER SON’S HOMICIDE

The mother of a young man who was slain some 5 years ago says she is disappointed with the handling of the case and the failure to bring her son’s killer to justice. Oswall Downes was a murder victim in the community of vieux fort. His mother Lorna Sealys spoke …

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VIRTUAL PRIDE CELEBRATION SET FOR AUGUST 2020

The LGBTQ community in Saint Lucia is gearing up for the virtual launch of the celebration of gay pride parade this summer. The 758 pride committee has also unveiled its new social media platforms, ahead of the second annual commemoration of gay pride in Saint Lucia. This year, the celebration …

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MASSY STORES CLEARS AIR ON RISING PRICES

Regular shoppers have noticed a rise in the cost of items at the grocery store. The Massy Stores Saint Lucia has broken its silence following public complaints over the increase in the price of goods on the store shelf. The grocer cites the implementation of article 164 and challenges with …

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