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CIP CEO SAYS APPLICANT VETTING TIME IS DOWN BY 10 DAYS

Applicants Seeking St. Lucian Citizenship Will Soon Have To Wait For A Shorter Time To Receive Their Approval. The Citizenship By Investment Programme Is Working Towards Becoming More Competitive By Reducing The Waiting Time For Approval. This Move Towards Greater Efficiency May Raise Further Concerns From The International Community.

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WORLD DIABETES DAY

The St. Lucia Diabetic And Hypertension Association Is Warning Of The Increased Prevalence Of Diabetes Among Children. The Association Is Calling On Parents And Guardians To Do More To Protect Their Children From Those Lifestyle Diseases. November Is Being Observed As World Diabetes Month. Health Experts Are Appealing To Persons …

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OPPOSITION LEADER WARNS OF BANKING MONOPOLY

The St. Lucia Labour Party Has Sounded A Warning To The Government And People Of St. Lucia Regarding The Growing Trend Among Big Businesses, To Merge. On Tuesday The News Of The Sale Of Scotia Bank In 9 Caribbean Islands, Including St. Lucia, Caught Business Leaders And Governments Off Guard. …

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MANY HURT IN DENNERY BUS CRASH

The Emergency Services Were Stretched Late Monday Afternoon As They Were Called To Respond To A Serious Bus Crash Along The Dennery By-Pass Road. More Than A Dozen Persons Were Injured, As The Bus In Which They Were Travelling, Was Forced Off The Road And Into A Ditch.

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COURTS APOLOGIZES FOR PRICING ERROR

Courts St. Lucia Is Launching An Investigations Into A Video Making The Rounds On Social Media, Alleging That The Major Retail Chain Engaged In Misleading Pricing For Black Friday. According To The Video The Cost Of Some Of The Items On Sale For Black Friday Were Actually More Expensive Than …

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ARC FLOTILLA SETS SAIL

For The 13th Consecutive Year St. Lucia’s Sailing Enthusiasts Rode The Waves On November 25th, Signaling The Start Of The 2018 Atlantic Rally For Cruisers (ARC).

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A DIRE WARNING FROM THE UN ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

A Dire Warning Has Been Issued By The United Nations Latest Climate Change Report. According To The Findings, Carbon Emissions Are On The Rise For The First Time In Years. This Has Dire Consequences For The Environment. Vulnerable Island States Like St. Lucia Are Expected To Face The Brunt Of …

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ORC COPS ‘SCAPEGOATED’?

The Caribbean Federation of Police Welfare Associations have come out in support of members of the St. Lucia police force implicated in Operation Restore Confidence. The Federation believes that the implicated officers have become scape-goats for a policy that has drawn strong criticism from the United States government.

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