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FORESTRY DIVISION ON UNAUTHORIZED USE OF OFFSHORE ISLANDS BY CITIZENS

[Press Release]  THE USE OF SAINT LUCIA’S OFFSHORE ISLANDS FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EVENTS Castries, October 2nd, 2018; The Forests and Lands Resources Division is concerned over the frequent occurrences of unauthorized public and private activities on our offshore islands (i.e. Maria, Praslin, Dennery and Rat Islets). In recent times, …

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ST LUCIA WELCOMES ADDITIONAL AIR CANADA FLIGHTS

[Press Release] (TORONTO, ON October 1, 2018) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is pleased to announce the addition of a non-stop flight from Toronto (YYZ) to Saint Lucia (UVF) this fall with Air Canada.   The additional Toronto flight operated by Air Canada Rouge commences on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018. Air Canada …

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AUX LYONS RESIDENTS DISTRESSED

Two Families In Aux Lyons, Dennery Are Without Roofs After The Passage Of Tropical Storm Kirk. Kirk Produced Winds Up To 50 Miles Per Hour, With Higher Gusts.

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DAX SUPERMARKET BRANCH PLOWED IN MULTI VEHICLE CRASH

One Castries Business Is Picking Up The Pieces After Two Vehicles Veered Out Of Control And Smashed Into The Entrance Of A Dax Supermarket Branch On Thursday Night. No Life-Threatening Injuries Were Reported, But Damages To The Supermarket Have Been Estimated In The Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars.

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5.7 MT EARTHQUAKE RATTLES SAINT LUCIA

A 5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Rattled Saint Lucia Hours After Tropical Storm Kirk Moved Away On September 28th. The National Emergency Management Organization [NEMO] Has Reiterated Appeals To The Public To Ensure Their Disaster Plans Factor In The Unknowns.

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LOCAL FARMERS BLOWN AWAY BY TS KIRK

50 Mph Wind Gusts From Tropical Storm Kirk Downed Utility Poles, Power Lines And Flattened Swathes Of Vegetation Across Saint Lucia. Local Farmers Were Worst Affected With Some Estimating Revenue Losses In The Thousands. HTS News4orce Surveyed Some Of The Damage In The Aftermath Of Tropical Storm Kirk.

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LUCELEC’S INFRASTRUCTURE HOLDS UP FAIRLY WELL DURING KIRK

The St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC)’s Infrastructure Held Up Fairly Well During The Passage Of Tropical Storm Kirk. That’s According To The Company’s Corporate Communications Manager Roger Joseph. Joseph Says There Was No Damage To Major Electricity Structures Such As Substations. Power Restoration Began Early Friday Morning And Is …

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