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ALLEN CHASTANET TO GO TO CONVENTION UNOPPOSED

The top spots on the executive of the United Workers Party were un-opposed at the November 11th Conference of Delegates held in Vieux-Fort. Allen Chastanet according UWP insiders, again secured the nod for the post of Political Leader heading into the party’s national convention carded for December 9th.

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TAWAINESE ABATTOIR TO MAKE WAY FOR CHINESE INVESTMENT PROJECT

Agriculture Minister Ezechiel Joseph on November 12th, confirmed that the Taiwanese funded multi-million-dollar abattoir in Beausejour, Vieux-Fort, will make way for the Chinese backed Desert Star Holdings horse racing track. Agriculture Minister Joseph who lobbied for the abattoir, also disclosed that the DSH front man Teo Ah Khing, will foot …

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SANDALS HOLDS TOUR OF BARBADOS PROPERTY

Officials of Sandals Resorts International say they remain committed to a 4th property in Saint Lucia, despite legal action instituted by attorneys for the Landings Resort. In November, the resort chain confirmed that it had suspended construction work on Sandals La Source, pending the outcome of the case. On November …

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LOCAL BAKERY HELD UP AT GUNPOINT

The lone cashier working at the water works road branch of Ideal Bakery in Castries was not harmed during a brazen early evening November 12 armed robbery. CCTV footage now viral on social media, captured the moments when two un-masked men accosted the cashier before making off with an undisclosed …

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NEW DALLAS COUNTY DA – NEW HOPE IN BOTHAM JEAN CASE

A pending shake up in the Dallas county District Attorney’s office is brining renewed hope to the justice for Botham movement. The incoming Dallas District Attorney believes that former police officer Amber Guyer, should be charged with murder in the shooting death of the 26-year-old Saint Lucian.

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TRADE UNIONS DEMAND ACTION FROM GOV’T ON HEALTHCARE

The Civil Service Association, the Saint Lucia Nurses Association and the Medical and Dental Association under the Trade Union Federation umbrella, on November 13th, made it clear to the Allen Chastanet led Administration: “take immediate action on the healthcare crisis or else.”

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WEEKEND RAINS DRENCHED SAINT LUCIA

The Saint Lucia Met Service Recorded More Than Five Inches Of Rainfall Over The Weekend. The Downpours Triggered Landslides, Flash Flooding And In One Incident, Swept Away A Vehicle. Flooding Forced Residents In Malgretoute, Micoud Out Of Their Homes And Invaded Houses In The Low Lying Dennery Village. HTS News4orce …

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MICOUD PROWLER IN CUSTODY AFTER ATTEMPT ON SENIOR

A Senior Micoud Resident Says She Fought Off An Intruder After He Allegedly Tried To Lure Her Out Of Her Home Last Saturday Night. The Accused Is Reportedly In Police Custody After What One Resident Claims Was The Latest In A Series Of Attacks On Elderly Older Micoud Women.

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SLU GOVERNMENT EXPLORES AGRICULTURE OPPORTUNITIES IN TAIWAN

Agriculture Minister Ezechiel Joseph And Minister In The Ministry Of Agriculture Herod Stanislas Recently Met With Key Members Of The International Cooperation And Development Fund (ICDF). The Taiwan Meeting Explored Opportunities For St. Lucia’s Agriculture Sector. Agro-Processing And Value-Added Initiatives Were Among The Topics Discussed.

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