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KING SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON ROAD MARKINGS CONTRACT

The minister for infrastructure Stephenson King has dismissed reports that his ministry handed the contract for the road marking project through direct awards. Both the current United Workers’ Party administration and the former St. Lucia Labour Party administrations have been criticized for the abuse of the practice of handing out …

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BLIND WELFARE ASSOCIATION RECEIVES MUCH NEEDED AID

The St. Lucia Blind Welfare Association has had to be creative in light of the sharp decrease in government funding. The SLBWA which sees about some of the needs of blind and partially sighted persons has been receiving assistance in its efforts from corporate St. Lucia and other donors.

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KING AND QUEEN OF THE BANDS 2019

The king and queen of the bands competition is said, by commentators to have been impressive both in the costumes and in the organisation of the event. The event was held at the SAB playing field at Vigie on Thursday night.  

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GROS ISLET MAN FATALLY STABBED BY TEENAGE GIRL

A Gros Islet man believed to be in his 20’s was fatally stabbed on Thursday morning. Marley Williams  is said to have been stabbed with a knife by a teenage girl. The incident happened on Marina Street in Gros Islet.  

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CSA READY TO SEAL DEAL WITH GNT

The Civil Service Association (CSA) has denied accusations that it is frustrating the conclusion of the collective bargaining agreement with the Government Negotiating Team (GNT). The CSA says it has agreed on the finer details with the GNT, and is ready to seal the deal.  

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CUTLASS ATTACK DESTROYS YOUNG WOMAN’S CAREER

Following a very difficult start in life, Britney Charles began to build a life for herself. The young lady, who originates from Anse La Raye, was a hard-working and successful hair braider. She and her partner were raising a young family and doing a reasonable job of it. However, her …

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SLU WORKERS CREDIT UNION CELEBRATE FINANCIALLY SUCCESSFUL 2018

The St. Lucia Worker’s Credit Union (SLWCU) has declared the 2018 financial year a success. On Wednesday; the Union held its 36th annual general meeting at its headquarters branch near the Derek Walcott Square and Central Library in Castries. The meeting allowed members the platform to express their opinions about …

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