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RICHARD FREDERICK VOWS TO UNDO SERENITY PARK NAME CHANGE

It was Shakespeare who said that “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”, but for one former government minister, the change in the name of public space at Sans Souci from Serenity Park to Sir George Mallet Park has a foul smell. Former member of parliament for …

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BRITAIN TO SUPPORT VENEZUELA

Caribbean leaders are becoming increasingly concerned about the situation in Venezuela and the impact it may have on their nations. This, as the situation in the South American country continues to intensify, with major international forces seeking to influence the outcome of the crisis. The British government is sending some …

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RODNEY BAY COCONUT VENDOR PROTEST SHORT LIVED

One day following the deadline for coconut vendors of Rodney Bay to pack up a leave, their initial resistance seems to have crumbled. The vendors complained of unfair treatment at the hands of the Gros Islet Constituency Council and the parliamentary representative for Gros Islet. They claim that the promises …

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WHEELCHAIR ACCESS CONSTRUCTION DISRUPTS CLASSES AT AVE MARIA SCHOOL

The students and teachers of the Ave Maria Girls’ Infant School say their lives have been made unbearable by construction works being undertaken to enhance disability access to the school. Though the wheel chair access is seen as a very worthwhile project, the timing of the works is making life …

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ST LUCIA TAKES PAGE FROM GRENADA’S SOCIAL NET POLICY; SEED

The Minister for Equity Lenard Montoute and his team of public officials have traveled to Grenada to, among other things, understudy Grenada’s successful strategies at getting people out of poverty. The minister wants the rate of people getting out of poverty to be increased.      

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PROTEST AT SECOND DISTRICT COURT

Topping our news tonight, less than three months since the opening of the re-furbished second district court in Vieux Fort, the employees have failed to show up for work, over fears that the current state of the building is making workers sick. The closure of the second district court will …

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ST LUCIA CELEBRATES VALENTINE’S DAY

The 14th of February is observed as valentine’s day – one which is set aside to remember and show appreciation to loved ones. Our HTS Newsforce team took to the streets of the capital to take a reading of the romantic mood in the city.  

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