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45 NEW RECRUITS TO COMPLIMENT BABONNEAU FIRE STATION

St. Lucia’s Fire Service Is Been Calling For Additional Men And Women To Help The Organisation Meet The Growing Demands For Its Service. The Shortage Of Personnel Has Resulted In Some Stations Being Understaffed. Forty Five New Recruits Are Now Undergoing Training To Become Qualified Fire Fighters.

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Owners Of Hotels And Restaurants Have Been Eagerly Awaiting The Opening Of The Lobster Harvesting Season. The Fisheries Department Is Cautioning Eating Establishments And The General Public Against Jumping The Gun.The Department Is Urging All To Abide By The Law As It Pertains To The Harvesting Of Lobsters.  

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TAIWAN ASSISTS BANANA PROGRAM

St. Lucia’s Banana Industry Was Once A Major Revenue Earner And Employer. The Industry Fell On Hard Times As A Result Of A Combination Of Unfavourable Trading Arrangements, Diseases And Mismanagement. In The Latest Effort To Resuscitate The Banana Industry To Its Former Days Of Glory.

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ONE OF THREE MEN ARRESTED FOR ROBBERY

Swift Work By Both Onlookers And The Police Has Resulted In The Arrest Of One Of Three Men Who Attacked And Robbed Another In Broad Daylight Friday Morning. The Incident Happened Right In The Heart Of The City.

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“Venezuela is still our friend!” – Francis

[Press Release] The Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Senator the Honourable Hermangild Francis will lead a contingent to Venezuela on Friday, July 27, 2018 where he will meet with the Minister of the Popular Power for the Interior, Justice and Peace Mr. Nestor Luis Reverol and the Director …

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Expert from Taiwan to join Banana Improvement Project

[Press Release] The government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) recently assigned Taiwan Banana expert Mr. Tsung-Hsien Wu, Specialist of Taiwan Banana Research Institute  (TBRI), to assist in the implementation of the Banana Productivity Improvement Project in Saint Lucia. Mr. Wu has ample expertise in banana production, pest control, climate …

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JUDICIAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Has Partnered With Criminal Justice Advisor, Sirah Abraham, In Developing Sentencing Guidelines For Nine Countries. Two Year Project Which Began In 2016, Is Funded By The Us And Uk Governments.  

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GROS ISLET MINIBUS MUD PROBLEM

The Minibus Operators Are Seeking Government’s Intervention In Making Their Workplace A More Conducive Place To Operate. Efforts By The Minibus Association To Address The Poor Conditions At The Bus Stand Made Matter Worse.  

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LABORIE’S MP GIVES BACK TO TOP PERFORMERS & MOST DISCIPLINED

Still In The Spirit Of Giving, The Representative For Laborie Alva Baptist Has Again Come To The Assistance Of The Outstanding Performers In The Various Schools Of His District. This Year The Member Of Parliament For Laborie Has Added The Award Of Most Disciplined Students To The List Of Recipients.

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