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Mas’ in Micoud

Five [5] carnival bands painted the narrow village streets in Micoud over the weekend as part of annual carnival festivities. Mouvement, Riverbank Patriots, Infinity Wise, Junior Love and Rumpage comprised the grand community showpiece that climaxed with a parade throughout the Micoud village on July 30th. Each carnival band recorded …

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RSL CLOSES, UNEMPLOYMENT INCREASES – SLP

PRESS RELEASE The Saint Lucia Labour Party notes that more than twenty (20) employees of Radio Saint Lucia will join thousands of NICE workers further swelling the ranks of the unemployed in Saint Lucia. The SLP says that it is regrettable that the government did not find it possible to …

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Decision on RSL Fate Expected Today

Staff of the embattled state-run public broadcast station, Radio Saint Lucia [RSL] could learn their fate today [July 31st]. Broadcast Minister Dominic Fedee previously informed the media that the anticipated decision is expected to be made public. [RSL] employees first met with their labor bargaining unit- the Civil Service Association …

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NYC President attends Youth Ministers Meeting

Press Release:-President of the Saint Lucia National Youth Council Mr. Jeshurun Andrew has been summoned to be part of the Minister for Youth Development and Sports Delegation to the 9th  Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting in Uganda from Friday 28th July to Saturday 5th August, 2017. Mr. Andrew has sworn to …

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Saint Lucia PM held Town Hall with UK Diaspora

Saint Lucians in London got an opportunity to meet with Prime Minister Allen Chastenet and High Commissioner Guy Mayers at a town hall meeting on Saturday 29th July 2017. The meeting at Stratford Town Hall. London UK attracted a large crowd. Also accompanying the PM were representatives of the Saint …

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NWU and Ti Kaye Resort reach agreement

The Management of Ti Kaye Resort & Spa and officials from the National Workers Union (NWU) met at the NWU’s Conference Room on Friday July 28, 2017. The parties discussed the industrial misunderstanding which affected the company’s operations. The union and the company agreed to return things to normalcy effective …

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Venezuela votes on constituent assembly

BBC:-Voting is under way in Venezuela to elect a new assembly with powers to rewrite the constitution. The opposition is boycotting the vote which it says is a power grab by President Nicolás Maduro. The government says the constituent assembly is the only way to bring peace back to the …

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Farewell Aunty Flora Marie Cenac

PRESS RELEASE:-“Behind every successful man is a good woman” may well be the most used of the adages but for more than five decades Flora Marie Cenac nee Jn. Baptiste epitomized this. And she did so with such quiet dignity that it was easy to overlook her immense contribution. A …

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Adventure of the Seas Returns to Port Castries

PRESS RELEASE:-SAINT LUCIA (July 28, 2017) – Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ship, Adventure of the Seas, is resuming its calls to Port Castries. Thanks to a successful dredging exercise undertaken by the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), the 310 metre-long (1017.6 feet) Voyager Class vessel can again dock at …

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Local Music Fraternity Welcome Business of Music Certification Course

PRESS RELEASE:-High turnout and commendations on the initiative expressed by local practitioners   Castries, Saint Lucia July 28, 2017 – The who’s who of popular music in Saint Lucia turned out for the launch of new Business of Music online course at the Royal Saint Lucian Hotel on Wednesday July 26th. The …

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