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17th Fina Worlds Championship on St.Lucia Amateur Swimming Association Agenda

PRESS RELEASE:-Hungary will host the 17th FINA World Championships or World Aquatics Championships from July 14th to 30th. Six disciplines: swimming, water polo, open water swimming, synchronized swimming, diving and high diving will be on display. The championships will have over 2300 athletes from 180 Federations participating. Jayhan Odlum Smith …

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Demands of reparations to the Caribbean

Colonialism Reparation supports the demands of reparations to the Caribbean and calls on the United Nations for the complete withdrawal of MINUSTAH and the compensation of victims of the cholera epidemic. On June 1, 2017 the Court of Basse-Terre in Guadeloupe has concluded the trial for the demand of reparations …

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Saint Lucian Students White Coat Ceremony 2017

On Tuesday July 18th, five St. Lucian Medical students attending I-Shou University College of Medicine participated in the White Coat Ceremony marking the completion of the in-class studies of the medical program. Ms. Vashti Emmanuel, Ms. Sharna Henry, Ms. Melanie Griffith, Mr. Malan Edward and Mr. Peter-Jay Cherry will commence …

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Mexican Ambassador presented Credentials to Saint Lucia Governor General

On July 19th 2017, the newly appointed Ambassador of Mexico to St Lucia, Oscar Esparza Vargas, presented his credentials to the Governor General of St Lucia, Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy. Mexico is part of the Greater Caribbean and has been redoubling its efforts towards the advancement of development, prosperity …

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Castries mayor begins official visit to New York City

Mayor of the City of Castries, His Worship Peterson D Francis has commenced a series of meetings as part of an official visit to New York City. Mayor Francis and his delegation, which include Chief Executive Officer Anselma Calderon and Press and Communications Manager Jason Hullingseed, left the island on …

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Snorkeling Excursion Ends in Death

A guest staying at the Anse Chastanet Hotel in Soufriere reportedly died following what was suppose to be a routine snorkeling excursion on July 19. Details on the mishap are still emerging. HTS News4orce understands the suspected drowning victim identified as Mary Jane Kamm reportedly encountered ‘difficultly’ at sea. Kamm, said …

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Manhunt for Saint Lucian Convict in Guadeloupe

Saint Lucian native Henry Reagan, 31, currently residing in Guadeloupe is an inmate of the Baie Mahault penitentiary. Reportedly, on July 17 Reagan and Vincentian national Peters Orvel, 32, escaped from the prison. Henry Reagan was convicted of murder for killing a fifty year old man in Martinique. Reagan was …

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LIAT resumes operations to islands affected by Tropical Storm Don

Regional airline LIAT says it has resumed normal operations following interruptions to its service caused by the passage of Tropical Storm Don yesterday. In a statement posted on its Facebook page, the airline stated said it has started operations to stations that were closed due to the passage of Tropical …

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