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CXC E-Exams Scheduled For May/June 2017

This year’s CXC is being touted as a ground-breaking moment for the public education system. We see for the first-time ever, some Saint Lucia students will be sitting the 2017 CSEC exams electronically.

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Gas prices to Increase from May 1st

Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs Press Release; April 28th 2017. The public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail prices of gasoline (unleaded), diesel, LPG 20, 22, and 100 …

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Wayne Janvier Appears in Court for Murder

39-year old Wayne Janvier was arraigned at the First District Court [Castries] on April 28th, a day after formally being charged for murder. Janvier is accused of fatally stabbing 59-year old Leonard Felicien during a violent confrontation at Trois Piton on April 22nd.  A First District Court ordered Janvier to be remanded at …

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Plans Underway for St Jude Hospital Fundraising Bazaar this Sunday

Press Release April 28th: Hundreds of St Lucians are expectedly to converge on Vieux Fort on Sunday for a grand fundraising Bazaar hosted by St Jude Hospital; the main healthcare institution serving the south of the island. Organizers say plans for the event, scheduled for the George Odlum Stadium, are …

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Baby succumbs to injuries from La Croix house fire

A 10 month old twin boy and girl were admitted at hospital on April 27th after sustaining burns from a house fire at La Croix Maingot. The wooden structure was completely flattened. HTS News4orce can confirm the male twin succumbed  at the Victoria Hospital on April 28th. The father of the …

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Parliament stalls without Deputy Speaker

During the second day of debate on the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure at Parliament April 27th, House Speaker Leonne Theodore-John required a brief time out. It was minutes before 11 p.m when the Prime Minister Allen Chastanet rose to ask for a [temporary] suspension of proceedings. Member of Parliament …

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Fire Service Responds to Minor Oil Slick

A truck hauling a Rubis fuel tanker along Jeremy Street in Castries mid-morning April 28th apparently encountered mechanical difficulty that caused the fuel tank to detach.  The malfunction caused a minor oil slick. The Saint Lucia Fire Service was called in to contain the spill. The incident caused a temporary …

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THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR IS TO UNVEIL THE FINAL DRAFT OF A NATIONAL POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR SAINT LUCIA

Press Release: DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE, PORTS, ENERGY AND LABOUR April 28th 2017 – THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR IS TO UNVEIL THE FINAL DRAFT OF A NATIONAL POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR SAINT LUCIA, DURING A ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON FRIDAY, APRIL 28TH 2017.  THE WORKSHOP, WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE FINANCIAL CENTRE …

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosts border security professional exchange

Press Release April 28, 2017: U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosts border security professional exchange. On April 25-27, United States Customs and Border Protection hosted a Border Security Professional Exchange with CARICOM Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) member states and regional partners focused on issues of mutual concern related to border …

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