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Mom Demands Justice for Mutilated Youth

Cell phone video went viral of the reported aftermath of an alleged knife assault on an unsuspecting youth.  The incident occurred in the capital on the William Peter Boulevard reportedly on May 30th. Police officials confirm the victim sustained lacerations to the groin area. The viral video has sparked public …

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Inter Commercial Futsal League Quarter Finals Begin 3rd June 2017

The Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture Inter-Commercial House Futsal League competition continued on Wednesday May 31st 2017 with ended the group stages of the Competition. In Group D: May 31st, 2017- Renwick went up against CO Williams. Renwick dominated the match with 19 goals while CO Williams struggled to …

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NIC Previews Sneaker Day 2017

The National Insurance Corporation is once again leading the charge to get corporate Saint Lucia moving. The NIC on Thursday June 1st, 2017, announced the date for the 2nd annual National Sneaker Day activity. Sneaker Day is the NIC’s workplace health awareness programme which seeks to improve the well-being of …

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NWU Denounces Alleged Security Firm ‘Siphoning’

PRESS RELEASE:-The National Workers Union (NWU) is displeased with information reaching the organization that suggests that some security service companies on the island continue to siphon huge chunks of their contractual financial earnings from Saint Lucia to overseas headquarters. Some of the security service companies on island do not employ …

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Moral voice of ALBA and CARICOM nations prevailed at OAS

PRESS RELEASE: Venezuela’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Delcy Rodriguez, stressed Wednesday that the moral voice of the countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) prevailed at the meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of American States (OAS). “The only consensus …

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PM Bound for Geneva Investment Migration Forum

Saint Lucia will be well represented at the Investment Migration Forum in Geneva, Switzerland from June 5th to June 7th. Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet will attend the event, after spending a few days in London, along with members of the Citizenship by Investment Unit. The event is the world’s …

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Flow Rates Go Up in Barbados

Telecommunications provider Flow has announced an increase in mobile phone rates in Barbados. The company has announced that effective July 1, 2017 there will be a five per cent increase to the rates of some postpaid mobile plans, Barbados Today reports. “These changes are as a result of our continued …

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Governor General calls for increased funding for SLBWA

GIS:-Saint Lucia’s Governor General, Her Excellency, Dame Pearlette Louisy, has launched an appeal for urgent assistance and support for the Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association (SLBWA). The Governor General, who is also the patron of the SLBWA, said the association is in need of funding to support its services and …

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Communal Bin Removal

PRESS RELEASE:-The Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority is seeking the co-operation of the general public as it undertakes the permanent removal of communal bins from the roadsides in several communities. Removal of the said bins is deemed necessary in light of the widespread poor solid waste management practices and …

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Delights Carnival Band All Set for Kiddies Carnival 2017

PRESS RELEASE:-Castries, St. Lucia, May 31, 2017 – Delights Carnival Band will make a second appearance on the National Junior Carnival Parade scheduled for July 9, 2017, with its portrayal ‘Festivals: Life in Colour’. The band will present six sections: ‘Independence’, ‘Carnival’, ‘La Rose Festival’, ‘La Marguerite Festival’, ‘Jounen Kwéyòl’ …

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