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SLP In “Poll” Position?

The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) this week cast doubt on the results of an election survey conducted by Caribbean pollster peter Wickham. On Thursday June 2nd, the party issued the results of one of its own polls, conducted by Don Anderson. That poll indicates that the incumbent SLP is …

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Mercury Beach 2016 Preparations

The Saint Lucia tourist board is preparing for the 2016 mercury beach party. The event, which is set for august, will include a pre-party, the actual event, and another activity in the north.

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NEMO Calls Vigilance This Hurricane Season

June 1st marks the official start of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season and officials of the national emergency management organisation (NEMO), are joining the local met office in asking citizens to remain vigilant. While weather experts forecast a ‘near-normal’ season, international hurricane forecasters have warned that this means the Atlantic …

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Junior Calypso Launch 2016

Junior Kaiso is back. On Tuesday, a press launch was held to introduce the public to the schools which will participate in this year’s calypso competition. The contest will take place at the national cultural center.  

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Another Industrial Row At Wasco?

Industrial relations continue to be shaky at St. Lucia’s lone supplier of potable water. In what appeared to be a form of protest on Monday, employees of the water & sewerage company were seen standing in the courtyard of the premises and by all appearances were not engaged in any …

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Mangal, One-Time Stalwart Criticizes Ruling SLP

Former Saint Lucia Labor Party (SLP) Castries south east candidate timothy Mangal has criticized the ruling SLP. The one-time staunch supporter and ex-SLP candidate is accusing the government of neglecting Castries south east.

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Baptiste Refutes Francisco Jn Pierre’s Plan

Member of Parliament for Laborie Alva Baptiste held a public meeting on Thursday may 26th. He took the opportunity to fire back at his opponent Francisco Jn Pierre, who held a town hall meeting in the community earlier this week. The Laborie MP shot down many of the promises made …

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Sir Ronald Knocks CARICOM

Antiguan diplomat Sir Ronald Sanders is calling on members of the Caribbean community (CARICOM) to strive for greater integration, or face prolonged stagnation. Sir Ronald, Antigua’s ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), was the guest speaker at the Saint Lucia hotel and tourism association’s annual general meeting on …

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Politicking in Castries North

Political campaigning in Castries north is in full swing. On Tuesday night, Saint Lucia Labour Party candidate john Charlery held a town hall meeting in the constituency, while supporters of incumbent MP Stephenson King embarked on a thunderous, colorful whistle stop. Recently, SLP members accused UWP members of destroying campaign …

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