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PM CABINET REVOKED STATUTORY PROPOSAL

The Allen Chastanet Led Cabinet Has Gone Back To The Drawing Board On The Proposed Statutorized Border Control Single Agency. The Office Of The Prime Minister Confirmed On September 13th That The Cabinet Conclusion To Initiate The Controversial Policy Shift Has Been Revoked. The Decision Comes After Overwhelming Objection To …

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CABINET APPOINTS TEAM TO DISCUSS BORDER CONTROL

[Press Release] The Cabinet of Ministers have reiterated the commitment of Government to ensure effective and responsive border management and has appointed a team to undertake extensive and in depth dialogue on the establishment a single Border Control Management entity. The team is to engage and discuss with all stakeholders …

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OECS DG EXTENDS CONDOLENCES ON PASSING OF FORMER MONTSERRAT CHIEF MINISTER

 [Press Release] The OECS conveys sincere condolences to the Government and people of Montserrat on the passing of Bertrand Osborne, former Chief Minister. Mr Bertrand Osborne served as Chief Minister of Montserrat from November 1996 to August 1997 during the volcanic crisis and was a member of the Montserrat Legislative Council for 14 …

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ISL SUPPORTS TWO SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMMES

 As part of its corporate outreach activities, Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) assisted two entities in the hosting of their 2018 summer programmes. HR Wise and the Roblot Public Library were the recipients. The E.D.G.E. (Empower.Discover.Grow.Excel), HR Wise’s Youth Development Program exposed participants between the ages of 16 and 21 to …

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INLAND REVENUE DEPARTMENT CLOSED TODAY AND TOMORROW

[Press Release] Inland Revenue Department advises that our Main Office located on the First and Third Floors of the Heraldine Rock Building will be closed from 12.30p.m. TODAY THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 TO FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 14. In the interim, all PAYMENTS can be made at the Accountant Generals Department (Treasury), …

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SCHOOL RE-OPENS FRIDAY AFTER PASSAGE OF ISAAC

[Press Release] The Department of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations in consultation with the St. Lucia MET Services and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) wishes to inform the general public that schools will reopen for normal operations tomorrow Friday 14th September, 2018. We are indeed extremely grateful that the country …

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NATION REMEMBERS LIFE OF BOTHAM JEAN AT A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL

The Nation Celebrated The Life Of 26-Year-Old Botham Jean At A Candlelight Vigil On Tuesday. Jean Was Fatally Shot In His Apartment By A White, Off Duty Dallas Police Officer Last Week Thursday. She Claimed That She Entered The Wrong Apartment. Organizers Called For Justice And Expressed Solidarity With The …

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NYC WANTS CONSULTATION, HAS TPC CONTRACT CONCERNS

The National Youth Council (NYC) Is Adding Its Voice To Those Calling For Greater Consultation On National Issues By The Allen Chastanet Administration. The NYC Also Has Concerns Over The Taxpayer-Funded Agreement With The Parker Company/Donald Lockerbie, To Undertake A Revamping Exercise For Local Sports Facilities.

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