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ESNARD GETS AN OFFER ON SHARK TANK

Saint Lucian born Joshua Esnard has accepted an offer on ABC’s hit reality show Shark Tank. The young entrepreneur pitched his multi-curve hair grooming tool – the cut buddy, to the panel of investors, on an episode aired Sunday November 12th.

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EMPLOYERS FEDERATION WORRIED ABOUT ST. JUDE

The Saint Lucia Employers Federation is expected to tackle the issue of the St. Jude Hospital Re-construction project at its next meeting. President Vern Gill believes that although a scheduled forensic audit will help shed more light on the ill-fated project, the way forward needs to be articulated.

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WHAT OF THE FATE OF THE DIS?

The row between the director of information services at the gis and a local journalist is still under investigation. This was disclosed by Minister with responsibility for Information & Broadcasting Dominic Fedee.

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WORK CONDITIONS TOP CSA TALKS WITH SALCC

The Civil Service Association sat-down with employees of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College who are members of the Union to discuss a litany of issues at their place of employ. The meeting comes at a critical time with the Union and management set to begin negotiations on a new …

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HOMICIDE #54, MAN GUNNED DOWN IN VEHICLE

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Anthony Francois aka Barrel – a 33-year-old resident of La Clery, Castries. On Saturday November 18th, 2017 about 7:20pm, officers attached to the Marchand Police Station responded to a report of a shooting at Black Mallet, Marchand. Upon arrival at the …

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Unemployment Down 4 Percentage Points in 3rd Quarter, Job Numbers Increase

According to data from the Central Statistics Department, the joblessness rate slowed in the 3rd quarter of financial year 2017. Unemployment averaged 20.8% between April–June during the 2nd quarter. However From July – September the numbers have improved, declining four [4] points to 16.8%. About 5,000 [new] jobs were added …

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Windward Volcanoes fall to Barbados Pride in Regional Four-Day Championship

KINGSTOWN – Barbados finally won their first match of the newly-minted Digicel Professional Cricket League Regional Four-Day Championship, making light work of Windward Islands Volcanoes in thrashing them by 135 runs in their fourth round encounter yesterday. Off-spinner Kenroy Williams was outstanding with four for 36 as the home side, …

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Island states unite

GIS – PRIME MINISTER CHASTANET SAYS FIFTY-ONE SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES JOINED FORCES AT COP23. Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Hon. Allen Chastanet, said the Caribbean has a fully planned agenda for COP 23—one that it intends to work diligently to accomplish. The Prime Minister was speaking from Bonn, Germany, where …

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