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St. Lucia Blood Bank appeals for blood

[Press release]  As Saint Lucians revel in the carnival season, citizens are being called upon to save a life by donating blood. The St. Lucia Blood Bank is currently challenged with low blood supply and blood products. In this regard the Ministry of Health and Wellness by extension the Blood …

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Chamber lobby’s for time off ahead of Soufriere carnival

[Press release] The Soufriere Events Committee will be hosting Soufriere Carnival 2018 under the theme “Unleash the Culture, the Journey Continues”.  Part of the schedule of activities includes the parade of the Band throughout the town circuit on Sunday June 24 and Monday June 25, 2018. The St. Lucia Chamber …

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GINET offers free WiFi for Dennery

GIS – THE GINET PROJECT IS A MAJOR CO-OPERATION VENTURE UNDERTAKEN BY THE GOVERNMENTS OF SAINT LUCIA AND TAIWAN. The Government Island Wide Network (GINET) Wi-Fi Zone for Dennery has officially been launched. The Government Island Wide Network (GINET) Wi-Fi Project was officially launched at the Grande Riviere Human Resource Development …

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City Police Dept get toll free emergency line

[Press release] The City Police Department will in the coming days launch its three-digit toll-free emergency phone line. The number, which is meant for reporting criminal activities such as burglary, vandalism and other general inquiries will be made public after an official launch next week. His Worship, Mayor Peterson D. Francis …

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Sandals “never deterred by fake news”

[Sandals Resorts International Press release]  June 19th, Montego Bay                                                                                                                For Immediate Release Once more we have noticed attempts to spread misinformation and unsubstantiated claims about Sandals Resorts International, including a totally sensationalized headline regarding a recent statement by Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley. However we are not and have …

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“De Ashanti” found alive, 5 day search ends

Legendary Calypsonian Herman “De Ashanti” Hippolyte has been found. The veteran performer was last seen on Friday June 15th 2018. According to preliminary reports, the former Calypso King, dehydrated, battered and bruised was discovered  almost 5 days later, on Tuesday June 19th 2018 along the Calvary Road by residents at …

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BARBADOS PRIME MINISTER MIA MOTTLEY ADDRESSES OECS AUTHORITY

Newly-elected prime minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley on 18 June addressed the 65th Meeting of the OECS Authority. In her address at the opening ceremony of the OECS Authority, Mottley indicated that Barbados wanted deeper political and economic ties with the OECS. She pointed to a number of areas …

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36 SAINT LUCIANS DEPORTED HOME SO FAR IN 2018

An average of 6 individuals per month have been deported back to Saint Lucia from other countries so far for 2018. This was disclosed on 18 June by the head of immigration at the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, ASP Sean Alexander.

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THE GREAT FIRE OF 1948 REMEMBERED 70 YEARS LATER

The Saint Lucia National Trust is observing the great Castries Fire of 1948 with an exhibition at the Castries City Hall. Organizers hope the special display will help shed light on the impact of the defining moment in the history of Saint Lucia’s capital.

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