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SAINT LUCIA AMONG COUNTRIES BEING URGED TO INVEST IN LIAT

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne is renewing calls for more Caribbean countries to consider investing in the cash-strapped Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT). Prime Minister Browne said this was the consensus reached by Caribbean leaders who attended the just-concluded 30th inter-sessional meeting of heads of the Caribbean …

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BODY FOUND IN ABANDONED HOUSE AT LA PANSEE

Residents of La Pansee, Castries discovered the body of a male individual in a derelict building in the community on Friday morning. James King told News4orce that he was one of the two men who discovered the body of the man commonly known as ‘Jay.’  

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EDUCATION OFFICIALS DEFEND DECISION TO BAN CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN SCHOOLS

Education officials say the move to abolish corporal punishment in schools is in keeping with a number of conventions signed between Saint Lucia and international agencies like the United Nations. This week, the department announced that corporal punishment will be suspended effective May 1st, 2019 and abolished by May 2020. …

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OPPOSITION WRITES TO SLASPA AMID HIA PROJECT TRANSPARENCY CONCERNS

Now that government has broken ground on the anticipated re-development of the Hewanorra International Airport, the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP), has formally written to the Saint Lucia Air And Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), appealing for commitment that transparency over public tendering associated with the project will not be …

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MISSING MENTAL WELLNESS CENTRE PATIENT FOUND DEAD

The lifeless body of a patient of the National Mental Wellness Centre was found on the jagged rocks along the choppy coast-line near the Cul-De-Sac Bay on Wednesday, February 27th. Local fisherman reportedly made the gory find, days after the patient identified as Engelbert Joseph was allegedly reported missing from …

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HTS NEWS4ORCE ON THE GROUND REPORT FROM VENEZUELA

An HTS News4orce team is back on island following a working visit to Venezuela. The visit comes amid unfolding political and economic developments in that country. The journalist and camera operator sought to get a general picture of the political and social conditions there and Stanley Lucien has the first …

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