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Nine Saint Lucians Make Queen’s Birthday Honours List

GOVERNMENT NOTICE – The Queen has been graciously pleased on the occasion of Her Majesty’s Birthday and on the advice of Her Majesty’s Saint Lucia Ministers to approve of the following Honours in the Birthday Honours List, 2018: C.B.E. – Commander of the British Empire Dr. Herbert MARIUS (For services to Health Care) O.B.E. …

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French National Charged in GFL Charles Airport Bomb Hoax

(Press Release) –  On Saturday, June 9, 2018, about 8:30 a.m. police reported to the George F.L. Charles Airport, in Vigie, for investigation into a possible explosive at the facility following allegations made by two French Nationals. Operations were suspended and a thorough search of the facility was conducted; no such …

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2018 Miss Independence Contestants Receive their Prizes

Following the successful Miss Independence Saint Lucia Pageant which formed part of the 2018 Independence activities, the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government held a prize giving ceremony to acknowledge and reward the young ladies who participated in the pageant. A Prize Giving …

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Spartan University Hosts Blood Drive

Spartan Health Sciences University’s Chapter of the American Medical Students Association held a blood drive in Vieux Fort on Friday June 8th, 2018. Saint Lucia’s Blood Bank Service is always appealing for donors, amid increasing demand for blood. The medical students say like Blood Bank officials, they want the public …

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SAINT LUCIA GETS OPEN DATA  

On 8 June, the Saint Lucian government and the World Bank officially launched the open data initiative. It ensures that anyone can access, use and share government data. Officials say it is an important component of a thriving democracy, giving citizens the chance to stay informed and hold leaders to …

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VENDORS RAIL AGAINST REGISTRATION

The president of the Craft & Dry Good Vendors Association is demanding answers from the Castries Constituency Council over a new registration policy for vendors. Peter “Ras Ipa” Isaac says this was sprung on them without warning.  

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FORMER PRIME MINISTER GIVES UWP A FAILING GRADE

Former Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony says after two years in office, the United Workers Party (UWP) has been a failure. In an address in Soufriere on 6 June, the Vieux Fort South MP zeroed in on current issues such as fuel prices, the cost of living and the incomplete …

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Massy Stores Issues Statement on La Clery Store Chopping

(Press Release) June 8, 2017 – Earlier this morning there was an incident at our La Clery Store between two groups of individuals, which resulted in some of the parties being hurt and taken to hospital. In the resulting melee two of our staff members suffered minor injuries and many were …

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