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Festen Labowi is 3!!!

The Community of Laborie is celebrating the 3rd Anniversary of its premiere entertainment showcase – Festen Labowi! Activities for the observance kicked off last weekend, with a grand gospel explosion.  

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Housing Minister Tackles La Clery CDC Controversy

‘Don’t ask me, ask the technocrats,’ is the message from Housing Minister Guy Joseph to the media, amid the National Housing Corporation (NHC) La Clery CDC Row. The Castries South East MP was grilled on the recent announcement of a lawsuit against individuals who remained in the units tipped for …

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POLICE ACADEMY CONCLUDES INTERNAL SECURITY COURSE

A closing ceremony at the police force academy in Castries on 22 June signaled the end of the Regional Security System’s internal security course 2018. Held under the theme; “strength through unity; the course covered a range of topics from protection of large crowd conveys, security of critical infrastructure; when …

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THE RACE TO THE CALYPSO FINALS IS ON!

The race to the 2018 calypso finals has kicked into high gear The Events Company of St. Lucia and the calypso management committee have announced the qualifiers who will compete on Sunday July 1st at the National Cultural Centre in the calypso semi-finals.  

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BVI “displeasure” with incoming Saint Lucian prisons chief

While stating he supports the idea of a British Virgin Islands native heading Her Majesty’s Prison in Balsam Ghut, former Superintendent of Prison David Foot said there are no locals currently capable of running the prison. He said the current crop of local prison officials is, frankly, not ready. “Right …

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Saint Lucia Prime Minister completes term as OECS Chairperson

OECS Media Release: Monday, June 25, 2018 — Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Honourable Allen Chastanet, picked up the torch of the OECS Chairmanship in June of 2017 with an energetic and passionate approach toward the strengthening of functional cooperation among Member States in the face of regional and global economic challenges. …

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More than 60 to vie in Soca Preliminaries

On Friday June 29th, 2018 from 6pm, the National Cultural Center Grounds  will be ablaze, as one of the signature sounds of Carnival, Soca music, takes center stage in the first leg of the Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Competitions. Over sixty national soca artistes, have registered to secure one …

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Gasoline capped at $13.95, cooking gas prices increase

[Press release] The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of gasoline (unleaded) and diesel remains unchanged. The retail price of LPG 20, 22, and 100 lb cylinders and kerosene have …

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