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Opposition MP’s Take To The Peoples Parliament

As promised by opposition leader Philip J. Pierre, the opposition parliamentarians who did not opine on the 2017 budget, dissected the appropriation bill on the Castries Market Steps dubbed “the peoples parliament” on Tuesday. Dennery North MP Shawn Edward in his presentation bemoaned what he views as the poor state …

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Sneaker Day 2017

The national insurance corporation’s sneaker day took social media by storm on Wednesday. Workers at businesses across Saint Lucia took up the challenge to adorn athletic shoes to promote physical activity at the office. The NIC says the high rate of life-style diseases in Saint Lucia was the main reason …

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Soufriere Carnival Ends On A High Note

Soufriere carnival 2017 ended on a high note. After a 9-year hiatus, the Soufriere Events Committee hosted a two-day carnival parade of the bands in the tourism town. Organizers deemed the street party a huge success.

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HTS Laced Up for #SneakerDay2017

Helen Television Systems [HTS] joined corporate Saint Lucia on June 28th to participate in the second annual #SneakerDay fitness activity, put on by the National Insurance Corporation [NIC]. HTS has taken on the NIC sneaker day challenge to promote active lifestyles for employees – who are typically desk-bound during the …

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Keyon Frederick Death Leaves Family Future in Doubt

43-year-old Keyon Frederick aka Keymuel Alexander was peppered with bullets about the body by assailants at White Rock grande Riviere at about 10 o’clock Saturday night. Residents of the area reported hearing up to six gunshots, following which Frederick was discovered lying on the road, riddled with bullet holes. Frederick, …

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SAINT LUCIAN AJANI LEBOURNE to RECEIVE QUEEN’S YOUNG LEADERS AWARD

PRESS RELEASE QUEEN’S YOUNG LEADERS AWARD TOMORROW AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE Tomorrow Thursday 29th, 2017 St Lucian youth leader and advocate, Ajani Lebourne shapes history when he becomes the second national to receive the prestigious Young Leaders Award since its inception in 2014. Twenty year old Ajani Lebourne will receive the …

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UNICEF addresses education for children at risk

GIS:-The Organization is Developing Policies to Ensure Every Child has Access to Education. Efforts at developing a framework to address the issue of children who are out of school were made during a UNICEF “Out of School Children” policy planning workshop. The workshop provided participants with the opportunity to develop …

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New Health Facility for Micoud

GIS:-The Building will Include Rainwater Harvesting Systems so that the Facility Remains Operational even after A Disaster. Ministry of Health officials have announced that a state-of-the-art wellness centre will be constructed in Micoud. The announcement was made at a recent meeting held to update residents on planned developments within the …

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Drive-by Shooting Victim Dies

43-year old Kyron Frederick, also known as Keymuel Alexander, succumbed to gunshot wounds on June 27th at hospital.  Frederick was the victim of a suspected drive-by shooting on June 23rd. Cell phone video of the aftermath have since surfaced on social media and appear to show Frederick bleeding, unresponsive and, …

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