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Trans Island Airline Begins Service To Saint Lucia

Opposition leader Philip J Pierre is describing as ‘petty’, concerns over a recent meeting held with the police welfare association (PWA). The national security minister expressed alarm that the association did not meet with him before the opposition leader. Pierre says he was simply exercising his right to meet with …

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C. East MP Not Happy With SLP Flood Mitigation Plans

Castries South East MP Guy Joseph is going back to the drawing board to find a solution to the longstanding issue of flooding in Bexon. This week Joseph told reporters that he is concerned about the plans inherited from the Saint Lucia Labor Party to minimize flooding in Bexon.

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Prime Minister Touts Tourism Numbers

Tourism numbers for May 2017 are up according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. The prime minister says the 5.4% increase over the same period last year is good news for the destination, which will see a number of new tourism developments in the coming months.

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Commerce ‘Train The Trainers’ Workshop

The department of commerce held a financial skills for business planning workshop at Point Seraphine in Castries this week. The purpose of the seminar was to strengthen the relationship between the financial sector and micro, small and medium businesses (SMES). It was facilitated by the savings banks foundation for international …

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Top CEE Student gets New Bicycle

Universal Cycle Centre [UCC] has continued a long running tradition to award Saint Lucia’s top performer in the annual common entrance examination [CEE] with brand new bicycle. Pius Raveneau, UCC Managing Director, was thrilled to hand over to Rhea Barrett a BMX bicycle valued at $1200. “I’m so happy, that’s …

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Comfort Station for George Charles Blvd Residents Opened

Residents of the George Charles Boulevard in Marchand, Castries now have access to needed public facilities. On July 4th, the Saint Lucia Social Development Fund [SSDF] under direction from the Ministry of Equity and Social Justice with financing through the Caribbean Development Bank [CDB] officially opened the George Charles Boulevard …

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RSS Combating New Threats to Eastern Caribbean

SOURCE – BARBADOS TODAY – Regional cooperation on defence matters has become even more important as the Eastern Caribbean faces new threats from trans-national organized criminal activity, executive director of the Regional Security System (RSS), Captain Errington Shurland, warned Monday. Speaking at the launch of a three-week training course on …

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Vieux-Fort North MP Congratulates Successful CEE Students

Parliamentary Representative for Vieux Fort North Hon. Moses Jn. Baptiste is singing praise to the community of parents, caregivers, teachers, principals and students in the constituency of Vieux Fort North after stellar performances in the latest Common Entrance Exams. According to the MP, all four primary school in the constituency …

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