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NEMO ASSESSES PORT READINESS FOR NATURAL DISASTERS

The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) wants to ensure that Saint Lucia’s ports are prepared for disaster. This, on the onset of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season and last year’s catastrophic hurricanes which tested Caribbean ports. A readiness assessment of local air and seaports in times of disaster got underway …

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CID seeking info on Hospital Rd shooting

Shooting at Hospital Road, Castries   Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident at Hospital Road, Castries. On Sunday June 3, 2018 about 8:40 pm, officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department responded to a report of a shooting incident at Hospital Road, Castries. The officers met with …

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Fuel goes up

[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), diesel, and LPG 20, 22, and 100 lb cylinders have been changed. The retail price of kerosene …

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Green Party urges public to ‘reflect’

Green Party Press Statement. June 4th 2018 Tomorrow, the 5th of June is celebrated as World Environment Day. The Green Party is asking all Saint Lucians who love Fair Helen, our Beautiful Island Home, to take some time to reflect how our lifestyles and purchasing habits impact on the environment. …

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Range Developments refutes ‘fake news’ arrest

RANGE DEVELOPMENTS VICTIM OF FAKE NEWS ATTACK FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 4 Last night fake news began to emerge from Montserrat and St Lucia concerning Mohammed Asaria, the founder of Range Developments, which developed the Park Hyatt in Saint Kitts and Nevis and is building the Cabrits Resort, Kempinski and …

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SLP Soufriere Group ‘disturbed’ by MP and Prime Minister’s policies

SLP SOUFRIERE CONSTITUENCY GROUP QUESTIONS UWP’S COMMITMENT TO SOUFRIERE The Soufriere/Fond St Jacques Constituency Group of the Saint Lucia Labour Party expresses serious concern regarding the judgment of the Allen Chastanet led administration and questions its commitment to the development of the people of Soufriere/Fond St Jacques. The Group argues …

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Police probing ‘suspicious death’ at Soufriere

Suspicious Death in Soufriere Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Gregory Phillip alias Chucky, a forty five (45) year old resident of New Development, Soufriere. On Saturday June 2, 2018, about 9:20 p.m. officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department at the Soufriere Police Station responded to …

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3 Arrested for La Pointe homicide

Homicide at La Pointe, Mon Repos   Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Stephen James alias Tupac, a twenty nine (29) year old resident of Patience, Mon Repos. On Saturday June 2, 2018, about 8:20 p.m. officers attached to the Micoud Police Station responded to a report …

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UWP fiscal policies “not well thought out” – Opposition Leader

[Press release] During my several pronouncements on the economic management of our island by the government of the United Workers Party, I have on several occasions lamented two specific policies of the government. 1. The proposed use of CIP funds 2. The effect of increases in taxes on travel CIP Recent …

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EDUCATION MIN. TARGETS PARENTS IN LITERACY SEMINAR

As part of this year’s observation of Reading Month; the Vieux- Fort Primary School organized a series of classes and workshops for parents. The seminars culminated with a short ceremony this week where parents received reading starter kits.

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