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THE REBATE WINS THE MINIBUS DRIVERS DEBATE

The rebate has won the debate…for now. This was disclosed by president of the National Council on Public Transportation Godfrey Ferdinand who provided an update on the minibus owners’ solution to buffering the effects of the rising cost of fuel, among other things.      

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SLP ‘rejects half hospital’

STATEMENT BY THE SAINT LUCIA LABOUR PARTY’S SPOKESMAN ON HEALTH, FISHERIES, AGRICULTURE AND FOOD PRODUCTION HON MOSES JN BAPTISTE  ON ST.JUDE HOSPITAL AT THE SLP’S PRESS CONFERENCE, MAY 30TH 2018 THE SAINT LUCIA LABOUR PARTY REJECTS THE DECISION OF THE UWP GOVERNMENT TO PROCEED WITH A ‘HALF HOSPITAL’ AT ST.JUDE. Ladies and …

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‘PM, gov’t owes an apology’ – Opposition Leader

STATEMENT BY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION HON PHILIP J. PIERRE ON ST.JUDE HOSPITAL AT THE SLP’S PRESS CONFERENCE MAY 30TH 2018   This UWP government for almost two years has been engaged in a witch-hunt against members of the last SLP government over the St Jude’s reconstruction project at the expense of …

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Gov’t to host first ever ‘Data Literacy Boot Camp’

GIS – THE WORKSHOP WILL EXPLORE HOW DATA CAN BE READILY USED BY THE PUBLIC. The Government of Saint Lucia will, next week, launch Saint Lucia Open Data (data.govt.lc). The objective is to make government data more readily available and accessible. Dozens of datasets have already been released by the various …

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Blind farmer defies the odds

[Press release] For all the able-bodied persons who sit by and complain about the lack of job opportunities one farmer from Desruisseaux is defying all odds to eke out an existent for himself and his family. Meet Antonius Tixey, a dedicated father, husband and avid farmer. Antonius, a resident of farming …

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Police make arrest in deadly Louis St. shooting

Homicide on Louis Street, Castries Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Elton Fontinelle of Morne Du Don, Castries. On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, about 4:00 p.m. officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department received a report of a shooting on Louis Street, Castries. Elton Fontinelle was conveyed …

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GEF to present 5th Annual Report

[Press release]  The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme United Nations Development Programme (GEF SGP UNDP) will on Friday 1st June 2018, present its 5th Annual Report to the People and Government of Saint Lucia, at the Financial Centre, Pointe Seraphine, Castries. Over 120 invited guests from around Saint Lucia …

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“Let Her Inspire You” social media campaign up for CTO award

[Press Release] Saint Lucia’s “Let Her Inspire You” social media campaign is up for an award at the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) travel media awards on June 7, 2018 in New York City. The nomination is for the Best Social Media campaign in the “Up the Social Ladder” category – one …

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