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GUY JOSEPH NONCOMMITTAL ON LETTER MAKING ROUNDS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The minister for economic development is under growing pressure, following the surfacing of a letter written on the letter-head of his ministry, and apparently bearing his signature. Minister Guy Joseph did not acknowledge the letter which is in circulation on social media, in which a serious financial commitment was made on …

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PM DEFENDS MEETING WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has described the March 22nd meeting with US President Donald Trump as ‘promising.’ Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister was one of four Caribbean leaders to meet Trump at his Florida resort. While he refused to respond to criticism of the meeting by Prime Ministers Gaston Browne and …

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FIREFIGHTERS BACK ON THE JOB

Firefighters are back on the job. They returned as the protest was beginning to take a toll on the service. Those who reported for duty were having a tough time with more than 60 percent of their colleagues off the job. There was also pressure on the strikers, with members …

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CSA SAYS IRD EMPLOYEES HAVE HAD ENOUGH !

The Civil Service Association recently gave notice of strike action at the Inland Revenue Department, if health and safety issued are not addressed. On Monday, union representatives said over one year has passed since experts confirmed poor air quality at the department. The CSA is adamant that if nothing is …

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VINCENTIAN PM CALLS CARIBBEAN LEADERS MEETING WITH TRUMP ‘TROUBLING’

Prime Minister of St. Vincent and The Grenadines Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has described the recent meeting between US President Donald Trump and 5 Caribbean leaders as ‘troubling.’ Gonsalves told reporters in Barbados on Saturday that the meeting was not a true representation of Caricom. He said the regional grouping has …

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FIRE CHIEF NOT ATTRIBUTING LOSS OF LIFE TO STRIKE

Saint Lucia’s fire chief has confirmed that after a 10-day strike, the men and women of the fire service are back on duty. In a sit down with HTS News4orce on Monday, Joseph Joseph said that the industrial action dealt a severe blow to the service, but is urging the …

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FIREFIGHTERS AGREE TO GO BACK TO WORK

Firefighters who have been on strike for almost two weeks, have agreed to return to work.  Their decision follows a recent meeting at the Dennery fire station.  They say they plan to write to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, to outline the conditions under which they will resume duty.    (Shane Felix, Chairman – …

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CSA GIVES NOTICE OF STRIKE ACTION AT INLAND REVENUE

The Civil Service Association (CSA) says the patience of workers at the Inland Revenue Department is wearing thin. The employees continue to complain of a host of health and safety issues. The CSA has guaranteed that the inland revenue workers will hold on until April 1st, 2019, but will not …

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PM MEETS PRESIDENT TRUMP

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet joined 4 other Caribbean leaders for a sit down with US President Donald Trump on Friday. The meeting was held at the President’s Mar-A-Lago resort in Florida.    

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