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Local civil society groups staged another anti-DSH demonstration

The Vieux-Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change [VF4Cs], I WILL STAND and the Concerned Citizens of St. Lucia staged another anti DSH demonstration in Vieux-Fort on April 30th. Scores of placard bearing protesters, some adorned in anti-DSH apparel converged on Independence Square in Vieux-Fort town, before leading a 1.7 km procession …

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Teen Girls Killed in Auto Crash

Authorities are investigating a vehicle collision on the Castries Gros Islet highway on Saturday night, which left two teenaged girls dead, and a number of people injured. According to reports, a Nissan Almera, registration PA 515, collided with a truck, TK915 around 9pm Saturday near Saaman’s Park. The truck was …

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Saint Lucia National Trust exploring ‘legal options’

Saint Lucia National Trust [SLNT] called an ‘emergency national meeting’ to appraise members on emerging ‘challenges’. Two government backed development proposals has garnered regional scrutiny in recent months. A multi-billion dollar development plan earmarked for Vieux-Fort, threatens swaths of fragile coastline and rare flora and fauna on the protected Maria …

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Ex-Pm Launches Scathing Attack On 2017 Estimates

Former prime minister, Vieux Fort South MP Dr. Kenny Anthony soundly trounced the 2017/2018 estimates of revenue and expenditure in his presentation to parliament on Thursday. Declaring that there was simply no way he could support the estimates, the former SLP leader piled on the pressure on the UWP administration …

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Joseph Defends Pulling Trust Annual Subvention

Economic development minister guy joseph is calling on the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) to be consistent in its conservation efforts. Castries south MP argues that the organization failed to speak up on during the Le Paradis development a decade ago.

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NYC Presents Candidates For Upcoming Election

The national youth council (NYC) presented the candidates vying for a spot on the executive at the elections scheduled for the general assembly. The nominations process officially ended on April 17th and on May 27th registered members will vote by secret ballot for a new executive. Interviews were conducted to …

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NEMO Continues To Build Capacity

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is continuing its thrust towards building capacity in communities. The organization this week held a seminar for district disaster committees, to give them a better understanding of the functions of disaster assessments.

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Gas prices to Increase from May 1st

Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs Press Release; April 28th 2017. 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 prices of gasoline (unleaded), diesel, LPG 20, 22, and 100 …

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