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PM Chastanet held e-Governance talks with Estonia President

[Press Release] Digital interactions between governments and citizens formed part of the discussion when Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet met with President of the Republic of Estonia, Her Excellency Kersti Kaljulaid, on Tuesday May 29th 2018. Estonia has long been a digital Global leader and is seen as a prototype country …

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Gov’t commends police,citizen bravery in wake of brazen shooting

[Press Release] Acting Prime Minister Honourable Ezechiel Joseph has commended the police for their quick action following a shooting incident in Castries on Tuesday afternoon where one person was shot dead and five persons were injured. The Government of Saint Lucia states its immense concern about the recent violence which …

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NATIONAL SECURITY MINISTER WANTS CANNABIS CONSULTATION

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis is calling for patience from marijuana decriminalization advocates. Last week, members of the Cannabis Movement called on Prime Minister Allen Chastanet to publicly articulate his position on decriminalization. Senator Francis says government will engage in consultation on the way forward. He told reporters that he …

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LEWIS SAYS DR. RIGOBERT RIGHT IN TAKING BEANFIELD BLAME

Former Education Minister Dr. Robert Lewis says his successor was right in shouldering the blame for the Beanfield Secondary School saga. This comes a day after Dr. Gale Rigobert issued a public apology for the controversy, which erupted over common entrance students who selected the Beanfield Secondary School, as their …

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PROMISED TOURISM ADVISORY COUNCIL IS LAUNCHED

Saint Lucia has a new multi-partner advisory grouping on tourism. Industry officials say the Tourism Advisory Council comprises public and private sector representatives, who are keen on tourism development and management.

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SLMDA ‘vindicated’ after gov’t decision on St. Jude

Statement by the St. Lucia Medical and Dental Association (SLMDA) on the Healthcare crisis The announcement by Minister Guy Joseph on 28.05.2018, represents a vindication of the message delivered by the SLMDA on behalf of its members, health workers and the public. It puts in context, the verbal abuse that …

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Vieux Fort North MP readies constituency for hurricane season

[Press Release] As the start of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season approaches, the Vieux Fort North Parliamentary Representative Hon Moses Jn. Baptiste held a constituency status consultation with representatives of all major organizations within the constituency. The successful consultation which was held at the Pierrot Combined School on Monday May …

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WASCO blasts ‘fake news’ on phoney tarrifs

[Press Release] The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. WASCO has categorized as fake news social media claims suggesting that new tariffs have been applied to customers. The publication which has been making the rounds is a copy of the rates which customers currently pay. These rates were approved in 2012 …

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