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Opposition Slams Sudden Budget Debate Postponement

Prime Minister and Member of Parliament for Micoud South during the second day of debate on the appropriation bill, moved a motion to suspend proceedings until June 20th. Debate on the appropriation bill was initially scheduled to run from May 10th – 12th.

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Fedee Continues To Justify Jazz Revamp

Minister responsible for tourism Dominic Fedee during his presentation to the budget debate once again sought to explain the rationale behind the new scaled-down version of Saint Lucia jazz. The jazz revamp has sparked concern about attendance numbers. However, Fedee argues that the turnout in the past has distorted by …

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Bocage Fire Leaves Two Homeless

An early afternoon fire left two people homeless on May 12th. The Fire Service responded to an emergency call at approximate 2:30 pm.             Upon arrival, according to fire officials, the dwelling house was completely engulfed in flames. The occupants of the wooden structure were …

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Dennery North MP Defends Integrity Amid UWP NLA Allegations

Member of Parliament for Dennery North and, former Minister for Youth Development and Sports Shawn Edward has hit back against accusations by United Workers Party MPs over alleged misappropriation with National Lotteries Association [NLA] funds during his 2011 – 2016 tenure. During the April debate on the Estimates of Expenditure …

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SLP ‘Condemns sudden suspension of the House’

Prime Minister and Member of Parliament for Micoud South during the second day of debate on the Appropriation Bill – moved a motion to suspend proceedings until June 20th. Debate on the Appropriation Bill was initially scheduled to run from May 10th – 12th. The suspension of the debate by …

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More Needs to Be Done for Tourism – Dominic Fedee

GIS – The Hon. Dominic Fedee, Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Information, and Broadcasting said much needs to be done for the tourism sector to meet expectations. The minister spoke on May 10, during the debate on the 2017 Appropriation Bill. “I am …

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