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Proceeds from West Indies T20 match to benefit recovering islands

[Press release] On June 1, 2018, during a small ceremony in Barbados, Government representatives of islands impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 received proceeds of funds raised at last year’s T20 Benefit Cricket Match hosted by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) in collaboration with Sagicor and …

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Tourism Authority to host 6th annual North American Showcase

[Press release] Now into its 6th year, the North American Showcase will be hosted by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) from July 16 – 19, 2018 in Saint Lucia. The North American Showcase is a platform for tour operators from the USA and Canada to engage with hotels, tours, attractions and …

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VIBES ON THE ISLAND TO HELP TWO CHARITIES

The Sandals Foundation is gearing up for its charitable show dubbed ‘vibes on the island.’ The Saturday June 2nd, event was officially launched on 30 May. This year, all proceeds from the show will be shared among the salvation army basic school and faces of cancer.

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RSLPF MISSES OUT ON TRADEWINDS TRAINING – AGAIN!

Saint Lucia is once again missing out on the us government’s Tradewinds. The annual exercise focuses on countering transnational organized crime and practicing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. Saint Lucia’s exclusion is part of the us government’s withdrawal of assistance for the local police force following the crime fighting offensive …

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HURRICANE SEASON IS HERE – PREPARE!

As Saint Lucia joins the rest of the region in bracing for what is predicted to be an active Atlantic hurricane season, the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) says the term “be prepared” applies to more than just a six-month period. As such, the organisation has published a disaster survival …

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CCC DENIES VENDORS’ ‘NO CONSULTATION’ CLAIMS

Officials of the Castries City Council (CCC) say members of the Vendors Association need to be truthful with the timeline of events, before accusing the council of failure to consult. Earlier this week, irate vendors told HTS News4orce that the CCC had all their vending hooks removed, leaving them unable …

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5 WOMEN CHARGED IN CASTRIES FIGHT

Five women have been charged with various offences, in connection with a recent public fight in the capital. Three [3] sisters are among the females facing a slew of charges that include unlawful fighting and assault. The fight occurred at constitution park on Monday May 28th. The five women, all in their …

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NEMO spearheads Community Port Resiliency Programme

GIS – THE WORKSHOP WILL FACILITATE A READINESS ASSESSMENT OF AIR AND SEA PORTS. The National Disaster Management Framework, the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (ŠLASPA), and Caribbean Outreach of the Americas Relief Team (ART) will host a Community Port …

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Security Minister lauds public in wake of deadly city shooting

[Press Release] Minister for Home Affairs, Justice and National Security the Honourable Hermangild Francis on Friday, June 1 took the opportunity to thank everyone who assisted in providing first aid in the aftermath of a very violent flare – up on Peynier Street, Castries on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. The incident …

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