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Gov’t Cuts Force Walcott House Closure

Press Release:-The Saint Lucia National Trust wishes to announce the closure of Walcott House as of today, May 31st and until such further notice. This decision has regrettably been taken due to a number of funding cuts resulting in the Trust no longer being able to fund the operations of …

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Saint Lucia to Host Inaugural Fashion Awards

On May 31st, authorities in the recently established Saint Lucia Fashion Council announced plans to host a national fashion awards ceremony. The not for profit Saint Lucia Fashion Council led by president Joycie Mederick was founded on April 25th, 2016. The aim of the Fashion Council is to promote and …

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HURRICANE SEASON STARTS ON THURSDAY 01 JUNE

PRESS RELEASE:  HURRICANE SEASON STARTS ON THURSDAY 01 JUNE 2017  The hurricane season for our region which covers the North Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico starts tomorrow, Thursday 01 June 2017. So far, this year we have had one off-season, short lived tropical storm, Arlene, which …

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Morgan Heritage to Headline Soleil Roots and Soul

PRESS RELEASE:-The early bird special of EC$75 per ticket lasts until May 31. Soleil, the Saint Lucia Summer Festival, has announced the addition of the world famous reggae group, Morgan Heritage, to the Roots and Soul lineup. The Grammy award winning Morgan Heritage will headline the Soleil Roots and Soul …

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Soliel Saint Lucia Carnival Press Launch

The events company of Saint Lucia has launched the first edition of Saint Lucia’s carnival under the ‘Soleil’ brand. The company’s CEO says there is a new structure in place for the design and management of the annual festivities. The calendar of events for Saint Lucia Carnival 2017 will kick …

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Venezuelan Ambassador Hopes For Peace

Venezuela’s ambassador in Saint Lucia is hopeful that peace will soon be restored to her country. Her excellency Leiff Escalona says Venezuela’s national electoral council has set December 10th as the date for regional elections, after they were controversially postponed in 2016. Quoting the council’s president, she said the body …

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Litigation Hampering Affordable Housing Plans

Housing and economic development minister guy joseph says the UWP government has to rectify a few issues before it can deliver on its pledge of affordable housing. Chief among them is a pending lawsuit of over 7 million dollars at River Doree, as well as hitches on the choc and …

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Joseph Provides Update On St. Jude Hospital

Economic development minister guy joseph, says although the St. Jude hospital technical audit is complete, it has to be reviewed by lawyers to decide who should be held accountable for shortcomings on the project. Joseph states that the audit was launched to determine whether the structure under construction was up …

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Cannabis Report Expected in 1 Year

Home Affairs Minister Senator Hermangild Francis informed the press on May 29th, a state funded study on marijuana reform by the Cannabis Commission is expected to be completed within one year. Sen. Francis disclosed, a reported $84,000.00 has been allocated to fund the Cannabis Commission’s report. The findings from the …

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