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Radio Saint Lucia To Be Replaced?

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet during his budget address indicated his government’s intention of shutting down the state-owned radio station. The cash-strapped RSL has for years operated at a loss, with outstanding debt amounting in the millions. Critics of the move have constantly stressed on the importance of a public broadcasting …

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Hilaire says PM DSH Explanation Confusing

STATEMENT BY HON. DR ERNEST HILAIRE I want to join the Political Leader in thanking everyone who participated in and supported the protest march last Wednesday. The turnout and words of solidarity were evidence that Saint Lucians of all walks of life share a common apprehension about the direction which …

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SLP Continues DSH Dissent

SAINT LUCIA LABOUR PARTY PRESS CONFERENCE, MAY 22ND, 2017. I want to start by once again thanking everyone for the tremendous show of support at our protest on Wednesday 17th May, 2017. The turnout is testimony to the rising national resentment at the direction in which this new Government is …

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Marigot Shooting Victim Dies at Hospital

32-year old Crishna Chester Wilson died at hospital on May 21st hours after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head. Police information indicates Wilson was shot sometime before 2 am near a Marigot bar. The shooting victim was conveyed to hospital via ambulance. Police have not disclosed a motive for …

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Gas Prices Rise

GOVERNMENT OF SAINT LUCIA Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs PRESS RELEASE May 22, 2017 FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENTS 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 …

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Police Investigate Black Mallet Shooting

Detectives are probing the second shooting in less than 24-hours in the black mallet, community in Castries. Another individual was shot and wounded Thursday night mere hours after law enforcement were called to a similar scene in the same area. The recent flare-up in gun violence has sparked fears of …

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Ex-PM Anthony Claims DSH Is Dividing The Nation

Former prime minister dr. Kenny Anthony is concerned that the ongoing DSH saga will only serve in further dividing the country. Since the leak of the supposed agreement governing the proposed multi-billion-dollar development in the south, a number of different positions have been taken about the scope of the project.

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Employers Federation Weighs-On On Budget

The executive director of the Saint Lucia Employers Federation has expressed concern about the deficit in the 2017/2018 budget. But despite his unease about Saint Lucia’s fiscal position, he has given the Allen Chastanet government the thumbs up on large-scale developments like the DSH project.

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SLHTA Hosts AGM/Tradeshow

The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) hosted its 53rd annual general meeting and tradeshow on Friday. The trade show provides a forum for tourism affiliates to create linkages to help the sector thrive.

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The Push for Renewable Energy

The Caribbean Electric Utilities Corporation (CARILEC) is hosting its annual chief executive officers and finance conference in Saint Lucia. For the utility heads it is an opportunity to explore measures to reduce the cost of electricity in the Caribbean. The energy experts participating in the forum say it is an …

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