Home / Top Stories (page 359)

Top Stories

UWP Gov’t highlights 42 “Major things”

Press Release: The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has outlined 42 “major things” done by the Allen Chastanet-led Administration since assuming office 11 months ago. The list was published on the OPM’s official Facebook page around midday today, May 11. 1)Reduced Unemployment to 20.1% 2)Secured exports for Bananas to England …

Read More »

CSA Monitoring RSL Situation

Meanwhile, the Saint Lucia Civil Service Association is closely monitoring the developments with radio Saint Lucia. During his maiden budget address delivered on Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet announced that the state owned radio station would be shut down. Prime Minister Chastanet indicated that the cash strapped RSL’s functions …

Read More »

Sandals Up For Sale?

Sandals Resorts International, a privately held Caribbean resort operator that caters to couples, is exploring strategic alternatives including a potential sale of the company, according to people familiar with the matter. A sale would mark the first change in ownership for the company since it was founded 36 years ago …

Read More »

Teddyson John grabs Nigerian Afrosoca nod

PRESS RELEASE – St. Lucia’s Teddyson John (TJ) continues to make global industry breakthroughs with yet another international music nomination. On Friday May 5th TJ received official news of his nomination for the 12th Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) under the ‘Afrosoca Artist Category’. The Nigerian Entertainment Awards is an annual …

Read More »

PM Chastanet Delivers Maiden Budget Policy Address

Prime Minister and minister for finance Allen Chastanet presented his maiden budget to parliament on May 9th, under the theme – “building a new Saint Lucia”. The 1.5 billion dollar estimates promised development based on an aggressive pro-growth plan. The prime minister unveiled an ambitious tourism programme promising multiple luxury …

Read More »

Leader Of Opposition Slams 2018 Budget

Debate on the 2017 Appropriation Bill commenced on Thursday with the usual partisan wrangling between the two main parties over St. Lucia’s massive debt and recurring deficits. The leader of the opposition argues that the budgetary plans outlined by the prime minister will be an unmitigated fiscal disaster for the …

Read More »

What Of The Fate Of RSL Employees?

The minister responsible for broadcasting, Dominic Fedee has sought to provide further clarification following Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s announcement on the fate of radio St Lucia (RSL). During the budget presentation, the prime minister stated that the company currently known as RSL will be closed, and the relevant programs will …

Read More »

Vieux Fort Family Pegs Hopes For Justice In Murder Case

A Vieux Fort family is hoping that recent achievements in the justice system will bring closure to grieving members in a reasonable time. The 52-year-old mother of 5 Vergil Roberts was brutally killed on March 8th. Her partner has been charged with murder. HTS News4orce spoke to her relatives outside …

Read More »