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UWP RESPONDS TO ‘COPYCAT’ CLAIMS

The general secretary of the ruling United Workers Party has sought to lay rest to claims that the public meeting planned for this weekend was in reaction to an opposition rally slated for the same day.

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ST LUCIAN CIP AGENTS AT LANDMARK CIP SUMMIT

Key players in citizenship by investment convened day two of the landmark Caribbean Investment Summit in St. Kitts on 18 may. HTS News4orce is covering that gathering and spoke to two local partners on the sidelines of the meetings. Attorneys-at-law Thaddeus Antoine and Leevie Herelle describe the conference as a …

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FAREWELL TO STAR LA CLERY FOOTBALLER

Friends and family of 29-year-old Tafari George Charlemagne gathered in La Clery this week, to bid farewell to the popular local footballer. George was electrocuted as he tried to build a small wooden home for his family on May 1st. He received a Rastafarian send off, replete with stories of …

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THE TOURISM AUTHORITY GEARS UP FOR SUMMER 2018

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) continues to push the rebranded logo for the island – ‘St. Lucia; let her inspire you.’ The new branding focuses on the island’s beauty, romantic appeal, culture, landscapes, and people. This week, authority officials updated the media on the progress of the platform and …

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POLICE CHARGE TEEN FOR BEXON HOMICIDE

A La Bayee, Bexon teen has been formally charged in connection with a recent homicide. On May 18th, 2018, 16-year-old Shakim Yanic Jacobie was charged for causing the death of Hughland Collins Gassie of the same area. The incident occurred on May 14th about 8:00 pm at La Bayee, Bexon. …

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Dept of Tourism to facilitate ORTCP training for vendors

GIS – AN OPENING CEREMONY WILL BE HELD AT 9 A.M. ON TUESDAY, MAY 22. The Department of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, through the OECS Regional Tourism Competitiveness Project (ORTCP), will undertake an upgrade of the Castries market and surrounding areas. As part of this initiative, the ORTCP has planned …

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US16M Education Project up for debate at next House Siting

[Press Release] A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 with Papers to be laid by the Honourable Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service, the Honourable Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and …

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Labour Dept issues “false advertisement” advisory

[Press Release] The Labour Department has been notified of a “false advertisement” currently in circulation on social media and other platforms, indicating that the department is currently accepting applications for the Canadian Farm Worker Programme. The Labour Department has been swamped with scores of citizens in recent days seeking to register …

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MORE STRINGENT RULES COMING FOR FOOD HANDLERS

The St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) and environmental health department are implementing stricter safety rules for food handlers. The two entities have embarked on a mission called the “five keys to safer food”.

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