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Former PM urges DCA to halt stadium repairs

[Press release] WORRYING AND TROUBLING REPORTS The Parliamentary Representative for Vieux Fort South, Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, says he is deeply disturbed by the events unfolding at the St Jude Hospital located at the George Odlum Stadium. Over the past two weeks, there has been ongoing works to remove and replace …

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Pregnant pooch stuck in drain

Emergency services and the mayor’s office were alerted to a peculiar incident in the capital on Thursday 12 July. Lured by frantic barking and howling, commuters and other business owners on the intersection of Coral and Maryanne Street in Castries helplessly observed a city dog trapped in a small drain …

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SLP “alarmed” at stadium roofing work, appeals for gov’t to stop

[Press release] Health and Safety Nightmare for Workers, Patients and Public at National Stadium The manner in which work is being carried out at the George Odlum National Stadium is a clear occupational health and safety hazard and must be halted, until safer and more professional means are used to bring temporary …

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SAINT LUCIA RECORDS ROBUST TOURISM GROWTH

Tourism officials are basking in the latest statistics of the industry. Double digit growth in tourism has been recorded for the month of May 2018 over that of last year. According to the latest figures the yachting sector out performed all other sectors with growth of more than thirty percent.

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CULTURE MINISTER URGES FOR PRECAUTION DURING CARNIVAL

The Minister of Culture Senator Fortuna Belrose has sounded a warning to revelers. Her caution comes against the backdrop of the incident Vanard, during the Roseau community carnival in which according to reports about fourteen persons were injured. The public is being urged to make safety a serious priority.

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CANNABIS MOVEMENT WANTS ANSWERS FROM GOV’T

The Leader of the Opposition Philip J. Pierre has met with advocates for the decriminalization of marijuana. The Opposition Leader has outlined the Labour Party’s position on the decriminalization of marijuana.

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Castries Mayor touts carnival collab with Events Saint Lucia

[Press release] OFFICE OF THE MAYOR SUPPORTS CARNIVAL 2018  Castries, St. Lucia, July 11, 2018 – As the island gets ready to host the biggest cultural showpiece, St. Lucia Carnival 2018, Mayor of Castries, His Worship Peterson D. Francis has pledged support through a proposed partnership with the Events Company …

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