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Gov’t to repay NIC $100 million by Aug. 26

The Finance Ministry led by Senator Dr. Ubaldus Raymond has told the press the XCD $100 million loan from the National Insurance Corporation [NIC] will be repaid by August 26. The government requested the one hundred million-dollar NIC loan in July to cover a potential investor payout for two bonds …

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Saint Lucian youth makes Windies U-15 squad

[Press release] For the fourth straight year, a WINDIES Under 15 squad will go on a two-weeks tour of the UK. This is an ongoing exchange between Cricket West Indies and the England Barmy Army’s Colts. This year, the team from the West Indies has attracted support from Virgin Atlantic. …

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Family seeks help to find missing teen

16-year-old Mosiah George has not been seen since July 30 according to his mother Catherine George. The teen according to his mother has never stayed away from home for such a lengthy period without communicating. Family say he was last sighted in the Millet community. Catherine says she is unaware of …

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Bill Clinton to visit Saint Lucia

[Press release] As part of the Clinton Foundation’s efforts to work with Caribbean islands to empower them to build back better, grow their economies, improve public health, implement renewable energy, and become more resilient, President Bill Clinton will be traveling to Miami, Saint Lucia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands this …

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Fuel Price Adjustments

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 price of LPG 20, 22, and 100 lb cylinders have been changed. The retail price of kerosene, gasoline and diesel …

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ST.LUCIA CROWNED “BEST ISLAND IN THE CARIBBEAN”

St. Lucia has been crowned the “best island in the Caribbean” by global traveler, at their sixth annual leisure lifestyle awards. St. Lucia outperformed nine other top Caribbean destinations to be awarded this prize. The other Caribbean destinations include Aruba, Grand Cayman, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, the Bahamas, Curacao, …

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Opposition leader Phillip J. Pierre responds to UWP explanation

As expected the United Workers Party responded to my query on the use of the National Insurance Corporation (NIC) funds with the usual name calling and character assassination of the messenger. The response by both the Party and the Minister failed to answer the pertinent questions that the public and …

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UWP Government receives Warning from NWU

[Press Release] –  The National Workers Union (NWU) has warned that the present United Workers Party Government at this time cannot engage in any form of social and cultural adventurism. The kind of social and welfare infrastructure that will be required will be too costly. The Government must however keep to …

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UWP condemns allegations by Opposition (SLP)

[Press Release] The United Workers Party condemns the callous attempt by Philip J Pierre and the Saint Lucia Labour Party to sow fear with the pensioners and people of Saint Lucia by describing a Bridging Finance Facility entered into with the NIC as a possible lack of credit worthiness of …

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