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“GOODBYE SAINT LUCIA !” ; VIRGIN ATLANTIC

St. Lucia tourism officials were on Friday scampering to deal with the announcement by Virgin Atlantic, that it would cease its Gatwick to Hewanorra service by June 2020. The decision is expected to be a significant setback for St. Lucia’s tourism product.  

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OPPOSITION WEIGHS IN ON VIRGIN ATLANTIC EXIT FROM SLU

The opposition St. Lucia Labour Party addressed the issue of the Virgin Atlantic withdrawal of service at Friday’s press conference. The opposition says it is a sad day for St. Lucia, and the news speaks to the need for the government to be guarded in its projections, particularly when it comes …

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PWA SECURES ACCIDENT INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS

The Police Welfare Association (PWA) says its members have welcomed the recent agreement with the government, which provides members of the force with insurance and other financial benefits. The PWA says the benefits have improved the morale of it members.          

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SLMDA PRESIDENT SPEAKS ON NEGOTIATIONS WITH GNT

The St. Lucia Medical and Dental Association (SLMDA) has for the first time spoken out on the status of negotiations with the government. The president of the SLMDA Dr. Merle Clarke, says her organisation has been working as part of the Trade Union Federation, and is ready to sign the …

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CHICOT CALLS FOR HONORING OF POLICE OFFICERS’ ACTS OF BRAVERY

The Police Welfare Association (PWA), is counting its blessings for what it said, could have easily ended in the loss of one of its members who confronted criminals in the act of robbing. The president of the PWA Travis Chico wants the wounded policeman who foiled the armed robbery at Bexon …

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JULY SALARY + LUMP-SUM FOR HUNDREDS OF PUBLIC SERVANTS

Public servants were informed on Wednesday that the government has agreed to make good on the promised payment of the lump sum with July’s salaries. The payment of the lump sum in the month of July was hanging in the balance. The news was broken to the public servants on …

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CASTRIES MAYOR WAGES WAR ON CITY LITTERING

The mayor of Castries His Worship Peterson Francis is on the offensive once again. This time, his aim is to rid the capital of litter. His first step is informing members of the public through a public service campaign.

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FISHERIES URGES PUBLIC TO REPORT TURTLE SLAUGHTERERS

The fisheries department is again alerting poachers of turtles that the practice is illegal and action will be taken against those caught. This warning comes as pictures of persons slaughtering turtles on a beach in Vieux Fort surfaced on social media.  

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