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Unity for UK St. Lucian Associations gift Youth In Arts

[Press Release] Youth In Arts (YIA) Theatre Company is pleased to announce receipt of a generous contribution from one of its “Friends of the Arts”, Unity for UK St. Lucian Associations, a not for profit community of St. Lucians, living in St. Lucia, and the United Kingdom. This gift will support Youth …

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Saint Lucia “Best Island in the Caribbean”

[Press Release] Saint Lucia has been recognized as the “Best Island in the Caribbean” by Global Traveler at their Sixth Annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards. Global Traveler is a monthly publication that attracts some 300,000 readers and connects with U.S.-based frequent, affluent, international travellers who have an average net worth of …

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Police arrest 3 in connection with Desruisseaux homicide

[Press release] HOMICIDE IN DESRUISSEAUX Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Elias Steve Louisy, as a result of an incident which occurred on Friday May 18, 2018, about 9:00 a.m. at Desruisseaux, Micoud. Elias Steve Louisy, a seventy-six (76) year old and his seventy-three (73) year old wife, …

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MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TOUR ST. JUDE

The ruling United Workers Party held a tour of the incomplete St. Jude hospital in Vieux Fort on 19 May and HTS News4orce was among member of the media in attendance. We interviewed some members of the public on their thoughts on the structure amid the continue construction versus the …

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SLP HOLDS HEALTHCARE RALLY IN THE SOUTH

Have two other political parties been absorbed into the SLP? The main opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party on 20 May held an event dubbed “rally for St. Jude outside the Vieux Fort town square and joining them on the podium were members of both the Lucian People’s Movement and the …

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CARIBBEAN INVESTMENT SUMMIT HAILED A SUCCESS

The curtains have come down on the landmark 2018 Caribbean Investment Summit and organizers say it achieved its goals of rallying around and getting commitment to strengthen the citizenship by investment programme in the region. HTS News4orce covered the St. Kitts summit and spoke to the head of that country’s …

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RULING UNITED WORKERS PARTY HOSTS PUBLIC MEETING

The Ruling United Workers Party brought party faithful together at a public meeting in Desruisseaux on 21 May. Party officials and supporters spoke on issues that included tourism numbers, the economy and jobs. They used the platform to take a swipe at the Opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party, which has …

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SAINT LUCIAN MAN PERISHES IN BARBADOS CAR CRASH

A Saint Lucian man who lived in Barbados is one of two men who were killed in an early morning vehicular crash in that country on Sunday May 20th. 36-year-old Jonah King was a passenger on a Suzuki Vitara, which was involved in a head-on collision with a transport board …

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Machel Montano set for ‘Soca Kingdom’ concert

[Press Release] COMING SOON – SOCA KINGDOM Jay Upscale & Soca King MACHEL ‘Monk Monte’ MONTANO to ignite Lucian Carnival CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA, May 18, 2018: Two of the biggest names in the Caribbean entertainment world will touchdown on the sun-drenched Caribbean island of Saint Lucia in what is being lauded as …

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Prime Minister expressed deepest sympathies to Cuban people

[Press release] Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet has reached out to the Government of Cuba following the deadly plane crash in Havana on Friday that claimed the lives of over 100 people. The Prime Minister spoke to Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to Saint Lucia, His Excellency Jorge Francisco Soberon …

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Partnership workshop to address solid waste challenges in Saint Lucia

[Press Release] “Yearly indicators reveal to us that we are faced with progressively challenging climate resilience issues in potable water quality, freshwater quality and the constant deterioration of our marine and coastal water ecosystems in particular.” With these words, Mr. Cassian Henry of the Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority (SLSWMA) …

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Sinking of the Vicky B in the Anse Chochon area

[Press Release] The St. Lucia Divers Association – Anbaglo, in collaboration with the Customs Department, Fisheries Department, St. Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority, the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Associations’ Tourism Enhancement Fund, the Marine Police and the Minister of Tourism, came together for the sinking of the vessel Vicky …

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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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SLDB PUSHES SPECIAL FACILITY AHEAD OF HURRICANE SEASON

As the hurricane season draws near and experts urge the public to make final preparations, the Saint Lucia Development Bank (SLDB) is reminding farmers, home owners and businesses about its special lending facility to protect their property from the impacts of natural disasters. The SLDB is the only bank in …

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