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NEMO Condemns Spreading of ‘Fake News’

The National Emergency Management Organization NEMO Issued the All Clear as of 9 Am Tuesday, After Severe Weather Conditions Associated with Hurricane Maria Dissipated Over Saint Lucia. The NEMO Director is Urging Saint Lucians To Pay Heed to Information from Official Government Notices. The Call Comes Amid a Torrent of Inaccurate …

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Hurricane Maria Electricity System Update #2

Castries, September 19, 2017 – Overall, the main electricity infrastructure held up fairly well during Hurricane Maria. None of the 7 substations (load centres – Cul De Sac, Castries, Union, Rodney Bay, Praslin, Vieux Fort and Soufriere) or the main 66kV infrastructure was affected. There were a number of localised …

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Courts Launches Radio Shack

Courts has launched its first Unicomer OECS Radio Shack in Saint Lucia. According to Officials, the store provides customers with a unique and interactive shopping experience. Courts gave the public a sneak peek at their new store on Friday September 15th 2017.  

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Saint Lucia Used as Operational Base for Dominica Humanitarian Effort

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Cabinet of Ministers met Tuesday morning to discuss the preliminary situation in Dominica following the passage of Hurricane Maria on Monday September 19th and Saint Lucia’s immediate response to provide relief. Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Equity, Social Justice and Empowerment, Honourable Lenard Montoute explained that …

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Bomb Threat Affected Peter & Company Distribution

By 12:00 noon Tuesday, Cul de Sac located Peter & Company Distribution Ltd was a ghost town. Management took the decision to shut down the Main office of the distribution chain as a result of a bomb scare. According to staff members who spoke to News 4orce off camera, a …

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Local Equality Group Participates in U.S International Visitor Leadership Program

Press Release:-Kenita Placide, Executive Director/Director of the United And Strong Inc. Eastern Caribbean Alliance For Diversity And Equality, is currently in the United States participating in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). She is taking part in a three-week project on “Advancing and Sustaining Civic Engagement” …

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SLSWMA: Waste Collection Suspended

PRESS RELEASE:-The public is advised that garbage collection has been suspended for today, Tuesday, September 19th due to the current weather conditions and the uncertainty of road conditions. Collection will resume on the next collection day for all communities affected.

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Tropical Storm Warning Discontinued for Saint Lucia

AT 8:00 AM TODAY, THE CENTRE OF HURRICANE MARIA WAS NEAR LATITUDE 16.2 NORTH, LONGITUDE 62.8 WEST, OR  194 MILES OR 312 KM NORTHWEST OF SAINT LUCIA. MARIA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH OR 15 KM/H.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTRE OF MARIA IS EXPECTED …

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Hurricane Maria Electricity System Update #1

Castries, September 19, 2017 – Overall, the main electricity infrastructure held up fairly well during Hurricane Maria. None of the substations or the main 66kV infrastructure was affected. LUCELEC has received reports of a number of localised area faults including no power to pockets of customers in various locations, electricity lines sparking, …

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Public Shutdown Remains in Effect for Saint Lucia – NEMO

NEMO FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2017 UPDATE BY THE ACTING PRIME MINISTER HONOURABLE LENARD MONTOUTE ON HURRICANE MARIA Saint Lucia is under a tropical storm warning. Tropical storm force winds accompanied by heavy to moderate showers are expected to persist during the next 24 hours and therefore all necessary …

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