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ESNARD GETS AN OFFER ON SHARK TANK

Saint Lucian born Joshua Esnard has accepted an offer on ABC’s hit reality show Shark Tank. The young entrepreneur pitched his multi-curve hair grooming tool – the cut buddy, to the panel of investors, on an episode aired Sunday November 12th.

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EMPLOYERS FEDERATION WORRIED ABOUT ST. JUDE

The Saint Lucia Employers Federation is expected to tackle the issue of the St. Jude Hospital Re-construction project at its next meeting. President Vern Gill believes that although a scheduled forensic audit will help shed more light on the ill-fated project, the way forward needs to be articulated.

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FLOOD BEAUBRUN RESISTS CHANGES TO BUGGERY LAW

Minister with Responsibility for External Affairs Sarah Flood-Beaubrun continues to oppose any notion of plans to amend Saint Lucia’s buggery and prostitution laws. Flood, who was addressing a CARIFAM gathering last week, remains firm on her stance on the issue.

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WHAT OF THE FATE OF THE DIS?

The row between the director of information services at the gis and a local journalist is still under investigation. This was disclosed by Minister with responsibility for Information & Broadcasting Dominic Fedee.

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WORK CONDITIONS TOP CSA TALKS WITH SALCC

The Civil Service Association sat-down with employees of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College who are members of the Union to discuss a litany of issues at their place of employ. The meeting comes at a critical time with the Union and management set to begin negotiations on a new …

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CYEN PARTNERS WITH SOLAR HEADS OF STATE

The Caribbean Youth Environment Network and solar head of state are partnering to promote renewable energy education across the Caribbean. The youth environment group and the non-profit organization, announced their partnership at the COP 23 Climate Conference in Germany.

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HOMICIDE #54, MAN GUNNED DOWN IN VEHICLE

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Anthony Francois aka Barrel – a 33-year-old resident of La Clery, Castries. On Saturday November 18th, 2017 about 7:20pm, officers attached to the Marchand Police Station responded to a report of a shooting at Black Mallet, Marchand. Upon arrival at the …

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Island states unite

GIS – PRIME MINISTER CHASTANET SAYS FIFTY-ONE SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES JOINED FORCES AT COP23. Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Hon. Allen Chastanet, said the Caribbean has a fully planned agenda for COP 23—one that it intends to work diligently to accomplish. The Prime Minister was speaking from Bonn, Germany, where …

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Voting for Miss Universe 2017 officially opens

(PRESS RELEASE) – Miss Universe Saint Lucia’s fans from across the island, it’s diaspora, and the globe, can take a virtual seat on the Miss Universe judges panel, as online voting has now officially begun. Commencing today, November 20th from 1 pm ET, until November 25th, fans can vote for Louise …

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Man Gunned Down in Black Mallet, Homicide #54

One man is dead after a shooting in Black Mallet, Marchand. Police have launched an investigation into the shooting incident that reportedly occurred early evening November 18. The identity of the shooting victim has not been determined. Initial reports claim the victim was shot in the head and torso.  The …

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