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SHOULD NIC BOARD RESIGN OVER CABOT PROJECT INVESTMENT ?

The president of the Organisation for National Empowerment (ONE) and former member of the National Insurance Corporation board Peter Alexander, is calling for the resignation of the entire National Insurance Corporation board. Alexander says the decision to grant the loan for the Cabot project goes against the NIC’s own rules. …

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SENATOR BELROSE COMMENTS ON CARNIVAL 2019

The minister in the ministry of culture Senator Fortuna Belrose, has added her voice to the need for greater control of behavior during carnival. The conduct of revelers will be one of the matters under review during the post mortem of carnival.  

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ST LUCIA BID FAREWELL TO TAIWANESE PRESIDENT ON FRIDAY

Farewell from St. Lucia to the president of one of its staunches allies – The Republic of China on Taiwan. President Tsai Ing Wen and her team of top officials left St. Lucia for the United States on Friday. During her three-day mission to Saint Lucia, the Taiwanese president witnessed …

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URBAN DOLOR FOR GROS ISLET ?

Former principal of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Urban Dolor, has publicly stated his intention to contest the Gros Islet seat. Dolor – a known supporter of the opposition St Lucia Labour Party, is one of at least two strong contenders vying to get on the ticket for the …

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U.S BUSINESSES TO HELP YOUNG SAINT LUCIANS

Young St. Lucians involved in the Junior Achievers programme will soon gain assistance in their quest to become business men and women from St. Lucians based in the United States.The first of these entrepreneurs to sign up to the programme, is a successful St. Lucian business woman based in Miami.

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TI CARRO IS CALYSPO MONARCH KING 2019

The 2019 calypso competition winner says he has calypso in his blood. The son of a former calypso king who has since passed, Ti Carro had been impressing calypso followers for a few years now. But on Saturday, Ti Carro took it to another level on the big stage, among some …

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PHASE 2 OF GINET WIFI LAUNCHED

Another step was taken on Thursday towards broadening internet access with the launch of the second phase of the GINET programme. The government of The Republic of China on Taiwan, has been the main contributor to the project. The aim is to make free Wi-Fi available throughout St. Lucia.  

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GROS ISLET HUMAN RESOURCE CENTRE OPENED

For more than a decade, the Gros Islet human resource centre, which was supposed to be a model for other communities, stood unfinished. The building which boasts a theatre, conference room, restaurant and other modern amenities, was officially opened on Thursday.  

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SERIOUS CONCERN OVER NUDITY AND LEWD BEHAVIOR DURING CARNIVAL

The curtains came down on Tuesday on Carnival 2019 with the parade of the bands.This was one of the largest carnivals in St. Lucia’s history, with the event attracting visitors from near and far. However, there are some disturbing trends emerging at the carnival, with persons increasingly engaging in lewd …

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