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GOVERNMENT EXTENDS CONDOLENCES TO JEAN FAMILY

[Press Release] The Government of Saint Lucia extends deepest condolences to former Permanent Secretary Ms. Allison Jean following the sudden death of her son, Mr. Botham Shem Jean. Acting Prime Minister Honourable Ezechiel Joseph, speaking on behalf of the Government of Saint Lucia, stated that the tragic circumstances leading to the …

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SLMDA TO TAKE INDUSTRIAL ACTION

Labour Minister Stephenson King Has Been Put On Notice By The Saint Lucia Medical And Dental Association (SLMDA) Of Imminent Industrial Action To Be Taken By Medical Staff Stationed At The Deteriorating, Makeshift Home Of The St. Jude Hospital In The George Odlum National Stadium. In A Formal Letter To …

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ISLAND MOURNS LOSS OF ST LUCIAN KILLED IN DALLAS

Saint Lucia Is Mourning The Loss Of 26-Year-Old St. Lucian National Botham Jean Who Was Fatally Shot In Dallas, Texas, By A Police Officer Who Entered His Apartment, Believing It Was Her Own. The Shooting Happened Around 10 P.M Thursday. The Dallas Police Department Said The Officer Had Just Finished …

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LUCELEC RESPONDS TO CSA STRIKE NOTICE

St. Lucia’s Electricity Provider LUCELEC Has Confirmed Receipt Of A Copy Of Strike Notice Filed With The Minister For Labor By The St. Lucia Civil Service Association, Effective September 10th. The CSA And LUCELEC Have Been In A Dispute Over Non-Payments From The Terms Of A 7 Year Old Collective …

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US AMBASSADOR ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW WAIVER FOR SOME VISA RENEWALS

Saint Lucians Whose United States Visas Have Expired Within The Last 12 Months, Have Received Welcome Word That They Will Not Need To Travel To Barbados To Renew Their Visas. The United States Ambassador To Barbados And The Eastern Caribbean, Made The Announcement In An Exclusive Sit-Down With HTS News4orce …

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CUSTOMS SICK OUT RUNNING BROKERS BROKE

The Public Is Beginning To Feel The Impact Of The Alleged Ongoing Sick-Out Taken By More Than 150 Public Servants Employed At The Customs And Excise Department Represented By The Civil Service Association. Numerous Local Brokerage Firms Confirmed To HTS News4orce, That The Ripple Effects Of The Suspected Industrial Action …

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RAPPER MAC MILLER DEAD OF OVERDOSE

 [TMZ] Mac Miller died Friday of an apparent overdose, TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … Mac was found Friday at around noon at his San Fernando Valley home and was pronounced dead at the scene. We’re told authorities were alerted by a male friend who placed a 911 …

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ROAD SAFETY MEASURES PUT IN PLACE FOR MONTESSORI CENTRE STUDENTS

Parents, Teachers and students of the Montessori Centre at Rodney Bay can breathe easier with the installation of a number of road safety features in close proximity to the school. Located just off a heavily trafficked highway, the Montessori Centre provides early childhood and primary level education services. The project …

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IYANOLA PROJECT – COMMUNITY CONSULTATIONS

[Press Release] The Department of Sustainable Development through the Iyanola Project is pleased to invite residents from the communities of Beausejour, Gros Islet, Beausejoir, Monchy, Boguis, and La Resource, Dennery to participate in a number of community consultations scheduled for the week commencing Monday 10th September 2018. These consultations are …

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CARIBBEAN WELLNESS DAY 2018

[Press Release] Saint Lucia will join the rest of the region in observing Caribbean Wellness Day, celebrated annually on the second Saturday of September. This is the 11th time that Saint Lucia will be observing Caribbean Wellness Day since its inauguration in September 2007,. This annual observance provides an opportunity …

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JOHN COMPTON DE-SILTING PROJECT PHASE 1 PROGRESSING WELL

[Press Release] Works are progressing on the construction of the Sediment Disposal Area (SDA) at the John Compton Dam. The project which was awarded to Mega Contracting, is but the first phase of the desilting process at St Lucia’s largest reservoir. The works began in May this year following the approval …

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VOLUNTEER ST LUCIA HOLDS SELF AWARENESS SEMINAR

[Press Release] Volunteer Saint Lucia held a seminar Thursday 06th September 2018 speaking on Self-Awareness. Twenty volunteers attended the seminar facilitated by Mr. Taddeus Joseph, Occupational and Organizational Psychologist, Msc, Bsc, at the Conference room of the Ministry of Infrastructure. These are some of the areas tackled:   – How self-awareness …

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SLNT PUBLISHES OPEN LETTER REGARDING CASTRIES PRISON DEMOLITION

[Press Release] AN OPEN LETTER TO: Development Control Authority Graeham Louisy Administrative Building The Waterfront Castries It was brought to the attention of the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) that plans are being advanced to demolish the Castries Prison, formerly the Royal Gaol. Upon investigation, we discovered that demolition works …

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