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FRC Targets Youth to Promote Creole Culture in October

PRESS RELEASE:-“Protecting, preserving and strengthening traditional culture” Msgr. Patrick Anthony Folk Research Centre’s Cultural Education Programme 2017 for students starts on TUESDAY OCTOBER 3rd Bank of St. Lucia and National Community Foundation continue support. October is celebrated as Creole Heritage Month in Saint Lucia. The programmes and events for the …

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Teen Gunned Down at Bagatelle, Police Probing Homicide 41

16 year old Antonio Mc Vane, a resident of Bagatelle, Castries was fatally shot on September 30. Sources say the gunman opened fire from a vehicle hitting Mc Vane in his upper torso. The teen shooting victim was rushed to  hospital via private means and was subsequently pronounced dead. The …

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George Odlum Lecture 2017

The Family of the late George Odlum and George Odlum Memorial Committee hosted its annual lecture in remembrance of the late St. Lucian Politician George Odlum at the CDF Conference Room, Barnard Hill. This year’s lecture was titled; “Electorally Comprised Class Suicide; An Appraisal of the Political Praxis of Bro. …

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3000+ Households to Benefit from LUCELEC and GRUPOTEC 3MW Solar Farm

(PRESS RELEASE) – Today representatives from St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) and solar energy firm GRUPOTEC broke ground on a 3 megawatt (MW) solar farm in Saint Lucia, the first ever utility-scale renewable energy project on the island. The 3 MW facility is located near the Hewanorra International Airport in …

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Prime Minister expresses confidence in Caribbean resilience

Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet recently stressed the reality of climate change and called for immediate collective action to deal with the phenomenon. Mr. Chastanet, who is also the chairman of the OECS, was addressing the General Debate at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on …

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Ambassador Patrick Antoine lauds Saint Lucia

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE CARICOM COMMITTEE OF AMBASSADORS THANKED SAINT LUCIA FOR ITS HURRICANE RELIEF EFFORTS. – GIS Commissioner of Grenada to the OECS, who is also the chairman of the CARICOM Committee of Ambassadors, His Excellency Ambassador Patrick Antoine, has expressed kudos to the Government and people of Saint …

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Shemekia Copeland Headlines Soleil Blues

Shemekia Copeland’s second album, Wicked, was released in 2000 and featured a duet with one of her heroes, Ruth Brown. It earned her three Blues Music Awards. On June 12, 2011 at the 2011 Chicago Blues Festival, Copeland was presented Koko Taylor’surprise crown, and officially given the honor as the new “Queen of the Blues” …

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