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Thomas Cook goes out of Business

Tens of thousands of travelers have been left stranded, as thomas cook – a major player in the international travel and tourism market collapsed. The company was unable to reach a settlement with its bankers who were demanding payment of about 250 million dollars. The collapse of Thomas Cook has …

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US COMFORT UPDATE

The united states navy hospital ship “comfort” is now anchored in St. Lucia’s waters just off point Seraphina. The ship and its crew of top quality medical professionals will be operating along side St. Lucian medical personnel to provide free services to residents.

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LA RESSOURCE HOMICIDE

The emergency services reported a calmer than normal weekend, with a decrease in the number of calls, seeking their intervention. However, one disturbing trend continued. In the community of Ti La Ressource Dennery, there was an urgent call for help – one man had been confronted and shot.

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RSPF WELCOMES SPR

The police on Friday welcomed a new batch of reserves, ready they say to make a difference in the fight against crime.

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DISTRESS FUND STILL IN THE WORKS

The people’s distress fund will soon be up and running. That’s according to peter Lansiquot who took up the responsibility to set up the fund to assist families facing disasters such as fires. HTS Newsforce spoke to Lansiquot about the status of the organisation, which he had promised to launch …

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DEFEAT IN SENATE HITS GOVERNMENT

The government is slowly coming to terms with its historic defeat in the senate. The companies act amendment bill was voted down on Thursday forcing the government to review the bill. St. Lucia’s senate is made up of eleven senators – six government senators, one of whom is the president, …

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US SHIP BERTHED FURTHER AT SEA

Plans are being finalized for the arrival of the united states navy hospital ship “comfort”. The ministry of health and wellness is calling on persons who are in need of medical attention to make the most of the ships visit. https://youtu.be/4p5eaUn8QTo

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NWU ON SLASPA

The national workers union is calling on the St. Lucia air and sea ports authority to re-instate a dismissed employee. The NWU says the worker was dismissed without a disciplinary hearing.

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TRANSITIONING TO CITIZENS SECURITY

Plans are being finalized for the arrival of the united states navy hospital ship “comfort”. The ministry of health and wellness is calling on persons who are in need of medical attention to make the most of the ships visit.

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INTERNATIONAL COASTLINE AWARENESS

St. Lucia joins the international effort to clean up the coastlines, the hospitality sector seeks to reduce its carbon footprints, and the minister for infrastructure says the building codes and standards need to be re-vamped.

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The St. Lucia senate handed the government a rare defeat during Thursday’s sitting of the upper house of parliament. The senators voted against the company’s amendment bill. The bill had raised questions during its passage in the lower house, with members of the opposition seeking clarification on a number of …

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ZOUKS FIRST GAME IN SLU

The captain of the St. Lucia Zouks T 20 cricket side Darren Sammy has promised to raise the level when they play their first home game for the 2019 Caribbean premier league competition.

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