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CONCERNS ABOUT THE BORDER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY RAISED

[Press Release] At a follow-up meeting held with the Customs and Excise Branch on August 28, 2018 our members continued to express serious concerns about the proposed Border Management Authority and the plans to create a Statutory Corporation. Notwithstanding a meeting held with the Honourable Prime Minister and a subsequent letter …

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100 PERCENT FINANCING WITH 1ST NATIONAL

First National Bank Is Registering Another First In Banking In St. Lucia. The Indigenous Bank Is Observing Its 80th Anniversary, This Year. First National Bank Is Breaking The Barrier To People Purchasing Their Homes – That Of The Deposit. In Keeping With Its 80th Anniversary Observance, The First 80 Applicants …

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CARPHA PARTNERS WITH TEACHER TO HELP CURB CHILDHOOD OBESITY

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Has Teamed Up With The Departments Of Education And Sports To Get Primary School Teachers Involved In Combating The Worrying Public Health Issue Of Childhood Obesity. Alison Kentish Reports On The Latest Special Session On Childhood Obesity Targeted Teachers From The Obsan Combined And …

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OECS GRAND MANGO FESTIVAL

The Mango Has Been Called By Nutritionists The World Over As A Super Food. The Fruit, Which Is Packed With Nutrients Is Abundant In St. Lucia And Is Very Much Under-Utilized. To Address, This The Forestry Department Will Be Staging A Grand Mango Festival At Constitution Park In Castries On …

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MISSING MAN OF BOIS DEN

The Family Of The Missing Man Of Bois Den Continue To Search For Him Some Eleven Days Following His Disappearance. Word Spread Throughout The Communities Of Jacmel And Bois Den, That The 72 Year Old Man Had Been Spotted. However, A Frantic Search Of The Area Where He Was Said …

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HILAIRE REFUTES FEDEE ON RANGE DEVELOPMENT FIASCO

The Parliamentary Representative For Castries South Dr. Earnest Hilaire Has Responded To The Accusation By The Minister Responsible For Tourism Dominique Fedee. Fedee Said That Dr. Hilaire Was A “False Prophet” For Claiming That Government Would Be Paying 20 Million Dollars To The Owners Of The Failed Range Development Project. …

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SLP RESPONDS TO INTEGRITY COMMISSION PLEA

The Opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) Has Added Its Support For Stronger Legislation To Enable The Integrity Commission To Be More Effective. The SLP Is Promising To Enact Such Legislation, If It Is Elected To Office.

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HOMICIDE COUNT RISES TO 22

Another Young Man Has Perished As A Result Of Violence. Early Tuesday Afternoon A Fight Between Two Young Men Ended With The Victim, An 18 Year Old Of Bagatelle Being Stabbed Three Times. The Victim Was Rushed To Hospital In A Failed Effort To Save His Life.

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WASCO PRESENTS STUDENTS WITH SCHOLARSHIPS

Continuing in the news of scholarships, WASCO presents an opportunity for students to continue their education.  [Press Release] – The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. WASCO is excited to announce its continued investment in the children of staff, through the company’s annual scholarship program.   This year, over a dozen students, …

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HILAIRE’S RESPONSE TO FEDEE – RANGE CONTROVERSY

Press Release:-  STATEMENT BY HON. ERNEST HILAIRE AT THE SAINT LUCIA LABOUR PARTY PRESS CONFERENCE AUGUST 28 2018 Members of the Media, Last Friday Hon. Dominic Fedee sought to respond to my statement on the Range Fiasco which included a call for Government to provide explanation on the settlement of the dispute …

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18 YEAR OLD KILLED IN BAGATELLE

Glendon Barthelmy, an 18 year old young man has been killed in a stabbing incident that took place at around 12:40 PM (according to a police source) on Tuesday afternoon in Bagatelle. The incident following an altercation with another male.    He was taken to the hospital and was declared …

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REGIONAL COMPANIES JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST DIABETES

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, St. Lucia – In anticipation of World Diabetes awareness month (November) Bon Santé has partnered with Collins Barbados Limited to provide free Sky Era Glucometers to the general public. Interested persons are asked to come down to Bon Santé on 36 Chisel Street Castries, Wednesday August 29, 2018. Diabetes is …

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FOLK RESEARCH CENTRE INTERIM BOARD APPOINTED

[Press Release] The Msgr. Patrick Anthony Folk Research Centre (FRC) held a membership meeting on Saturday August 25, at the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) conference room.  The meeting was convened to review FRC’s Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association. The meeting also visited the draft Parastatal Act which is in …

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HIV CARE SUMMIT STARTS OFF IN ST LUCIA

[Press Release] The 15th annual Caribbean Cytometry & Analytical Society’s (CCAS) expert summit, “From Care to Cure – Towards the Elimination of HIV”, launched last evening in St. Lucia. The summit brings together regional and international HIV experts to explore scientific innovations and social interventions that will accelerate progress toward ending …

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