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FEED THE POOR MINISTRY CHRISTMAS LUNCH

The annual Feed The Poor Christmas lunch brought much joy to recipients, as well as the organizers and contributors of the event. The Feed The Poor lunch is fast becoming a feature on the Christmas calendar of events.

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SLSWMA ENCOURAGES COMMUNITIES TO PRACTICE PROPER WASTE DISPOSAL

According to the St. Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority, the conditions at the Deglos land-fill are much improved. However, the challenges of poor garbage disposal practices by both businesses and homes are resulting in garbage pile up in many locations in the north of Saint Lucia. The pile up may also be …

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POLICE WELFARE ASSOCIATION SEEKS TO BECOME INDEPENDENT

It’s official, the Police Welfare Association (PWA) has severed ties with the Trade Union Federation (TUF). The sign had been on the wall over the past few days, that the police welfare association was not satisfied with its membership of the Trade Union umbrella organization. The leadership of the PWA …

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NWU CALLS FOR REORGANIZATION OF THE LABOUR DEPARTMENT

The National Workers Union (NWU) says its new approach of greater engagement is bearing fruit. The new NWU approach, seeks to have the workers through their shop stewards present at its negotiations and tackles issues before they become intractable. In an HTS exclusive interview on the current industrial climate, the NWU, through …

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JAH DIAMOND IS CANDIDATE FOR HTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

Wilton’s Yard or the Grave Yard as the community is also known has a very negative reputation. The reports from the community is often one of death and destruction. But this is where one of HTS four candidates for person of the year hails and this is where that his leadership and …

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GUY JOSEPH DEFENDS BORROWING

Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Guy Joseph is defending the Allen Chastanet administration’s approach to the Hewanorra International Airport redevelopment project. While the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party has expressed concern about oversight, he says the mega project will be financed in a manner that ensures state ownership from the onset.

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ANTIGUA’S PM LAUDED BY RASTAFARIAN MOVEMENT

The Caribbean Rastafarian Organization is paying homage to Antigua’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne for seeking reparatory justice for the Rastafarian community. Browne says that due to atrocities to members of the community, Rastafarians in Antigua will not pay for licenses for the cultivation of cannabis. The organization held talks with the Prime …

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ANDROID BIKERS GIVE BACK !

Members of Android Bikers Riders Club are sharing their blessings with the less fortunate this holiday season. The club is also imploring motorists to curb back on the reckless driving.

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CASTRIES MAYOR IS CANDIDATE FOR HTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

The countdown is on for the HTS Person of the Year. The selection committee has shortlisted four candidates for this year’s award. Members of the public will soon be invited to vote for their preferred nominee. One of our four nominees is the Mayor of Castries His Worship Peterson Francis. The Mayor was selected …

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BABONNEAU FIRE STATION OFFICIALLY OPENED

The community of Babonneau will now have the services of its fire station at its disposal. This should mean far shorter wait for emergency services to come to their assistance. The recent graduation of a batch of fire men and women, made the operation of the fire service a possibility.

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OKEU HOSPITAL TO BE OPENED

The Ministry Of Health is expecting to have the OKEU Hospital fully opened by the first quarter of next year. 2019 should be a busy year for health, following what has been a very difficult 2018.

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NO DATE SET FOR NO CONFIDENCE MOTION

The no confidence motion in the leadership of Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, may have to wait for the new year .Though the motion is not expected to succeed, it may be very strategic for the opposition.

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OPPOSITION PARTY CONDEMNS US 100 MILLION HIA FUNDING

The debate over the better approach for the re-development of the Hewanorra International Airport continues. The opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP), remains steadfast in its rejection of the government’s route for the airport’s re-development. Last week the government gained the approval of the lower house of parliament to secure a …

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