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TOURISM MINISTRY ASSISTS CHOISEUL CRAFTERS

The community of Choiseul boasts of the finest craft in St. Lucia.¬†However, the once thriving industry is facing decline, as young persons are not picking up the profession, because they simply do not find it sufficiently profitable.The ministry of tourism has stepped in to have the craft makers enjoy better …

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PWA SECURES ACCIDENT INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS

The Police Welfare Association (PWA) says its members have welcomed the recent agreement with the government, which provides members of the force with insurance and other financial benefits. The PWA says the benefits have improved the morale of it members.          

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SJC CLASS OF 79 GIVES BACK TO THEIR ALMA MATTER

The St. Joseph’s Convent graduating class of 1979, on Thursday said thanks to the institution that had shaped their lives. The group handed a cheque to the convent to help the school continue the outstanding service it has provided over the years.  

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LOBSTER FISHING SEASON SET TO REOPEN ON AUGUST 1ST

Ahead of the opening of the lobster season on August 2nd, the ministry is urging fishers and buyers of lobster to adhere to the rules regarding the fishing and sale of the delicacy. The fisheries department says that the rules are to help ensure that there is a future for …

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HTS WEATHER SMART QUIZ !

Test your knowledge of the weather, hurricanes and climate change on weather smart ! A new question will be announced every week during the weather segment of the HTS News ! Get a chance to win weekly and monthly prizes. Get quizzing on the HTS Website and App now !

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SLMDA PRESIDENT SPEAKS ON NEGOTIATIONS WITH GNT

The St. Lucia Medical and Dental Association (SLMDA) has for the first time spoken out on the status of negotiations with the government. The president of the SLMDA Dr. Merle Clarke, says her organisation has been working as part of the Trade Union Federation, and is ready to sign the …

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EVENTS ST LUCIA APPOINTS NEW CEO

There has been a change of the guards at the Events Company of St. Lucia – the organisation responsible for promoting and producing St. Lucia Jazz, Carnival and Roots and Soul Festival among others.The new Chief Executive Officer’s first order of business is a review of carnival 2019.  

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ST LUCIA PREPARING FOR CARIFESTA 2019

The St. Lucia delegation heading to this year’s Carifesta is fine tuning its act ahead of representing St. Lucia at the Trinidad and Tobago event. The delegation gave members of the media a taste of what they will be staging at the up-coming event.  

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