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50TH ANNIVERSARY CASTRIES MAYOR’S MASS

Castries commemorated 50 years as a city with the observance of a special annual Mayor’s Mass on National Day at the Minor Basilica Of The Immaculate Conception on Wednesday, December 13. The church service was preceded by a military parade of the uniformed services from City Hall. Press and communications …

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TAXI DRIVERS UNDERGO MEDICAL TRAINING COURSE

Taxi operators recently underwent an emergency medical services training exercise. The course is a prerequisite for licensing and certification. The training is intended to help the taxi drivers to provide better services to customers.

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FESTIVAL OF LIGHT 2017

The 2017 Festival of Light was held with the theme; “celebrating a community Christmas – the life we share”. Saint Lucians descended on the Derek Walcott Square on Tuesday, December 12 for the traditional event that heralds the climax of the December festivals and the start of the Christmas season. …

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EMBATTLED MINISTER PRAISES PRAYER WARRIORS

The embattled Minister in the Ministry of Finance Dr. Ubaldus Raymond has paid tribute to family and supporters who stood by his side through out a trying period in 2017. He made the comments last week during the last Sitting of the Senate for the year. The government Minister was …

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Saint Lucia Food and Rum Festival returns

(PRESS RELEASE) – Saint Lucia Food and Rum Festival explores the island’s sensational flavors with the Award-Winning Chef, TV host and Restaurateur, Marcus Samuelsson from January 12– 14, 2018. A new and exciting addition is the inaugural Caribbean Rum Awards curated by Caribbean Journal. The festival begins on January 12, 2018 …

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SLDHA DONATES LIFE-SAVING INSULIN TO DOMINICA

The St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association (SLDHA) is continuing in its efforts to help Dominicans with diabetes, in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Through a partnership with Tenacia Global and the St. Lucia public health diabetes project, the association donated 500 vials of insulin to health officials in Dominica, …

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NLA CHRISTMAS TRAIN 2017

The St. Lucia National Lotteries Authority, the (NLA) hosted the annual Christmas train for children in the south this past week. It is the NLA’s way of saying thank you to customers and spread holiday cheer.

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BVI prisoners likely to spend months in Saint Lucia

[BVI news] Superintendent of Prisons David Foot has said that the 21 inmates who were transferred to a prison facility in St Lucia will likely spend another six to nine months there before being transferred back to the territory. The 21 prisoners, classified as high-risk, were transferred to the Bordelais …

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Construction of retaining wall along Cedars Road, Castries

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Energy wishes to inform the motoring public that a retaining wall will be constructed along the Cedars Road, Castries near the St. Joseph Covent Preschool from Thursday, December 14th, 2017 to Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018. Commuters are asked to drive with caution …

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Saint Lucia National Youth Council launches Youth Ambassadors Network

PRESS RELEASE: December 12th, 2017.  The Saint Lucia National Youth Council officially launched its Youth Ambassadors Network on Saturday December 9th, 2017 during a ceremony at the Conference Room of the Department of Youth and Sports. The Saint Lucia National Youth Council has realized the importance of developing the leadership …

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Saint Lucia gov’t condemns Lybian slave trade

Press Release:-Minister for Home Affairs, Justice and National Security Honourable Hermangild Francis Friday issued a statement denouncing the practice of modern day slavery in Libya. The Minister, who indicated that he will engage the Prime Minister when he returns on island to further cement  an official response on this  disturbing …

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SLP Urges PM to Allow Due Process in U.S Prob into A&M, Assenza

Press Release:-The SLP firmly believes that the people of Saint Lucia deserve the highest standards of governance from public officials; both elected and appointed officials. The website, Offshorealert.com, has published a case application submitted to the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida wherein the US Government is …

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