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PUBLIC URGED TO INSPECT LOBSTERS

The 2019 lobster fisher is now opened. The fisheries department is urging fishers and traders in fish products that catching or purchasing molting lobsters is against the law.

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CREDIT UNION DONATION

The st. Lucia workers credit union has for another year come to the assistance of children of its members to make going back to school less burdensome on their families.

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PM SAYS DEBT HINDERS GROWTH

Prime minister and minister for finance Allen Chastanet says st. Lucia’s debt burden is hampering the government’s ability to grow the economy. Chastanet says with almost 8 hundred million dollars of st. Lucia’s expenditure going towards the payment of salaries and debt, there is not much left to invest in …

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PM CALLS ON SAINT LUCIANS TO EMBRACE CHANGE

Prime minister and minister for finance Allen Chastanet says st. Lucia’s debt burden is hampering the government’s ability to grow the economy. Chastanet says with almost 8 hundred million dollars of st. Lucia’s expenditure going towards the payment of salaries and debt, there is not much left to invest in …

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TUF CALLS ON GNT TO PAY RETROACTIVE SALARIES

The trade union federation is calling on the government to make good on the back pay to public servants at the end of august, or face the possible wrath of public sector unions. Thursday’s meeting between the trade union federation and the government negotiating team, Ended without the expected signing …

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PIAYE RIVER REHAB

The Paiye river plays a significant part in the life of the Choiseul community. Over the past few years, the river has been under threat from de-forestation. This has led to a number of organisations teaming up with like-minded persons in the Choiseul community to develop a plan to save …

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ACCIDENT AT MON DU DON

Motorists and other road users have issued a fresh appeal to the member of parliament for the mon du don community Stephenson King, to address a section of the road where several serious accidents have happened. The driver involved in the latest accident in that area, says he is lucky …

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GNT AND TUF NEGOTIATIONS BREAKDOWN

The government negotiating team and the trade union federation failed to reach agreement late Thursday afternoon. The two parties met for what was expected to be the final step of signing the collective bargaining agreement. This was supposed to be the culmination of many months of negotiations. There were some …

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NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FRC

The monsignor Patrick Anthony folk research centre, on Thursday formally introduced its new chief executive officer to the media. The new head of the FRC takes over the reins, promising to breathe new life into the organisation.

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SLBS SEEKS TO IMPROVE LABELING

The bureau of standards met with leading retailers and wholesalers of food products on Thursday to discuss the issue of labeling. This follows the recent video on social media of a double label placed on a packet of flour. The SLBS is concerned about the impact that this could have …

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