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Tropical Storm Harvey Postpones CARIFESTA Opening Ceremony

Barbados Nationnews: TROPICAL STORM HARVEY has rained on the Carifesta parade. A statement issued by the Ministry of Culture on Thursday night revealed that the the Opening Ceremony of CARIFESTA XIII which was scheduled for Friday, August 18, at Kensington Oval, has been postponed due to the approach of Tropical Storm Harvey. …

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Saint Lucia Spared Brunt of Tropical Storm Harvey

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Harvey Was ocated near latitude 13.1 North, longitude 61.3 West. Harvey is moving toward the west near 21 mph (33 km/h) and this general Motioning s expected to continue for the next couple of days. On the forecast track, …

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VF4Cs Furnished with CIU Documents on DSH Demand Gov’t Renegotiate

PRESS RELEASE:-Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia – August 17, 2017 – The Vieux-Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change (VF4Cs) is in possession of documents originating from Invest St. Lucia Ltd. and the CIP Unit, which provide technical assessments of the application of the DSH Caribbean Star Project for CIP status. In the first assessment …

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LIAT: Flights disruptions due to Tropical Storm Harvey

(PRESS RELEASE) – LIAT wishes to advise passengers that due to the impending passage of Tropical Storm Harvey that several destinations will be affected. In the interest of passenger safety and to ensure our aircraft are positioned at operational airports, several flights have been retimed and/or cancelled. Please note that the …

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Man Gunned Down In Ravine Poison, Homicide #34

The shooting death of a Vanard man on Wednesday night has brought St. Lucia’s homicide count for 2017 to 34. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 41-year-old Sherwin Auguste also known as “Shervy”.

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Employers Federation 54th AGM

The St. Lucia Employers Federation hosted its 56th annual general meeting under the theme – the changing role of HR management. It was held on august 17th at the St. James Club Morgan Bay and saw over 57 participants in attendance. The membership meets annually to assess their progress over …

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Rise Saint Lucia Gives Back To Bruceville

Rise Saint Lucia Incorporated continues to promote of a culture of peace in under-served communities in the south. The organization made a donation of school supplies to the less fortunate at a special activity held in Bruceville Vieux Fort this past weekend.

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Tropical Storm Harvey Weather Advisory

HURRICANE HUNTER FINDS THAT THE DISTURBANCE HAS BECOME TROPICAL STORM HARVEY… SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST…2100 UTC…INFORMATION LOCATION…13.0N 55.8W ABOUT 250 MI…400 KM E OF BARBADOS ABOUT 355 MI…570 KM E OF ST. LUCIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 270 DEGREES AT 18 MPH…30 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL …

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