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PM DOUBLES DOWN ON VENEZUELA APPROACH

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, who will this year become the chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), told regional media over the weekend, that despite differences on certain aspects of the Venezuela crisis, CARICOM’s guiding principles are supported by all member states. Back home on Monday, the Prime Minister reiterated his …

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FORMER FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER RAPS GOVERNMENT’S VENEZUELA STANCE

Former foreign affairs minister Alva Baptiste recently launched a scathing appraisal of the Allen Chastanet administration’s stance on the crisis in Venezuela. HTS News4orce has been taking a look back at the 2019 budget debate. We assessed alarming road deaths statistics presented by infrastructure minister Stephenson King and why agriculture …

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PRIME MINISTER EMBRACES REGIONAL APPROACH TO CRIME FIGHTING

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is back from the 19th special meeting of the conference of CARICOM heads of government on security. The meeting, which began on May 3rd, took place against the back-drop of what leaders said were ‘deep concerns about the level of crime in the community and the …

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ST LUCIA JAZZ 2019 KICKS OFF IN LABORIE

St. Lucia Jazz 2019 kicked off in the scenic community of Laborie on Sunday May 5th. As promised by organizers – the events company of St. Lucia and Jazz at The Lincoln Center, it featured international jazz artistes, while providing a plat-form for local acts. Dubbed ‘Jazz At The Village,’ …

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TAXI DRIVERS WEIGH IN ON QUARANTINED CRUISE SHIP AT PORT CASTRIES

Measles is a highly contagious, infectious disease caused by the measles virus. The symptoms usually develop between ten to twelve days after exposure to an infected person, with the disease lasting between seven to ten days. The symptoms include high fever, runny nose, inflamed eyes and spots in the mouth …

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JAZZ IN THE YARD 2019

For the third time since 2016, St. Lucia Jazz will feature a special gospel event. The 2019 “Jazz In The Yard Worship Experience”, is set for May 4th and 5th at the Bethel Blessing’s Event and Conference Centre in Dennery.      

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MAY IS BLINDNESS AWARENESS MONTH

The Blind Welfare Association will be observing blindness awareness month throughout the month of May with targeted activities aimed at addressing some of the concerns of those who are blind and visually challenged.  

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NEW SENATOR FRANCISCO JN PIERRE SWORN IN

The senate was the centre of attention on Tuesday with the swearing in of a former United Workers Party Laborie candidate Francisco Jn Pierre, who took the oath of office on Tuesday and is the newest government senator. A senate seat became vacant with the resignation of former public service …

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