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FORESTRY DIVISION ON UNAUTHORIZED USE OF OFFSHORE ISLANDS BY CITIZENS

[Press Release]  THE USE OF SAINT LUCIA’S OFFSHORE ISLANDS FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EVENTS Castries, October 2nd, 2018; The Forests and Lands Resources Division is concerned over the frequent occurrences of unauthorized public and private activities on our offshore islands (i.e. Maria, Praslin, Dennery and Rat Islets). In recent times, …

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ST LUCIA WELCOMES ADDITIONAL AIR CANADA FLIGHTS

[Press Release] (TORONTO, ON October 1, 2018) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is pleased to announce the addition of a non-stop flight from Toronto (YYZ) to Saint Lucia (UVF) this fall with Air Canada.   The additional Toronto flight operated by Air Canada Rouge commences on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018. Air Canada …

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DAX SUPERMARKET BRANCH PLOWED IN MULTI VEHICLE CRASH

One Castries Business Is Picking Up The Pieces After Two Vehicles Veered Out Of Control And Smashed Into The Entrance Of A Dax Supermarket Branch On Thursday Night. No Life-Threatening Injuries Were Reported, But Damages To The Supermarket Have Been Estimated In The Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars.

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5.7 MT EARTHQUAKE RATTLES SAINT LUCIA

A 5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Rattled Saint Lucia Hours After Tropical Storm Kirk Moved Away On September 28th. The National Emergency Management Organization [NEMO] Has Reiterated Appeals To The Public To Ensure Their Disaster Plans Factor In The Unknowns.

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LOCAL FARMERS BLOWN AWAY BY TS KIRK

50 Mph Wind Gusts From Tropical Storm Kirk Downed Utility Poles, Power Lines And Flattened Swathes Of Vegetation Across Saint Lucia. Local Farmers Were Worst Affected With Some Estimating Revenue Losses In The Thousands. HTS News4orce Surveyed Some Of The Damage In The Aftermath Of Tropical Storm Kirk.

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LUCELEC’S INFRASTRUCTURE HOLDS UP FAIRLY WELL DURING KIRK

The St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC)’s Infrastructure Held Up Fairly Well During The Passage Of Tropical Storm Kirk. That’s According To The Company’s Corporate Communications Manager Roger Joseph. Joseph Says There Was No Damage To Major Electricity Structures Such As Substations. Power Restoration Began Early Friday Morning And Is …

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FEDEE TO CHALLENGE HILAIRE IN COURT OVER RANGE FALLOUT

Anse-La-Raye/Canaries Dominic Fedee Minced No Words During A September 27th Radio 100 Interview, When He Challenged Opposition Investment Spokesman Dr. Ernest Hilaire On The Truthfulness Of His Statements On The Controversial Fallout From The Ill-Fated Range Development [Black Bay] Project. Fedee Has Accused Dr. Hilaire Of Lying To The Public …

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BOTHAM EPITOMIZED THE SPIRIT OF A TRUE ST LUCIAN

Member Of Parliament For Castries North Stephenson King Has Described The Late Botham Jean’s Talents, Convictions, Beliefs And Service To People And Community As Outstanding. The 26-Year-Old Was Shot And Killed In His Apartment In Dallas By Female Police Officer Amber Guyger Who Has Since Been Fired And Charged With …

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SAINT LUCIA SIGNS HISTORIC ‘ESCAZU AGREEMENT’

[Press Release] Saint Lucia has put itself safely at the vanguard of sustainable development with equality at its core, when it joined other LAC countries in signing the Escazu Agreement this morning September 27, 2018 at 10 am, at the Treaty event held at the Kuwaiti Boat, United Nations General …

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5:00 PM UPDATE ON TROPICAL STORM KIRK

[NHC] At 5:00 PM AST, the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latitude 14.2 North, longitude 60.2 West. Kirk is moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h). A west- northwestward to westward motion is expected over the next couple of days. On the forecast track, the …

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