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UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UPDATE

The Employment Figures For The Second Quarter Of This Year Have Gone Down Slightly. However, Rihani Isidore Reported that Employment Among The Youth Remains High.

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UPDATE ON COOKIE

The Young Man Of Vieux Fort Who Was Shot By Police On Tuesday Afternoon Is Said To Be In A Serious, But Stable Condition At St. Jude Hospital. Fernel ‘Cookie’ Sexius Moved From A Young Promising Artiste To A Man Wanted By The Police In Connection With Serious Crimes.

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EDUCATION MINISTER ON SALCC MANAGEMENT BEING OUT WAY FORWARD

Minister For Education Dr. Gale Rigorbert Tries To Stabilize The Situation At The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College. The Mass Resignation Of The Board Of The College And The Still Vacant Post Of Principal Of The College Has Led To Much Uncertainty Among Students And Staff. The Minister Late On …

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LANDINGS RESORT & SPA INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR SALCC STUDENTS

[Press Release] The Landings Resort & Spa made strides in transforming the learning experience beyond the traditional classroom, when they hosted twelve (12) first year interns from the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) from 22 May to 13 July 2018. The management of The Landings affirms that these experiences …

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The Minister With Responsibility For Finance Senator Dr. Ubaldus Raymond Says Government’s Decision To Forego The Debt Owed By Sandals Resorts Was In The Best Interest Of St. Lucia. The Minister Continues To Argue That The Failure To Resolve This Situation With Sandals Was Having A Negative Impact On Investments …

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MERCURY FEST SET UP

The Organisers Of Mercury Fest Say The Inaugural Event Slated For This Weekend Is Having A Great Impact On Hotel Bookings. The Event Is Attracting Impressive Numbers From The French Islands.  

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OPPOSITION DISMISSES GOVERNMENT NIC $100M PAYOUT

The Debate Over The Loan By The National Insurance Corporation (Nic) Continues To Rage. On Tuesday, The Leader Of The Opposition, Philip J Pierre Warned That This Request From The Government To The Nic Raises Many Disturbing Questions About The Performance Of The Economy.

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LUCELEC to officially open $20M solar farm

[Press release] St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) will host the official opening ceremony for its 3 megawatt (MW) solar farm in La Tourney, Vieux Fort on Thursday, August 9 from 3 p.m. Governor General H.E. Sir Neville Cenac, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, Minister for Energy Stephenson King, and former US …

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Gov’t to appoint interim Board at SALCC

[Press release] Minister with responsibility for Education Hon. Dr. Gale Rigobert has confirmed receipt of resignation letters from the members Board of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC). The Minister of Education has thanked the Board of the College, expressing her gratitude for their service. “I wish to thank all …

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NEW CCC CEO LAYS OUT OBJECTIVES

The newly appointed chief executive officer of the Castries Constituencies Council Wilfred Pierre is not allowing the noise surrounding his appointment to deter him from getting on with his duties. Pierre was the mayor’s first choice for the post of CEO, but he was not the preferred candidate for the …

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