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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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MOTHER OF MISSING TEEN APPEALS FOR HELP

One mother’s desperate effort to bring her son back home after he went missing for one week now, has been unsuccessful so far. But mother of the 16 year old boy is not about to give up on her son. In fact, she is now stepping up the effort to find …

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GOV’T TO DISCUSS SALCC TUITION HIKE

The government of St. Lucia has signaled its intention to work with the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College to address its pressing financial situation. Last week the college stated its plans to increase the tuition fees, in an effort to balance its books.

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CSA, WASCO HOLD FRUITFUL WAGE TALKS

Negotiations between the Civil Service Association and the management of the water and sewerage company have been progressing smoothly. That’s according to the general secretary of the CSA Claude Paul.

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SIGNING OF SAINT LUCIAN FOOTBALLER TO IPSWICH TOWN

Ipswich Town have completed the signing of versatile defender Janoi Donacien from Accrington Stanley. The 24-year-old joins initially on loan due to the fact the Blues are still ironing out a few work permit issues for a player who hails from the Caribbean island of St Lucia. Once that is …

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CCC appoints new CEO

[Press release]  The Castries Constituency Council has appointed Mr. Wilfred Pierre as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Pierre who holds a MBA, MSC in Management, and a BSC in Economics joins the organization with a wealth of experience, coming from the public service where he once served as Director …

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Special Joint Sitting of Parliament for Arsene James

[Press Release]  The Office of Parliament notes with sadness the passing of former Leader of  the Opposition and Parliamentary Representative for Micoud South Honourable Arsene Vigil James, SLC on Sunday, July 29, 2018. The Office therefore extends deepest condolences to the family of Honourable Arsene Vigil James, SLC and the …

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Gov’t to repay NIC $100 million by Aug. 26

The Finance Ministry led by Senator Dr. Ubaldus Raymond has told the press the XCD $100 million loan from the National Insurance Corporation [NIC] will be repaid by August 26. The government requested the one hundred million-dollar NIC loan in July to cover a potential investor payout for two bonds …

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