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TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT CONCERNED ABOUT SPEEDING ON THE ROADS

Road users beware, the traffic department is putting on notice drivers and bikers bent on breaking the law of the land, that they will be stepping up action against them, in an effort to enhance safety on our roads. This comes against the back-drop of a recent spike in horrific …

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FIRE SERVICE IMPROVING COMPETENCE IN INVESTIGATION

The fire department says it has made much progress on the issue of fire investigations. The St. Lucia Fire Fighters Association had raised the issue in its recent dispute with the government. The fire service claims to be making progress in its capability to investigate the cause of fires.

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PRIME MINISTER SAYS POVERTY FUELS CRIME

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says St. Lucia needs to broaden its social safety net in order to ensure that more persons in need are assisted by the state. The Prime Minister says fighting crime and poverty should not be left only to the government.  

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GRAND RIVIERE JAZZ 2019

The Grande Riviere, Gros Islet playing field was the site of one of the last events on the 2019 jazz calendar. Though a fringe event, not included on the official bill, hundreds of persons made their way to the playing field to enjoy all that was on offer.  

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SLTA UNVEILS CARIBCATION WEBSITE

The St. Lucia Tourism Authority has established a new website designed specifically for the Caribbean market. The new site which was officially unveiled on Friday, seeks to tap into the potential of the often under-estimated regional market.  

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LOCAL JAZZ MUSICIANS ATTEND WORKSHOP

The St. Lucia Jazz festival which culminates this weekend held one of its artists in education initiatives. The idea is to expose local jazz musicians to master classes in jazz music. On Thursday bassist, composer and educator Christian Mc Bride was one of this year’s instructors. The initiative is done …

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WORLD LUPUS DAY 2019

The St. Lucia Arthritis and Lupus Association joined the international community in the observance of World Lupus Day. The association held a special exposition on Friday to better inform the public about Lupus.  

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CASTRIES COMPREHENSIVE IS 45

The Castries Comprehensive Secondary School (CCSS) is celebrating its 45th anniversary. The school was a gift from the Canadian government to Saint Lucia and on Friday Canada’s high commissioner joined staff, students and alumni to celebrate the milestone anniversary.  

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