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LOO RESPONDS TO UWP’S STADIUM ROOFING CLAIMS

Leader Of The Opposition Philip J Pierre Has Discredited Statements Made By The Director Of Implementation In The Office Of The Prime On The Structural Appraisal Report On Roofing Works At The George Odlum Stadium. Pierre Fired Back Questioning Whether Nancy Charles Was A Qualified Engineer Or Contractor To Make …

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NYC STANDING IN SOLIDARITY WITH JEAN FAMILY

The National Youth Council (NYC) Is Joining The Rest Of St. Lucia In Extending Condolences To Family And Friends Of Botham Jean. Jean’s Life Was Cut Short By Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, Who Told Police That She Went To The Wrong Floor On Thursday, September 6th, And Shot And …

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PROTESTS IN DALLAS OVER BOTHAM JEAN KILLING

Protesters Took To The Streets Of Downtown Dallas, Again, On Friday Night, Demanding Justice For Botham Jean. They Want The Female Police Officer Who Shot And Killed The Young Man In His Own Apartment, To Face Equality Under The Law. The Protests Came Amid Vigils In Miami, New York And …

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SLASPA GIVES SCHOLARSHIPS

As The New School Year Began, A New Cohort Of Students Started On Their Secondary School Journey, Many Of Them With Scholarships From Various Organizations And Private Sector Corporations. This Was No Different For Children Of Staff Of The St. Lucia Air And Seaports Authority.

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SAINT LUCIA DIVEFEST HAILED AS SUCCESS

[Press Release] The Second annual Saint Lucia Divefest was hailed an impressive success by dive travel planners and divers alike. The event took place from September 10-15, 2018 and provided underwater enthusiasts with an in-depth look into the dive product of Saint Lucia. During the festival, the Saint Lucia Tourism …

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SCHOOL CHILDREN 8-11 FREE FROM BILHARZIA

[Press Release] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has release the finding of a Shistosomiasis or Bilharzia survey conducted among children aged 8 – 11. Survey participants were selected from among 63 infant and primary schools from around the island. A total of 1,586 students aged 8 – 11 from …

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SANDALS RESPONDS TO WITHHOLDING TAX CLAIM

[Press Release] Sandals Resorts International has noted sustained efforts to try and tarnish the good name and reputation of our company by parties who continue to misrepresent the issue of a $24M Withholding Tax claim by the Inland Revenue Department of Saint Lucia on insurance costs; a matter which was …

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FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENTS – SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2018

[Press Release] The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of LPG 20, 22, and 100 lb cylinders have been changed. The retail price of kerosene, gasoline and diesel remains …

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ANTIGUAN ENVIRONMENTALIST STANDS WITH SLNT AGAINST DOLPHINARIUM

[Press Release] CASTRIES, St Lucia (September 17, 2018) – Antiguan environmentalist Martha Watkins-Gilkes recently travelled to St Lucia to support the national trust there with their efforts to stop the development of a dolphin park. Watkins-Gilkes is the Executive Producer on a new documentary Dolphin Dilemma: The Antigua & Barbuda …

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NYC CALLS FOR MORE YOUTH PROGRAMS

The National Youth Council has called for more social youth programs to address the increase in crime and violence among youth.The Council spoke on number of issues at a press briefing this week and provided solutions to curb the rising crime in the country.

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CSA RESPONDS TO CABINET CONCLUSION REVOCATION

The Civil Service Association (CSA) Is Not Registering The Allen Chastanet Led Administration’s Decision To Revoke A Controversial Cabinet Conclusion, To Initiate A Proposed Statutorized Border Control Entity As A Success. CSA General Secretary Claude Paul Says The CSA Remains Leery Of The Government’s Return To The Drawing Board. Paul …

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OPM BREAKS DOWN CABINET CONCLUSION REVOCATION

“The Government…Listens” – That’s The Word From Senior Communications Officer In The Office Of The Prime Minister (OPM) Nicole Mcdonald Over The Now Rescinded Cabinet Conclusion 247, Which Set The Ground Rules For Establishing The Proposed Statutorized Border Control Entity. The OPM Has Re-Iterated That Jobs Will Not Be Lost …

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VF YOUTH AND SPORTS COUNCIL CLEANS THE BEACH

Sargassum Seaweed And Garbage On Vieux-Fort Sandy’s Beach Are Causing Locals To Migrate To Others Beaches. The Vieux-Fort South Youth And Sports Council Is Undertaking Clean Up Activities And Sensitization Sessions, To Educate Residents On The Dangers Of Littering.

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DIVE FEST 2018 IS UNDERWAY

The 2018 St. Lucia Dive Fest Is Underway At The Anse Chastanet Resort. The Event Features A Week Of Boat And Shore Dives, Treasure Hunts, Photo Contests And A Lion Fish Derby. Over 22 Dive Sites Across St. Lucia Will Be Explored At The 2018 Festival.

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