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Frank Myers says Reference to Race are Part of SLP’s MO

As the C-word debate rages on, a local chartered accountant alleges that references to race are part of the opposition Saint Labour Party’s DNA. At a November 26th protest rally Opposition Senator Guibion Ferdinand used a 19th century term for an indentured laborer of Indian decent to describe Castries Southeast …

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GG Confirms Departure, to Demit Office by December 31

Her Excellency Dame Calliopa Pearlette Louisy may have delivered her final address to the nation as Governor General on December 20 when she officially announced her retirement. The announcement came weeks after speculation arose on her future in the Constitutional post. HTS News4orce first broke news on the Her Excellency’s …

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Gunman Executes Maynard Hill Resident, Homicide 55

The Criminal Investigations Department [CID] have launched a probe into homicide 55.  On December 20, the Maynard Hill community was rocked by gun violence. One man is confirmed dead following a shooting in the Castries East neighborhood that occurred after 7 pm. The shooting victim, initially identified as ‘Chad’ is …

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PM SAYS AIRPORT TAX REVENUE EARMARKED FOR CAPITAL WORKS

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet claims that revenue from airport taxes will also be used to construct a cruise terminal, as well as repair the Castries/Vieux Fort highway. Chastanet was responding to concerns about the impact of the taxes on the tourism industry. The government leader was a guest on the …

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PM DISCLOSES AMBITIOUS ROAD WORKS PLAN

The Prime Minister made the announcement in an exclusive interview with HTS News4orce on Tuesday December 19th. The government plans to take a page from Barbados in its bid to ease traffic congestion in the burgeoning north of Saint Lucia. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet offered some insight on how he …

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GG TO ANNOUNCE RETIREMENT SOON?

Weeks of speculation on the fate of the Commonwealth’s longest serving Head of State will be put to rest in the coming hours. The Head of State will deliver a televised address to the nation on HTS Wednesday night at 8.

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UWP Urges SLP to Clear the Air on Grynberg Affair

Press Release:-In a recent party release to the press Opposition leader and former deputy Prime Minister Philip J Pierre stated, “that the people of Saint Lucia deserve the highest standards of governance from public officials; both elected and appointed officials.” The UWP recommends that Mr. Pierre first heed the old …

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C&W Announces Appointment of New CEO, Inge Smidts

MIAMI, FL – December 20, 2017 – Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W) today announced the appointment of Inge Smidts as Chief Executive Officer. She is replacing John Reid who announced earlier this month that he will step down from the position of CEO in early 2018. Smidts joins C&W from …

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Flow Rewards Creole Queens

Castries, Saint Lucia, December 8th, 2017 –Following the successful La Wenn de La Wenn (Queen of Queens) pageant some weeks ago, a prize-giving ceremony was held at the premises of the Msgr. Patrick Anthony Folk Research Centre at Mount Pleasant. Flow (the Caribbean’s number one telecommunications provider) was the Platinum …

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Haynes Charged with Stealing, Posts $10k Bail

Executive Director of the Soufriere Development Foundation [SRDF] Jimmy Haynes had his day in court on December 20; roughly, 12 hours after police took him into lawful custody for questioning. Details on the criminal probe are still emerging however; News4orce understands that Haynes has been implicated in a legal dispute …

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