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NATION REMEMBERS LIFE OF BOTHAM JEAN AT A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL

The Nation Celebrated The Life Of 26-Year-Old Botham Jean At A Candlelight Vigil On Tuesday. Jean Was Fatally Shot In His Apartment By A White, Off Duty Dallas Police Officer Last Week Thursday. She Claimed That She Entered The Wrong Apartment. Organizers Called For Justice And Expressed Solidarity With The …

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NYC WANTS CONSULTATION, HAS TPC CONTRACT CONCERNS

The National Youth Council (NYC) Is Adding Its Voice To Those Calling For Greater Consultation On National Issues By The Allen Chastanet Administration. The NYC Also Has Concerns Over The Taxpayer-Funded Agreement With The Parker Company/Donald Lockerbie, To Undertake A Revamping Exercise For Local Sports Facilities.

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SCHOOL CLOSURE CALLS FOR CAUTION AHEAD OF WEATER SYSTEM

Education Officials Have Announced That Schools Will Be Closed On Thursday September 13th, As Tropical Storm Isaac Barrels Towards The Eastern Caribbean. Isaac Has Picked Up Speed And Is Expected To Remain At Tropical Storm Intensity, When It Moves Across The Lesser Antilles On Thursday.

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DR GREAVES’ DELIVERS HEALTH FOR ALL LECTURE

Former Health Minister Dr. Damien Greaves Says While Establishing Trust Is At The Heart Of Any Health-Care System, Political Will Is Also Significant In Advancing The Health Sector. The University Lecturer Recently Delivered A Lecture On The Topic “Health For All – A Social And Political Imperative For Saint Lucia.”

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OPPOSITION VOWS TO MOVE NO CONFIDENCE MOTION AGAINST PM

Still Riding On The Momentum From The Saint Lucia Labour Party [SLP] Coordinated Mass Demonstration On September 9th, Opposition Political Leader Philip J Pierre Told A News Conference On September 12th, That The Electorate Is Ready For A Change At The Helm Of Government. Political Leader Pierre Has Put The …

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OPPOSITION LEADER’S STATEMENT AT SLP PRESS CONFERENCE

[Press Release] Let me once more express my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Botham Jean who was fatally shot by a white police officer in Dallas Texas. Our Party wishes the family strength in these rather unfortunate circumstances and urges all Saint Lucians to remember them in …

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CLOSURE OF SCHOOL DUE TO AN APPROACHING WEATHER SYSTEM

[Press Release] The St. Lucia MET Services and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) have indicated that St. Lucia is expected to get some heavy rainfall on Thursday September 13 into Friday September 14, 2018. While St. Lucia is not under Tropical Storm Watch or Warning the Department of Education, …

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SAINT LUCIAN ARTIST SUCCEEDS IN BIENNIAL CONVENTION

[Press Release] Export Saint Lucia (TEPA) is expressing immense congratulations to Visual Artist, Ron Henry for his recent participation and success in the Union of Saint Lucia Overseas Association (USLOA) 18th Biennial Convention hosted at the High Commission of Saint Lucia in London on Sunday July 22nd, 2018. Henry who hails from the community of …

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UWP RESPONSE TO OPPOSITION NO CONFIDENCE MOTION

[Press Release] The United Workers Party calls plans by the SLP to table a motion of no confidence in the Allen Chastanet led administration as ludicrous and without merit. It is absolutely mind boggling when all credible evidence suggests that the UWP government is rectifying the deplorable state in which …

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TAIWAN & SAINT LUCIA PARTNER ON CLIMATE CHANGE

St. Lucia Is Receiving Support From The Taiwanese Government To Host An Investment Forum To Help St. Lucia Realize Its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Of The Paris Climate Change Agreement. St. Lucia Ratified The Agreement In 2015 And Its Goal Is Climate Change Mitigation. The Forum Will Set The Pace …

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TUF TOUGH ON GOVERNMENT PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT

The Trade Union Federation [TUF] Has Cast Doubt Over The Leadership Style Of The Allen Chastanet- Led Cabinet Of Ministers. Speaking Against The Backdrop Of A Wave Of Industrial Unrest, TUF President Julian Monrose Has Railed Against The Perceived Lack Of Consultation On Policy Changes By Saint Lucia’s Lawmakers.

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