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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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EYEING ISAAC

The Weather System Isaac Has Been Downgraded To Tropical Storm Status, But The Met Office Is Reminding Nationals That The Country Is Not Completely In The Clear. The Director Of Met Services Says Saint Lucians Should Brace For Heavy Rainfall As Isaac Approaches.

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CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR BOTHAM JEAN TONIGHT

Tonight, we mourn the loss of a bright young St Lucian in Dallas. Join us tonight for live coverage of the candlelight vigil being held at the Vigie Playing field as we pay our respects to this young man who was tragically taken too soon.

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WATERMELON WORKSHOP HELD IN MICOUD

[Press Release] The Ministry of Agriculture and the Taiwan technical Mission jointly held a watermelon production workshop in Micoud on 6th September, 2018. More than 50 farmers and extension officers attended the workshop. Trainees were taught the know-how of watermelon production to improve their production both in quality and quantity. …

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OECS MANGO FESTIVAL GATHERED 500 VISITORS

[Press Release] The OECS and EU sponsored Saint Lucia Mango Festival held last week met all expectations as the event brought together 16 exhibitors and 500 participants at the Constitution Park in Castries. The festival aimed at raising public awareness on the Mango Biodiversity Project which was started in 2017 …

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TAIWAN ASSISTS WITH OF REGIONAL NATIONALLY DETERMINED CONTRIBUTION INVESTMENT FORUM

[Press Release] The Government of Taiwan (R.O.C.) Embassy in Saint Lucia has assisted the Department of Sustainable Development in hosting the first ever Regional Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Investment Forum. The Forum is expected to bring together OECS Ministers, investors, development partners, representatives of regional institutions and technical experts drawn …

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CANDLELIGHT VIGIL PLANNED FOR BOTHAM JEAN

Meanwhile, Family And Friends Of The Slain Botham Jean Will Converge At The La Clery Playing Field On Tuesday Evening, For A Special Candlelight Vigil. Organizers Are Urging Saint Lucians To Dress In National Colours And Come Out In Their Numbers, In Solidarity With The Jean Family.

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MINISTER & TOP COP CONDEMN VIRAL VIDEO

Viral Cell Phone Video Which Depicts An Unidentified Suspect Brandishing What Appeared To Be A Handgun Has Triggered Condemnation From Commissioner Of Police Severin Monchery And National Security Minister Senator Hermangild Francis. Police Have Launched An Investigation To Find The Suspect And In A Joint-Statement Issue By The Security Ministry, …

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SLP DEMONSTRATION TRASCENDS POLITICAL DIVIDE

Thousands Of Protestors Took To The Streets Of Castries On Sunday September 9th For The SLP-Organized National Rally. Opposition Leader Philip J. Pierre Told Reporters That He Was Overwhelmed By The Turnout And Satisfied That The Allen Chastanet Administration Has Been Sent A Clear Message; That Thousands Of People Disagree …

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