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AG Simpson Releases Anti DSH song

Radio Announcer and Entertainer Aagee “AG” Simpson or stage name de Animator has released an anti DSH song and 70’s old school classic album. This is the first time that Simpson has attempted to produce an album. Over two months ago; the Owner of Millwright Machine Work approached the artist with …

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Campari Starts Carnival 2018 Journey

PRESS RELEASE: Campari, the popular aperitif distributed in Saint Lucia by Peter & Company Distribution, is getting ready to paint the town red –from Christmas all the way to Trinidad Carnival 2018. Next weekend, Campari will launch its “Road to Trini carnival 2018” activation, with a major promotional blitz which will …

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More than $18k up for grabs in FLOW Christmas Promotion

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia, October 27, 2017 – Flow customers are getting the chance to win a $13,000.00 Smart Home Entertainment Bundle, a $5,000.00 Services Bundle, or one of 10 Community Cash Prizes this Christmas, plus the company will be executing a number of community projects in collaboration with several public and …

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LA PLACE KWEYOL

WITH JUST THREE DAYS TO GO BEFORE JOUNEN KWEYOL, THE BUILD UP TO ONE OF THE BIGGEST CULTURAL FESTIVALS IN SAINT LUCIA CONTINUES WITH THE MUCH TALKED ABOUT LA PLACE KWEYOL EVENT IN THE HEART OF THE CAPITAL CITY. THE CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, THE FOLK RESEARCH CENTRE, THE CASTRIES CONSTITUENCY …

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STILL NO INTEGRITY COMMISSION

There is still no Integrity Commission. In a follow-up to a story aired by HTS News4orce two months ago, Miguel Fevrier visited the offices of the integrity commission and filed this report.

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MEDICAL ASSOCIATION CALLS FOR ACTION ON HEALTHCARE

The Saint Lucia Medical & Dental Association (SLMDA) wants decisive action taken on the health-care system, particularly the fate of the OKEU and Saint Jude hospitals. During a press conference on October 26, SLMDA president Dr. Alphonsus St. Rose painted a bleak picture of the state of health-care in St. …

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SANDALS GOES PINK FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

Sandals Resorts International is doing its part to raise awareness and promote early detection of breast cancer. October is observed annually as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and on October 26, the resort chain brought together staff of its three properties for a special health fair and education session.

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LOCAL CANCER TREATMENT AT OECS CENTRE

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and along with education and prevention campaigns comes the issue of treatment. Earlier this year, the cancer centre Eastern Caribbean rolled out its world-class model of cancer treatment in Saint Lucia, with a branch at the Tapion Hospital. Officials say the goal is to …

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CREOLE MARKET 2017 GETS UNDERWAY IN THE CAPITAL CITY

A SPECIAL EXHIBITION IN HONOR OF THE DAYS OF YORE GOT UNDERWAY AT THE NEARBY CITY HALL. THE FOLK RESEARCH CENTRE IS GIVING THE PUBLIC A GLIMPSE OF WHAT IT CALLS “BAGUY LOH TEMPS” OR THINGS OF LONG AGO. ACCORDING TO ORGANIZERS IT IS DESIGNED TO EDUCATE CITIZENS AND VISITORS …

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PM CHASTANET CALLS FOR IMF GRADUATION REFORM

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, applauded the level of assistance that Mexico has provided to Caricom countries in times of natural disasters. The Prime Minister brought attention to the need to re-evaluate and modify the IMF’s current graduation criteria. He noted that per capita, should not be the only …

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Record breaking disaster response by CARILEC members

CASTRIES – The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) Disaster Assistance Programme (CDAP) for disaster relief and electricity restoration has been in full action during the very active 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Thus far the secretariat has coordinated the deployment of 96 linemen, which is a record amount of line-workers …

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Annou Leve Dominique Charity Concert Cancelled

Soufriere, St. Lucia – The Soufriere Foundation regrettably announces the cancellation of the Annou Leve Dominique charity concert slated for Saturday, October 26th, 2017 at the Sulphur Springs Park. All those having purchased tickets will be refunded on its return; tickets can be returned to the Senior Cashier at the …

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BNTF 9 launched in Saint Lucia

GIS – A US$2.97 MILLION GRANT WILL BE ALLOCATED TOWARD INFRASTRUCTURE AND LIVELIHOOD ENHANCEMENT SERVICES. The Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF), the Caribbean Development Bank’s flagship program for poverty reduction has contributed significantly to national development in Saint Lucia since it commenced operations on the island in 1979. In keeping with …

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