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Desalination facility taste testing

The Eastern Caribbean’s first solar-powered mobile desalination facility is introducing its product to the people. Residents of Laborie turned out in their numbers on Thursday October 12th, for the first public water tasting. The project’s personnel and financiers say it is another important step for the ground-breaking initiative, which they …

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COURTS SALES FINANCE VENDOR TRADE FAIR

Courts St. Lucia takes commerce to a whole new level with its ready finance product. The company held its very first sales finance vendor trade fair this past weekend, giving vendor partners the opportunity to showcase and sell their products in a way that they’ve never done so before.

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BLIND WELFARE ASSOCIATION STILL ON THE BRINK

Executive director of the Blind Welfare Association Anthony Avril reveals that the organization is still strapped for cash. Although various organizations and groups have made monetary contributions in a bid to prevent the association from going underway, Avril says they are still staring at the abyss.  

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SRDF WARDENS SWORNED IN AS SPECIAL CONSTABLES

14 of the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF) wardens have taken the oath as special police constables. This means that the SRDF personnel now have the powers of arrest similar to that of law enforcement officers.  

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Fourteen Young Entrepreneurs Participate in U.S. Government-Sponsored Program

YLAI empowers entrepreneurs and civil society leaders to strengthen their capacity to launch their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to economic development in their communities. Janese Henderson and Elijah James from Antigua and Barbuda; Khala Hurdle and Paul Husbands from Barbados; Avena Prince and Eber Ravariere from Dominica; Teddy Frederick, …

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Sandals Resorts pay Tribute to Dame Pearlette Louisy

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia – October 05 2017 – Sandals Resorts International has paid tribute to outgoing Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy, who is set to vacate the office of Governor General after some 20 years. A delegation from Sandals visited the Governor General’s office on Friday, to present …

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Kwéyòl Market scheduled for Oct. 26

GIS – THE CDF EXTENDS AN INVITATION TO ARTISTES AND CREATORS TO PARTICIPATE. The Cultural Development Foundation (CDF), in collaboration with the Folk Research Centre (FRC), the Castries Constituency Council (CCC), and Events Company of Saint Lucia Inc. (ECSLI) present, Kwéyòl Market—a two-day fun-filled park fair. The Kwéyòl Market is …

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Tourism Up 14% in 2017

GIS – IN 2017, SAINT LUCIA RECORDED AN INCREASE OF 94,432 VISITOR ARRIVALS TO DATE, A 14 PERCENT INCREASE OVER 2016. Saint Lucia has recorded strong and steady growth in its tourism sector, so far for 2017. Year to date Saint Lucia has recorded an increase of 94,432 visitor arrivals, …

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One Way Traffic Flow

The Royal St. Lucia Police Force wishes to advise the motoring public that traffic along Cedars Road, Castries through to Water Works Road, Castries, will be accommodated in one direction, that is, from Castries into Cedars Road, today, Thursday, October 12, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. onwards, to facilitate the annual …

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