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HIGH COURT HALTS HMP DEMOLITION

The High Court Has Ordered Demolition Works At The Defunct Her Majesty’s Prison In The Capital Be Immediately Halted. The Saint Lucia National Trust Petitioned The High Court After Media Reports Of The Demolition Surfaced Last Week.

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OKTOBERFEST EN KWEYOL IS HERE

Windward And Leeward Brewery Limited Is Getting Ready To Host Its 11th Edition Of Oktoberfest En Kweyol This Year At The Pigeon Island National Landmark. The Company Held The Event’s Press Launch At Its Main Office In Vide Bouteille, Castries.

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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

[Press Release] Tackling unemployment remains a top priority for the Government of Saint Lucia and in this regard, The National Apprenticeship Programme (NAP) within The Office of the Prime Minister, is making strides in this direction. The programme has ignited excitement in young people throughout the island about the opportunities …

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MOST REFORMS FAITH BASED POLICY

[Press Release] On Friday September 7th, 2018 the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government hosted a National Stakeholders Consultation to review the Faith Based Policy. The consultation was held at the Financial Centre Administrative Building Pointe Seraphine. Faith Based Officer Mr. Eulampius Frederick stated that …

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MINISTER MONTOUTE DONATES SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO CONSTITUENCY SCHOOLS

[Press Release] The under-privileged children from the Gros-Islet constituency are now better equipped to attend school now that the Parliamentary Representative Hon. Lenard Montoute, has handed over school supplies to the Gros Islet, Monchy and Grand Riviere Primary schools. The handing over ceremony took place on Friday September 7th, 2018 at the …

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POLICE CHIEF AND SECURITY MINISTER RESPOND TO VIDEO THREAT AGAINST POLICE

[Press Release] Minister for Home Affairs, Justice and National Security Senator the Honourable Hermangild Francis Commissioner and Police Commissioner Mr. Severin Monchery have expressed condemnation of a video circulating on social media in which Saint Lucia Police are being clearly threatened. Officials at the helm of law – enforcement have …

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PAST STUDENT AND SPONSORS DONATE SUPPLIES TO BLANCHARD COMBINED SCHOOL

[Press Release] For years the Blanchard Combined School has been one of the schools on the island unfortunately suffering from lack of proper teaching equipment and unfavourable working conditions. However despite the situation the school has strived to produce the best quality learning experience to its students. A past student …

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HIGH COURT GRANTS INJUNCTION AGAINST CASTRIES PRISON DEMOLITION

[Press Release] On 9th September 2018, the Saint Lucia National Trust successfully petitioned the High Court to issue an Order to stop the demolition of the buildings and associated burial ground known as the Castries Prison, formerly the Royal Gaol, until further consideration of its application. The Order instructs the …

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SLNT AIRS ANTI-DOLPHINARIUM FILM

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) Aired The Film “Dolphin Dilemma: The Antigua And Barbuda Story’ To Warn Against The Dangers Of Holding Mammals In Captivity In Hopes That The St. Lucian Government May Take Notice And Reconsider The Proposed Pigeon Point Dolphinarium. The Film Deals With A Similar Issue …

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GOVERNMENT EXTENDS CONDOLENCES TO JEAN FAMILY

[Press Release] The Government of Saint Lucia extends deepest condolences to former Permanent Secretary Ms. Allison Jean following the sudden death of her son, Mr. Botham Shem Jean. Acting Prime Minister Honourable Ezechiel Joseph, speaking on behalf of the Government of Saint Lucia, stated that the tragic circumstances leading to the …

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SLMDA TO TAKE INDUSTRIAL ACTION

Labour Minister Stephenson King Has Been Put On Notice By The Saint Lucia Medical And Dental Association (SLMDA) Of Imminent Industrial Action To Be Taken By Medical Staff Stationed At The Deteriorating, Makeshift Home Of The St. Jude Hospital In The George Odlum National Stadium. In A Formal Letter To …

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ISLAND MOURNS LOSS OF ST LUCIAN KILLED IN DALLAS

Saint Lucia Is Mourning The Loss Of 26-Year-Old St. Lucian National Botham Jean Who Was Fatally Shot In Dallas, Texas, By A Police Officer Who Entered His Apartment, Believing It Was Her Own. The Shooting Happened Around 10 P.M Thursday. The Dallas Police Department Said The Officer Had Just Finished …

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LUCELEC RESPONDS TO CSA STRIKE NOTICE

St. Lucia’s Electricity Provider LUCELEC Has Confirmed Receipt Of A Copy Of Strike Notice Filed With The Minister For Labor By The St. Lucia Civil Service Association, Effective September 10th. The CSA And LUCELEC Have Been In A Dispute Over Non-Payments From The Terms Of A 7 Year Old Collective …

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