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UNS:17 YEARS OF LGBT ACTIVISM

Human Rights NGO United and Strong (UNS) is celebrating 17 years of advocacy and activism on behalf of members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Group members say UNS is committed to remaining a champion for Human Rights. After close to two decades of advocacy, officials say generations …

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Louise Victor to represent Saint Lucia at 66th Miss Universe Pageant

(PRESS RELEASE) – The rich cultural diversity coupled with the colorful history and the resourcefulness of the people of the sun drenched Caribbean island of Saint Lucia will be showcased internationally when Saint Lucia joins over 100 countries fielding representatives to the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant. Saint Lucia’s representative to the …

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Prime Minister scheduled for State visit to Republic of China (Taiwan)

Press Release:-Prime Minister Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet is scheduled to visit the Republic of China (Taiwan) from November 8th 2017 to November 11th 2017. The Prime Minister and Mrs. Chastanet are attending on the invitation of President Tsai Ing-wen for the Prime Minister’s first meeting with the Taiwanese President. The …

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MARKETING BOARD AND FISH CORPORATION TO MERGE

The Cabinet of Ministers has decided that the St. Lucia Marketing Board and the St. Lucia Fish Marketing Corporation will be merged and the resulting entity funded through public/private partnership. This was one of two options presented to Cabinet by a special committee appointed to pursue financially viable models of …

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Saint Lucia Slips to 91 in World Bank Doing Business Report

Doing business in Saint Lucia has not gotten easier in 2018. The annual Ease of Doing Business Index from the World Bank downgraded Saint Lucia from 86 to 91 out of 190 surveyed countries. What caused the slide? The Ease of Doing Business index studies the key processes for starting …

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St. Jude Hospital is ours; Give it back to us

[Press Release] The current controversy surrounding the St. Jude Hospital Reconstruction Project (SJHRP) presents an astonishing, incredible, ridiculous, embarrassing and even laughable episode in the implementation of a national project.  This situation has been brought about by the pronouncement of the GOSL that it is considering the demolition of the …

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AVE MARIA CELEBRATES WORLD INTERNET DAY

On November 1, the Ava Maria Girls Primary School organized a mini-fair in commemoration of Internet Day 2017 backed by telecoms company flow. October 29th was World Internet Day. It recognizes the day when the first electronic message was sent via one computer to another in 1969. The day was designated …

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