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US AMBASSADOR ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW WAIVER FOR SOME VISA RENEWALS

Saint Lucians Whose United States Visas Have Expired Within The Last 12 Months, Have Received Welcome Word That They Will Not Need To Travel To Barbados To Renew Their Visas. The United States Ambassador To Barbados And The Eastern Caribbean, Made The Announcement In An Exclusive Sit-Down With HTS News4orce …

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CUSTOMS SICK OUT RUNNING BROKERS BROKE

The Public Is Beginning To Feel The Impact Of The Alleged Ongoing Sick-Out Taken By More Than 150 Public Servants Employed At The Customs And Excise Department Represented By The Civil Service Association. Numerous Local Brokerage Firms Confirmed To HTS News4orce, That The Ripple Effects Of The Suspected Industrial Action …

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RAPPER MAC MILLER DEAD OF OVERDOSE

 [TMZ] Mac Miller died Friday of an apparent overdose, TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … Mac was found Friday at around noon at his San Fernando Valley home and was pronounced dead at the scene. We’re told authorities were alerted by a male friend who placed a 911 …

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ROAD SAFETY MEASURES PUT IN PLACE FOR MONTESSORI CENTRE STUDENTS

Parents, Teachers and students of the Montessori Centre at Rodney Bay can breathe easier with the installation of a number of road safety features in close proximity to the school. Located just off a heavily trafficked highway, the Montessori Centre provides early childhood and primary level education services. The project …

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IYANOLA PROJECT – COMMUNITY CONSULTATIONS

[Press Release] The Department of Sustainable Development through the Iyanola Project is pleased to invite residents from the communities of Beausejour, Gros Islet, Beausejoir, Monchy, Boguis, and La Resource, Dennery to participate in a number of community consultations scheduled for the week commencing Monday 10th September 2018. These consultations are …

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CARIBBEAN WELLNESS DAY 2018

[Press Release] Saint Lucia will join the rest of the region in observing Caribbean Wellness Day, celebrated annually on the second Saturday of September. This is the 11th time that Saint Lucia will be observing Caribbean Wellness Day since its inauguration in September 2007,. This annual observance provides an opportunity …

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JOHN COMPTON DE-SILTING PROJECT PHASE 1 PROGRESSING WELL

[Press Release] Works are progressing on the construction of the Sediment Disposal Area (SDA) at the John Compton Dam. The project which was awarded to Mega Contracting, is but the first phase of the desilting process at St Lucia’s largest reservoir. The works began in May this year following the approval …

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VOLUNTEER ST LUCIA HOLDS SELF AWARENESS SEMINAR

[Press Release] Volunteer Saint Lucia held a seminar Thursday 06th September 2018 speaking on Self-Awareness. Twenty volunteers attended the seminar facilitated by Mr. Taddeus Joseph, Occupational and Organizational Psychologist, Msc, Bsc, at the Conference room of the Ministry of Infrastructure. These are some of the areas tackled:   – How self-awareness …

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SLNT PUBLISHES OPEN LETTER REGARDING CASTRIES PRISON DEMOLITION

[Press Release] AN OPEN LETTER TO: Development Control Authority Graeham Louisy Administrative Building The Waterfront Castries It was brought to the attention of the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) that plans are being advanced to demolish the Castries Prison, formerly the Royal Gaol. Upon investigation, we discovered that demolition works …

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CUSTOMS & EXCISE OFFICERS STAGE SICK OUT

Up To 90% Of Employees At The Customs & Excise Department On September 6 Reportedly Stayed Off The Job. The Alleged Sick-Out Is Reportedly Expected To Continue On September 7. Sources Have Further Disclosed That Aggrieved Customs & Excise Officers Plan To Ramp Up Industrial Action, Until The Allen Chastanet …

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GOVERNMENT DEFENDS LOCKERBIE ARRANGEMENT

Director Of Implementation In The Office Of The Prime Minister Nancy Charles Described Comments From The Saint Lucia Basketball Federation As “Unfortunate”. Charles Is Defending Government’s Multi-Million-Dollar Consultancy Contract Issued To United States Based Hospitality Procurement Firm – The Parker Company To Undertake A Sports Facility Redevelopment Project.

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1ST NATIONAL SUPPORTS JOB EXPO

1st National Bank Is Joining A Vast Team Of Local Entrepreneurs And Corporate Houses To Help Reduce The Unemployment Rate On The Island. The Second Annual Job Fair Expo, Hosted By Advizze Consulting Inc. Took Place At The Financial Administrative Center In August. It Offered Young People Employment And A …

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