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CHANCY COPS ANOTHER CROWN

Former National Carnival Queen Miss HTS/Radio 100 Chancy Fontenelle has added another crown to her collection. Chancy has captured the coveted Miss Caribe 2019 – amassing a number of awards in the process.

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SAINT LUCIA CIP RAKES IN $22 MILLION DOLLARS

Passports sales totalled just over $22.2 million dollars for the financial year 2017/18. That’s according to an annual report from the citizenship by investment unit. More than 300 applicants from around the world were processed, with about 188 approvals. HTS News4orce has a complete breakdown of the performance of the …

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40TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVITIES TO BEGIN ON INDEPENDENCE EVE

On Thursday February 21st – the eve of Saint Lucia’s 40th anniversary of Independence, the city of Castries will be abuzz with cultural displays and exhibitions. Two event sites are being prepared to host the displays. The events will officially kick off year-long celebrations.

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GROS ISLET COUNCIL WANTS COCONUT VENDORS TO GIVE NEW SITE A CHANCE

Gros-Islet town Mayor James Edwin says the relocated Rodney Bay vendors have reportedly continued to stay away from the new vending site at Bois D’orange, Gros-Islet, made available to them by the Gros-Islet Constituency Council. Mayor Edwin is not buying the vendor’s claims that their profits would be affected by …

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VIEUX FORT RESIDENT LOSES EYE AFTER SHOOTING

A 20-year-old Bruceville resident identified as Miguel Soomer was shot in the face on the morning of January 28th. The gunman, the victim says is known to him. Family members fear Soomer may lose his eyesight. The alleged gunman they say is the victim’s cousin.

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MR & MS LABORIE PAGEANT A SUCCESS

Laborie Primary School’s Independence pageant went off without a hitch on Saturday January 26th. Eight contestants demonstrated their talents in music and theater, as they vied for the Mr and Miss Laborie Primary School Independence title.  

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CARICOM HEADS MEET UN SECRETARY GENERAL ON VENEZUELA

As the crisis in Venezuela reaches a boiling point, Caribbean community heads of government held an emergency sit down with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday. It followed a joint communiqué issued by the Caricom secretariat on Friday, in which the leaders called for non-interference in the internal …

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2019 LINE UP FOR SOLEIL FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED

England’s UB40 pop and reggae super group, American R&B singers Ginuwine and Mya are just a few of the internationally known entertainers set to headline the 2019 instalment of the Saint Lucia Soleil Summer Festival. Sponsors and media partners got a first-hand look of what’s to come at the January …

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