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LPM Challenges Local Religious Leaders

PRESS RELEASE: Fearing there may be a direct link between the adverse economic situation in the country, and the sharp rise in suicide cases, the leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM), Therold Prudent, has issued a call to the religious community to accept a greater role in calming the …

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Courts and Lensyl Donate to St Lucy’s Home

PRESS RELEASE:-Local furniture and electrical superstore Courts, has partnered with Regional Furniture supplier Lensyl Products Limited once again to donate fifteen brand new mattresses to the residents  of the St Lucy’s home, Cornerstone and Villa St Joseph respectively. Courts Team along with representative from Lensyl at Cornerstone This donation forms …

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Mary Francis Says Stop Crime Not Lives

A local Human Rights Advocate wants authorities to stop crime and not lives. Mary Francis’ call is in keeping with the theme for the 2017 observance of world day against the death penalty – “poverty and justice a deadly mix”. The attorney is continuing her crusade to have the death …

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SMHAT Mental Health Day Walk

The Spartan Health Science University commemorated World Mental Health Day with its annual walk. Medical students walked from the campus grounds to the Scotia Bank parking lot. This year, the university wants mental health patients to realize that that they can still survive and thrive in society in spite of …

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Dominica – Relief, Recovery, Rebuilding

A little over three weeks after Dominica was hit by the full-force of category 5 Hurricane Maria, the country is preparing for a shift from relief to recovery. A major part of that process involves bringing food and housing supplies to Dominica’s 72,000 residents. An HTS news team is back …

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Ravine Touterelle Family Concerned About their Home

One Ravine Touterelle family is seeking urgent intervention from authorities to save their home of many years. They say their residence is precariously perched on riverbank and is one the verge of slipping into the waterway following the recent heavy rains associated with the very active hurricane season.  

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Stop Slandering My Name

A fisherman from Laborie is pleading with local residents to stop at their attempts to malign him. Sixtus “Tig” Clerice claims attempts to besmirch his character is beginning to have a negative impact on his reputation and his ability to make a living as a fisherman.

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Caribbean LBT Women’s Conference Marks Historic 5th year

(Saint Lucia, Oct. 10, 2017) From October 5 to October 9, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LBTQI) activists from across the region gathered on Saint Lucia for the 5th annual Caribbean Women and Sexual Diversity Conference (CWSDC). The groundbreaking pre-eminent networking event for LBTQI activists was convened under the …

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Press Tour and U.S. Assistance to Dominica

Embassy Bridgetown arranged a press tour to Dominica for three prominent regional TV stations (Antigua’s ABS, Barbados’s CBC, and St Lucia’s HTS).  The journalists had the opportunity to see firsthand the range of USG efforts.  They were given a briefing by USAID regarding their work on the ground in Dominica, …

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Fèt Magwit heats up

GIS: A Gwan Séyans will take place on Friday, Oct. 13, on the Mabouya Valley Playing Field in Dennery. The Marguerite Festival (Fèt Magwit), honouring Patron Saint Marguerite-Marie Alacoque, is celebrated annually in Saint Lucia on Oct. 17, in a community selected by Marguerite groups from around the island. The festival …

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Agriculture stakeholders address OECS sub-regional trade

GIS – DUE TO DOMINICA’S PLIGHT, SAINT VINCENT, SAINT LUCIA, AND GRENADA TO SUPPLY THE AGRICULTURE MARKETS OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS. Three weeks after Hurricane Maria, the devastating effect of the category 5 storm on Dominica’s agriculture sector is already being felt in the sub region. The OECS Commission, in …

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Fedee, Francis attend World Routes Forum

GIS – THE MEETINGS PROVIDED SAINT LUCIA OPPORTUNITIES TO DISCUSS INCREASING SERVICE TO THE DESTINATION.  Immediately following Saint Lucia week in the United Kingdom, Minister for Tourism, Hon. Dominic Fedee, and Chair of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), Agnes Francis, attended the 23rd World Routes Development Forum, in Barcelona, …

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