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Local Petrol Dealer Warns Increases in Gas Prices Loom

Local petroleum dealer and former president of the Petroleum Dealers Association, Everistus Jn. Marie has warned of an imminent increase on fuel prices in Saint Lucia. Jn. Marie has also urged consumers to brace for price hikes across the board due to the recently imposed increase in the excise tax …

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Saint Lucia Fire Service continues to build capacity

Press Release:-The Saint Lucia Fire Service is continuing efforts to build capacity in specialized areas of firefighting. Two officers recently completed training in Fire Investigation at the Florida State Fire College in the United States. LFM 442 Owen Cazaubon and FM 450 Dwayne-Ferdinand both described the course as very intense …

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Rotarians Host Annual Lunch for Dunnottar Students

The annual lunch for Dunnottar School remains a marquee event on the itinerary of fundraising activities for the Rotary Club of Saint Lucia. The Club recently invited faculty and students at the special needs school to break bread at the Windjammer Hotel where they raised over $500 for the institution. …

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Overseas Committee Donates Cheque To Babonneau Church

The Brooklyn and Connecticut Babonneau Day Committee presented a cheque to the Babonneau Good Shepherd Catholic Church. The contribution will assist with redesigning and refurbishing the church. The Church has commissioned; son of the late Dunstan St. Omer; Giovanni St. Omer to create a special one of a kind mural. …

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LIAT Employees Take Industrial Action

Pilots at the cash-strapped regional airline LIAT have taken industrial action over negotiations for higher wages. According to Barbados Today, the pilots are refusing to fly until an agreement is reached. LIAT issued a statement this morning indicating that the carrier has not been able to operate flights scheduled with …

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St Lucia Photo Tour wins International Luxury Travel Award

Press Release For the second year in succession the St Lucia Photo Tour has won the UK based Luxury Travel Guide’s prestigious Luxury Travel Award in its annual Holiday & Tour Specialist Awards. In 2016 Luxury Travel Guide’s judging panel awarded acclaimed Saint Lucia Photographer Kirk Elliott the title of …

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UWP outlines achievements since taking office

Press Release The United Workers Party takes the opportunity today to say a heartfelt thank you to all Saint Lucians, who on June 6th 2016 participated in the democratic process and elected our hard working and visionary team of men and women under the banner of “Building a New Saint …

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CDF hosts voice development and performance program

GIS:-The target groups for the program includes calypsonians, soca artistes, back-up singers and lead singers. The Cultural Development Foundation (CDF), in an effort to continue its mandate to provide avenues that nurture and develop artistic expression within the cultural and creative sectors of the Saint Lucian society, will host a …

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Health ministry develops integrated healthcare model

GIS:-The model provides guidelines for planning and delivering care, and monitoring performance. The Ministry of Health is in the process of strengthening governance systems for the health sector, as a result of performance reviews and stakeholder consultations that have revealed the need for a robust healthcare delivery model. Work has …

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Joseph Accuses SLP Of Creating Unrest

While many of the UWP members who spoke to the press outside the one-year anniversary mass were somber and reflective in their tone, Castries South East MP Guy Joseph launched a scathing attack on the opposition St. Lucia Labour Party. The economic development minister accused the SLP of a sustained …

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SLP Leader Claims UWP’s 365 days in Office; A year of Waste

Opposition Leader Philip J Pierre believes that the United Workers Party has squandered its first year in office. According to him, the current government has dismantled everything that the SLP government implemented and displaced thousands of people. The Political Leader of the SLP called on the UWP administration to build …

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Bordelais Raid Leads to Sizable Contraband Bust

Bordelais Press Release SSS  2017 In an effort to achieve our mandate to protect society by providing a controlled, secure and safe environment for those assigned to our custody, the Bordelais Correctional Facility conducted an assessment of the history of contraband confiscated at the Facility. Consequently, management employed an approach …

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UWP Marks First Year in Office with Church Service

The Allen Chastanet-led United Workers Party administration observed its first year in office with a church service on June 6th, 2017. Party members and supporters converged at the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception for what party officials say was a special thanksgiving mass. They say there is a lot …

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