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Laborie Street Named After Beloved Governor General

The village of Laborie has honoured an outstanding daughter of the soil – governor general her Excelency Dame Pearlette Louisy. On Sunday September 10th, the decorated and celebrated head of state unveiled the dame Pearlette Louisy drive in Laborie. Organizers and community members say it is part of a mission …

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Tourism Minister Says Numbers Are Up

Tourism numbers are up. According to minister responsible for tourism Dominic Fedee, data for July indicate that Saint Lucia welcomed 3,291 stay-over visitors. While the European and U.S markets remain buoyant, there was a decline in the Canadian and cruise passenger numbers.

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NHC Chair Timothy Mangal to Replace Ex-Minister Jimmy Henry in Senate?

HTS News4orce understands that the incumbent Administration is on the verge of replacing ex-government Minister Jimmy Henry in the Senate. Reliable sources tell News4orce that the Chair of the National Housing Corporation [NHC], Timothy Mangal will succeed Henry who in June resigned from the Senate and as Minister for ‘personal …

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Shoot out at Riverside Rd

A police officer has reportedly intercepted in an apparent shooting at Riverside Road, Castries.  Police sources have disclosed to the HTS News4orce that between 1 pm and 2 pm an unidentified male suspect allegedly discharged multiple gunshots.  Details on the intended target are still emerging. An officer near the scene …

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New project aims to improve banana production

GIS – SAINT LUCIA’S AGRICULTURE MINISTRY WORKS WITH FARMERS TO IMPROVE YIELDS. The Government of Saint Lucia is focusing efforts on increasing banana production, following the successful management and control of the Black Sigatoka Disease. Kerde Severin, Project Manager for the Banana Productivity Improvement Project, said the project’s scope has …

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International Coastal Cleanup 2017

GIS – CYEN WILL HOST AN ISLAND WIDE CLEANUP ACTIVITY THIS WEEKEND. The Caribbean Youth Environment Network will, this weekend, endeavor to clean up beaches in 10 locations on the island. The coastal cleanup encourages Saint Lucians to adopt and continue to practice healthy waste disposal attitudes and practices as …

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Fedee Brushes Off Rumors of Agnes Francis Resignation

Minister responsible for Tourism Dominic Fedee has dispelled rumors that Saint Lucia Tourism Authority Chair Agnes Francis has resigned the post. Speculation of Francis’ departure has been rife on social media which has been awash with talk that the veteran public relations and tourism maven was unhappy with certain developments …

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Henley & Partners Expresses Sympathy for Hurricane Irma Victims

Henley & Partners, with its Managing Partners and all staff worldwide, expresses its deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences to those suffering in the wake of Hurricane Irma. We have witnessed with horror the devastating effect of this natural disaster, and now state our solidarity with the Caribbean people and the …

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SLP SAYS UWP PRESS RELEASE IRRELEVANT AND INSULTIVE

The Saint Lucia Labour Party is not surprised at the position of the United Workers Party government of putting foreign investors first to the detriment of local businessmen and ordinary Saint Lucians. Every businessman and every working Saint Lucian is expected to pay all applicable taxes as mandated by the …

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Usain Bolt ‘really stuck’ on View of Pitons in Saint Lucia

The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt told the United Kingdom Telegraph magazine that the Pitons in Saint Lucia is his ‘favourite view’. Telegraph magazine: Your favourite view in the world? Bolt: I went to The Pitons in St Lucia when I was 21 and the sight of these twin mountains from the …

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