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Lucelec Scholarship Presentation

Saint Lucia electricity services limited is continuing to help Saint Lucian students meet their educational needs. The company hosted its annual scholarship presentation on the weekend, where students were urged to never settle for less than they deserve.

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Dennery North Water Improvement Project Phase 2

The landmark project to deliver a safe, reliable and climate resilient supply of water to Dennery North is on schedule. Officials say phase one is complete and that phase two – the construction component, is now underway. Representatives of government, the water and sewerage company and the united nations office …

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Saint Lucia’s Minister of Health visits CARPHA

THE WORK OF THE EHS, AND AREAS OF COLLABORATION FOR INTERVENTIONS WERE AMONG TOPICS OF DISCUSSION. The Minister of Health, Sen. Hon. Mary Isaac recently visited the Environmental Health and Sustainable Development (EHS) Department of CARPHA, located at Morne Fortune, Castries. Minister Isaac’s Aug. 24 visit coincided with a courtesy call by …

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EXTRAORDINARY AND UNUSUAL EXEMPTION

The attention of the Saint Lucia Labour Party has been drawn to Cabinet Conclusion Number 642 of 2017, dated August 21, 2017, which grants the “Sandals Resorts International Group 100% exemption from the payment of Withholding Tax, for the period 2001 to 2009.”   The effect of this decision is …

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Delayed Start At Ave Maria Infant

After 2 months of vacation, parents and students returned to the Ave Maria girls primary school eager to commence the new academic term, only to find the building closed. According to officials, the opening was delayed due to a termite infestation. But, parents were not pleased with the postponement. Concerned …

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Damage Pipe Causes Flood At St.Jude Hospital

A busted pipe resulted in flooding and an interruption in the water supply to the east wing at St. Jude Hospital. Representatives at the medical institution say this is a chronic problem. Officials stress that it is imperative that the institution is moved from its current home at the national …

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Bread Van Slams into Pedestrian

A female pedestrian is nursing injuries after she was struck down by a bread van on Jn Baptiste Street in Castries on Monday. According to reports, the van plowed into the sidewalk, destroying guardrails before hitting the unsuspecting pedestrian. First responders from the fire service were deployed to the scene. …

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