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Saint Lucia Tourism and Investment Officials Visit US

29 August 2017 Press Release Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet along with a contingent of local investment and tourism officials is visiting Miami, Florida and Texas this week to meet with stakeholders in the tourism industry including marketing and branding agencies. The trip is part of ongoing efforts to rebrand …

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DSF Awards Scholarships for 2nd Year

The Darren Sammy Foundation (DSF) rewarded the recipients of its 2017 scholarship program on Monday, August 28th 2017. This year, 12 underprivileged students will benefit from the program. The Darren Sammy Foundation (DSF) has awarded scholarships to less fortunate students, to help them fulfill their educational and sporting goals. Launched …

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Protecting Saint Lucia’s agriculture

GIG:THE NATIONAL LAND BANK PROJECT IS DESERVING OF NATIONAL EFFORTS, OFFICIALS SAY. Kwesi Goddard, the Agricultural Engineer connected to the National Land Bank Project has stressed the importance of investing in agriculture. The land bank project aims to preserve Saint Lucia’s agricultural lands for future use. Mr Goddard said ensuring …

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La Rose “Gwan Fet” this Wednesday

Fèt La Wòz is the celebration of one of two “floral societies which expresses an exhaustive system of mock administration from a royal family to an army, police force, judiciary, health service, and education system,” (from The Flower Festivals of Saint Lucia, Hon. Msgr. Patrick A. B. Anthony) among others. …

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Thieves Make Off With 17 Thousand Dollars From S&S

Law enforcement officers are on the hunt for thieves who reportedly stole 17 thousand dollars belonging to the S&S retail store chain from two security guards. The bag-snatch near the establishment’s main branch in Castries, has also set a mon repos bus operator back thousands of dollars in damage to …

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Choiseul Citizens Seek Answers On Development

A group of concerned Choiseul residents is demanding more information before members can support the proposed Fairmont development. The sustainable and well-planned development action group (SWDAG) held its latest public meeting on the potential impact of the development on Sunday. Organizers say they are worried that the project is taking …

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Choiseul MP Says Community Needs Development

Member of Parliament for Choiseul Bradley Felix says the southern community is yearning for development and tourism can bring that much-needed growth. He spoke to HTS news4orce on the side-lines of a public meeting on Sunday, organized by a group of concerned residents.

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First CARIFESTA Contingent 2017 Returns

The first contingent of Saint Lucian artistes has returned from CARIFESTA 13. HTS news 4orce spoke exclusively to the crew from “gemstones” theatre productions upon their return at the GFL Charles Airport on Monday morning. The artistes spoke of their experience in Barbados at the region’s premier cultural showpiece. They …

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Massy Stores 2017 Scholarship and Grant Awardees 2017

Massy Stores (SLU) limited is continuing its tradition of assisting the children of its employees to make a smooth transition from primary to secondary school. The outstanding young people will receive financial and other support over the next five years, as part of the company’s 2017 scholarship and grants programme. …

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Choiseul MP says the Community Needs Tourism

Member of Parliament for Choiseul Bradley Felix says the southern community is yearning for development and tourism can bring that much-needed growth. He spoke to HTS News4orce on the sidelines of a public meeting on Sunday, organized by a group of concerned residents. Choiseul is known for its craft and …

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