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Association of Retired Persons Variety Show

The Saint Lucia Association of Retired Persons hosted their annual Variety Show at the CSA Center in Sans Souci on Easter Monday. The show is the highlight of celebrations marking the association’s 32nd anniversary. The money generated from the event will go towards assisting members in need. The Variety Show …

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Fire Service Records Bumper Easter

The Saint Lucia Fire Service responded to 96 ambulance calls over the Easter weekend. Fire constituted the majority of the emergencies, with the service attending to over 19 fire calls, one of which was structural. Officials continue to remind the public that permission must be obtained from the service before …

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PM Clarifies Reports Of Maria Islands Causeway

Meanwhile, the causeway in Vieux-Fort will not touch the Maria Islands. That’s the word from Prime Minister Allen Chastanet who told journalists this week that the intention of the investor was to protect and enhance the nature reserve.

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Black Bay Football Team Donates To Fire Victim

Black bay football senior players have made a donation to a fire victim of Pierrot, Vieux-Fort. In September 2016, a fire left single mother of two, Liza Aurelis homeless. The team decided to enlist the help of corporate vieux-fort to purchase groceries and building materials for the family. The fire …

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King On Lucelec And CSA Impasse

Despite efforts by Labor Minister Stephenson King to help Lucelec management and the employees bargaining unit reach an amicable agreement, talks are deadlocked. Speaking at the weekly pre-cabinet meeting news conference, King revealed that Lucelec’s management has agreed on three of the five points except the grade structure. In February, …

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Police Confirm 2nd Arrest In Nude Pic/Blackmail Scandal

Law enforcement officials have confirmed another arrest in the nude photos/blackmail scandal involving minister in the ministry of finance senator Dr. Ubaldus Raymond. Online news publication – saintlucianewsonline.com broke the story on the weekend that another young female had been arrested for blackmail in connection with the high profile case. …

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PM Mourns Passing Of Another RG Quarry Victim

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says he is saddened by the news of the death of another victim of the rg quarry disaster – 42-year old Jude skelly. According to reports, on March 21st, a container exploded at Rayneau Quarry Construction in Cul-De-Sac killing three people and wounding over 30 others. …

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Police Department Needs New Radar Guns

The Police Force is in need of radar guns. This week, Acting Police Commissioner, Milton Desir disclosed that radar guns’ calibration time period is past due. The guns are used in law enforcement to measure the speed of moving vehicles Desir says the force is considering an alternative Advocates of …

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Easter Racing on Vieux-Fort Cacabeff

Timeline Events will host an Easter drag racing event on Monday, April 17th at Beanefield Vieux-Fort. The event will attract racers from around the island. Patrons can come out to experience fast cars.

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Ambassaor Huntley Constitutional Lecture

Former Saint Lucia diplomat, Ambassador Earl Huntley on Wednesday delivered a lecture on constitutional reform in Saint Lucia. The exercise was conducted in collaboration with the UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia and the national television network (NTN). Ambassador Huntley’s lecture was entitled “constitutional reform in Saint Lucia – bridging the …

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CSA Mythed By Rumors Of Salary Cuts

The Saint Lucia Civil Service Association has responded to speculation of salary cuts for civil servants. On Wednesday, president of the CSA Yvonne Edwin told HTS Newsforce that the union has not received an official notice regarding salary cuts for public officers. She says rumors of salary cuts usual abound …

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PM Allen Chastanet Attends OECS Meeting

Prime Minister And Minister For Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs And The Public Service Allen Chastanet is attending the 64th meeting of the OECS authority. The meeting was scheduled for the Beachcombers Hotel in Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, under the chairmanship of prime minister of St. Kitts …

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CIP Saint Lucia Issues Statement

Now CIP Saint Lucia has released a statement amid the controversy surrounding changes to the program. The statement sought to clarify the conditions under which citizenship by investment decisions can be revoked. It reads “in light of the recent press release regarding the citizenship by investment programme, please be informed …

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Police Investigate Bella Rosa Shooting Incident

One man is nursing gunshot wounds following a shooting incident in the Bella Rosa, Gros Islet community on Monday night. According to law enforcement, the victim was approached by two men, who gave chase and opened fire around 11pm Monday. Gregory Alexander is the assistant superintendent of police in charge …

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