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LUCELEC’s Sans Souci Office Reopens to the Public

LUCELEC’s Sans Souci Office Reopens to the Public Castries, July 10, 2017 – St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC)’s offices at Sans Souci re-opened to the public for regular business on Monday, July 10, 2017.  The Sans Souci office was closed since September 2016 for major renovations, which included among …

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‘Super-Gonorrhea’ on the Rise

Oral sex is producing dangerous gonorrhea and a decline in condom use is helping it to spread, the World Health Organization has said. It warns that if someone contracts gonorrhea, it is now much harder to treat, and in some cases impossible. The sexually transmitted infection is rapidly developing resistance …

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Massy Distribution Event

Massy distribution (St. Lucia ltd) has now expanded its wine and spirits portfolio to include the world renowned premium brand – Pernod Ricard. The company re-introduced the brands to the public during a special cocktail event at the Sandals Grande. Present were strategic business partners, retailers, the media and specially …

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Hitch-hiking BCF Inmate Recaptured after Escaping Hospital

PRESS RELEASE – On Saturday July 8, 2017, inmate Kevin Brian Richardson escaped lawful custody from the St. Jude Hospital where has been admitted for the past two days. On Thursday July 6, 2017, inmate Kevin Brian Richardson formerly from Beausejours, Gros Islet attempted to commit suicide by jumping from the …

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Commerce Min Leads Trade Policy Dialogue

Minister with responsibility for commerce Bradley Felix has expressed concern about regional partners abandoning trade arrangements in the Caribbean. The minister recently sat-down with trade experts to devise a strategy to overcome challenges.

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Accused In Nude Blackmail Scandal In Court

The two accused in the Dr. Ubaldus Raymond leaked nude photo scandal made another court appearance on Friday.The two accused in the Dr. Ubaldus Raymond leaked nude photo scandal made another court appearance on Friday.

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Double Celebration For The CCC

The Castries City Council (CCC) is observing two milestones. On Friday July 7th, council officials marked the official opening of the Remodelled office and the launch of the 50th anniversary of the elevation of Castries to a City.

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Saint Lucia Off Us State Depart Trafficking Watchlist

Saint Lucia has been upgraded from the us state department’s trafficking in persons tier ii watch list. The department’s 2017 trafficking in persons report was issued on June 27th. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson says it highlighted the successes achieved and the remaining challenges on this important global issue.

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Saint Lucia Signs Caribbean Arrest Treaty

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, July 7 – Saint Lucia is among five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries to have signed the Caribbean Arrest Treaty, one of the regional security instruments that was formulated to enhance cooperation between member states in the fight against crime. Guyana, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St. Kitts-Nevis, and St. …

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