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Saint Lucia Congratulates New Bermuda Premier and Government

Press Release:-The Government of Saint Lucia extends congratulations to the new Premier of Bermuda, Honourable David Burt, who was officially sworn in yesterday, July 19th 2017. At 38 years old, Mr. Burt is Bermuda’s youngest Premier, and took the Progressive Labour Party (PLP) to victory in Tuesday’s poll with a …

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MUSIC BUSINESS COURSE TO EQUIP PRODUCERS FOR THE EXPORT MARKET

SLCSI & TEPA Launch Business of Music Online Course Castries, Saint Lucia July 19, 2017 – the Saint Lucia Coalition of Service Industries (SLCSI) in collaboration with the Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA) will on July 27, 2017 launch its inaugural Business of Music online course under the theme “Enhancing …

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Counterfeit EC Currency Notes in Circulation, ECCB urges Vigilance

ECCB Advisory on Counterfeit EC Currency Notes The public is advised to be on the alert for counterfeit EC Currency notes, particularly during this time of heightened regional festivities. Vigilance should be exercised when conducting cash transactions to ensure the authenticity of notes. Counterfeit notes do not have any value …

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Demands of reparations to the Caribbean

Colonialism Reparation supports the demands of reparations to the Caribbean and calls on the United Nations for the complete withdrawal of MINUSTAH and the compensation of victims of the cholera epidemic. On June 1, 2017 the Court of Basse-Terre in Guadeloupe has concluded the trial for the demand of reparations …

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Saint Lucian Students White Coat Ceremony 2017

On Tuesday July 18th, five St. Lucian Medical students attending I-Shou University College of Medicine participated in the White Coat Ceremony marking the completion of the in-class studies of the medical program. Ms. Vashti Emmanuel, Ms. Sharna Henry, Ms. Melanie Griffith, Mr. Malan Edward and Mr. Peter-Jay Cherry will commence …

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Castries mayor begins official visit to New York City

Mayor of the City of Castries, His Worship Peterson D Francis has commenced a series of meetings as part of an official visit to New York City. Mayor Francis and his delegation, which include Chief Executive Officer Anselma Calderon and Press and Communications Manager Jason Hullingseed, left the island on …

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Snorkeling Excursion Ends in Death

A guest staying at the Anse Chastanet Hotel in Soufriere reportedly died following what was suppose to be a routine snorkeling excursion on July 19. Details on the mishap are still emerging. HTS News4orce understands the suspected drowning victim identified as Mary Jane Kamm reportedly encountered ‘difficultly’ at sea. Kamm, said …

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Carnival Wrap Up 2017

The 2017 carnival season culminated over the long weekend, with the traditional two-day national parade of the bands in the capital on Monday and Tuesday. The weekend was packed with activities, including the Panorama, Calypso, Power and Groovy Soca Monarch competitions ahead of a national Jouvert jump up. On Wednesday …

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Ballet Instructor Gives Back

Saint Lucian us based ballet instructor Weslyn Stephens wants to give back to her land of birth. This summer, Stephens will teach young dancers ballet as well as help them find lucrative careers in the field.

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Manhunt for Saint Lucian Convict in Guadeloupe

Saint Lucian native Henry Reagan, 31, currently residing in Guadeloupe is an inmate of the Baie Mahault penitentiary. Reportedly, on July 17 Reagan and Vincentian national Peters Orvel, 32, escaped from the prison. Henry Reagan was convicted of murder for killing a fifty year old man in Martinique. Reagan was …

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