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PM & CARICOM SG Speak Ahead Of CARICOM Summit

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet will join heads of state and government of the 15-member Caribbean Community (Caricom) for their 38th regular summit in Grenada this week. They will focus on areas such as regional security, the burden of non-communicable diseases and the work of reparations and marijuana commissions.

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The Soca and Calypso Finalists are Decided

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saint Lucia (July, 2017) – A number of competitions were held this past weekend to determine the finalists of both the Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Competition and the National Calypso Monarch. Both shows will be held during the main weekend of national activities, spanning July 14 …

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Gas Prices Up

FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENTS The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail prices of gasoline (unleaded), diesel, LPG 20, 22, and 100 lb cylinders have been changed. The retail price for kerosene …

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Decision to find new location for NCC might be made this week

Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet recently discussed possible new locations for the National Cultural Centre. “The Cultural Development Foundation had a meeting last week and they are going on a sight inspection to a couple of the venues, so hopefully by [this week] we will be able to settle on …

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NOTICE: Tourism vehicle inspections commence July 3

The Department of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting wishes to inform tourism transportation operators that vehicle inspections will be conducted at the following locations, effective Monday, July 3: Department of Transport, Union Complex, Mondays to Thursdays from 8 am – 4 pm; and Department of Transport in Vieux Fort on Fridays …

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Suspected Suicide Attempt at Bordelais

Sources say Junior ‘Danny’ Duncan an inmate of the Bordelais Correctional Facility [BCF] reportedly attempted suicide on June 30th whilst in custody. Previously, on June 29th, Duncan and two other inmates were reportedly involved in a violent altercation at BCF prompting action from the Special Operations Response Team [SORT] to …

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NIC Sneaker Day Movement

The NIC continues to focus on health and wellness. Their efforts to increase awareness of the advantages of an active lifestyle have been a major strategy in their cooperate mission to help reduce the destabilizing impacts of noncommunicable diseases by encouraging Saint Lucians to adopt an healthier diet and more …

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29-year old Dies in Auto Crash

Marlan Jacob of Mon Repos, Micoud is the latest road fatality victim. It is reported on July 1st at approximately 12:55 a.m, Jacob riding a motorcycle, collided with a motor vehicle registration number PK 5083. The deadly crash occurred in Praslin. Two emergency units respond from the Dennery and Micoud …

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