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New Gros Piton Trail Makes a Splash

Recently, the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF), officially opened an additional entrance to the Gros Piton Nature Trail through the Anse L’Ivorgne Beach. The trail which was formerly used by unsanctioned guided tour groups, was entirely enhanced with fully trained tour guides, security and cashier booths as well as bathroom …

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Lions Club Launches 50th Anniversary Activities

In June, the lions club of Saint Lucia will commemorate its 50th anniversary. The club started preparations in earnest with a church service last month. Last week, members continued with a visit from the district governor, who helped the club officially declare its 50th anniversary celebration open.

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PM Weighs-In On Trump Immigration Order

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says like much of the world, he was taken aback by us President Donald Trump’s immigration order. On January 27th, just 10 days into office, the president signed an executive order, suspending refugee re-settlement and entry into the US of people from several countries. The move …

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Alva Baptiste Takes Aim At DSH Agreement

The Saint Lucia Labour Party held its first public meeting since the June 6th general elections and the controversial desert star holdings (DSH) deal was a key podium issue. Speakers launched a scathing attack on the 2.6 billion us dollar deal, which has been a topic of heated debate and …

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New NLA Board Donates To All Schools

The national lotteries authority of Saint Lucia has appointed a new board. On Monday, January 30th, the board made a monetary contribution to every infant, primary and secondary school sports program, at the finance administrative center in Castries.

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Alliance Francaise Chips-In, Nobel Laureate Festival

The Alliance Francaise of Saint Lucia is bustling with activity this week. For the first time ever, the cultural centre presented a calendar of events. Officials also staged a special Oscar Wilde production in French and creole, as their contribution to the 2017 Nobel Laureate festival. Additionally, they took time …

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Castries and Havana Hold Talks

Cuba’s representative in Saint Lucia his excellency Jorge Soberon paid a courtesy call on the mayor of Castries on Thursday January 19th. Ambassador Soberon says his first official visit to the Castries city council paved the way for collaboration between Castries and Havana.

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Caribbean Red Cross Zika Project Launched

The saint lucia red cross is now stepping up its fight against mosquito borne diseases. In 2017, the agency managed to secure funding from usaid to facilitate a caribbean zika project. It focuses on the reduction in vector borne diseases, cleaner communities and water-ways. On tuesday, january 17th, the red …

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