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“It devalues who you are as a journalist” – Dominic Fedee slammed HTS reporter during heated press briefing, Minister offended by line of Questioning

The weekly pre-Cabinet press briefing on August 21st, devolved into a contentious exchange with HTS News4orce reporter Miguel Fevrier and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Tourism Mr. Dominic Fedee. The heated discourse seemed to have erupted when Fevrier pressed Fedee to clarify recent speculation …

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Unemployment Marginally Up in 2nd Quarter – 20.8% Nationally

National unemployment has remained above 20% for the first half of 2017. Data from the Central Statistics Department indicate fewer jobs were gained in the second quarter. Unemployment increased slightly between April and June to 20.8% nationally. When compared to the first quarter of 2017 from January to March, the …

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SLP CONDEMNS TREATMENT OF ARTISTS AT CARFESTA 13

Press Release: Once again the UWP government has made it clear that the development and respect of the arts is not a priority.  Coming soon after the closure of the Derek Walcott House and the uncertainty of the future of the Cultural Complex the UWP has failed to provide adequate …

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U.S: Powerball jackpot at $650M, What would do if you won

Here’s a bit of good news: There’s a $650 million lottery prize up for grabs. Yet again, there were no winning tickets for the latest Powerball drawing Saturday night. The winning Powerball numbers were 17, 19, 39, 43, 68 and the Powerball number was 13 The grand prize could rank …

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Stabbing Incident At Bordelais Correctional Facility

An inmate, at the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) is nursing injuries after a stabbing incident at the penal complex on Saturday. Reports indicate that Emmerson Dornelly and another inmate identified as Junior Duncan were involved in a squabble at the delta unit-the maximum-security section. Dornelly was rushed to the St. …

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2017 Massy Farmers Meeting

The annual Massy farmers forum has been hailed a success. The gathering is aimed at enhancing cooperation between the retail store chain and various stakeholders in the agriculture sector.

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Some Saint Lucians Ignore TS Harvey Warnings

Meanwhile, the director of nemo is lamenting that members of the public continue to ignore warnings during adverse weather conditions. Many cavalier Saint Lucians failed to heed the advice of the authorities by venturing out when the all-clear had not been given by the Met Office and NEMO.

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HEINEKEN GREEN SYNERGY KEEPS SHINE on SUMMER!

Press Release: You know that summer is not over just yet, not until the rhythmic vibes of Heineken Green Synergy begins to fill the air. Andas expected, excitement has been brewing among the local DJ fraternity as well as the thousands of fans, as plans for the highly anticipated Heineken …

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THE SAINT LUCIA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES ISSUES ALL CLEAR

Tropical storm Harvey continues to track away from Saint Lucia and the threats from the hazards associated with this system have diminished considerably. Tropical storm warnings have been discontinued for Saint Lucia from 1:00pm today. As a result the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services will issue no more advisories on tropical …

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