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LBM HOSTS TEEN FASHION SUMMER CAMP

Castries, St. Lucia – July 24, 2017 – LBM Designs will be initiating a new vision during the summer holidays designed to stimulate the creative skills of the youth.  This is to provide an opportunity for teens who wish to pursue a career in the fashion industry, and in time …

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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) and kerosene remain unchanged. The retail prices for LPG 20, 22, and 100 lb cylinders and …

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H2O Wet Fete is a Go

Despite previous controversy surrounding the popular wet fete event, the show went on at the Sab playing field at Vigie in Castries. The initial venue, Beach Park at Sunny Acres, Castries was reportedly not approved by local authorities. Nonetheless, Blueprint Entertainment Inc, the organizers of ‘Wet Fete’, hosted the show …

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Lobster Fishery Opens

PRESS RELEASE:-The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Co-Operatives informs the general public that the lobster fishery opens from Wednesday August 2, 2017 to Wednesday February 28, 2018 both days inclusive. When the lobster fishery is open, lobsters may be obtained, fished for, sold and purchased; however, the following …

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Climate Change Photo Documentary

PRESS RELEASE:-” Climate change remains one of the most serious challenges confronting the Caribbean Region. The approximately forty million people who live across two dozen islands are in a state of increased vulnerability due to changing weather patterns exasperated by climate change. ”  Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States Food …

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VFCCCC Plan National Whistle Stop

PRESS RELEASE:-Vieux Fort, St. Lucia – July 21, 2017 – The Vieux-Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change (VFCCCC) will undertake a number of activities to increase and sustain local and national interest in the DSH Deal and to ensure that the substantive issues relating to this deal are fully understood by the …

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Boat Collision Leaves One Dead, Three Critically Injured

Marine officers say a canoe slammed into their vessel between 12am and 1am July 22. The Marine Unit was on routine patrol duty, conducting surveillance across Vieux – Fort coastal waters when the incident occurred. A total of four (4) people were aboard the canoe at the time of the …

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Marine Police Make 900lbs Ganja Bust

A Dominican national is recovering at hospital in Saint Lucia after sustaining a gunshot wound reportedly to the shoulder during a police led narcotics interdiction operation at sea. The Marine Unit intercepted a vessel off the Vieux – Fort coast at approximately 8:45 pm July 21. Two men identified as …

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CSA Still in the Dark on RSL Fate

President of the Civil Service Association [CSA] Yvonne Edwin has lamented what the union says is the lack of response from the government and Broadcast Minister Dominic Fedee over the fate of storied Radio Saint Lucia [RSL]. RSL, after more than 50 years of public broadcasting, according to Prime Minister …

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Blind Welfare Association On The Brink

After serving the blind and visually impaired for almost half a century, the Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association is facing the grim reality of closure. Executive director Anthony Avril says years of financial difficulty and dwindling support have reached a peak. He says in the absence of a new wave …

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