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800k Cruise Ship Passengers Expected from Berth Expansion

Press Release:–The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) is making steady progress with its berth expansion project at Port Castries. This was revealed at a meeting with the Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) on Monday, August 7 when SLASPA provided an update on the project. SLASPA is constructing …

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Emancipation Observance Continues in Vieux Fort North

The community of Pierrot in Vieux Fort North will continue the observance of Emancipation with the hosting of the second annual night of Dance and Traditional Cultural Games called ‘’Swawi Jwe” (Night of Games).  The event which will take place this Friday at the Pierrot Parish Hall from 7 30pm, …

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Office Of The Mayor Launches Official Website

The Castries Constituency Council has gone digital. The big news was made at a special ceremony held to formally launch the official website of the office of the mayor. Miguel Fevrier was in attendance and also reports on plans for Wi-Fi hotspots in the city.

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PM Defends Decision To Take Time

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is defending his decision to take some time-off. He says his vacation leave was needed as he was burnt out and under tremendous pressure from the workload inherited when he assumed the reins of government.

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Strict Entrance For Guidelines Mercury Beach

The local promoter for the popular mercury beach event says they will be clamping down on attempts to seek “freeness” at the event. By freeness, Mr. Cuthbert Didier refers to attempts to circumvent the methods of entry by both the public and employees of the various stakeholder establishments. Didier made …

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The Castries Constituency Council has gone Digital

On a special ceremony was held to make the launching of the Official Website of the Office of the Mayor. The CCC has sought to use innovation and technology in the way information is disseminated to the public. The launch of the website www.cityofcastries.org according to Mayor Peterson Francis is dedicated to …

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NO FREENESS AT MERCURY

The local promoter for the popular Mercury Beach event says they will be clamping down on attempts to seek “freeness” at the event. By freeness, My Cuthbert Didier refers to attempts to circumvent the methods of entry by both the public and employees of the various stakeholder establishments. Didier made …

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PM Urges More Dialogue on Proposed Dolphin Park

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says dialogue is the best forward when discussing the proposed Dolphin Park at Pigeon Island. The Saint Lucia National Trust and the UWP administration have been at loggerheads since the announcement of the park surfaced. He called for the National Trust to step up their advocacy. …

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30 Under 30 Awards – OECS entrepreneurs taking the world by storm

Thirty young entrepreneurs from across the OECS have been awarded for their innovative businesses during a virtual ceremony held in nine Member States. The young business owners now qualify for critical support services from the OECS’ Competitive Business Unit and the Sir Richard Branson Center for Entrepreneurship to help them …

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Bajan Fugitive Captured in U.S

Royal Barbados Police Force and Regional Security Office (RSO), Overseas Criminal Investigations Division (OCI) Joint Investigation The Diplomatic Security Service’s Regional Security Office at the United States Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados collaborated with the Royal Barbados Police Force in a two-year joint investigation of Barbadian fugitive Hainsley Browne, accused of …

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SDA Church Takes On “Wall-To-Wall Cover Up”

The 7th-day Adventist church wants to make it clear that it is not engaged in covering up Misdeeds at its schools. The church has issued a rejoinder to an article published in the weekend star newspaper, entitled ‘student sex tapes and wall-to-wall cover up.” While it did not name the …

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Mayor Francis & Vendors President Mend Fences?

The ice is thawing between peter “Ras Ipa” Isaac and the mayor of Castries. This news was disclosed on Tuesday by the president of the craft & dry good vendors association, following what he describes as a fruitful, productive and cordial meeting between the two parties.

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