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Nat Geo to host photography Master Class in Saint Lucia

GIS – Joe McNally, one of the world’s most accomplished photographers, will be hosting a master class at the Anse Chastanet Resort for National Geographic Expeditions. McNally, who will be leading the classes at the eco-friendly resort, boasts a career that includes assignments in more than 50 countries. He has …

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Gov’t raises Housing Allocation by 100%

GIS – Minister in the Ministry of Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport, and Civil Aviation, Hon. Herod Stanislaus, stated that there can be no national economic development without the people of a country having access to quality affordable housing. The minister’s statement was part of a presentation made at …

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Regional Agriculture Stakeholders discuss Food Safety

GIS – In an effort to enhance the quality of agricultural produce in the region, food safety stakeholders convened in Barbados last week, to discuss the improvement of plant health. The two-day consultation conducted by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), and …

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Dr. Rigobert On Tragic Accident At Choc

Tributes continue to pour in the wake of the tragic accident that claimed the lives of two teenage students on the weekend. Another young man is reportedly admitted in critical condition at hospital. 18-year-old Zhané Bianca Williams and 19-year-old Zina Omega Anthony died as a result of a road accident …

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Ex-Sports Ministers Denies Claims Of Special NLA Account

Dennery North MP Shawn Edward continues to reject claims that an account was created in the name of the national lotteries authority (NLA) or other agencies, entitled “ministers account” when he was sports minister in 2012. Economic development minister guy joseph brought the matter to the fore-front during debate last …

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Police Welfare Association Reaches Out to Suspended Officers

The recently elected Police Welfare Association [PWA] on May 3rd met with 10 suspended police officers at Chesterfield to offer support and stand in solidarity in a bid to restore their tenure. Travis Chicot is the PWA president.  Listen below. The ranks of the suspended officers vary. The Commissioner of …

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Baron Foods cracks Cuban market

PRESS RELEASE – Saint Lucia’s leading manufacturing company, Baron Foods (St. Lucia) Limited, has finally achieved its goal of exporting its world class products to Cuba. Over the last five years the company has attended several trade shows facilitated by Caribbean Export and TEPA. Within the last two years, Baron …

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Saint Lucian amputees get sports training

PRESS RELEASE – Twenty-five coaches, special ed teachers and community youth mentors from across St. Lucia attended a two day workshop to better understand how sport can offer a wide range of benefits to amputees, people with congenital limb deficiencies and persons with restricted use of limbs. Supported by the Australian …

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