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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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PM Talks CIP Non-Approval And DSH

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has sought to clarify the status of the DSH project and the citizenship by investment programme. He told reporters this week that while CIP funds will be in play for the horse racing track, discussions are ongoing on whether they will be part of the commercial …

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SDA Church Mentoring Princesses

The St. Lucia mission of Seventh Day Adventist is hoping to build moral standards among young ladies. This week, the church is hosting a princess mentoring workshop. Organizers say it is part of a larger effort to help young ladies at a time when they face tremendous societal pressures.

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USAID Summer Camp 2017

Over 400 young Saint Lucians are slated to attend a series of two-week educational summer camps this year sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Saint Lucia at an estimated cost of approximately (US$46,500.00). The Camps are Spearheaded by Social Transformation Officers in …

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Miss Mass in Da Vue 2017

As part of the Soleil Saint Lucia Summer Festival the Belle-Vue Development Committee in collaboration with the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment hosted a Carnival Queen Pageant entitled ‘MISS MASS IN DA VUE’. The Carnival Queen Show saw the preparation of five beautiful and talented young ladies who competed …

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Laborie MP Rewards Top Performers

Principal of the Laborie R.C. Girls Primary School Donna Peter-Joseph noted that parents in the south have been struggling to meet the educational needs of their children. Laborie MP Alva Baptiste has been rewarding academic standouts in the district for the past decade. The annual bursary is a small incentive …

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PM Provides Update on Quarry Explosion

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says the Insurance Companies are working to compensate the victims of the deadly RG Quarry blast. A container exploded at the Ferrand estate quarry in Cul-de-sac on March 21st 2017, killing four and wounding over 30 people. The explosion also caused damage to nearby properties. Local …

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Two Busted for Attempting to Ship 140LBS of Ganja to Barbados

Police sources have confirmed to HTS News4orce that at about 1:26 pm August 2, two men in a pickup attempted to export a package to Barbados from the Vieux Fort Seaport. The package aroused the suspicion of Port authorities who then proceeded to conduct a search. News4orce understands that as …

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SDA Church Takes on ‘Wall to Wall Cover Ups’

  The Seventh-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’s Star Newspaper, entitled ‘Student Sex Tapes and Wall-to-Wall Cover Up.” While it did not name …

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NEW CIU CEO Appointed

PRESS RELEASE The Citizenship by Investment Board (“the Board”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nestor Alfred to the position of Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Citizenship by Investment Unit effective today,  8th August, 2017.  Nestor holds a BSc. Management Studies from the University of the West …

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Saint Lucia Party wants answers on Forestierre Housing Scheme Contract

The Saint Lucia Labour Party notes with great concern comments made by the Minister of Housing, Hon Guy Joseph and National Housing Corporation Chairman, Mr Timothy Mangal during the opening ceremony of the Forestierre Housing Project about the apparent generous financing arrangement  and non-payment for work provided by the contractor, …

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Saint Lucia Showcase Facilitates Real Dialogue on How to Improve Tourism

PRESS RELEASE:-Saint Lucia Showcase Facilitates Real Dialogue on How to Improve Tourism. The fifth annual Saint Lucia Showcase – North America officially opened at the Sandals Grande Beach Resort and Spa on July 26. The event connected hotels, destination management companies (DMCs) and tourism officials with North American-based tour operators …

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