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ROB ZII AND PHYNESS Adds Soul to Soleil Roots & Soul

Rob Zii’s career spans over 2 decades. He is a former member of Amate, having joined in 1992, and a founding member of Kronic Heights Productions (1996). Zii has shared stages with many mainstream artists such as Maxi Priest, Shaggy, Michael Bolton, Fantasia, Beres Hammond and Dave Koz.  Zii took part in a US …

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Dianna Philip is Live at Soleil Roots and Soul

Dianna Philip is a young Saint Lucian vocalist who is honing her craft as the island watches.  She has always had a love for the arts and has been living her dream for a few years.  During the day, Dianna impacts lives as a primary school teacher.  She is also …

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Soleil Roots & Soul Climaxes Today

Musiq Soulchild, Etana, Rob Zii & Phyness and Dianna Phillip will take main stage at the Pigeon Island National Landmark for the climax of the final day of the Soleil Roots & Soul concert on June 18th. Day 2 of Soleil Roots & Soul will also feature a preview of what’s …

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GIS NEWS: Latin American, Caribbean climate talks in Saint Lucia

  The effects of climate change can be felt across the globe especially in the North Pole. Experts from Latin America and the Caribbean are in Saint Lucia to attend a four-day sustainable development workshop ahead of international climate talks. The workshop centres on building Sustainable National Greenhouse Gas Inventory …

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GIS NEWS: Customs and immigration officials attend workshop

  Immigration and customs officers underwent training this week to clarify the roles and functions of border officers. The training was geared at ensuring that there is a common understanding of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), and the Free Movement of Persons (FMP), and aims to further strengthen …

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CNN lists Saint Lucia “Most Stunning” Caribbean Island

  St. Lucia’s rugged terrain creates a stunning setting for Sugar Beach. Saint Lucia has been featured twice in a CNN report on the top 12 all-inclusive resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean. Cap Maison Resort and Spa in Gros Islet and Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort in Soufrière made the …

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Christopher Martin Closes Soleil Roots & Soul Day 1

Jamaican reggae super star Christopher Martin brought the house down as the headliner of day 1 of the inaugural Soleil Roots and Soul festival. The reggae and rhythm and blues crooner impressed the audience at the main stage venue at the Pigeon Island National Landmark.  

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Soleil Roots and Soul Day 1 is On

Kayo – a Saint Lucian born, North American based rapper headlines the inaugural Soleil Roots and Soul festival. Day 1 of the two day weekend concert takes place the iconic Pigeon Island National Landmark.

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Planning Ministry On Building Code Compliance

Deputy permanent secretary in the department of physical planning Hildreth Lewis, is calling on building owners to abide by the existing building code. The call comes as the region braces for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. The department provides assistance in the Co-ordination of certain areas of the OECS global …

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OECS Convenes Citizenship by Investment Stakeholder Meeting

OECS Media Release Friday, June 16, 2017 — Representatives from the region’s five Citizenship by Investment Programmes (CIP) met in Saint Lucia today to explore opportunities for increased collaboration and harmonisation of due diligence processes. The meeting, convened at the behest of Heads of Government of OECS Member States with CIP …

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