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NOTICE: School Principals to Meet on Thursday

NOTICE The Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development invites all school principals to a meeting on Thursday 1st June 2017 at the CSA Centre, Sans Souci, Castries, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Ministry wishes to thank all principals in advance for making every effort to …

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St Jude Hospital to Host Diabetes Eye Specialist

Notice. St Jude Hospital will be hosting a Diabetes Eye Specialist from Monday July 3, 2017 – Friday July 14, 2017. Dr. Jeevak Lal is a longstanding volunteer with St Jude Hospital who will be seeing both newly diagnosed and chronic diabetics. Eye complications are very common with diabetes which, …

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Coolie Town Family Alleges Police Brutality

Members of a coolie town, marigot family are claiming that their teenaged relative was taken by police to a remote location and beaten. The relatives say the alleged incident occurred on Friday may 26th. They surmise that officers of a special unit are aggressively looking for criminals, but are adamant …

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PM Presents $60,000 Cheque To Upton Girls

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet presented a Cheque of over $59,000 to the Upton garden girls center. The center was selected to be the recipient of the proceeds from the first independence ball. Chastanet says he cannot think of a worthier cause, given the daily challenges women face in society. He …

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Broadcast Minister Meets RSL Staff

The minister with responsibility for information and broadcasting is reporting that discussions with staff at state-owned Radio Saint Lucia were successful. Minister Dominic Fedee met recently with RSL employees to discuss the future of the radio station.

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Fake News Travels Fast

The queen of the jungle has not been arrested for narcotics trafficking. Nicole David, known for her popular Soca tunes ‘matee’ and ‘queen of the jungle’ has sought to put to rest rumours that she was arrested on drug trafficking charges. The Soca artiste is the latest to fall victim …

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Culture Ministry Set For Carnival Announcement

Culture minister senator Fortuna Belrose reveals that her department is set to make an announcement on the 2017 carnival season this week. The government has reportedly allocated over 3 million dollars for Saint Lucia carnival 2017. Previously, the carnival management committee [CMC] with support from the cultural development foundation [CDF] …

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NYC Elects New Executive 2017

The Saint Lucia National Youth Council has a new executive headed by Jeshurun Andrew. On Saturday, may 27th the general assembly of the St. Lucia national youth council cast their ballots and elected a new executive.

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CIU CEO “Not Aware” of Joint Statement

HTS News4orce has obtained exclusive comment from Chief Executive Officer of Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Unit [CIU], Cindy McLean on the recently published ‘joint statement’ with Invest Saint Lucia [ISL] on the status of the Desert Star Holdings [DSH] deal. The statement from ISL issued on May 28th refuted …

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SLP Stands by DSH Rejection Claim

The Saint Lucia Labour Party has noted the joint response issued by Invest Saint Lucia and the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) and calls on the agencies not to allow themselves to be used by the UWP to mislead the people of Saint Lucia. The DSH is a major project …

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Over 300 Saint Lucians Overstayed in the U.S

More than 300 Saint Lucian nationals overstayed their visit to the United States in 2016. That is according to the U.S Department of Homeland Security’s annual report on the Fiscal Year (FY) Entry/Exit Overstay statistics. The report provides data on departures and overstays by country, for foreign visitors to the …

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