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Ritz-Carlton to open in Saint Lucia in 2021

THE RITZ-CARLTON’S LUXURY RESORT OFFERINGS IN EVER-POPULAR CARIBBEAN TO GROW WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW SAINT LUCIA PROPERTY Prime Minister Joins Commemorative Ceremony Celebrating Launch of Project FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Castries, SAINT LUCIA –– 3 August 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) has …

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Hilaire Doubles Down CIP DSH Non-Approval Claims

The opposition SLP’s point man on investment is doubling down on his claims that the controversial DSH project has not been approved by Invest Saint Lucia and the citizenship by investment unit. This time, the Castries South MP has brought along his documentation.

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“Monkey” Makes Another Court Appearance

Francis Lalanne alias “monkey’ made another appearance before the courts on Thursday. The balata resident could face serious jail-time if convicted in connection with cases involving theft and the preparation of a crime.

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NHC Opens Forestierre Housing Project

The Saint Lucia Housing Corporation has completed its first housing project under the new administration at Forestierre. An official ceremony was held at the project site on Wednesday to herald the conclusion of construction of the housing development. NHC chairman claims the Forestierre project is not just a new housing …

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Education Expert Calls For Upkeep Of School Plant

Education international’s president Susan Hopgood has called on the Caribbean governments and leaders to give more priority to the restoration of school buildings. Hopgood was the guest speaker at the Caribbean union of teachers 38th biennial conference last weekend.

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Miss Fond St Jacques 2017

Miss Soufriere Regional Development Foundation Kimmy Francois is the 2017 fond St. Jacques carnival queen. The Fond St Jacques Development Committee hosted their third consecutive carnival queen pageant aimed at fostering camaraderie in the community. The pageant was held on Friday July 28th, 2017.

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Suspected Car Thief Makes Second Court Appearance

The Balata man was charged on July 6th after reportedly turning himself in to authorities the day before. A police investigation conducted at his residence on June 28th resulted in the recovery of 26 vehicle keys, 2 alarm remotes and 68 key tags. The 51-year-old was slapped with the charge …

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Record Registration Numbers Anticipated for 2017 Pinehill Funwalk

PRESS RELEASE:-Castries, Saint Lucia, August 2, 2017 – Saint Lucia’s biggest participatory sporting event is set to come off this month, and organisers are anticipating another record for registration, with the island’s number one telecommunications provider now on board. Flow officially signalled its support for the 2017 Pinehill Funwalk during the …

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Host Communities for 2017 Jounen Kwéyòl Announced

PRESS RELEASE – The Folk Research Centre (FRC) is pleased to announce the four host communities for Creole Heritage Month/ 2017 and they are: 1. Babonneau: in the North 2. Vieux-Fort: in the South 3. La Ressource, Dennery: in the East 4. Marigot: in the West Preparations for the St. …

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