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Ex-Pm Launches Scathing Attack On 2017 Estimates

Former prime minister, Vieux Fort South MP Dr. Kenny Anthony soundly trounced the 2017/2018 estimates of revenue and expenditure in his presentation to parliament on Thursday. Declaring that there was simply no way he could support the estimates, the former SLP leader piled on the pressure on the UWP administration …

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Joseph Defends Pulling Trust Annual Subvention

Economic development minister guy joseph is calling on the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) to be consistent in its conservation efforts. Castries south MP argues that the organization failed to speak up on during the Le Paradis development a decade ago.

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NYC Presents Candidates For Upcoming Election

The national youth council (NYC) presented the candidates vying for a spot on the executive at the elections scheduled for the general assembly. The nominations process officially ended on April 17th and on May 27th registered members will vote by secret ballot for a new executive. Interviews were conducted to …

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NEMO Continues To Build Capacity

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is continuing its thrust towards building capacity in communities. The organization this week held a seminar for district disaster committees, to give them a better understanding of the functions of disaster assessments.

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Gas prices to Increase from May 1st

Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs Press Release; April 28th 2017. The public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail prices of gasoline (unleaded), diesel, LPG 20, 22, and 100 …

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Wayne Janvier Appears in Court for Murder

39-year old Wayne Janvier was arraigned at the First District Court [Castries] on April 28th, a day after formally being charged for murder. Janvier is accused of fatally stabbing 59-year old Leonard Felicien during a violent confrontation at Trois Piton on April 22nd.  A First District Court ordered Janvier to be remanded at …

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Baby succumbs to injuries from La Croix house fire

A 10 month old twin boy and girl were admitted at hospital on April 27th after sustaining burns from a house fire at La Croix Maingot. The wooden structure was completely flattened. HTS News4orce can confirm the male twin succumbed  at the Victoria Hospital on April 28th. The father of the …

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Parliament stalls without Deputy Speaker

During the second day of debate on the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure at Parliament April 27th, House Speaker Leonne Theodore-John required a brief time out. It was minutes before 11 p.m when the Prime Minister Allen Chastanet rose to ask for a [temporary] suspension of proceedings. Member of Parliament …

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Fire Service Responds to Minor Oil Slick

A truck hauling a Rubis fuel tanker along Jeremy Street in Castries mid-morning April 28th apparently encountered mechanical difficulty that caused the fuel tank to detach.  The malfunction caused a minor oil slick. The Saint Lucia Fire Service was called in to contain the spill. The incident caused a temporary …

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THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR IS TO UNVEIL THE FINAL DRAFT OF A NATIONAL POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR SAINT LUCIA

Press Release: DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE, PORTS, ENERGY AND LABOUR April 28th 2017 – THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR IS TO UNVEIL THE FINAL DRAFT OF A NATIONAL POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR SAINT LUCIA, DURING A ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON FRIDAY, APRIL 28TH 2017.  THE WORKSHOP, WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE FINANCIAL CENTRE …

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosts border security professional exchange

Press Release April 28, 2017: U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosts border security professional exchange. On April 25-27, United States Customs and Border Protection hosted a Border Security Professional Exchange with CARICOM Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) member states and regional partners focused on issues of mutual concern related to border …

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