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RSS Combating New Threats to Eastern Caribbean

SOURCE – BARBADOS TODAY – Regional cooperation on defence matters has become even more important as the Eastern Caribbean faces new threats from trans-national organized criminal activity, executive director of the Regional Security System (RSS), Captain Errington Shurland, warned Monday. Speaking at the launch of a three-week training course on …

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Vieux-Fort North MP Congratulates Successful CEE Students

Parliamentary Representative for Vieux Fort North Hon. Moses Jn. Baptiste is singing praise to the community of parents, caregivers, teachers, principals and students in the constituency of Vieux Fort North after stellar performances in the latest Common Entrance Exams. According to the MP, all four primary school in the constituency …

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UWP Welcomes Fairmont Hotel in Choiseul

Press Release:–The United Workers Party stands resolute with the Government of Saint Lucia in the overall development plan and the vision for the south of the island. It’s been just over a year since the Government took office and already we are seeing a decrease in unemployment and a steady …

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PM & CARICOM SG Speak Ahead Of CARICOM Summit

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet will join heads of state and government of the 15-member Caribbean Community (Caricom) for their 38th regular summit in Grenada this week. They will focus on areas such as regional security, the burden of non-communicable diseases and the work of reparations and marijuana commissions.

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The Soca and Calypso Finalists are Decided

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saint Lucia (July, 2017) – A number of competitions were held this past weekend to determine the finalists of both the Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Competition and the National Calypso Monarch. Both shows will be held during the main weekend of national activities, spanning July 14 …

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Gas Prices Up

FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENTS 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 lb cylinders have been changed. The retail price for kerosene …

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Decision to find new location for NCC might be made this week

Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet recently discussed possible new locations for the National Cultural Centre. “The Cultural Development Foundation had a meeting last week and they are going on a sight inspection to a couple of the venues, so hopefully by [this week] we will be able to settle on …

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NOTICE: Tourism vehicle inspections commence July 3

The Department of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting wishes to inform tourism transportation operators that vehicle inspections will be conducted at the following locations, effective Monday, July 3: Department of Transport, Union Complex, Mondays to Thursdays from 8 am – 4 pm; and Department of Transport in Vieux Fort on Fridays …

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