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SLP POLITICAL LEADER EXPRESSES THANKS

  On behalf of the Executive and members of the Saint Lucia Labour Party I would like to thank the thousands of Saint Lucians who came out yesterday 17th May to protest and show their dissatisfaction and opposition to the UWP Government’s policy on the signed agreements for the proposed …

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MOH to host Rapid HIV & Syphilis Testing Training Workshop

PRESS RELEASE The social and economic impacts of HIV/AIDS in affected countries remain a cause for concern. Stigma and discrimination, inability of countries to scale-up quality prevention programs, poor involvement of key populations in the HIV response, as well as the need for more supportive HIV policies continue to hinder …

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From Vieux-Fort to ‘pearl of the Caribbean’?

On May 17th, 2017 the Prime Minister Allen Chasatnet for the first time, publicly addressed concerns over the Desert Star Holdings [DSH] Ltd Agreement with southern residents since the Framework Agreement was signed in July 2016. Prime Minister Chastanet encouraged Vieux-Fort and southern residents to embrace the DSH project reportedly …

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Economic Development Before Snakes and Lizards

Economic Development Minister and Member of Parliament for Castries South East Guy Joseph, reaffirmed his economic priorities for Saint Lucia at the first United Workers Party [UWP] public rally on May 17th, since taking Office last June. Despite environmental and, conservation concern over the protected Maria Islands and the endemic …

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescued Six Saint Lucians on Monday

PRESS RELEASE – The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley rescued six St. Lucian men Monday from the overdue 20-foot boat, One Time, approximately 25 nautical miles off the western coast of Martinique. The rescued men reportedly departed Martinique at approximately 3 a.m. Monday and were returning to St. Lucia, when their …

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Tourism Minister says Hospitality Sector is on the ‘Rebound’

PRESS RELEASE – Tourism Minister Hon. Dominic Fedee said recently that tourism, the island’s main economic earner, is wrestling to reclaim its growth. The sector, he said, has already begun to show signs of rebound as recorded in the first quarter of 2017, attributed to a phenomenal increase in the …

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SLP Host Anti-Protest March

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party took to the streets of the capital in protest of the proposed DSH development, and a host of other capital projects spearheaded by the UWP administration. Critics argue that the developments are detrimental to the people of Saint Lucia, especially residents in the south …

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UWP Holds Pro-Development Rally In South-Live-Stand-By

Executive director of the Saint Lucia Employers Federation, joseph alexander has expressed support for the right of fellow citizens to protest. Alexander has expressed support for the DSH development and other projects under the Allen Chastanet led UWP’s pro-growth and job creation agenda. However, he believes that opposition is healthy …

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Myers Supports Fuel Tax Hike

A local chartered accountant says the proposed 60% increase in the excise tax on fuel will redound to immense benefits to the public in the end. During the presentation of the estimates of expenditure, it was revealed that the tax, which currently stands at $2.50, would increase to $4.00.  

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International Day Against Homophobia

May 17th, is the international day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. This year’s theme is families, with a focus on the role of families in the well-being of their LGBTI members. According to UNAIDS, the realization or revelation that a young person’s sexual orientation or gender identity is at odds …

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Tune In Live With HTS Saint Lucia For the Opposition SLP Protest and UWP Rally

Tune in as we simulcast the Opposition SLP Protest and UWP Rally Live on our Facebook page HTS Saint Lucia Official. <iframe src=”https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FHTSSTLUCIAOFFICIAL%2Fvideos%2F1675825122435540%2F&show_text=1&width=400″ width=”400″ height=”486″ style=”border:none;overflow:hidden” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ allowTransparency=”true”></iframe>

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