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Mayor Francis concludes phase one of Castries school tours

PRESS RELEASE – As part of the activities to commemorate the Castries Constituency Council’s (CCC) 50th Anniversary, His Worship Mayor Peterson D. Francis on Tuesday concluded a series of school visits which he hopes highlighted the role and function of the Council and the Office of the Mayor. The school …

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Gov’t Justifies Withdrawal of Rice and Flour Allowance

GIS –  Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Commerce, Industry, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs Hon. Bradley Felix has clarified allegations that a $4 million subsidy on rice and sugar was removed in the 2017 budget cycle which had led many to believe that …

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Belrose Clarifies Ministers Account

The civil service association alleges that attempts at usurping its representation of WASCO employees have been thwarted. Last week WASCO employees reportedly voted overwhelmingly to retain the organization as their bargaining body.

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SLP Gears Up For Protest March

Meanwhile, the opposition Saint Lucia Labour party is primed for its participation in protest on Wednesday, but assures the public that theirs would be a peaceful demonstration.

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Babonneau Man Shot And Wounded

Saint Lucia’s latest shooting victim has been released from hospital. His relatives who are breathing a collective sigh of relief are counting on law enforcement and the courts for justice.

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Red Cross Zika Reduction Project

The minister responsible for tourism Dominic Fedee says the previous Saint Lucia Jazz Festival failed to promote Saint Lucia and therefore had to be revamped. Fedee argues that while audiences were treated to mainstream acts, the tourism sector suffered. He also contends that hotels were no longer benefiting from jazz …

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May 17th International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

OP-ED International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) op-ed By UNAIDS Regional Director Dr. César Núñez @CesrNunez Today, May 17th, the world marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). This observance is meant to draw the attention of the public, decision makers and the media to …

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