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PM Measures To Spur Economic Activity

Government leader Allen Chastanet has revealed his plans for expanding the economy and providing employment opportunities in 2017. The disclosure was made at the prime minister’s first wide-ranging press conference for the New Year. He announced plans for a major call-center and attracting multi-national corporations to Saint Lucia.

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Effective Schools Orientation Training

Two schools in districts 6 have adopted the effective schools framework (formerly known as the child-friendly model). An orientation exercise was held last weekend to educate teachers about the characteristics of the structure. Winston springer junior has more.

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S.O.S Activists Staged Protest March In Vieux Fort

Members of the ‘save our sandy beach’ group are stepping up their campaign against the multi-billion dollar desert star holdings (DSH) Project in the South. The members held what was originally publicized as a silent protest in Vieux Fort on January 7th. The event was however interspersed with chants and …

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Vehicle Collision On Clarke Street

The traffic department is investigating a motor vehicular accident on Clarke Street, Vieux-Fort. On Saturday, January 7th, a red car overturned on the busy street after hitting a gray vehicle.

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PM Chastanet Defends CIP Amendments

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has come to the defence of changes made to St. Lucia’s citizenship by investment programme. The government leader, who is standing by the amendments, rebuffed opposition criticism at his first news conference for the year.

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SLP Issues Another Retort In CIP Amendments Row

A letter from former Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony to an international investment firm on a proposed development has leaked on social media. On January 5th, the opposition confirmed the leak – pre-empting a possible bomb-shell disclosure from incumbent Prime Minister Allen Chastanet.

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INTERREG Caraibes

A project aimed at strengthening ties between French Caribbean territories and the rest of the region got underway here this week. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), INTERREG Caraibes is a series of 5 programmes to stimulate cooperation between specific regions of the EU and neighbouring countries and …

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PM Christmas Party For Special Needs Children

Annually, the Prime Minister’s Office spreads some Christmas joy to Saint Lucia’s special needs children. On Thursday, December 8th, children from the different centers gathered at the prime minister’s official residence for a fun-time. The family-friendly social event featured snacks, toys and goodie bags. The differently-abled also got the opportunity …

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CARCIP Trainees Graduate

Over 500 students across Saint Lucia on Thursday graduated from a training programme as part of the Caribbean regional communications infrastructure programme (CARCIP).

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