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PM Reports On Three Country Trip

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet held a press briefing on Monday on his a three-country trip from august 6th to the 14th, 2016. Over the course of eight days, the prime minister visited London, Paris and Morocco respectively. In London, he met with the staff of the high commission for Saint …

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NEMO Finalizes Country Document for Disaster Risk Reduction

In August, the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) met with stakeholders to finalize a country disaster management work programme. The program identifies how Saint Lucia can best mainstream comprehensive disaster management across sectors. It will help to minimize vulnerabilities throughout society and improve resilience of the country’s citizenry.

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SLASPA Conducts Navigation Workshop

Saint Lucia is making moves to update navigational lights to comply with international standards. This was the focus of a four-day workshop by the government of Saint Lucia through the Saint Lucia air and sea ports authority (SLASPA).

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Meet Bruno, The RSLPF Marine Unit’s Best Friend

German shepherds, Rottweiler’s and blood-hounds are among the most popular police dogs – mongrels are not. In Saint Lucia, terms like “rubbish breed”, “mutt” and “gutter breed” are used to describe canines that are not a result of intentional breeding. However, as Miguel Fevrier reports one smart police mongrel has …

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GEW Preps 2016 Meeting In Saint Lucia

Global entrepreneurship week (GEW) is recognized annually in November, but coordinators are hard at work planning the upcoming event. The ST. LUCIA chamber of commerce, industry and agriculture met with partners to discuss activities for GEW.

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Guy Joseph Not Done With Boundaries Case?

Although, the Castries south east MP and minister for economic growth Guy Joseph is part of the united workers party administration, technically his pre-election case against the constituency boundaries commission has not exactly gone away. He challenged the proposed re-alignment of the Castries South east constituency during the reign of …

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National Fair-trade Organization AGM

Members of the national fair-trade organization recently held their all-important annual general meeting. This year’s convention was hosted under the theme -“sustainable banana production for economic growth and development.”

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Caribbean Metals Road Show

And finally in these challenging economic times many businesses have been looking for new and different ways to reach out and connect with their customers. One local company has been thinking out of the box and attempting a variety of efforts to connect with their customers on a more personal …

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HTS Rio 2016 Olympic Coverage Schedule – Thursday August 11th 2016

HTS Rio 2016 Olympic Coverage Schedule Thursday August 11th 2016 7:25AM               Diving / Tennis 11:00AM              ESPN Live from Rio 5:00PM                Panel (With Terry Finisterre) 5:15PM                 Rugby 7’s/Volleyball 7:00PM                 HTS News4orce 8:00PM                 Tennis/Volleyball 9:10PM                 Swimming

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Ex-Sports Minister On Sammy Sacking

Former sports minister and national cricketer Shawn Edward, while not in support of Daren Sammy’s sacking from the West Indies T20 team, urges Saint Lucians to nonetheless rally behind the Windies.

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Education Minister Visits Schools Sited For Repairs

Meanwhile, education minister Dr. Gale Rigobert along with other officials from her ministry began visits to school plants island-wide, in order to assess the institutions physical infrastructure. Our cameras caught up with dr. Rigobert and chief education officer Marcus Edward at the La resource combined school in Dennery North.

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Sandals Clear The Air On Beach Access

Leading hotel chain sandals resorts is dispelling rumors that it is restricting locals access to the beach. Sandals explains that a recent mishap at their pigeon island property comprised guest safety and required intervention from security and law enforcement. Former sandals employee and tourism minister Dominic Fedee recently spoke to …

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HTS Rio 2016 Olympic Coverage Schedule – Wednesday August 10th 2016

HTS Rio 2016 Olympic Coverage Schedule Wednesday August 10th 2016 7:25AM               Cycling 11:30AM              ESPN Live from Rio 11:55AM              SWIMMING       Men’s/Women’s Heats 3:00PM                GYMNASTICS     Men’s Indiv. All-Around Final 5:00PM                 Panel (With Terry Finisterre) 5:10PM                 Gymnastics 5:50PM                 Boxing 7:00PM                 HTS News4orce 8:00PM                 Sailing 9:10PM                 Swimming

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