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CDF scouts sites for new location

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 next week we will be able to settle …

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New Mobile Blood Unit for Saint Lucia

Press Release:-St. Lucia is the recipient of a Mobile Blood Unit. The gift was organised by Rudi Page, Global Diaspora Director and former CEO of RAFFA. The Unit was handed over to St. Lucia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Mr. Guy Mayers, on Thursday June 29th. “RAFFA supports the donation …

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Fisheries Dept Condemns Recent Hawksbill Turtle Slaughter

Press Release/Statement On Thursday, June 22, 2017, the carcass of a female hawksbill sea turtle, measuring three (3) feet, was discovered on Vigie Beach at approximately 8:00am. Based on reports received, the turtle was seen floating in the adjacent water at around 6:15am. Barely alive, the turtle was brought onto …

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Ajani Lebourne Home Coming

Tomorrow Saturday 1st, July, 2017, Queen’s Young Leader Award recipient, Ajani Lebourne returns home after a tour of glory in the United Kingdom. Ajani received this prestigious award from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth yesterday during a glowing ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Ajani returns home tomorrow on BA Flight 2159 at …

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Saint Lucia rated a top Caribbean destination

  Saint Lucia has been listed as one of the top 3 vacation destinations in the Caribbean by the US News & World Report. The publication just released its World’s Best Places to Visit and it ranks Saint Lucia as the third best Caribbean island for the ultimate holiday. According …

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Sandals Resorts and the Local School Community – A Winning Combination

PRESS RELEASE:-Castries, Saint Lucia – June 29 2017 – Sandals Resorts International Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart remains consistent in his commitment to the sustained economic development of the Caribbean and the educational advancement of its people. Mr. Stewart says “we compete with a number of destinations – Paris; The Far …

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Venue Change for Groovy & Power Soca Prelims

Groovy and Power Soca fans and participants are advised of the venue change for Groovy and Power Soca preliminary competitions: From: National Cultural Center (NCC)/Cultural Development Foundation Grounds To: Vigie Sports Complex Car Park John Compton Highway, Castries. Come out and support the 20 Power Soca and 20 Groovy Soca …

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HM The Queen Honours Young People who are Changing the World

Today, Her Majesty The Queen presented a young person from Saint Lucia with a Queen’s Young Leaders Award at Buckingham Palace, to honour Ajani Lebourne for his work to empower students to ensure that their interests are represented at a local and national level. His Royal Highness Prince Harry joined …

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Dr. Raymond On Capping The Price Of Gas

The imposition of the additional $1.50 excise tax on gas will not necessarily result in a stark increase in the price of fuel at the pumps. That’s the sentiment expressed by minister in the ministry of finance senator Dr. Ubaldus Raymond during the latest sitting of the senate on Thursday. …

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Francis Calls For Patience In Impacs

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis is calling on the public to be patient and allow the director of public prosecutions to do his job and investigate the report into the 2010/2011 alleged extra-judicial killings. Francis was quizzed about perceived inaction on the issue. He told the media on Thursday that …

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Opposition Up In Arms Over Tourism Authority Bill

A number of pieces of legislation were tabled in parliament on Thursday at the latest sitting of the upper house. They included the much talked about tourism authority bill, which will form the legal framework for transforming the Saint Lucia tourist board. Prior to the senate sitting, Opposition Senator Gerome …

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Golf Group Donates To Diabetes Association

The St Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association has received support from a new partner in the fight against diabetes. On Wednesday, a golf team made a donation to the association in an effort to support people living with the non-communicable disease.

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Fishermen’s Feast 2017

In observance of Fisherman’s Feast 2017 on Thursday, the Castries Fisherman’s Co-operative Society honored its members with a church service. The society wants the public to recognize the role that fishers play in feeding the nation.

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