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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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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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