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Opposition Senators Boycott the Upper House

The House of Assembly was noticeably emptier after three opposition Senators of the Saint Lucia Labour Party [SLP] reportedly boycotted the latest Senate Sitting on June 22nd. The opposition boycott follows a previous walk-out by SLP Members of Parliament during the second sitting of the House for the debate on …

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Agricultural Revolution underway in the OECS

OECS Media Release Thursday, June 22, 2017 — The Agriculture Sector in OECS Member States is on the brink of a new era in collaborative production for regional and international trade. A comprehensive grouping of regional agriculture stakeholders, which include Ministers, Manufacturers, Traders, representatives from the Bureau of Standards and …

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Flow Special Presentation Carnival Partners

Telecoms provider Flow – one of the main sponsors of Saint Lucia Carnival 2017 made a presentation to carnival partners and the winners in its “endless everything” summer promotion at a ceremony on Wednesday. The special event, which was held at flow’s Bay-walk mall retail store, comes on the heels …

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Miss Massy Stores 2017 Visits Sponsors

Massy stores limited continues to support the national carnival queen pageant. This week, the supermarket chain rolled out the red carpet for miss massy stores 2017 Claire -Marissa Smartt. It was a particularly heart-warming tour for company officials, as the 19-year-old carnival queen contestant has special ties to massy stores.

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Hilaire Issues Another CIP Challenge

Former CIP chairman and the opposition’s front man on investment Dr. Ernest Hilaire is calling on the prime minister to clarify pronouncements made on the international stage regarding citizenship.

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New OECS Chair Calls For Region To Be Assertive

The new chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean states (OECS), Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, has called for deeper economic integration and more extensive functional Co-operation between small island developing states. Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister took over the chairmanship from Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Timothy Harris …

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Joseph On Insurance Coverage For Farmers

Agriculture Minister Ezechiel Joseph is seeking to create an insurance plan for Agri-entrepreneurs. The minister claims that the present insurance provider is not working. Thus, his ministry has solicited the assistance of another company.

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Police Launch Community-Sports Outreach

The community relations branch of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force is putting the final touches on its annual school sports festival. Primary and secondary school students from across St. Lucia will take part in the initiative, which seeks to foster leadership, team spirit and discipline among students, under the …

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HTS News Preview June 21st 2017

Tonight, Man Found Dead At Beausejour, The new OECS chairman calls for the block to be more assertive and The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation Donates Over $90,000 to respective organizations.

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CIP Unit CEO Sent on Leave

HTS News4orce has been reliably informed that Cindy McLean, Chief Executive Officer of the Citizenship by Investment Unit [CIU], has been sent on administrative leave with immediate effect. McLean was appointed CIP Unit CEO in October 2015. Details on the reported directive to send off McLean are still emerging.  In …

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HTS Mass Fever

HTS Mass Fever previews the upcoming Carnival activities featuring the bands, Carnival queen contestants, costumes, calypsos, steel bands and much more..

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U.K Church Donates to Bordelais

The Kingsway International Christian Centre [KICC] based in London, United Kingdom on June 21st handed over a donation to the Bordelais Correctional Facility [BCF]. KICC represented by Saint Lucian national and, Pastor Christie John Baptiste, received the donations comprising toiletries and, undergarments and spiritual readings from their London congregation and …

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Private Sector Lobby Recommends Time Off for Carnival

Press release: TIME OFF FOR CARNIVAL The Soufriere Events Committee will be hosting Soufriere Carnival 2017 under the theme “Rebirth: Awakening of the Lost Culture”.  Part of the schedule of activities includes the parade of the Band throughout the town circuit on Sunday June 25 and Monday June 26th, 2017. …

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