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MET SERVICES NOT 100% ACCURATE

Officials Of The Saint Lucia Met Services Are Standing By Their Weather Predictions. The Accuracy Of The Met Services Forecasting Has Come Into Question By Some, But Officials Have Appealed To The Public To Continue To Adhere To Weather Advisories. The Word Of Caution Comes Amid A Tropical Storm Warning …

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CSA BLOWS FUSE IN LUCELEC INDUSTRIAL ROW

A Seven-Year Long Industrial Dispute Over A LUCELEC Salary Structure Is In The Hands Of A Labour Tribunal. But, Patience Is Wearing Thin For The Civil Service Association [CSA] – The Labour Union Representing More Than 100 Grade One Employees At LUCELEC. Without A Speedy Resolve, The CSA Warns, Industrial …

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ST LUCIA UNDER TROPICAL STORM WARNING AHEAD OF KIRK

NEMO: Wednesday, September 26: Saint Lucia has been placed under a Tropical Storm warning as of 5:00 a.m. today. Tropical Storm Kirk is located near latitude 11.8 North, longitude 52.7 West of Saint Lucia. Maximum sustained winds are at 40 miles per hour. A westward to west-northwestward motion is expected through …

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ST LUCIA PARTICIPATES IN 5TH ANNUAL OPEN DATA CONFERENCE IN ARGENTINA

[Press Release] Minister for the Public Service Honourable Dr. Ubaldus Raymond along with the Saint Lucia Open Data Co-ordinator, Louise Mathurin-Serieux, are representing Saint Lucia at the Fifth International Open Data Conference (IODC), in Buenos Aires, Argentina from September 27-28. This year’s conference is being held under the theme, “The …

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ST LUCIA SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT SURVEY

[Press Release] The Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority is presently conducting a survey as part of a project funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) through the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) Programme in the following communities: 1. Floravilla, Canaries 2. Bruceville, Vieux-Fort 3. Barcadere, Vieux-Fort 4. Blackstars/Odlum City, …

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SLP YOUTH ORGANIZATION CONDEMNS COMMENTS MADE BY JOCELYNE FLETCHER

[Press Release] The Saint Lucia Labour Party Youth Organisation has taken issue with the “shut-up” statement made to the press by Chair of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Jocelyne Fletcher. The Saint Lucia Labour Party Youth Organisation views this outburst by Ms Fletcher as unbecoming, particularly coming from the …

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REDESIGNING NATIONAL CASH TRANSFER PROGRAMMES IN A POST-DISASTER CONTEXT

[Press Release] The OECS Commission and UNICEF will jointly host a two-day capacity building workshop on National Cash Transfer Programmes for Emergencies from September 27 to 28 at the Coco Palm Resort in Saint Lucia, designed to protect the most vulnerable after emergencies. Journalists are invited to opening proceedings that will …

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ECCB TO ISSUE NEW EC DOLLAR NOTES IN 2019

Come 2019, The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Will Issue A New Series Of Bank-Notes, Which Will Be Printed On A Substance Called ‘Polymer.’ ECCB Officials Say The New Polymer Notes Will Offer The Advantages Of More Advanced Security Features And Greater Durability. Former ECCB Governor, The Late Sir K. …

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6 YEAR OLD MAULED BY PACK OF DOGS

A Canaries Father Says He Wants Compensation For His 6 Year Old Son, Who Was Allegedly Mauled By A Pack Of Dogs Last Thursday, As He Waited For Public Transport In Desrameaux, Monchy. Quick Action From Neighbors Averted More Severe Injuries – The Father Is Now Appealing For Compensation.

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