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Pro-DSH Arguments

Pro DSH campaigners converged in the town of Vieux Fort in protest on Wednesday, to show their support for the Allen Chastanet administration’s pro-growth policies. Supporters say they want to send a clear message that they need development in the south.

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SLP Leader Slams Narrative Of UWP Rally

Meanwhile, leader of the opposition and the Saint Lucia Labor Party Philip J. Pierre claims the UWP failed to address the concerns about the DSH deal at the Vieux Fort rally. During a press conference on Thursday to thank the protesters who turned out for the anti-DSH march, Pierre accused …

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Joseph Picks Development Over Nature

“Snakes don’t bring you votes”, is the sentiment expressed by Castries south east MP Guy Joseph, as the ruling united workers party sought to defend its position on the controversial DSH pearl of the Caribbean project.

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Why Are You Protesting?

“Saint Lucia is not for sale “was the refrain throughout the SLP protest march and rally on Wednesday. The SLP believes that the march was a statement by Saint Lucians that there is value in heritage and patrimony.

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SLP Bouyed By Anti-DSH March Turnout

Protesters who joined the SLP March say they are worried about the fate of St. Lucia under the Allen Chastanet led administration. On Wednesday, scores of supporters turned up in the city streets to demonstrate their dissatisfaction with the party’s policies.

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PM Extended Interview On DSH

HTS brought wall-to-wall coverage of protest Wednesday in both the north and south of Saint Lucia on multi-media platforms from television, radio and cyberspace. The views on the contentious arguments put forth by the parties and various interests on all sides of the debate remain split. Audience feedback on Facebook …

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NOTICE: Flow Synchronizing Digital TV Lineup

Thursday May 18th 2017, LIME TV is undergoing a major change. We are changing a number of channels, and synchronizing the lineup with the Flow Digital TV lineup, which offers more channels, better quality, and greater flexibility. This means that several channels are also being added to Flow Digital TV and channels on …

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SLP POLITICAL LEADER EXPRESSES THANKS

  On behalf of the Executive and members of the Saint Lucia Labour Party I would like to thank the thousands of Saint Lucians who came out yesterday 17th May to protest and show their dissatisfaction and opposition to the UWP Government’s policy on the signed agreements for the proposed …

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MOH to host Rapid HIV & Syphilis Testing Training Workshop

PRESS RELEASE The social and economic impacts of HIV/AIDS in affected countries remain a cause for concern. Stigma and discrimination, inability of countries to scale-up quality prevention programs, poor involvement of key populations in the HIV response, as well as the need for more supportive HIV policies continue to hinder …

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From Vieux-Fort to ‘pearl of the Caribbean’?

On May 17th, 2017 the Prime Minister Allen Chasatnet for the first time, publicly addressed concerns over the Desert Star Holdings [DSH] Ltd Agreement with southern residents since the Framework Agreement was signed in July 2016. Prime Minister Chastanet encouraged Vieux-Fort and southern residents to embrace the DSH project reportedly …

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Economic Development Before Snakes and Lizards

Economic Development Minister and Member of Parliament for Castries South East Guy Joseph, reaffirmed his economic priorities for Saint Lucia at the first United Workers Party [UWP] public rally on May 17th, since taking Office last June. Despite environmental and, conservation concern over the protected Maria Islands and the endemic …

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescued Six Saint Lucians on Monday

PRESS RELEASE – The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley rescued six St. Lucian men Monday from the overdue 20-foot boat, One Time, approximately 25 nautical miles off the western coast of Martinique. The rescued men reportedly departed Martinique at approximately 3 a.m. Monday and were returning to St. Lucia, when their …

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Tourism Minister says Hospitality Sector is on the ‘Rebound’

PRESS RELEASE – Tourism Minister Hon. Dominic Fedee said recently that tourism, the island’s main economic earner, is wrestling to reclaim its growth. The sector, he said, has already begun to show signs of rebound as recorded in the first quarter of 2017, attributed to a phenomenal increase in the …

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