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SLP WRITES TO PM TO CEASE ‘UNCHECKED BORROWING’

[Press Release] STATEMENT BY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION HON. PHILIP J. PIERRE ON THE DEBT SITUATION AT THE SAINT LUCIA LABOUR PARTY PRESS CONFERENCE SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2018 The Saint Lucia Labour Party has dispatched a letter to the Hon Prime Minister citing a case in what seems to be a pattern of “below …

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SLP URGES GOVERNMENT TO ADDRESS HEALTHCARE CRISIS

[Press Release] STATEMENT BY HON MOSES JN BAPTISTE ON THE HEALTH CRISIS IN SAINT LUCIA AT THE SAINT LUCIA LABOUR PARTY PRESS CONFERENCE SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2018 Ladies and gentlemen of the press, today September 18th, 2018 marks 76 days since the Prime Minister announced that work would recommence at the St. Jude Hospital …

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SLNT CONTINUES TO SEEK ANSWERS IN HMP DEMOLITION

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT), Which Successfully Petitioned The High Court For An Injunction On Demolition Works On The Historic Royal Goal Or Her Majesty’s Prison In Castries, Continues To Search For Answers. In A Sit-Down With HTS News4orce On Monday September 17th, SLNT Director Bishnu Tulsie Said A …

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UWP SUPPORTERS CONFRONT REPORTER

The Fireworks At Monday’s United Workers Party Press Conference Apparently Was Not At The Head Table. Instead, Reporters And News Teams Had To Contend With The Fervor Of Invited Guests. One Reporter Was Asked To “Shut Up”, By An Observer, As He Questioned The Head Table, Chaired By UWP General …

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UWP COUNTERS SLP ASSERTIONS

The United Workers Party [UWP] Mounted A Saint Lucia Labour Party [SLP] Counter Attack During The Monday September 17th Press Conference At The Party’s Headquarters. UWP General Secretary Oswald Augustin And The Prime Minister’s Attache Norbert Williams, Sought To Pour Cold Water Over Heated Opposition Rhetoric.

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UWP GENERAL SECRETARY NONCOMMITTAL ON CONTROVERSIAL OP ED

United Workers Party General Secretary Oswald Augustin was non-committal when confronted by reporters today on whether he penned a controversial op-ed in a local newspaper on an alleged police investigation. The article has received backlash from the Opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party who has vowed to write to the Commissioner …

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LOO RESPONDS TO UWP’S STADIUM ROOFING CLAIMS

Leader Of The Opposition Philip J Pierre Has Discredited Statements Made By The Director Of Implementation In The Office Of The Prime On The Structural Appraisal Report On Roofing Works At The George Odlum Stadium. Pierre Fired Back Questioning Whether Nancy Charles Was A Qualified Engineer Or Contractor To Make …

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NYC STANDING IN SOLIDARITY WITH JEAN FAMILY

The National Youth Council (NYC) Is Joining The Rest Of St. Lucia In Extending Condolences To Family And Friends Of Botham Jean. Jean’s Life Was Cut Short By Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, Who Told Police That She Went To The Wrong Floor On Thursday, September 6th, And Shot And …

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PROTESTS IN DALLAS OVER BOTHAM JEAN KILLING

Protesters Took To The Streets Of Downtown Dallas, Again, On Friday Night, Demanding Justice For Botham Jean. They Want The Female Police Officer Who Shot And Killed The Young Man In His Own Apartment, To Face Equality Under The Law. The Protests Came Amid Vigils In Miami, New York And …

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SLASPA GIVES SCHOLARSHIPS

As The New School Year Began, A New Cohort Of Students Started On Their Secondary School Journey, Many Of Them With Scholarships From Various Organizations And Private Sector Corporations. This Was No Different For Children Of Staff Of The St. Lucia Air And Seaports Authority.

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SAINT LUCIA DIVEFEST HAILED AS SUCCESS

[Press Release] The Second annual Saint Lucia Divefest was hailed an impressive success by dive travel planners and divers alike. The event took place from September 10-15, 2018 and provided underwater enthusiasts with an in-depth look into the dive product of Saint Lucia. During the festival, the Saint Lucia Tourism …

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SCHOOL CHILDREN 8-11 FREE FROM BILHARZIA

[Press Release] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has release the finding of a Shistosomiasis or Bilharzia survey conducted among children aged 8 – 11. Survey participants were selected from among 63 infant and primary schools from around the island. A total of 1,586 students aged 8 – 11 from …

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SANDALS RESPONDS TO WITHHOLDING TAX CLAIM

[Press Release] Sandals Resorts International has noted sustained efforts to try and tarnish the good name and reputation of our company by parties who continue to misrepresent the issue of a $24M Withholding Tax claim by the Inland Revenue Department of Saint Lucia on insurance costs; a matter which was …

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