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KM2 SOLUTIONS EXPANDS TO THE NORTH

An investment to the north of the island is making an economic impact worthy of recognition from the Prime Minister and the government of St. Lucia. Km² Solutions, a US-based company that has operated here since 2004 and already has over 500 employees, has officially expanded its operations to the …

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STUDENTS AWARDED FOR ANTI-PLASTIC CAMPAIGNS

Fisheries and Agriculture Department officials say that their recent collaboration with Japan International Co-Operation Agency (JICA), illustrates its commitment to reducing plastics in the ocean. A JICA volunteer joined efforts with the Department, with the endorsement of Massy Stores to roll out a plastic waste reduction campaign. The initiative which involved …

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Saint Lucian Author Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign

Saint Lucian author Loverly Sheridan and her young son Matthew have brought an anti-bullying campaign and ‘buddy bench’ initiative to the Odsan Combined School. Matthew has also donated over $7,000 to the School’s Feeding Programme. The pair visited the School on Monday June 25th – the first stop on their …

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Festen Labowi is 3!!!

The Community of Laborie is celebrating the 3rd Anniversary of its premiere entertainment showcase – Festen Labowi! Activities for the observance kicked off last weekend, with a grand gospel explosion.  

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Dennery Crowns its 2018 Carnival Queen

Community pageants continued on the weekend and the community of Dennery crowned a new carnival queen. 5 young ladies vied for the title at the Dennery Multipurpose Grounds on Saturday June 23rd. After a night of tough competition, Cylena Henry was crowned Miss Dennery 2018.    

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Housing Minister Tackles La Clery CDC Controversy

‘Don’t ask me, ask the technocrats,’ is the message from Housing Minister Guy Joseph to the media, amid the National Housing Corporation (NHC) La Clery CDC Row. The Castries South East MP was grilled on the recent announcement of a lawsuit against individuals who remained in the units tipped for …

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Former SLP candidate Abel Wilson passes

[Press release] It is with tremendous sorrow and sadness that the Leadership and members of the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) have learned of the death of Farmers’ leader and patriotic Saint Lucian – Mr. Abel Wilson. Saint Lucia, the farming fraternity and the Mon Repos (Micoud North) community have …

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Castries Mayor appeals for increased social responsibility

[Press release] Mayor of Castries, His Worship Peterson D. Francis wants businesses and members of the public to boost their social responsibility. The pronouncement was made after Mayor Francis, with the support of Mr. Leslie Jn Baptiste of Eagle Freight Brokerage, donated a barrel consisting of food and grocery items …

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$10k up for grabs in Saint Lucia Ultimate Honeymoon Sweepstakes

[Press release] The Saint Lucia Ultimate Honeymoon Sweepstakes 2018 has been launched in the United States. The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority partnered with NBC6 Miami and the Harbor Club, the island’s newest resort, to offer the latest instalment in the sweepstakes series. The official launch took place on Monday, June 18 …

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POLICE ACADEMY CONCLUDES INTERNAL SECURITY COURSE

A closing ceremony at the police force academy in Castries on 22 June signaled the end of the Regional Security System’s internal security course 2018. Held under the theme; “strength through unity; the course covered a range of topics from protection of large crowd conveys, security of critical infrastructure; when …

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THE RACE TO THE CALYPSO FINALS IS ON!

The race to the 2018 calypso finals has kicked into high gear The Events Company of St. Lucia and the calypso management committee have announced the qualifiers who will compete on Sunday July 1st at the National Cultural Centre in the calypso semi-finals.  

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PUBLIC SERVICE HOSTS OPEN HOUSE

The public service hosted an open house on Friday, June 22nd, as part of Public Service Day 2018 activities. The agriculture, customs & excise, commerce and equity departments displayed services and programs to the public.

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