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SLMDA RAPS PM OVER CANCELLED MEETING

The Saint Lucia Medical & Dental Association has taken umbrage to what executive members say Was Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s “disrespectful” cancellation of a scheduled sit-down on 22 June. President Dr. Alphonus St. Rose says the Prime Minister bailed on the meeting just before its scheduled start.

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PM’S OFFICE DEFENDS SLMDA MEETING CANCELLATION

The senior communications officer in the Office of the Prime Minister is adamant that the meeting between the St. Lucia Medical and Dental Association and the Prime Minister was postponed after it was realized that only 10 members would be in attendance. Nicole Mc. Donald says Prime Minister Chastanet previously …

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Flow Carnival Village to set Rodney Bay on fire

[Press release] This weekend, Flow is heating up Rodney Bay with appearances by top Carnival bands, performers, Carnival Queen delegates and lots more. Saint Lucia and the Caribbean’s leading telecommunications service provider and the Platinum Sponsor of Saint Lucia Carnival 2018 will be hosting the Flow Carnival Village at the …

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Soca Awards set for Saint Lucia

[Press release] The Soca Awards Organization has designated July 10th 2018 as the main event day of its 15th annual International Soca Awards. Under the theme : Taking Soca to Higher Heights –“A Soca Vacation “. The Awards ceremony which will commence with a pre red-carpet affair on the night of …

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OUT WITH MERCURY BEACH IN WITH MERCURY FEST

The popular mercury beach event is no more for Saint Lucia, but tourism officials say the island will host the brand new ‘mercury fest.’ Minister with responsibility for Tourism Dominic Fedee made the revelation on 21 June, on Radio 100’s ‘out goes in’.

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NATIONAL SECURITY MINISTER SAYS IMPACS OUTCOME RESTS WITH DPP

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis maintains that the outcome of the CARICOM IMPACS report into alleged extra judicial killings depends on the Director of Public Prosecution and not politicians. Francis responded to journalists’ questions about the government’s stance on the report, outside a Royal Saint Lucia Police Force meeting this …

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OPPOSITION SCOLDS PM OVER PLATFORM REMARKS

The Opposition Saint Lucia Labor Party (SLP) has taken issue with recent platform remarks by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. The SLP has denounced the comments and has demanded that the UWP Administration issue a definite statement on the fate of the St. Jude hospital. Back in April, Economic Development Minister …

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HAROLD SIMMONS MEMORIAL LECTURE 2018

The Harold Simmons Folk Academy of the Monsignor Patrick Anthony Folk Research Center and the Cultural Development Foundation in collaboration with the Julian R Hunte Group of Companies hosted the annual Honorable Harold Simmons Memorial Lecture Tuesday, June 19th 2018. This year’s lecture was hosted under the theme; “tan fe …

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