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January 22nd 2016 Earl Huntley On Contentious Haiti Elections

Former CARICOM ambassador to Haiti earl Huntley left St. Lucia for Haiti as part of an elections observer mission. Originally scheduled for December 27th, presidential runoff elections in the politically troubled country will take place on January 24th. Amid growing allegations of electoral fraud, Huntley says ideally the polls should …

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January 22nd 2016 Walcott Brothers Festival

Saint Lucia’s youth have been portraying their talents in song, dance and theatre this week, taking to the stage for Nobel laureate week 2016 activities. On Wednesday, primary and secondary school students from across St. Lucia brought their passion for the arts to the national cultural centre for the Walcott …

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January 22nd 2016 Barbados Minister To Lead Trade Mission

Barbados’ minister for industry Donville Inniss will lead a trade mission to Saint Lucia next week. The Barbados investment and development corporation is spearheading the visit in response to a trip by Saint Lucia coordinated by counterparts at TEPA. The visit is intended to shore-up policy dialogue and the exchange …

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January 18th 2016 Saint Lucia Signs Major Energy Deal

Saint Lucia has taken a big step forward to meeting its national energy policy. On Thursday January 14th, energy minister Dr. James Fletcher and Lucelec officials signed an agreement with representatives of two major climate initiatives. The agreement will ensure energy transition support for st. Lucia.

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January 18th 2016 Run For Books

This weekend, three men ran around Saint Lucia to help raise funds to buy books for local children. The group consisted of a Canadian snow- cross competitor, the director of one world school foundation and a legendary long distance runner.

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January 15th 2016 Pierre Addresses Leadership Talk

The political future of the deputy Prime Minister Phillip J Pierre has long been the topic of debate. With a general election looming, the discussion has intensified. Pierre sought to dispel the notion of political cowardice during a sit-down on straight-up.

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