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TRAGIC VEHICULAR ACCIDENT IN MONIER,GROS ISLET

65 year old Sandra Sidoine of Monier, Gros Islet, has succumbed to her injuries in a mid-morning, vehicular accident.  Reports have stated that the elderly woman was hit by a motor vehicle that ran off the road,entering her yard. Sidoine was immediately transported to the Victoria Hospitals gave in to …

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SANDALS BEGINS UPGRADING PROCESS OF GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB

Transformation works have commenced at the Sandals Cap Estate Golf & Country Club which will see it become a world class 18-hold international championship course. It is the fulfillment of a promise made by Sandals when Deputy Chairman Adam Stewart hosted world-renowned Hall of Famer turned golf course designer, Greg …

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PUBLIC MISINFORMATION BRINGS ABOUT CONCERN FOR NIC

The Board of Directors of National Insurance Corporation (NIC) is concerned that the general public may have been misinformed by certain statements in the public domain in connection with a request by the Government of Saint Lucia to NIC for a bridging finance facility. We would like to assure all …

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LOCAL PUBLIC FIGURE DIES

Saint Lucians from all walks of life are today mourning the untimely passing of the well-known charismatic youth leader, Cornelius ‘Emz’ George, also known as the ‘Dapper Gentleman’. George’s death was confirmed by President of the Castries Central Youth and Sports Council (CCYSC), Kezia St. Brice, who was very emotional when …

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LPM COMMENTS ON IMPOSED VISA RESTRICTIONS FOR VENEZEUALAN NATIONALS

[Press Release] – We, the members of the Lucian People’s Movement (LPM), acknowledge that there is currently a serious drug and criminal enterprise operating in our nation which involves Latin American—and, specifically, Venezuelan—drug lords, as well as our own citizens. However, we categorically reject the Prime Minister’s rationale that the imposition …

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FEDEE SPEAKS ON PROPOSED HEAD TAX

The issue of taxation for St. Lucia’s leading economic sector, tourism has been a difficult one for St. Lucia’s government over the years. There has been the concern that the tourism sector has not been paying its fair share, by way of taxes. The minister responsible for tourism believes that …

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GUY JOSEPH BOOTED FROM THE HOUSE

The parliament of St. Lucia was in session on tuesday and there was no shortage of drama on display. The customary banter went beyond the bounds of acceptability, this time between guy joseph and earnest Hilaire. Minister joseph has become a target for members on the opposite side of the …

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MINIBUS OPERATORS WANT A DIFFERENT ROUTE FOR CARNIVAL

The national carnival festivities were widely labelled as well-organised and orderly. However, for commuters from the north seeking to head home at the end of the carnival, were left stranded for hours, as most minibus operators opted not to work on that date because of the change to the route …

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SOLID WASTE TO ADDRESS PLASTIC POLLUTION

The Solid Waste Management Authority is teaming up with an organisation from Martinique to address the waste plastic problems in St. Lucia. The plastics chocking waterways and polluting seas, may soon be a thing of the past.

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Minister of External Affairs called by Union to lead Diaspora

[Press Release]  – At its 18th Biennial Convention being held in London this week, the Union of Saint Lucian Overseas Associations called on the Minister of External Affairs, Hon Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, to provide leadership for the Union and the Diaspora in the Saint Lucia Cabinet. Mr Luther Renee, Trustee of the Union …

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