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FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENTS – SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2018

[Press Release] The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of LPG 20, 22, and 100 lb cylinders have been changed. The retail price of kerosene, gasoline and diesel remains …

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ANTIGUAN ENVIRONMENTALIST STANDS WITH SLNT AGAINST DOLPHINARIUM

[Press Release] CASTRIES, St Lucia (September 17, 2018) – Antiguan environmentalist Martha Watkins-Gilkes recently travelled to St Lucia to support the national trust there with their efforts to stop the development of a dolphin park. Watkins-Gilkes is the Executive Producer on a new documentary Dolphin Dilemma: The Antigua & Barbuda …

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NYC CALLS FOR MORE YOUTH PROGRAMS

The National Youth Council has called for more social youth programs to address the increase in crime and violence among youth.The Council spoke on number of issues at a press briefing this week and provided solutions to curb the rising crime in the country.

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CSA RESPONDS TO CABINET CONCLUSION REVOCATION

The Civil Service Association (CSA) Is Not Registering The Allen Chastanet Led Administration’s Decision To Revoke A Controversial Cabinet Conclusion, To Initiate A Proposed Statutorized Border Control Entity As A Success. CSA General Secretary Claude Paul Says The CSA Remains Leery Of The Government’s Return To The Drawing Board. Paul …

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OPM BREAKS DOWN CABINET CONCLUSION REVOCATION

“The Government…Listens” – That’s The Word From Senior Communications Officer In The Office Of The Prime Minister (OPM) Nicole Mcdonald Over The Now Rescinded Cabinet Conclusion 247, Which Set The Ground Rules For Establishing The Proposed Statutorized Border Control Entity. The OPM Has Re-Iterated That Jobs Will Not Be Lost …

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VF YOUTH AND SPORTS COUNCIL CLEANS THE BEACH

Sargassum Seaweed And Garbage On Vieux-Fort Sandy’s Beach Are Causing Locals To Migrate To Others Beaches. The Vieux-Fort South Youth And Sports Council Is Undertaking Clean Up Activities And Sensitization Sessions, To Educate Residents On The Dangers Of Littering.

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DIVE FEST 2018 IS UNDERWAY

The 2018 St. Lucia Dive Fest Is Underway At The Anse Chastanet Resort. The Event Features A Week Of Boat And Shore Dives, Treasure Hunts, Photo Contests And A Lion Fish Derby. Over 22 Dive Sites Across St. Lucia Will Be Explored At The 2018 Festival.

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SLP AWAITS RANGE DEVELOPMENT STATEMENT

St. Lucia Labor Party Officials Say They Are Looking Forward To A Joint Statement Promised By Minister With Responsibility For Tourism Dominic Fedee, On The Failed Range Development Project. The Range Development Firm Demanded Compensation After Problems Arose With The Black Bay Development.

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CHAUSSEE ROAD SHOOTING INJURES ONE

Police Have Confirmed That One Person Has Been Admitted To Hospital Following An Early Friday Morning Shooting. Gunmen Reportedly Opened Fire On The Victim On The Wilton’s Yard Inner City Neighborhood On Chausee Road, Castries.

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SLNT WELCOMES DEBATE ON CASTRIES PRISON

[Press Release] Social and regular media was abuzz this week over the Saint Lucia National Trust’s decision to secure a Court Order to halt the demolition of the Castries Prison, formerly known as the Royal Gaol. We welcome the public debate on this important matter and look forward to engaging …

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LOCAL ENTREPENEUR HOSTS WEB BUILDING SEMINAR

[Press Release] This new age of Technology has catapulted a generation into a novel way of doing business. The landscape has changed, as has the language of conducting business. Most businesses today that are forward thinking, will have some sort of online presence. The challenge for many small business owners …

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HEINEKEN GREEN SYNERGY ROAD TO FINALS

[Press Release] Heineken Green Synergy fans were in for a treat last Sunday September 9, with the staging of the semi-finals of this year’s DJ competition. The afternoon heat on the Kaka Bef in Vieux Fort, matched the blaze and musical intensity of the competing DJs as they amplified the …

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