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Stop Slandering My Name

A fisherman from Laborie is pleading with local residents to stop at their attempts to malign him. Sixtus “Tig” Clerice claims attempts to besmirch his character is beginning to have a negative impact on his reputation and his ability to make a living as a fisherman.

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Caribbean LBT Women’s Conference Marks Historic 5th year

(Saint Lucia, Oct. 10, 2017) From October 5 to October 9, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LBTQI) activists from across the region gathered on Saint Lucia for the 5th annual Caribbean Women and Sexual Diversity Conference (CWSDC). The groundbreaking pre-eminent networking event for LBTQI activists was convened under the …

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Press Tour and U.S. Assistance to Dominica

Embassy Bridgetown arranged a press tour to Dominica for three prominent regional TV stations (Antigua’s ABS, Barbados’s CBC, and St Lucia’s HTS).  The journalists had the opportunity to see firsthand the range of USG efforts.  They were given a briefing by USAID regarding their work on the ground in Dominica, …

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Fèt Magwit heats up

GIS: A Gwan Séyans will take place on Friday, Oct. 13, on the Mabouya Valley Playing Field in Dennery. The Marguerite Festival (Fèt Magwit), honouring Patron Saint Marguerite-Marie Alacoque, is celebrated annually in Saint Lucia on Oct. 17, in a community selected by Marguerite groups from around the island. The festival …

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Agriculture stakeholders address OECS sub-regional trade

GIS – DUE TO DOMINICA’S PLIGHT, SAINT VINCENT, SAINT LUCIA, AND GRENADA TO SUPPLY THE AGRICULTURE MARKETS OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS. Three weeks after Hurricane Maria, the devastating effect of the category 5 storm on Dominica’s agriculture sector is already being felt in the sub region. The OECS Commission, in …

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Fedee, Francis attend World Routes Forum

GIS – THE MEETINGS PROVIDED SAINT LUCIA OPPORTUNITIES TO DISCUSS INCREASING SERVICE TO THE DESTINATION.  Immediately following Saint Lucia week in the United Kingdom, Minister for Tourism, Hon. Dominic Fedee, and Chair of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), Agnes Francis, attended the 23rd World Routes Development Forum, in Barcelona, …

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SLP SLAMS UWP POLICIES AT DELEGATES CONFERENCE

The Saint Lucia Labor Party (SLP) is making a case to return to the seat of power. The Main Opposition party decried the policies of the ruling UWP during the open session of the 2017 annual Conference of Delegates at the Beanfield Secondary School. The SLP leader Philip J. Pierre …

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Police investigate suspected suicide at Corinth

Police are investigating the suspected suicide of a middle-aged man on the weekend. While the circumstances surrounding the suspicious death are still murky, this is the latest incident in a long-standing trend over the years of males in Saint Lucia taking their lives.

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Joseph insists there were no approved plans for St.Jude

Minister for Economic Development Guy Joseph says he is ashamed to be associated with a St. Lucian government, which allowed the St. Jude Hospital project to be approved as is. Note: a previous version of this report stated, ‘Joseph insists there were approved plans for St.Jude’ and has been corrected …

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Lower Morne Road to Close for WASCO Maintenance Work

The Royal St. Lucia Police Force wishes to advise the motoring public that the lower Morne Road, Castries, will be closed from 6:00 p.m. today, Monday, October 9, 2017, to facilitate repairs to a damaged water main by WASCO. The said road is expected to be reopened by Tuesday, October …

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