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EXHIBITION OF SAINT LUCIAN SNAKES

The forestry department and the St. Lucia national trust teamed up to give a rare glimpse of St. Lucia’s snakes in the city of Castries. One of the deadliest reptiles the fur de lance was on show

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SLHTA NEW LEADER

The SLHTA has a new executive. The new team to guide this have a century old institution has a few familiar faces.

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PRIME MINISTER CALLS FOR ACTION

Prime minister Allen Chastanet has called on the region to fight back against negative labels being imposed on them by European governments. St. Lucia’s prime minister warns that the region can no longer remain passive to being bullied by European institutions.

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GOVERNMENT CONSIDERS WITHDRAWL FROM CTO

  The government of St. Lucia is considering withdrawing from the Caribbean Tourism Association CTO. Prime minister Allen Chastanet is concerned that the institution may not be effectively serving the needs of its members.

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“Debt, debt and more debt” – Hon Philip J. Pierre

[Press Release] Recently I informed Saint Lucians of my fears at the rising debt profile of our country. I expressed my concerns at the economic logic of government putting the taxpayers in additional debt of four hundred million dollars for the development of Hewanorra International Airport. All arrangements had been …

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LOCAL CONSULTATION ON WOMEN’S AUTONOMY

[Press Release] Ahead of the fifty-sixth (56th) meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference of Women in Latin America and the Caribbean to be held in Santiago, Chile from July 30 to July 31, 2018, the Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development is hosting a …

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SJC STUDENT WINS REGIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

[Press Release] On Friday July 20, 2018 the Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Energy celebrated top achiever Ariel Albert of the Saint Joseph’s Convent, the winner in the Secondary Level grade 7-9 category of the CARICOM Energy Awareness Month 2017, Youth Essay Competition.   Students from across the Caribbean were …

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EXPEDIA LEADS CLEAN UP

One internationally renowned group has teamed up with the national conservation authority to build awareness to the need to keep our beaches clean. Safety at the workplace has been a serious concern for many workers.

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INNER CITY COMMUNITY CALL FOR PEACE

Rose Hill residents are pleading for an end to the nightmarish violence that plagues the inner city of Castries. Members of the community are calling on families to play a greater role in stemming the violence.

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ST.LUCIA PREPS FOR INAUGURAL MERCURY FEST

The organisers of the soon to be held mercury fest, the successor of the famed mercury beach, are patting themselves on the back for a job well done so far. The organisers of the event say the interest in the new festival on the Pigeon Island Causeway is attracting much …

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2018 CARNIVAL RESULTS

The results of this year’s parade of the bands had a very familiar ring to it. Tribe of Twel dominated winning every single category and in one category capturing all the top 4 spots.

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St. Lucian man ‘Awoken by Demons’, Murders of Fla. Woman with pipe

[PEOPLE] A 40-year-old man allegedly expressed remorse for killing a Florida woman, saying “he killed an innocent person that was his friend” after being “awoken by demons” early Saturday morning, according to an arrest report obtained by PEOPLE. Lesley Satenay, from the Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia, is behind bars on …

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External Affairs, UK High Commission continue to aid Windrush generation

[Press release]  The Department of External Affairs and the UK High Commission Office in London are continuing to assist persons from the Windrush generation and their relatives. Minister with responsibility for External Affairs, Honourable Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, and Saint Lucia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Guy Mayers, recently …

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