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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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LUCELEC,NWU sign first industrial agreement

The Management of St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) and the National Workers Union (NWU) signed their first industrial agreement at the Department of Labour this week. The new accord will benefit workers employed with LUCELEC in Grades 4 to 9. The contract will run for a period of two …

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St. Jude Hospital to top agenda at SLP townhall

[Press release] This coming Sunday, 22 July, the Saint Lucia Labour Party will host a town hall style discussion on the ongoing developments in the St. Jude hospital situation. The SLP continues to be deeply concerned about the risks to the health of patients and staff housed at the George Odlum …

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“The situation at SJH is a crying shame” -VF4Cs

[Press release]  THE ESCALATING ST. JUDE HOSPITAL HORROR STORY The health safety and security crisis now unfolding at St. Jude Hospital (SJH) is a horror story resulting from human contact with fibreglass fibres (or particles) getting loose from the sheets covering the roof of the George Odlum Stadium (GOS). This situation …

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TEPA AIMS TO BUILD EXPORTER CAPACITY

The Saint Lucia Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA) invited experts from overseas to provide training in export development to major export destinations. The experts gave specifications on the regulatory requirements for the us grocery industry.

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CITY DOG IS FREE

In a follow-up to a report we brought you on 12 July, a pregnant inner-city pooch believed to have been stuck in a culvert is now a free dog. As Miguel Fevrier reports, one mystery has been solved, but a few more have popped up.

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PM ‘STILL SUPPORTS’ MARIJUANA DECRIMINALISATION

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says his Administration continues to support the decriminalization of marijuana. In fact, he told reporters in Jamaica that his team campaigned on this issued. His comments follow criticisms by The Iyanola Council for the Advancement of Rastafari, that his Administration is dragging its feet on the …

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