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RAPPER MAC MILLER DEAD OF OVERDOSE

 [TMZ] Mac Miller died Friday of an apparent overdose, TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … Mac was found Friday at around noon at his San Fernando Valley home and was pronounced dead at the scene. We’re told authorities were alerted by a male friend who placed a 911 …

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ROAD SAFETY MEASURES PUT IN PLACE FOR MONTESSORI CENTRE STUDENTS

Parents, Teachers and students of the Montessori Centre at Rodney Bay can breathe easier with the installation of a number of road safety features in close proximity to the school. Located just off a heavily trafficked highway, the Montessori Centre provides early childhood and primary level education services. The project …

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IYANOLA PROJECT – COMMUNITY CONSULTATIONS

[Press Release] The Department of Sustainable Development through the Iyanola Project is pleased to invite residents from the communities of Beausejour, Gros Islet, Beausejoir, Monchy, Boguis, and La Resource, Dennery to participate in a number of community consultations scheduled for the week commencing Monday 10th September 2018. These consultations are …

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CARIBBEAN WELLNESS DAY 2018

[Press Release] Saint Lucia will join the rest of the region in observing Caribbean Wellness Day, celebrated annually on the second Saturday of September. This is the 11th time that Saint Lucia will be observing Caribbean Wellness Day since its inauguration in September 2007,. This annual observance provides an opportunity …

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JOHN COMPTON DE-SILTING PROJECT PHASE 1 PROGRESSING WELL

[Press Release] Works are progressing on the construction of the Sediment Disposal Area (SDA) at the John Compton Dam. The project which was awarded to Mega Contracting, is but the first phase of the desilting process at St Lucia’s largest reservoir. The works began in May this year following the approval …

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VOLUNTEER ST LUCIA HOLDS SELF AWARENESS SEMINAR

[Press Release] Volunteer Saint Lucia held a seminar Thursday 06th September 2018 speaking on Self-Awareness. Twenty volunteers attended the seminar facilitated by Mr. Taddeus Joseph, Occupational and Organizational Psychologist, Msc, Bsc, at the Conference room of the Ministry of Infrastructure. These are some of the areas tackled:   – How self-awareness …

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SLNT PUBLISHES OPEN LETTER REGARDING CASTRIES PRISON DEMOLITION

[Press Release] AN OPEN LETTER TO: Development Control Authority Graeham Louisy Administrative Building The Waterfront Castries It was brought to the attention of the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) that plans are being advanced to demolish the Castries Prison, formerly the Royal Gaol. Upon investigation, we discovered that demolition works …

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CUSTOMS & EXCISE OFFICERS STAGE SICK OUT

Up To 90% Of Employees At The Customs & Excise Department On September 6 Reportedly Stayed Off The Job. The Alleged Sick-Out Is Reportedly Expected To Continue On September 7. Sources Have Further Disclosed That Aggrieved Customs & Excise Officers Plan To Ramp Up Industrial Action, Until The Allen Chastanet …

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GOVERNMENT DEFENDS LOCKERBIE ARRANGEMENT

Director Of Implementation In The Office Of The Prime Minister Nancy Charles Described Comments From The Saint Lucia Basketball Federation As “Unfortunate”. Charles Is Defending Government’s Multi-Million-Dollar Consultancy Contract Issued To United States Based Hospitality Procurement Firm – The Parker Company To Undertake A Sports Facility Redevelopment Project.

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1ST NATIONAL SUPPORTS JOB EXPO

1st National Bank Is Joining A Vast Team Of Local Entrepreneurs And Corporate Houses To Help Reduce The Unemployment Rate On The Island. The Second Annual Job Fair Expo, Hosted By Advizze Consulting Inc. Took Place At The Financial Administrative Center In August. It Offered Young People Employment And A …

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GOVERNMENT TO VH STAFF NO JOB LOSSES

The Director Of Implementation In The Office Of The Prime Minister Is Also Speaking Out On This Week’s Purported Leaked Cabinet Memo, Which Alleged That The Jobs Of Over 600 Victoria Hospital Employees Are In Limbo. Nancy Charles Has Reiterated Statements Made This Week By The Permanent Secretary In The …

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TOCO DONATES BIKES TO PROMOTE ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

Bikes To Help Keep The Diabetes Rates Down! That’s The Goal Of Co-Founder Of They Often Cry Outreach (TOCO) Foundation Taj Weeks. Weekes Has Donated 500 Bicycles To Parliamentary Representatives, The St. Lucia Diabetes And Hypertension Association And Other Organizations, Hoping That They Facilitate Programs To Improve Mobility.

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