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Saint Lucia Establishes Diplomatic Relations with Vietnam

[Press release] On Tuesday June 26, 2018, Saint Lucia formally established diplomatic relations with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. This historic occasion was effectuated through the signing of a Joint Communiqué at the Ambassadorial level in New York. His Excellency Cosmos Richardson, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of  Saint Lucia to the United …

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Saint Lucia PM Facing Lawsuit Over Black Bay CBI-Development

[imidaily.com] Following the stagnation of the planned Ritz-Carlton CBI-development in Saint Lucia – an administrative failure for which Saint Lucian Prime Minister Allen Chastanet assumed full responsibility in April – the PM is now faced with an ultimatum from Range: Repay the money invested in Black Bay, or expect a lawsuit. Related: “I …

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THE SLMDA CONDEMNS GOVERNMENT AMID THE CANCELED MEETING CONTROVERSY

The Saint Lucia Medical and Dental Association (SLMDA) says it condemns, in the strongest of terms, the position taken by the government of Saint Lucia, to cancel the Association’s scheduled sit-down with the Prime Minister on Friday June 22nd. The Association issued its promised position statement on the matter on …

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SECURITY MINISTER PROMISES POLICE IMPACS RELIEF

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis has told police officers that the Allen Chastanet Administration is working assiduously to make the Operation Restore Confidence fallout and IMPACS investigation into alleged extrajudicial killings a thing of the past.  

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RISE SAINT LUCIA LAUNCHES ‘SAFE SPACES’

Rise St. Lucia Inc. and the Ciceron Development Committee has launched a programme geared at curbing youth violence and crime. The ‘safe spaces’ initiative hopes to teach young people leadership and conflict resolution skills.

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KM2 SOLUTIONS EXPANDS TO THE NORTH

An investment to the north of the island is making an economic impact worthy of recognition from the Prime Minister and the government of St. Lucia. Km² Solutions, a US-based company that has operated here since 2004 and already has over 500 employees, has officially expanded its operations to the …

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STUDENTS AWARDED FOR ANTI-PLASTIC CAMPAIGNS

Fisheries and Agriculture Department officials say that their recent collaboration with Japan International Co-Operation Agency (JICA), illustrates its commitment to reducing plastics in the ocean. A JICA volunteer joined efforts with the Department, with the endorsement of Massy Stores to roll out a plastic waste reduction campaign. The initiative which involved …

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Saint Lucian Author Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign

Saint Lucian author Loverly Sheridan and her young son Matthew have brought an anti-bullying campaign and ‘buddy bench’ initiative to the Odsan Combined School. Matthew has also donated over $7,000 to the School’s Feeding Programme. The pair visited the School on Monday June 25th – the first stop on their …

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Festen Labowi is 3!!!

The Community of Laborie is celebrating the 3rd Anniversary of its premiere entertainment showcase – Festen Labowi! Activities for the observance kicked off last weekend, with a grand gospel explosion.  

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Dennery Crowns its 2018 Carnival Queen

Community pageants continued on the weekend and the community of Dennery crowned a new carnival queen. 5 young ladies vied for the title at the Dennery Multipurpose Grounds on Saturday June 23rd. After a night of tough competition, Cylena Henry was crowned Miss Dennery 2018.    

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Housing Minister Tackles La Clery CDC Controversy

‘Don’t ask me, ask the technocrats,’ is the message from Housing Minister Guy Joseph to the media, amid the National Housing Corporation (NHC) La Clery CDC Row. The Castries South East MP was grilled on the recent announcement of a lawsuit against individuals who remained in the units tipped for …

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Former SLP candidate Abel Wilson passes

[Press release] It is with tremendous sorrow and sadness that the Leadership and members of the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) have learned of the death of Farmers’ leader and patriotic Saint Lucian – Mr. Abel Wilson. Saint Lucia, the farming fraternity and the Mon Repos (Micoud North) community have …

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