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SLHTA’s Tourism Enhancement Fund to sponsor trade show linkages

[Press release] For the fourth consecutive year the SLHTA’s Tourism Enhancement Fund will be sponsoring the Linkages in Tourism trade show which accompanies the SLHTA’s Annual General Meeting. This year’s tradeshow will mark the commencement of a series of events aimed at aggressively bridging the gap between tourism and other …

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Dept of Infrastructure appeals to property owners to cut it out

[Press release] The Department of Infrastructure is once again appealing to property owners around the island, to cut or trim hedges and fruit trees on their lands which encroach on public roads, or face liability for damages to vehicles and injury to commuters. Under the laws of Saint Lucia, particularly the …

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Cabinet approves 10 year National Adaptation Plan

[Press release] Following an intense one-year consultation process, the Cabinet of Ministers approves Saint Lucia’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) 2018-2028; Sectoral Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan for Water (Water SASAP) 2018-2028; Sectoral Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan for Agriculture (Agriculture SASAP) 2018-2028; Sectoral Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan for Fisheries (Fisheries …

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MARINE POLICE COMPLETE BOATING COURSE

On 22 June, the Royal St. Lucia Police Force hosted a closing ceremony for police officers who graduated from a small boat handling course. The course will ensure officers are up to par with best international practices and better protect Saint Lucia’s borders.

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SOUFRIERE CROWNS A NEW CARNIVAL QUEEN

Soufriere has crowned a new carnival queen. The 2018 Miss Soufriere is Anne Cecille Thomas. She emerged victorious from a field of 5 contestants at a night of glitz and glamour at the Soufriere Mini Stadium on June 16th.

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SLMDA RAPS PM OVER CANCELLED MEETING

The Saint Lucia Medical & Dental Association has taken umbrage to what executive members say Was Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s “disrespectful” cancellation of a scheduled sit-down on 22 June. President Dr. Alphonus St. Rose says the Prime Minister bailed on the meeting just before its scheduled start.

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PM’S OFFICE DEFENDS SLMDA MEETING CANCELLATION

The senior communications officer in the Office of the Prime Minister is adamant that the meeting between the St. Lucia Medical and Dental Association and the Prime Minister was postponed after it was realized that only 10 members would be in attendance. Nicole Mc. Donald says Prime Minister Chastanet previously …

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Flow Carnival Village to set Rodney Bay on fire

[Press release] This weekend, Flow is heating up Rodney Bay with appearances by top Carnival bands, performers, Carnival Queen delegates and lots more. Saint Lucia and the Caribbean’s leading telecommunications service provider and the Platinum Sponsor of Saint Lucia Carnival 2018 will be hosting the Flow Carnival Village at the …

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Soca Awards set for Saint Lucia

[Press release] The Soca Awards Organization has designated July 10th 2018 as the main event day of its 15th annual International Soca Awards. Under the theme : Taking Soca to Higher Heights –“A Soca Vacation “. The Awards ceremony which will commence with a pre red-carpet affair on the night of …

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OUT WITH MERCURY BEACH IN WITH MERCURY FEST

The popular mercury beach event is no more for Saint Lucia, but tourism officials say the island will host the brand new ‘mercury fest.’ Minister with responsibility for Tourism Dominic Fedee made the revelation on 21 June, on Radio 100’s ‘out goes in’.

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