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PIERRE RETAINED AS SLP POLITICAL LEADER

Castries East Member of Parliament Philip J. Pierre will continue on as Saint Lucia Labour Party political leader for another year after securing more than 95% of the confidence vote during the closed session of the 68th annual conference of delegates held on October 21.  

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PAVEE LANDSLIDE THREATENS HOMES

A land slide blocked off a foot-path in a Pavee neighbourhood in Castries East on Monday October 22. Affected residents lumbered up to clear the debris and thick dirt piles, to restore access to homes cut off by the land slippage.

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LABORIE CREDIT UNION FAIR

On October 16th the Laborie Co-operative Credit Union brought together over 250 students from the southern educational districts to its second annual financial reality fair. A financial reality fair is an interactive fiscal literacy tool for high school students. It’s an opportunity for students to experience some of the financial …

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YOUTH FEST 2018

[Press Release] Supporting Young St. Lucian Artistes – “We Matter Too” Details of the sixteenth consecutive annual Youth Fest, the finals of which takes place at the Philip Marcellin Grounds, Vieux Fort on Sunday December 16th, 2018. Background Youth Fest is a family-oriented event that focuses on showcasing, promoting and …

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SLDB LAUNCHES CLIMATE ADAPTATION FINANCING FACILITY

The St. Lucia Development Bank (SLDB) has launched a special climate adaptation financing facility (CAFF). CAFF provides low interest loans to Saint Lucian enterprises in the agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and service sectors to help build climate change resilience.

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NEMO TAPS CDEMA EARLY WARNING CAPACITY

The National Emergency Management Organization [NEMO] continues to advance capacity building efforts to establish a national early warning system for Saint Lucia. The organization is getting help from the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, the international telecommunications union and the Cuban government.

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COLLAPSED WALL COSTS THOUSANDS IN AUTO DAMAGE

Passengers on board a La Clery public bus got a scare around midday Friday, when a retaining wall collapsed on the moving vehicle at active hill. Among the startled passengers taken to hospital was a pregnant woman. One other parked vehicle was also crushed under the weight of the wall, …

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