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FEDEE TOUTS REVITALIZATION OF COMMUNITY FISH FRY

Anse-La-Raye/Canaries MP and Minister with responsibility for Tourism Dominic Fedee says the revitalizing of the popular fish fry was to help spur economic activity in village. The MP unveiled the list of events for the 2018 west coast jazz at the weekly pre-Cabinet meeting.

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Taiwanese engineers conclude HIA feasibility studies

[Press Release]  Arranging by the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan), an eight-member delegation of engineering experts visited Saint Lucia from 1st to 9th May, 2018 to conduct feasibility studies on the redevelopment of Hewanorra International Airport (HIA) and road rehabilitation projects. The delegation, led by Ambassador CHUNG, JER-MING, included …

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RSL IN ASSET LIQUIDATION STAGE

Radio St. Lucia is currently in the assets liquidation stage. Information and Broadcast Minister Dominic Fedee made this revelation during an interview with journalists on 10 May. In July 2017, the Allen Chastanet led Administration decided to close the station in an attempt to cut costs and address fiscal challenges. …

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VF4Cs in “disbelief” over state of public healthcare

[Press Release] The Vieux- Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change (VF4Cs) is in shock and disbelief about what it has read or heard on the state of public healthcare in St. Lucia. The healthcare situation is just not bad or in decline for according to the last press statement published by …

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Local radiographers get CAT scan training

[Press Release] The Radiology Department at the Victoria Hospital is gearing up for its eminent move to the Owen King EU Hospital. The Department was engaged in a five day intensive, competence building, training programme on the state of the art CT Scan machine at the new hospital. The Radiology Department …

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Sandals says diaspora ‘excited’ about latest property

[PRESS RELEASE] SAINT LUCIANS OVERSEAS EXCITED ABOUT NEW SANDALS RESORT Castries, Saint Lucia – May 10, 2018 – The buzz of excitement surrounding the commencement of work on Sandals’ newest resort in Saint Lucia has already spread beyond the shores of the island, and is creating waves among the hundreds of …

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3 HOSPITALIZED IN SECOND MILLENNIUM HIGHWAY CRASH

Three [3] more people were hurt in another vehicular accident along the Millennium Highway. The fire service responded to a distress call shortly after 5pm on 9 May to find a three-vehicle crash that involved a pickup van and two mini buses. Authorities are cautioning against speeding.

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CARNIVAL URGED TO GET VET PERMITS

As the carnival parade of the bands fast approaches, band leaders are being urged to get a veterinary import permit for their products. The warning comes on the heels of the several outbreaks of the avian influenza virus in poultry and wild birds in the UK, Europe, Asia, Africa and …

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FRC CONTINUES POST-FIRE RESTORATION EFFORTS

Executive director of the Folk Research Center Hilary La Force says it will take a lifetime to rebuild the archival treasure which was destroyed by a great fire in March. La force on the weekend addressed the Indian community in commemoration of 159 years since the arrival of the first …

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Castries Mayor promises ‘safer’ city

[Press Release]  It is often said that actions speak louder than words. That is the premise which guides the “Safe Streets Project”, which will be rolled out in the capital city of Castries, this coming weekend. After many years of promises, mishaps, liability payouts and threats of legal action, concrete action …

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AM RESORTS COMING TO SAINT LUCIA

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Allen Chastanet says (AM) Resorts is coming to Saint Lucia, with 2 hotels set to open their doors to visitors in 2020. AM resorts also boasts luxury properties in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Curacao, Puerto Rico, Panama and Costa Rica. Officials are hoping …

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ST. JUDE DEBATE FATE REACHES FEVER PITCH

Senior communications officer in the Office of the Prime Minister Nicole Mcdonald has sought to dispel the view that the government has made contradictory pronouncements regarding the state of healthcare. Mcdonald was a contributor to Radio 100’s call-in show “what makes you mad” on 9 May.

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