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Economic Development Before Snakes and Lizards

Economic Development Minister and Member of Parliament for Castries South East Guy Joseph, reaffirmed his economic priorities for Saint Lucia at the first United Workers Party [UWP] public rally on May 17th, since taking Office last June. Despite environmental and, conservation concern over the protected Maria Islands and the endemic …

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Local civil society groups staged another anti-DSH demonstration

The Vieux-Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change [VF4Cs], I WILL STAND and the Concerned Citizens of St. Lucia staged another anti DSH demonstration in Vieux-Fort on April 30th. Scores of placard bearing protesters, some adorned in anti-DSH apparel converged on Independence Square in Vieux-Fort town, before leading a 1.7 km procession …

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Saint Lucia National Trust exploring ‘legal options’

Saint Lucia National Trust [SLNT] called an ‘emergency national meeting’ to appraise members on emerging ‘challenges’. Two government backed development proposals has garnered regional scrutiny in recent months. A multi-billion dollar development plan earmarked for Vieux-Fort, threatens swaths of fragile coastline and rare flora and fauna on the protected Maria …

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