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Caribbean Leadership Project to Strengthen Public Service

PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean Leadership Project (CLP), funded by the Government of Canada, and executed by the Canada School of Public Service, will convene the first face-to-face module for Cohort 8 in its Leadership Development Programme (LDP) from May 22 – 26, 2017. The module will be held at …

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Court Promotes Alternate Dispute Resolution

PRESS RELEASE – In keeping with the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court 50th Anniversary, The Registry of the Supreme Court, Saint Lucia is embarking on an island-wide sensitization and awareness campaign on Mediation, as a means of Alternate Dispute Resolution under the theme ‘Let us mediate to resolve our dispute’. Mediation …

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SLP POLITICAL LEADER EXPRESSES THANKS

  On behalf of the Executive and members of the Saint Lucia Labour Party I would like to thank the thousands of Saint Lucians who came out yesterday 17th May to protest and show their dissatisfaction and opposition to the UWP Government’s policy on the signed agreements for the proposed …

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MOH to host Rapid HIV & Syphilis Testing Training Workshop

PRESS RELEASE The social and economic impacts of HIV/AIDS in affected countries remain a cause for concern. Stigma and discrimination, inability of countries to scale-up quality prevention programs, poor involvement of key populations in the HIV response, as well as the need for more supportive HIV policies continue to hinder …

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescued Six Saint Lucians on Monday

PRESS RELEASE – The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley rescued six St. Lucian men Monday from the overdue 20-foot boat, One Time, approximately 25 nautical miles off the western coast of Martinique. The rescued men reportedly departed Martinique at approximately 3 a.m. Monday and were returning to St. Lucia, when their …

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Tourism Minister says Hospitality Sector is on the ‘Rebound’

PRESS RELEASE – Tourism Minister Hon. Dominic Fedee said recently that tourism, the island’s main economic earner, is wrestling to reclaim its growth. The sector, he said, has already begun to show signs of rebound as recorded in the first quarter of 2017, attributed to a phenomenal increase in the …

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Gov’t Justifies Withdrawal of Rice and Flour Allowance

GIS –  Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Commerce, Industry, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs Hon. Bradley Felix has clarified allegations that a $4 million subsidy on rice and sugar was removed in the 2017 budget cycle which had led many to believe that …

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UWP Denies Affiliation with Vieux-Fort Coalition of Stakeholders for Development

An emerging civil society group calling itself the Vieux-Fort Coalition of Stakeholders for Development [VFCSHD] has announced plans to host a pro-government march supporting the ‘renewed interest’ for economic development in Vieux-Fort. VFCSHD has published a May 16th press release inviting Vieux-Fort residents and the public to the march scheduled …

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