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British Cyber Security Firm to Hub in Saint Lucia

PRESS RELEASE – A leading international cyber-security company is to open a hub in the Caribbean and has identified the island of St Lucia as its preferred location. Computer Network Defence (CND) is headquartered in Bath, England, and through its free online Security Wizardry Radar Page assists all the world’s …

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Gov’t Increases Constituency Office Allocation

GIS – The Hon Sarah Flood Beaubrun has applauded the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Hon Allen Chastanet for doubling the allocation given to constituency offices. The minister with responsibility for External Affairs said the move will benefit all, and thus, it is an action that all should be grateful …

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New Fuel Tax to Fix Roads

GIS – Due to the global financial situation, the Government of Saint Lucia is structuring its policy to limit the number of loans taken to repair and rehabilitate the island’s road network. At the 2017 House meeting on the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia Hon …

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More Needs to Be Done for Tourism – Dominic Fedee

GIS – The Hon. Dominic Fedee, Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Information, and Broadcasting said much needs to be done for the tourism sector to meet expectations. The minister spoke on May 10, during the debate on the 2017 Appropriation Bill. “I am …

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National Association of Driving Schools Threaten Protests

The National Association of Driving Schools [NADS] on May 12th, issued strike notice to the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour led by Stephenson King and the Ministry for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation led by Guy Joseph for various administrative problems.  “The public is to expect a …

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Starkey Hearing Foundation targets Saint Lucia

PRESS RELEASE – On the 8th of May 2017, The Ministry of Health welcomed a group of representatives from the Starkey Hearing Foundation to Saint Lucia. The  foundation was founded by William Austin in 1984 with the objective of  providing the gift of hearing to those most in need. Meanwhile, …

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UWP Gov’t highlights 42 “Major things”

Press Release: The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has outlined 42 “major things” done by the Allen Chastanet-led Administration since assuming office 11 months ago. The list was published on the OPM’s official Facebook page around midday today, May 11. 1)Reduced Unemployment to 20.1% 2)Secured exports for Bananas to England …

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Book Launch of Collected Poems of John Robert Lee

Peepal Tree Press (UK), the Cultural Development Foundation and Mahanaim Publishing will host the launch of John Robert Lee’s Collected Poems 1975-2015. This takes place at the CDF Conference Room on Wednesday May 24th at 7.30 pm. In 2008, Peepal Tree had published Lee’s “elemental: new and selected poems.” Peepal …

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