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Horse Racing Stalwart, Winston Trim Perishes In Road Crash

A fatal motor vehicular collision over the weekend has claimed the life of a well-known local equine enthusiast. 50-year-old Winston Trim succumbed to injuries after he was transported to the St. Jude Hospital. He was traveling south-bound on his motorcycle on Sunday afternoon, when he collided with a red omnibus …

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PM Resolved To Complete DSH In The Wake Of Tragedy

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is resolved in seeing the completion of the first phase of the DSH project in the wake of the passing of one key stakeholder. Winston trim has been undoubtedly at the forefront of support for the establishment of a horse racing facility in St. Lucia’s South.

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Sir Derek Walcott Laid To Rest

Sir Derek Walcott received a send-off fit for a literary giant on Saturday March 25th. Saint Lucia’s Nobel Laureate for Literature was afforded a state funeral and scholars, artists, diplomats and Saint Lucians from all walks of life joined his family and friends to bid farewell to the man who …

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MS Adriana Calls Port

The Saint Lucian public now has an opportunity to cruise the Caribbean at an affordable rate. Tourism officials made this revelation during a visit to the cruise liner MS Adriana on Friday.

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Algas Organics To Become Fertilizer Pioneer

Algas Organics will soon be Saint Lucia’s first Bio-fertilizer manufacturing plant. Entrepreneur, Johanan Dujon is using the seaweed infestation on the east coast to exploit raw natural material to develop his products. The venture is receiving support from the UNDP, GEF and the inter-American institute for cooperation in agriculture. Dujon …

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Labor Ministry To Crackdown On Illegals

The labour ministry is cracking down on illegal workers. On March 21st, the ministry confirmed that it is embarking on a major drive to address the problem of foreign nationals employed here without work permits.

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Taxi Union Condemns Attacks On Members

The national taxi union says it is concerned about physical attacks on its members. The abduction and assault of an elderly taxi operator in 2016 shocked the membership and just last week the union’s vice president was kidnapped, beaten, shot and abandoned. Members are calling on the authorities to address …

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National Arts Festival Officially Launched

The 2017 national arts festival was officially launched on thursday. The event seeks to bring communities and artists together for the advancement of the arts. On thursday, the cultural development foundation (cdf) introduced the calendar of events for the commemoration. The festival is usually held between the months of february …

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