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THE CHAMBER MOURNS THE PASSING OF CHRIS “BUNKER” HUSBANDS

The sudden passing of former President and current 1st Vice President of the St Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, Christian Ferrer Irving Husbands, is a most difficult heart loss, one which the institution will have difficulty coming to grips with. Christian served as a Chamber Board Member for …

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Top CEE Student Gets New Bicycle

This year’s top achiever at the Common Entrance Exams is continuing to bask in her success. On Tuesday morning, she was the proud recipient of a brand new bicycle courtesy of universal cycle centre.

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Mind Your Business Development Series begins with “Costing & Pricing”

Mind Your Business Development Series begins with “Costing & Pricing” On Monday June 26th, The St. Lucia Youth Business Trust in conjunction with the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture held the first session of the “Costing and Pricing” program from its “2017 Mind Your Business” Development Series.  …

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Vieux Fort MP Calls Out Government On Flood Works

Vieux Fort North MP Moses Jn Baptiste claims that with almost three weeks into the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, flood mitigation works in his constituency have yet to begin. However, the government is calling for patience, as it unfurls a work schedule following the passage of the appropriation bill.

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Europe Stands by Caribbean on Climate Funding

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday June 26, 2017, IPS – A senior European Union (EU) official in the Caribbean said Europe is ready to continue the global leadership on the fight against climate change, including helping the poor and vulnerable countries in the region. Underlining the challenges posed by climate change, Head …

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Health Ministry Vector Awareness Fair

The Health Ministry observed its annual vector week on Friday with a fair themed – “be the change, pest must go”. This year, the fair runs from June 19th to June 25th and aims to educate the public on preventing mosquito borne illnesses. It will also provide residents with information …

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Opposition Senators Boycott the Upper House

The House of Assembly was noticeably emptier after three opposition Senators of the Saint Lucia Labour Party [SLP] reportedly boycotted the latest Senate Sitting on June 22nd. The opposition boycott follows a previous walk-out by SLP Members of Parliament during the second sitting of the House for the debate on …

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Bois d’Orange bypass reopens

The bypass road located off the Castries-Gros Islet highway, near the Bois d’Orange bridge was reopened today, Monday, June 12. The road has been opened for vehicles proceeding southbound from Gros Islet. NO RIGHT TURNS are being allowed for northbound vehicles unto the bypass road. Sherman Sylvester, Civil Engineer at the Department …

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Road Fatality at Rodney Heights

Police have confirmed a man reportedly in his seventies has succumbed to injuries sustained from an auto crash on June 7th. Information from the investigation suggest the senior identified as Joseph Altidor, was struck by a motorcycle reportedly, while attempting to cross the road. The incident occurred in Rodney Heights, …

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