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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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Junior Achievement Record Keeping Workshop

The junior achievement program on Thursday hosted a record-keeping workshop for school students participating in this year’s program. The workshop prepares achievers for the workforce and aids in their overall development. Facilitated by Benjamin Menal, the record keeping exercise is considered vital to measuring cost and assessing accounting records. Executive …

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Soufriere FM Staff Successfully Complete Training

Soufriere FM Press Release Soufriere, St. Lucia – In order to augment and recognize personal development, the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF) held a graduation ceremony for radio station Soufriere FM’s personnel. The ceremony which was held on Friday May 19th, 2017, was to recognize the staff who successfully completed …

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St Lucians Encouraged to Donate Blood to Save a Life

Residents of Vieux Fort and environs are being encouraged to help save a life by making a blood donation.   St Jude Hospital, the main healthcare provider in the south of the island, is hosting a blood donation drive on Friday 12 May, 2017 to help replenish its limited supplies. The …

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OECS Trade Mission holds consultations in Member States

Strengthening Regional and International Trade. Tuesday, May 9, 2017 — Intra-regional and international trade potential has been strengthened following a recent OECS Trade Mission held in St. Lucia, Martinique and Dominica from April 24-28th 2017. Minister of Agriculture for St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Hon. Saboto Caesar, lead the delegation …

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Global Value Chain Analysis for Saint Lucia

PRESS RELEASE Castries, May 10th, 2017; The Organization of American States (OAS), Duke University and the Department of Commerce partner to provide training and research in Global Value Chain Analysis for Saint Lucia. The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs, with the assistance of the Organization of American States …

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Saltchuk – Tropical Shipping Grant Funds Available

Through the St. Lucia Youth Business Trust, Tropical Shipping has made available grant funds for young St. Lucian Entrepreneurs. The funds will assist start-ups with an impactful scalable business model. The St Lucia Youth Business Trust (SLYBT) invites persons 18 to 25 years old to apply for grant support. Simply …

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