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Nice Program Supervisors Tight-Lipped

The government of Saint Lucia will not renew the contracts of a number of Saint Lucians enrolled in the national initiative to create employment [nice] project come March 31st 2017. Notice was formally issued to nice supervisory staff on February 21st. The office of the prime minister has announced plans …

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Employers Federation Not Impressed With Job Numbers

The Saint Lucia Employers Federation is not impressed with the latest employment data. In 2016 national unemployment averaged 21.3% – that’s almost 3% better than 2015 when the jobless rate stood at 24.1%. The federation is looking toward the controversial desert star holdings project to help boost employment numbers.

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Ex-PM Dismisses UWP Government Hypocrisy Claims

Former Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony has responded to opposition claims of hypocrisy by the current Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. Here is Miguel Fevrier with the latest report from a wide-ranging sit-down with the Vieux Fort South MP.

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Cannabis Champion Concerned About Commission

The interim head of the local cannabis movement says he is disappointed that what appeared to be great movement towards reform is now at a snail’s pace. Andre Decaires says the momentum gained following a series of frank discussions in late 2016 and early 2017 has been eroded since the …

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Dennery Water Improvement Project Launched

Water relief is on the horizon for residents of Dennery North. A ground-breaking ceremony for the Dennery North water supply re-development project was held last week. The project aims to deliver a safe, reliable and climate-resilient supply of potable water to residents and businesses in the Dennery North area, which …

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