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CSA Accuses Lucelec Of Negotiating In Bad Faith

Tensions appear to be brewing between the CSA and management of St. Lucia’s lone electricity supplier Lucelec, over compensation negotiations for low-level employees. This comes amid a reported sickout at various Lucelec locations across St. Lucia.

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Artists Hold Special Wake For Sir Derek Walcott

On the eve of his March 25th state funeral, friends and family of Sir Derek Walcott joined members of the local and regional artistic community for a special wake. The event, held at the national cultural centre, was a night of the arts featuring the spoken word, musicals and dramatic …

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King On 2017 Budgetary Plans

This week, infrastructure, labor, and ports minister Stephenson King unveiled his ambitious infrastructure programs to the finance ministry. For 2017, king plans to bring Saint Lucia’s primary road networks to the ‘a’ class and keep up effective road maintenance.

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Laborie Credit Union Holds 32nd AGM

The Laborie Cooperative Credit Union placed the spotlight on the union’s performance from 1976 to 2016 at its 32nd annual general meeting. The union’s objective in 2017 is to help residents in the community find employment in the agricultural sector and over 250 farmers generate income and revenues.

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Tourism Minister Fedee Lauds Royalton Investment

Minister responsible for tourism, Dominic Fedee extended thanks to Royalton executives for showing confidence in Saint Lucia. He made the declaration at the grand launch of the all-in Luxury Royalton resort and spa. Fedee anticipates that the new development will help drive more economic growth to the country.

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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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6 Spas Attain Level 1 &3 Code of Practice

On Monday, the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards and the Saint Lucia Coalition of Services Industries recognized the achievements of local spas, which completed the Beauty and Wellness Certification Program. Six Spas attained Level 1 and Level 3 of the Program and were awarded with certificates at the SLBS Conference …

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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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