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CHTA HEAD PRAISES SANDALS GLOBAL MARKETING

PRESS RELEASE Castries, Saint Lucia – May 22 2017 – President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Karolin Troubetzkoy has complimented Sandals Resorts International for the role it has played in marketing Caribbean destinations to the world, and urged other hoteliers to become more involved where this is …

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Inter Commercial Futsal League Results

Inter Commercial Futsal League  The Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture Inter-Commercial House Futsal League competition began with much excitement and rivalry. In Group C: May 19th, 2017- Flow went up against WLBL. Flow edged out WLBL to take the win with 6 goals to WLBL’s 5. In Group C: …

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St Jude Hospital Ambulance Now in Service

St Jude Hospital Ambulance Now in Service St. Jude Hospital informs the general public that the recently acquired ambulance from Canadian donor, Caribbean North Charities Foundation, is now in operation. The ambulance will be used to transport hospital patients to Castries for medical services not currently available in the south …

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Marigot Shooting Victim Dies at Hospital

32-year old Crishna Chester Wilson died at hospital on May 21st hours after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head. Police information indicates Wilson was shot sometime before 2 am near a Marigot bar. The shooting victim was conveyed to hospital via ambulance. Police have not disclosed a motive for …

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Gas Prices Rise

GOVERNMENT OF SAINT LUCIA Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs PRESS RELEASE May 22, 2017 FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENTS The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail …

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World Metrology Day 2017

Saturday May 20th, 2017 is World Metrology Day – a day set aside to recognize the science of measurement and the role it plays in discovery and innovation, manufacturing, trade and improving the quality of life. The theme for this year’s observance is “measurements for transport.” It speaks to the …

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Ave Maria Girls Jazz

The Ministry of Education is pursuing avenues for incorporating technology in education. talks are expected to culminate with the launch of a digital literacy program during the 2018 academic year.

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Police Investigate Black Mallet Shooting

Detectives are probing the second shooting in less than 24-hours in the black mallet, community in Castries. Another individual was shot and wounded Thursday night mere hours after law enforcement were called to a similar scene in the same area. The recent flare-up in gun violence has sparked fears of …

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Ex-PM Anthony Claims DSH Is Dividing The Nation

Former prime minister dr. Kenny Anthony is concerned that the ongoing DSH saga will only serve in further dividing the country. Since the leak of the supposed agreement governing the proposed multi-billion-dollar development in the south, a number of different positions have been taken about the scope of the project.

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Employers Federation Weighs-On On Budget

The executive director of the Saint Lucia Employers Federation has expressed concern about the deficit in the 2017/2018 budget. But despite his unease about Saint Lucia’s fiscal position, he has given the Allen Chastanet government the thumbs up on large-scale developments like the DSH project.

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SLHTA Hosts AGM/Tradeshow

The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) hosted its 53rd annual general meeting and tradeshow on Friday. The trade show provides a forum for tourism affiliates to create linkages to help the sector thrive.

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The Push for Renewable Energy

The Caribbean Electric Utilities Corporation (CARILEC) is hosting its annual chief executive officers and finance conference in Saint Lucia. For the utility heads it is an opportunity to explore measures to reduce the cost of electricity in the Caribbean. The energy experts participating in the forum say it is an …

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Commerce Value Chain Workshop

The commerce department collaborated with the Organization OF THE AMERICAN STATES (OAS) on a global chain analysis workshop. The seminar is intended to support and enhance Saint Lucia’s small business development center model to increase competitiveness.

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