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Fish Vendors Facing Assault Charges

City hall is cracking down on un-regulated vending in the capital. Criminal charges for resisting arrest and failure to adhere to a lawful order from police were filed against two Castries fish vendors on January 25th.

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Saint Lucia Passport Power

Arton Capital’s global pass-port index has ranked Saint Lucia’s passport at number 32 out of 199 countries with visa free access. According to Arton Capital data, a Saint Lucia passport is the 6th most ‘powerful’ for citizenship by investment in the world.

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SLTU Reaffirms Stance On Teacher/Student Misconduct

The Saint Lucia Teachers Union (SLTU) has re-affirmed its ‘zero tolerance’ position on teacher/student misconduct. The SLTU has broken its silence on the controversy surrounding George Charles Secondary principal Walston Alfred and a now former student. With a disciplinary hearing now underway, the SLTU want assurances of a fair hearing.

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Are RSL’s Days Numbered?

The Labor Union for Radio Saint Lucia staff – the Civil Service Association (CSA) has not received correspondence from broadcast minister Dominic Fedee, nor the RSL board on the fate of the long serving, state run entity. The CSA plans to pen a letter to the broadcast minister to get …

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Voices Celebrating Derek Walcott

The 2017 Nobel laureate festival continued this week with a special tribute to Saint Lucia’s Nobel laureate for literature Sir Derek Walcott. ‘Voices celebrating Sir Derek Walcott’ was held on the celebrated poet’s birthday – January 23rd. Organizers say it was an evening to observe excellence in the arts.

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Augier Combined Holds 2nd Student Council Election

Students of the Augier Combined School are learning about governance through the elections process. The school recently held its second election for a student council executive, giving the young students a chance to vote for a team to represent their interests.

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Chastanet Is No Trump

2016 was a year of political upsets – the sweeping into office of the republican nominee in the us and the united workers party in saint lucia led to parallels being drawn between donald trump and allen chastanet. A tough online audience went a bit further and declared the saint …

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Another Tragic Suspicious Death In Deglos

43-year-old Cecilia Marshall of Delgos, Bexon has died after reportedly ingesting a noxious substance. Marshall, survived by her only daughter – 21year old Chantell Marshall says her mother was unemployed and was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. She says she discovered her mother’s unresponsive body at their home along with …

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Dr. Anthony On Gobat Investigation Allegations

Former Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony is denying claims by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet that he gave the British government assurances that his government would not pursue the death penalty for anyone convicted of the murder of hotelier Oliver Gobat. The former leader issued a statement on Tuesday January 24th, …

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Saint Lucia Joins Land Degradation Project

Saint Lucia has joined the global mechanism Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) target setting programme. This initiative supports countries in establishing national targets. A seminar was recently held in Saint Lucia to help stakeholders achieve the objective of preserving the land for sustainable development.

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Major Project To Save Northeast Forest In Full-Swing

The Forestry Department of the Ministry of Agriculture is working with the United Nations environment programme to improve the management of natural resources on the north-east coast of Saint Lucia. The Iyanola Natural Resource Management Project seeks to enhance global environmental security by ensuring the sustainable use of resources and …

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