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THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR IS TO UNVEIL THE FINAL DRAFT OF A NATIONAL POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR SAINT LUCIA

Press Release: DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE, PORTS, ENERGY AND LABOUR April 28th 2017 – THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR IS TO UNVEIL THE FINAL DRAFT OF A NATIONAL POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR SAINT LUCIA, DURING A ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON FRIDAY, APRIL 28TH 2017.  THE WORKSHOP, WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE FINANCIAL CENTRE …

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosts border security professional exchange

Press Release April 28, 2017: U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosts border security professional exchange. On April 25-27, United States Customs and Border Protection hosted a Border Security Professional Exchange with CARICOM Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) member states and regional partners focused on issues of mutual concern related to border …

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Has Winfresh Ltd Gone Bananas?

Mon Repos banana farmers want answers from Winfresh Ltd who is allegedly rejecting their produce. Joshua Surage and Vincent Norbert own and operate [respective] medium scale banana plantations at Fond Estate, Mon Repos [Quarter of Micoud]. Over 20 people are employed between them. Of late, the farmers claim Saint Lucia’s …

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OECS Bar Association Calls For Action On Cabral Douglas

The OECS Bar Association led by Saint Lucian attorney Thaddeus M. Antoine, has called on the Dominica Bar to take ‘appropriate action’ against local attorney, Cabral Douglas for criticizing a ruling against him by the Caribbean Court of Justice [CCJ].  On 20th February 2017, the CCJ ruled that Mr. Cabral Douglas …

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More DSH Protests

Three [3] civil society groups are planning to continue their opposition on the proposed multi-billion dollar development earmarked for Vieux-Fort by Desert Star Holdings Ltd – a Chinese based equine management firm.  The Vieux-Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change [VF4Cs], I WILL STAND and the Concerned Citizens of St. Lucia …

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Family mourn St. Luce’s death

HTS News4orce has obtained first reaction on the tragic death of 35-year old Jason St. Luce from loved ones. News4orce spoke with Philip Baptiste on April 26th who said he is struggling to come to grips with St. Luce’s passing. Listen below. The 35-year old Rock Hall resident was a …

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Police rule out foul play in Micoud drowning

A post mortem examination was conducted upon the body of Rockbert Winelle Xavier, a twenty (20) year old resident of Up the Line Micoud, who died whilst swimming at a beach in Micoud, on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The post mortem examination, conducted by Dr. Wayne Felicien, revealed that Rockbert …

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