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SLNT Reacts To Confirmation Of De-Funding

Director of the Saint Lucia national trust, Bishnu Tulsie has described the trust’s subvention reduction to zero, as unfortunate. Last week, there was speculation that the national trust had been excluded from the draft estimates for 2017/2018. On Monday, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet confirmed that the government intends to decrease …

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21-Year-Old Perishes In Suspected Drowning In Micoud

Authorities are investigating a suspected drowning in Micoud on the weekend. The Saint Lucia fire services responded to the distress call in Micoud around midday Sunday April 23rd. Upon arrival, emergency personnel discovered 21-year-old, Rockbert Xavier of up the line Micoud lying on his back on the shore-line. He was …

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Earth Day 2017

April 22nd is celebrated annually as earth day – a day set apart to honour our planet and environmentalists say it is the perfect day to think about what we can do to save it. The event is usually observed with activities that are based on environmental protection. Locally, the …

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Where Is SLNT’s Subvention In The 2017 Estimates?

Has the St. Lucia national trust’s annual subvention been axed? “We are not aware of this” is the response coming from national trust director Bishnu Tulsie. Social media, instant messaging platforms and even local talk shows were abuzz on Friday after a purported image of section of the 2017-2018 estimates …

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Rotary Club Hosts Annual Drug Free Camp

The Rotary Club of Saint Lucia is hosting its annual anti-drug camp this Easter. The camp targets at-risk youth. First time participant and Babonneau resident Jime Jules says the camp has been insightful. The 2017 rotary Easter camp celebrated love, which Jules says was echoed throughout the exercise. With the …

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Association of Retired Persons Variety Show

The Saint Lucia Association of Retired Persons hosted their annual Variety Show at the CSA Center in Sans Souci on Easter Monday. The show is the highlight of celebrations marking the association’s 32nd anniversary. The money generated from the event will go towards assisting members in need. The Variety Show …

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Fire Service Records Bumper Easter

The Saint Lucia Fire Service responded to 96 ambulance calls over the Easter weekend. Fire constituted the majority of the emergencies, with the service attending to over 19 fire calls, one of which was structural. Officials continue to remind the public that permission must be obtained from the service before …

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PM Clarifies Reports Of Maria Islands Causeway

Meanwhile, the causeway in Vieux-Fort will not touch the Maria Islands. That’s the word from Prime Minister Allen Chastanet who told journalists this week that the intention of the investor was to protect and enhance the nature reserve.

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Black Bay Football Team Donates To Fire Victim

Black bay football senior players have made a donation to a fire victim of Pierrot, Vieux-Fort. In September 2016, a fire left single mother of two, Liza Aurelis homeless. The team decided to enlist the help of corporate vieux-fort to purchase groceries and building materials for the family. The fire …

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