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Cadet corps summer camp hailed a success

The St. Lucia cadet corps organized its annual summer program to mark the ending of the cadet year. The two-week camp is expected to host 5 hundred male and female cadets from Dominica, the Cayman Islands, Great Britain and host country Saint Lucia.

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Mercury beach venue adjustment

A break-down in communications between mercury beach festival organizers and the venue operators, has led to changes in logistical arrangements for the mass crowd event. Despite some hitches, the show is still on and one of the chief organizers says the popular beach party is expected to generate millions of …

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Police awards ceremony

The royal St. Lucia police force conducted its latest promotion’s exercise. At the ceremony, 40 officers attained promotions to corporal, sergeant and inspector.

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NCA embarks on unique Soufriere project

In July, members of the national conservation authority (NCA) held a meeting with over 28 stakeholders. The purpose of the deliberations was to review a project proposal for a virtual tour for the town of Soufriere. The project seeks to improve the tourism experience and generate economic activity.

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Senate passes Economic Citizenship bill

On Tuesday, the senate passed the Citizenship by Investment bill, heralding a paradigm shift in St. Lucia’s economic development thrust. There was passionate debate on the pros and pitfalls of economic citizenship.

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Getting off the streets

Attempts by successive governments to institutionalize and rehabilitate the many homeless who wander the streets have been futile. Rehani Isidore reports that the problem is compounded by fiscal constraints and a lack of capacity.

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