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Hilaire says PM DSH Explanation Confusing

STATEMENT BY HON. DR ERNEST HILAIRE I want to join the Political Leader in thanking everyone who participated in and supported the protest march last Wednesday. The turnout and words of solidarity were evidence that Saint Lucians of all walks of life share a common apprehension about the direction which …

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SLP Continues DSH Dissent

SAINT LUCIA LABOUR PARTY PRESS CONFERENCE, MAY 22ND, 2017. I want to start by once again thanking everyone for the tremendous show of support at our protest on Wednesday 17th May, 2017. The turnout is testimony to the rising national resentment at the direction in which this new Government is …

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From Vieux-Fort to ‘pearl of the Caribbean’?

On May 17th, 2017 the Prime Minister Allen Chasatnet for the first time, publicly addressed concerns over the Desert Star Holdings [DSH] Ltd Agreement with southern residents since the Framework Agreement was signed in July 2016. Prime Minister Chastanet encouraged Vieux-Fort and southern residents to embrace the DSH project reportedly …

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Economic Development Before Snakes and Lizards

Economic Development Minister and Member of Parliament for Castries South East Guy Joseph, reaffirmed his economic priorities for Saint Lucia at the first United Workers Party [UWP] public rally on May 17th, since taking Office last June. Despite environmental and, conservation concern over the protected Maria Islands and the endemic …

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Dennery North MP Defends Integrity Amid UWP NLA Allegations

Member of Parliament for Dennery North and, former Minister for Youth Development and Sports Shawn Edward has hit back against accusations by United Workers Party MPs over alleged misappropriation with National Lotteries Association [NLA] funds during his 2011 – 2016 tenure. During the April debate on the Estimates of Expenditure …

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UWP Gov’t highlights 42 “Major things”

Press Release: The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has outlined 42 “major things” done by the Allen Chastanet-led Administration since assuming office 11 months ago. The list was published on the OPM’s official Facebook page around midday today, May 11. 1)Reduced Unemployment to 20.1% 2)Secured exports for Bananas to England …

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