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Confusion at Newly Opened Royalton Hotel

Dozens of employees at the Royalton hotel in Cap Estate, Gros – Islet reportedly downed their tools in protest on July 25th. The cause of the dispute is still emerging – However HTS News4orce understands, mainly kitchen staff has taken the industrial action reportedly due to a decision by senior …

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ECTEL Managing Director retires

ECTEL an Institute of the OECS Tuesday, July 25, 2017 — Outgoing Managing Director of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) Embert Charles, is projecting a robust and sustainable framework for consumer protection and empowerment for the multi-state telecommunications regulator. Charles who retires from his position as ECTEL Managing Director …

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DIGICEL AND CPL LAUNCH YOUTH PROGRAMME

Press Release:–Tuesday 25th July – Castries, St. Lucia:  Digicel today announced a partnership with the biggest party in sport – the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) – to launch the inaugural Digicel CPL Youth Programme, which will see over 200 young aspiring cricketers across the region being trained by their local CPL franchise …

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Embassy of Libya Responds to Blind Welfare Plea

This morning the Embassy of Libya in Saint Lucia made a donation to the Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association. The donation was presented by Charge d’Affaires Mr. Hisham Tayeb to Executive Director of the Association Mr. Anthony Avril. Acting Prime Minister Honourable Lenard Montoute and Minister with responsibility for External …

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Assessing Business Performance in First Half of 2017

Assessing Business Performance in First Half of 2017: The January – June 2017 Business Performance Survey (BPS), of the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce has been issued. Members of the Chamber have been invited to respond to the BPS as the institution continues its effort to gauge among other things, …

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Department of Education Promotes Gender Equality Among Early Childhood Educators

GIS:-Gender Equality was the Focus of A Recently-Held Early Childhood Development Workshop. The Department of Education, Innovation, and Gender Relations is taking an aggressive approach to providing a strong foundation for gender equality in early childhood education. Early childhood educators around the island attended a gender sensitization workshop on developing …

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Saint Lucia readies to welcome gold winning Commonwealth team home!

The Government of Saint Lucia has once again extended congratulations to Team Saint Lucia, following a second Gold Medal win at the Commonwealth Youth Games in The Bahamas. Saint Lucia defeated Trinidad and Tobago 6-2 in the Beach Soccer final on July 22nd 2017 with Linus Clovis reportedly scoring four …

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ICAR Inc Rolls Out EMANCIPATION DAY ACTIVITIES FOR AUGUST 2017

The Iyanola Council for the Advancement of Rastafari Incorporated (ICAR Inc.) will be holding a series of activities to celebrate Emancipation Day from the 26th July to the 1st August, 2017 under the theme “Reparation and Repatriation Now.”  Please find below the programme of events for the celebration of Emancipation …

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