Plans are in place for the observance of the ninth anniversary of the Musician’s Feast being celebrated in Barre Du Chauseé in the community of La Croix Maingot tomorrow.
The Friends of Music as the organizers call themselves, say they are very proud of this tradition which started in 2004, where 5 bands played at a popular entertainment spot in the Community called Top 5 Bar. Since then this celebration has become an event that not only attracts people from the community but from all over the island.
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The youth arm of the United Workers Party joins with the rest of the World to celebrate and recognize the United Nations’ (UN) Universal Children’s Day under the theme ‘STOP THE VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN.’
The local Rastafarian community is up in arms over an ongoing dispute to find a burial place for one of their own.
Mr Isaac insists that to his recollection, it is the first time that anyone has had such difficulty and is confused as to why certain denominations have refused to preside over the funeral of the dead man.
Despite the economic downturn, St Lucians can look forward to benefiting from the Christmas Barrel concessions which have been approved by the lower house earlier today.
According to Press Secretary Jadia Jn Pierre Emmanuel, the concessions will be granted on the same terms and conditions that have obtained in the past.
The Ministry of Health, Wellness, Human Services and Gender Relations through the Division of Human Services has embarked on a campaign to address the issue of child sexual abuse in St Lucia through the ‘Break the Silence Campaign’
The initiative which coincides with international day against child abuse was launched today at the Derek Walcott Square.
One man is dead and his female companion is nursing injuries in hospital after a vicious attack on the couple on Saturday evening.
Police reports indicate that Kwasa Francois and Ava Louis of Monier were traveling along the Millennium Highway on their way to Castries, when they picked two individuals who were known to them. Reports further indicate that at some point Francois met his demise during brutally beating by the individuals over what police believe was a business deal that went sour.
On Saturday, November 16, 2013, Prime Minister and Parliamentary Representative for Vieux-Fort South, Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, paid a visit to the families of the two missing fishermen in Vieux-Fort.
Prime Minister Anthony took the time to express his sorrow and concern by visiting the homes of the immediate relatives of Mr. Ishan Calixte, who, at the time of his disappearance resided in the Baccardere, Vieux-Fort.
Radio Caribbean International is teaming up with Peter and Company through its Pine Hill Dairy Brand to host the biggest Primary School party this Christmas season.
The event which is into its 5th year promises to be 5 times bigger and better than in previous years.
Local police have confirmed reports of an attempted suicide by a teenager.
The incident is said to have taken place at Cedar Heights alley in Beausejour about 3:35 am on Thursday.
The Concerned Citizens Group of Anse La Raye has made an urgent call for a critical facility in the community.
The island’s Minister for Infrastructure has responded to pronouncements made on government’s decision to guarantee a 3 million US dollar loan for cash strapped regional carrier LIAT.
In his explanation Mr Philip J Pierre has made a comparison between his and the previous United Workers party administration on their level of support for the airline.
The St. Lucia-China Friendship Association (SLCFA) will end 2013 with a formal reception to mark its 9th Anniversary and a General Meeting to elect a new leadership that will adopt a Plan of Action for 2014, the year of its 10th Anniversary.
Those were among the main decisions taken at a gathering of members, applicants and prospective members on Monday, November 11th 2013, at the CSA Centre in Castries, to discuss issued related to the association’s activities in 2014.
Thousands of travellers will now find it easier to escape the harsh British weather, as Saint Lucia welcomed a new direct flight from Manchester Airport to its sunny shores on the weekend.
From Sunday November 10th, 2013, charter airline, Thomas Cook will be providing weekly Sunday flights on the flight-only arm of its operation, Fly Thomas Cook, using a specially configured Airbus A330 aircraft. The highly anticipated flight, with its captain, crew and passengers were greeted with much fanfare by officials of the Saint Lucia Tourist Board and aviation partner, the St. Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority.
The St. Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) expressed thanks to Prime Minister of St. Lucia for his leadership and contribution towards the establishment of two (2) new funds for the CSA, namely the CSA’s Medical plan and CSA’s Education Fund.
These two funds form part of our recent Collective Agreement between the Government of St. Lucia and the St.Lucia Civil Service Association.
High level officials of National Drug Agencies from the English speaking Caribbean will gather for the Fifth Bi-annual Meeting of the Caribbean Observatories on Drugs from November 12 – 13, 2013 in Saint Lucia. The meeting is convened by the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission of the Organization States (CICAD/OAS) as part of a programme to address the functional relationship between information and research and drug policies within the Caribbean.
The Government of Saint Lucia says it fully understands the anxieties of policy holders of CLICO who were adversely affected by the collapse of the former insurance company.
According to Prime Minister, Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, since the collapse of CL Financial in 2009, CLICO International Life Insurance Limited has experienced serious liquidity problems. As a consequence, on May 11, 2010 the Registrar of Insurance intervened in the operations of the Saint Lucia Branch and imposed a prohibition to writing any new contract of Insurance and to refrain from any action that was adverse to the policyholders. Furthermore, on April 11, 2011, the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court appointed Mr. Richard Surage of PKF Professional Services as Judicial Manager for the Branch.
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