New Governor General for Saint Lucia
New Governor General for Saint Lucia
In making the announcement, Prime Minister Chastanet profusely thanked former Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy for her service, noting that she always remain an icon as the first woman to hold this office and the longest serving Governor General.
St. Lucia Set for Food and Rum Festival
St. Lucia Set for Food and Rum Festival
St. Lucian spirits and cuisine are expected to feature prominently when the Food and Rum festival opens here from January 12th to 14th.
Another Fire Causes Extensive Damage to Soufriere Hospital
Another Fire Causes Extensive Damage to Soufriere Hospital
The incident occurred on December 7th, nearly four weeks after a section of the facility was damaged on 9th November 2017.
Stage Set for 2018 Soleil Festival
Stage Set for 2018 Soleil Festival
Preparations for the various festival have been made well in advance in order to ensure a seamless flow of festivals throughout 2018.
Trinidad's Government Commended for Raising Legal Age of Marriage
Trinidad's Government Commended for Raising Legal Age of Marriage
The Government of Trinidad has received the applause of regional analyst Peter Wickham following a unanimous decision in that country’s parliament that has outlawed child marriage.
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National Taxi Association President expresses concern for Cruise Ship Passengers' Security

The President of the National Taxi Union has expressed concern over what he says is the failure of government to address security issues affecting the cruise ship sector.

This comes as in light of growing fears about the sustainability of the sector following several reports of recent attacks on visitors in various parts of the island.

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Health Officials Lending Voice to Proposal for Increased Tax on Unhealthy Foods

With the thrust toward healthy living and efforts to reduce the incidents of non communicable diseases here questions are being raised about whether or not higher taxes should be applied to unhealthy foods.

Health officials here have welcomed the idea and are lending their voices to the conversation.

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Police Investigates Vehicular Collision that resulted in Multiple Casualties and one Death.

Police investigations continue into a vehicular collision that resulted in multiple casualties and one death.

Police reports indicate that the incident occurred on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 about 10:30 a.m., at Etangs, Soufriere. Consequently, officers attached to the Soufriere Police Station responded.

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Office of Prime Minister Responds to Gas Hike

The Office of the Prime Minister has issued a response to what is being described as misguided statements on government’s decision to increase gas prices here.

The new prices were announced on October 28th  Since then, there has been suggestions in some quarters, some of it misguided, that the Government of Saint Lucia has decided to increase fuel prices at a time it is decreasing worldwide, as a means of collecting revenue at the expense of the poor people of Saint Lucia.

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Police Reports on Jounen Kweyol Activities

Police investigations have been launched into the death of a middle aged man of Babonneau is suspected of commiting suicide.

About 11:30 p.m. on Monday, October 28, 2013, officers attached to the Babonneau Police Station received a report of a missing person and as a result proceeded to the residence of 54 year old Peter Gajadhar of Ti Chemin, Babonneau.

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Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony to appear at UWI Cavehill Campus

Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony is expected to travel to Barbados today to deliver a lecture at the University of the West Indies, Cavehill Campus, on the topic, “Education in the Caribbean: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Small Developing States”.

The Annual Lecture is organized by the Saint Lucia Students Association of Cavehill (LUSAC) and the International Affairs Committee of the University of the West Indies, Cavehill Campus.

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St Lucia receives over 2 Million Dollars in Financial Assistance from Taiwan

The government of St Lucia has today received over 2 million dollars in financial assistance from its Taiwanese Counterparts.

The cheque presentation was made earlier today to Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony. The monies are expected to be channeled through the consolidated fund before being allocated for various infrastructure projects through out the island.

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A Review of International Creole Day in St. Lucia

The reviews on activities held on Sunday to mark the observance of International Creole Day are in. Representatives of the various committees say they are pleased with the level of support for the festival as well as the crowd turn out in the four host communities.

In Soufriere, Ms Lookie Albert notes that the quality of the various events held in that town met the expectation of the organizers. She adds that the response from patrons was a welcomed surprise.

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Carnival Allocation to be Paid Upfront

The Ministry of Creative Industries is moving to adopt a position that will see the allocation for Carnival from the government paid upfront.

The announcement was made by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Donnovan Williams and is expected to take effect as early as next year. The festival which has been boasted as the island’s largest cultural showpiece has been plagued with financial troubles which have resulted in delays in disbursements to several players in Carnival.

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Unknown Body Discovered in Marigot

A special appeal is being made to any individual, who in the recent has had a family member or friend missing, to contact the Major Crimes Unit. This comes following a gruesome discovery by police on Thursday, October 24, 2013 about 8:00 a.m..

Police say that officers attached to the Marigot Police Station received a report of a wooden structure which was destroyed by fire and as a result accompanied the virtual complainant to a banana plantation at Bel Aire, Marigot.While examining the scene, the discovery was made of a partially burnt body.

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Foul Play Suspected in Death of Inmate

Foul play is suspected in the death of an inmate who reportedly died in police custody on Wednesday.

 

Police reports revealed that 22 year old Shakadan Daniel was found hanging in his cell at the Micoud Police Station by officers. The discovery was made just moments before Daniel was scheduled for a court appearance

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St. Lucian Soca Artiste wins Caribbean Singing Competition

A growing Soca sensation has added another notch on his belt after capturing a regional award.

Marley “Mongstar” James, the Stratosphere Muzic artiste and Saint Lucia representative is the winner of the inaugural All for One Caribbean Singing Competition that was held on Monday October 21, 2013 in Martinique.

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Rehabilitation Works on the Bocage, Sunbilt, Entrepot and Independence City Road to Completed Soon

The Ministry of Infrastructure has announced that efforts are being made to ensure the completion of rehabilitation works on the Bocage, Sunbilt and Entrepot and Independence City road at the soonest,

According to a communiqué from that department which details the arrangement with the contractor the Ministry has been in discussion with its Technical Officers and the Attorney General to chart a way forward.

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Police Investigates Death of Inmate

Police investigations have been opened into the death of an inmate who had been in custody at the Micoud Station.

Official reports indicate that 22 year old Shakadan Daniel was found hanging in his cell by police about 7:40 am today.

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Saint Lucians Spearhead Jounen Kwéyòl Entenasyonnal 2013 in New York
Saint Lucians in the Diaspora will be celebrating fifteen (15) years of Jounen Kweyol, organized by the St. Lucian Cultural Organization, (SLCO), the Group which originally started it here in New York, and which has steadfastly maintained the event as a vital connection with our culture.

For all of the last celebrations, it has been a narrow St. Lucian event, but this year the focus has been to enlarge the scope to include all of our sister communities in the Diaspora that had a historic link with Kweyol Culture. This year, we are linking with groups from Haiti, the Commonwealth of Dominica, and Trinidad to make Jounen Kweyol a Pan- Caribbean event.

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St.Lucia Wins Miss Caribbean Tourism 2013

St. Lucia has copped another regional title in a historical back to back victory in the world of pageantry.

Louise Victor has followed in the footsteps of her predecessor Consuelo Dupal to win the title of Miss Caribbean Tourism 2013.

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St. Lucia set for International Creole Day

As St. Lucians get set to participate in activities commemorating International Creole Day this month, the Folk Research Centre has addressed concerns about what many believe may have been a dying tradition.

Four venues have been confirmed as host communities for this year’s celebrations, compared to half that number in 2012. The communities include Grand Riviere, Soufriere, Mon Repos and Vieux Fort.

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Debate on Same Sex Marriage to Take Place during Police Week

Two teams of police officers from various units are preparing debate on the topic should same sex couples be married in St Lucia.

The event which is scheduled for this evening forms part of a series of qualifying round debates, in observance of police week here.

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Hess Oil Sold

The Government of Saint Lucia has now received confirmation that the Hess Terminal at Cul de Sac has been sold. The confirmation came in a telephone conversation from Mr. John Hess, President of the Hess Corporation, to Prime Minister Kenny D. Anthony.

Mr. Hess advised the Prime Minister that the terminal at Cul de Sac along with terminals on the U.S. East coast was sold to Buckeye Partners L.P. Mr. Hess explained that Hess Oil had decided to concentrate on exploration and move away from the terminal business.

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Police Investigates 21 Year Old Fatality

About 2:50 am on Saturday, October 19, 2013, officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department received a report and as a result proceeded to Fond Le Grand, Castries.

On arrival, they received information that 21 year old Kennrick Vitalis of Fond Assau, Babonneau was in the vicinity of Fond Le Grand when he sustained a gunshot wound to the chest area.

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