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(PRESS RELEASE) — Students from the Des Barras Combined School have received an early Christmas treat at the Commission’s annual gift giving celebration. The children were presented with their gifts from staff members before singing Christmas carols and partaking in a dancing competition and other fun activities. OECS Director General Dr. Didacus Jules said the ...

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(SNO) — The Executive Committee of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) met on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, in Barbados and unanimously decided to support the candidacy of Giovanni Vincenzo “Gianni” Infantino for a new four-year mandate as FIFA President, from 2019 to 2023. CFU is composed of 31 members of which 25 are FIFA members, ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Saint Lucia 2018 Walk For The Cure raised a total of EC$75,000, which goes to support the clients and the various outreach programmes of the Saint Lucia Cancer Society and Faces of Cancer in 2019. During a short ceremony at the CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank’s main branch on Tuesday, December 18, ...

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(DEMERARA WAVES) – Government back-bencher Charandass Persaud voted with the opposition Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) to win the no-confidence motion in the 65-seat National Assembly that was sponsored by the opposition, after several hours of debate. Despite repeated urges by fellow parliamentarians to change his vote, Persaud declined. Minister of Health Volda Lawrence also unsuccessfully ...

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Opposition Senator, Guibion Ferdinand, has suggested that government borrowing is mainly for ‘concrete and steel’ or consultancy. “Unfortunately I haven’t seen anything to inspire our young people along the lines of their own personal development, especially in education” Ferdinand told reporters his week. “I have said it before that there is no clear policy on […]

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(SNO) — With regional countries such as Dominica moving to ban styrofoam products, the executive director of the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Brian Louisy, believes that the government of Saint Lucia should seek to utilize fiscal policy to ‘incentivize’ the more rapid transfer towards biodegradable and environmentally-friendly products. The Chamber met recently with the ...

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Public Service Minister, Doctor Ubaldus Raymond, has defended the decision to borrow $100 million to redevelop Hewanorra International Airport (HIA). He told reporters this week that he was aware of concerns over the borrowing of the money. “Let me make it clear that this amount will not put any pressure on the existing debt servicing […]

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On November 27, 2018, Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited (SFC) announced that it had entered into an “Arrangement Agreement” with Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (Alignvest) which heralds in yet another significant milestone

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Days after bus drivers expressed anxiety over payment of promised fuel rebate cash, the government Thursday afternoon announced that the money was in the bank. Transport Minister, Guy Joseph, told St Lucia Times that he had been in contact with the President of the National Council on Public Transportation (NCOPT), Godfrey Ferdinand, and the Department […]

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Rome (CNN): Pope Francis has told those who abuse minors to hand themselves in to civil justice authorities and “prepare for divine justice,” in his strongest words to date on the sex abuse crisis roiling the Roman Catholic Church. In his annual speech to the Vatican’s Curia on Friday morning, the Pope also thanked the […]

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