Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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Saint Lucia Experiences Total Power Shutdown

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Saint Lucians woke up Tuesday to a total electrical system shutdown. The Saint Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) confirmed the shutdown and said the cause was under investigation. LUCELEC technicians were...

Flood Mitigation Projects Underway In Castries South East

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Major flood mitigation and riverbank stabilisation projects are currently underway in Castries South East. According to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, these projects are part of the Distaster Vulnerability Reduction Project...

Farmer Hospitalised After Snake Attack At Praslin

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A farmer in his sixties had to be rushed to hospital after a snake attack on his farm at Praslin, relatives of the victim say. The incident occurred on Saturday...

Prime Minister Meets With Caribbean Development Bank

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Press Release:- Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet is currently in Barbados meeting with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) President, Dr. William Warren Smith.  The purpose of the one-day meeting is...

Saint Lucia Ends 40th Year of Independence With Over 400k Stay-over Arrivals

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Press Release:- The latest figures indicate that Saint Lucia has surpassed all previous records set with regards to stay-over arrivals. For the period January to December 2019, Saint Lucia recorded 423,736...

Child With Matches Believed To Have Caused Babonneau Fire

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The Saint Lucia Fire Service says an unsupervised child playing with matches is believed to have caused a fire at Geneau, Babonneau, on Friday. According to a fire service release,...

Saint Lucia To Attend Meeting With US Official Amid Warning Of Attempts To Divide...

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Saint Lucia will be represented at a meeting with United States Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, on Tuesday, it has been confirmed. This country's External Affairs Minister, Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, will...

Prince Harry Speaks About Decision To Quit Public Life

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CNN:-  Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, expressed "great sadness" Sunday evening in his first public statement since Buckingham Palace announced he and his wife, Meghan, would give up...

Social Justice Minister Supports Moves To Address Gun Crime

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Saint Lucia's Social Justice Minister says he supports any discussion on what can be done to alleviate the situation of gun crime. "We know that many of our young people...

Pierre Says Saint Lucians Need A Leader They Can Trust

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Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre says this country needs a leader whom the people can trust. Pierre made the remarks in an address to citizens Sunday night dubbed -'Restoring Hope...