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SLP urges reinstatement of laptop programme

Press Release:-The Saint Lucia Labour Party is horrified by comments made by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet on a local radio call-in programme where he said, that there was no...

House Speaker denies being asked to resign

The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Leonne Theodore-John, has denied reports that she has been asked to resign over concerns about the way she has dealt with members...
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Caribbean warned to prepare for more severe storms

At an OECS climate change forum, environmentalists warn that frequency and intensity of extreme weather conditions is likely to increase. OECS member states have been urged to prepare for more...

Francis concerned about crime, says hanging not solution

Human Rights Activist, Mary Francis, has said that her opposition to capital punishment does not mean that she is unconcerned about murders, especially among young males in Castries. Francis told...
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Eight St. Lucians to be employed at Canadian farm

Farm owners recently conducted interviews in Saint Lucia with eight pre-selected workers, under the Seasonal Farm Worker Program. The interest of a Canadian couple to invest in Saint Lucia’s agricultural...
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Government takes new budget approach

Accounting firm Ernst and Young assists with the budgetary process. The Government of Saint Lucia hosted a two-day financial workshop yesterday, for some of the main expenditure ministries as part...

Opposition heads to court over Deputy Speaker issue

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) is heading to court over the issue of the non-appointment of a Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly, SLP leader, Philip...

SLP Senator: Hanging not ‘one stop’ crime solution

Opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) Senator, Guibion Ferdinand, has said that no one measure will stop crime. Ferdinand spoke against the backdrop of calls by his labour party colleague,...

SLPPA speaks on age of sexual consent

Press Release:-A comprehensive study on adolescent health in the Caribbean among 16,000 adolescents in nine countries in the region of which St. Lucia was one, concludes that 34.0% of...

PM on hotel poaching: “It’s a free market!”

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has responded to concerns in the hospitality industry that new hotels are 'stealing' trained and experienced staff from established resorts. "It's a free market unfortunately -...