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UWP announces full slate of 17 candidates

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia –Friday, May 20, 2016 – The United Workers Party, at a press conference convened at the Party’s Headquarters today ratified its 17 candidates for the upcoming general election on June 6th, 2016. Majority of the 17 candidates...

Man of unknown identity in Police custody

A man of unknown identity is currently in the custody of Choiseul Police, who are requesting public assistance in identifying him According to information obtained by the Times, the man was taken into custody at about noon today. It followed a...

Ubaldus Raymond says SLP pledges a bluff

Doctor Ubaldus Raymond has dismissed the fifteen pledges announced last night by Prime Minister, Doctor Kenny Anthony. Raymond is a former Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce, Business Development, Investment and Consumer Affairs. He resigned in August, 2012 to take...

UWP:Electoral Department caught off guard

The opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has welcomed the announcement of a June 6, 2016 general elections. But Party Chairman, Guy Mayers, told a news conference this morning that the sudden announcement has caught the Electoral Department off guard and...

SLP Responds to Claims of PM Breaking 21 Day Notice for Election Law

The Opposition is claiming Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony broke the law as the law requires 21 days notice of an election. Here is what the Elections Act, Cap 1,02 at section 36 says: "36. ISSUE OF WRITS (1) For...

PM promises to bring down unemployment

Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony has promised that in the next five years a Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) administration will bring unemployment down to fifteen percent and below. Anthony made the announcement during a political meeting of the SLP...

PM says Saint Lucia on the move

Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony, citing a return to economic growth, has said that Saint Lucia is once again proud, resilient and on the move. Anthony made the comments in an address to the nation last night during which he...

PM: Election date called to ensure peace

Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony has said that his announcement of an election date tonight was decided in the best interest of the country. Anthony said in an address to the nation that the June 6, 2016 election date, called...

PM Announces Election Date

During the delivery of a National Address on Thursday, May 19 2016 Prime Minister Dr. Kenny D Anthony has announced the election date. Election Date: Monday, June 6th 2016.

Bugs and mold infest Traffic Department

Authorities are investigating a bug and mold infestation at the Police Traffic Department on Bridge Street. The President of the Police Welfare Association (PWA), Camron Laure, told the Times that the matter was brought to the attention of the association. Laure...

International Jet Ski race in Saint Lucia?

A team of Jet Ski enthusiasts from Martinique spent the past week-end in Saint Lucia exploring logistical arrangements for Saint Lucia’s possible involvement in an international Jet Ski race in 2017. Martinique recently hosted the first round of Jetracer World...

Therold Prudent: Jadia should apologize

Therold Prudent, the leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM), has said that Jadia Jn Pierre Emmanuel should apologize to her father, Francisco Jn Pierre. Prudent asserted that Jn Pierre Emmanuel crossed the line when she “dissed” her father recently...

Francis brothers ‘prodigal sons’ – Clarke

The Francis brothers, Hermangild and Peterson, have been described by Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) General Secretary Leo Clarke, as prodigal sons, who will return home. Both brothers, formerly supporters of the ruling labour party, are now members of the...

PM to address nation tonight

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Economic Affairs, Planning and Social Security Dr. Kenny D. Anthony will address the nation tonight, Thursday, May 19, 2016. The address will be delivered on all local radio and television stations at 8:00 p.m. The text will be available to...

Update on Morne Du Don Road homicide

On Wednesday, May 18, 2016 a post mortem examination was conducted on the body of 15 year old, Gregor Steven also known as “Boyo” of Wilton’s Yard, Castries. The examination revealed that he died as a result of hemorrhagic shock...

Ted King receives top regional award

Police Officer, Corporal Ted King, is back home after receiving a prestigious regional award in Suriname. King was bestowed with the award of Top Caribbean Community Police Officer, stemming from the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) 2016 Regional...

Saint Lucia urged to repeal buggery law

Saint Lucia ministers have been urged to imitate Antigua, where a government minister has said that she is open to recommending to cabinet that buggery be decriminalized. Antigua’s Social Transformation Minister, Samantha Marshall, has described the buggery law as “antiquated.” The...

Decision time for Castries Central MP

Castries Central MP, Richard Frederick, has asserted that he will make a decision as to whether to contest the next elections before the week is over. Frederick received a rousing endorsement from a meeting he held with his constituents at...

Guy:Kenny is follower, Allen is leader!

Castries South East MP, Guy Joseph, has declared that Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony now realizes that he is no longer a leader, but a follower in many respects. “Now we have seen the real leader in the form of...

Leo Clarke:UWP VAT pledge reckless!

Leo Clarke, the General Secretary of the ruling Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP), has dismissed as reckless, an opposition promise to remove Value Added Tax (VAT). The opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has pledged to ultimately remove the tax as...

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