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    BREAKING NEWS: Former House Speaker Matthew Roberts attacked and robbed

    November 22, 2014 | Comments: 22
    Former Speaker of the House of Assembly, Matthew Roberts, is currently nursing injuries to his neck and hands, at a local hospital after being attacked and robbed. The former house speaker was ...
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      All set for SLNT AGM this Saturday

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      PRESS RELEASE - The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) will be hosting its 38th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Bay Gardens Hotel from ...

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      Fr. Lambert St Rose to release new novel

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      PRESS RELEASE - The book takes a critical look at the demise of African culture, traditional religion, popular syncretism, the demise of faith and the unprecedented ...

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      Supermarket Shopping Spree winner

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      Mr. Darnell Martial is the first ‘Second Chance Draw’ winner from SNL’s ‘Ham, Rum & Shop’ Christmas Promotion. Mr. Martial won himself a 60 second ...

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    Dr. Niomi Jn Baptiste.

    Health officials speak on increase in suicide

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    Local health officials are concerned about the increase in suicide here and are advising persons to seek help from health institutions island-wide. Consultant Psychiatrist Niomi Jn Baptiste said that while there are a number of reasons why people commit suicide, depression is the number one reason. Jn Baptiste said “one suicide is too much and one death by suicide is too many”. The psychiatrist said it is very important for people with depression and other…

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    Augier 8th and 13th in CAC Games swimming

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    Saint Lucia gots its Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games campaign underway this week, through swimmer Jordan Augier. The University of Tampa junior turned 20 last week. One week prior he had dominated his category in winning the 18 & Over boys’ division at the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. Jordan was qualified to compete in the men’s 50m backstroke and freestyle at the XXII CAC Games in Veracruz, Mexico, slated for Wednesday and Thursday….

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    Government grants another deadline extension for the recall of non-readable passports

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    Minister of Legal Affairs and National Security Victor La Corbiniere has announced there will be another extension to the deadline for the recall of non-readable passports. La Corbiniere said the decision was made at a recent cabinet of ministers meeting, where it was decided that the deadline should be extended until January 2015. “It means that people can continue to bring in their old passports and can continue to travel with their old passports for…

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    Nominations open for National Hero Award

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      PRESS RELEASE – The Chancery of National Awards and Honours invites nominations for the Award of National Hero to be announced on the occasion of the celebration of Saint Lucia’s Thirty – Sixth (36th) Anniversary of Independence in February 2015. The Society of Honour known as the Order of National Hero was established in February 2000, and provided for in the National Honours and Awards Act, Cap. 17.08 of the Laws of Saint Lucia….

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    Median cleaning continues this weekend; road works commence in Rodney Bay

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    PRESS RELEASE – The motoring public is advised that the Ministry of Infrastructure, Port Services and Transport will continue cleaning of the median of the four lane carriageway between the Choc and Vigie Roundabouts, on Saturday November 22nd and Sunday November 23rd 2014. Motorists are asked to exercise extreme caution in that vicinity, by slowing down and paying close attention to all traffic signs in the area, advising to keep to the left lane only….

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    Dr. Marta Arsuaga.

    Spanish doctor shares her experience treating Ebola patient

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    PRESS RELEASE – Dr. Marta Arsuaga from Spain forms part of the five (5) member team from the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) visiting St. Lucia to assess the islands state of preparedness for the Ebola Virus Disease. Dr. Marta brings to the team her recent, personal experience with Ebola having the distinction of being one of the doctors who worked directly with the nurse who contracted the…

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    Young chefs cook “frog legs” on Jr Chef Factor

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    PRESS RELEASE –  On the heels of an exciting first episode, the Junior Chefs traded in the rustic Plant Grow Eat farm in Babonneau for the luxurious Cap Maison Resort in Cap Estate. The challenge was to create a main course with frog legs and mango which left some of the contestants hopping around in a frenzy to create a quality dish. After a shopping spree for all the ingredients needed for the next challenge…

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    NCPC awards Wendel George at Productivity Awareness Week 2014

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    PRESS RELEASE - On Thursday 20th November 2014, the National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC) presented awards to persons who assisted with planning the NCPC’s first Productivity Awareness Week Activities. Mr Wendel George was presented with a special award for his dedication and commitment to the success of the week. Mr Reneau Gajadhar, Chairman of the Council said “Wendel went above and beyond the call of duty while still undertaking his normal duties at the SLHTA…

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    “Twadisyon” open house art exhibition with Jonathan Gladding

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    PRESS RELEASE – Art enthusiasts and the general public are invited to an open house event with fine artist Jonathan Gladding JAG as he stages his most recent collection of works at The Inner Gallery this Friday, 21stNovember 2014 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm . Jonathan has produced a wonderful array of works, full of colour and culture in his unique style of realism. His medium is oil on canvas, the sizes vary widely….

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    CAB conference discuss changing economic environment

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    PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) successfully completed its 41st Conference and Annual General Meeting held in Grenada from 12-15th November. As a primary objective, CAB provides a forum that enables members to solve their common challenges through understanding, education and co-operation. The conference, held under the theme – “The Changing Face of Caribbean Banking”, was officially opened by Her Excellency Dame Cecile La Grenade, Governor General of Grenada. Feature speaker and…

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    Courts presents National Reading Champion with cheque valued $3000

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    PRESS RELEASE – Hundreds of Students in St. Lucia, between the ages of eight and nine years old, would have this year, participated in the sixth annual Courts Schools Reading Competition. The competition assesses the students’ fluency, accuracy, enunciation, pronunciation, smoothness, confidence and expression of the participants and is being held in Collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development and Labour. From the preliminary rounds of the competition, the best of the best…

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    Where have our priorities gone? (letter to the editor)

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    Dear Editor: Today I had the bittersweet privilege to attend a funeral for a 14-year-old boy struck with cancer. I say bittersweet because it was a very sad day for many and yet we can be thankful he is out of pain. This young man touched the hearts of many, always with a bright smile on his face. Yet how many of these folks actually know how much trouble he caused his mom? How many knew…

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    Gros Islet Primary School infested with mold and termites

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    The Gros Islet Primary School has been infested with mold and termites for several months now, but nothing has been done to address this issue. A staff at the school, who requested anonymity, told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) today that the issue could get worse, if nothing is done soon enough. According to the staff, a classroom located at the bottom flat of the school has experienced the worst of the mold infestation. However,…

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    Rodney Bay Marina Management with Guardsman St. Lucia team.

    IGY Rodney Bay Marina partners with Guardsman St. Lucia Ltd.

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    PRESS RELEASE – The IGY Rodney Bay Marina in Saint Lucia, one of the Caribbean’s leading centers for yachting and sports fishing, has enhanced its security services by partnering with Guardsman St. Lucia Ltd. The official security-handover took place on Monday, November 17. General Manager of the IGY Rodney Bay Marina, Simon Bryan said, “The marina is committed to continuing to provide a safe and secure environment for visiting yachtsmen and other patrons. This is…

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    LIAT launches its Early Bird special fares

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    PRESS RELEASE – LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, has launched its Early Bird promotion, which enables passengers to enjoy big savings when they make early bookings on a variety of flights booked between 21-28 November 2014 for travel between 12 January and 28 March 2015 inclusive. Passengers need to use the Promo Code EB2015 when making a booking to be able to access the reduced rates. Tickets can be booked on the website – liat.com, through…

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