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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Speaker Punishes Parliamentarians as No Deputy Speaker Elected Again

This afternoon's Budget Debate kicked off with the Speaker requesting the Members to elect a Deputy Speaker. There was a long drawn out silence...

Saint Lucians and Other Caribbean Nationals to Pay for Mexico Border Wall

An  Act cited as the “Border Wall Funding Act of 2017” was introduced as H.R.1813 at the 115th Congress of the United States. Its...

Drug Interception near Gros Piton

On Saturday, April 22, 2017 about 9:45 p.m. a police operation about ten nautical miles (10NM) south west of Gros Piton (Soufriere) resulted in...

Consulate General of Saint Lucia in New York to Host Immigration Forum

New York, NY (April 25, 2017) – In light of recent US actions regarding its immigration policies, which have raised concerns among many Saint...

Progress in Talks Between Scotiabank and NWU

Preliminary discussions between the Management of the Bank of Nova Scotia and National Workers Union (NWU) progressed conclusively.  The talks were aimed at resolving...

Electronic Monitoring Coming Soon – Governor General

Governor General, Dame Calliopa Pearlette Louisy, in her delivery of the Throne Speech to Parliament today highlighted significant moves by the Government of Saint...

DCP Frances Henry to Head Force in Absence of Commissioner

Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police, Frances Henry, is the officer in charge of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force in the absence of Acting...

SLP Condemns Government Withdrawal of SLNT Subvention

The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) strongly condemns the action by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and his Government in withdrawing the annual subvention to...

Homicide #21 – Stabbing at Trois Piton

News just coming in is that Saint Lucia has now recorded homicide 21 for 2017. According to reports an altercation between two men about 3...

Is There Trouble Brewing Around Appointment of Next UWI Chancellor?

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Saturday, 22 April 2017 – "The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has noted, with surprise, the announcement made by...