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Tue, 21 Oct 2014


Negotiations between the Management of G4S Security Services Limited and the National Workers Union (NWU) have reached deadlock. The parties have agreed on almost all the articles relating to fringe benefits. The establishment of a new wage structure relevant to … Continue reading

Fire Service reach out with help from Super J IGA


The St. Lucia Fire Service is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year with a series of activities. Among them is a hamper drive/outreach programme in communities throughout the island. A number of underprivileged and less fortunate in communities around the … Continue reading


Petroleum prices have been adjusted effective Monday, October 20 2014, to reflect changes in import prices of fuel products from July to October 2014. While there have been slight decreases in the price of diesel, kerosene, 100lb LPG Cylinder and … Continue reading

‘Toppling Giants’

Simeon Gerson, the little spin wizard with big aspirations of playing for West Indies.

I had been referred by a local sports pundit to interview a young and upcoming bowler, and as is the norm I had already formulated this image of a tall, lanky figure in my head. To my pleasant surprise, the … Continue reading

Dead on Arrival

Boston: Five passengers experiencing flu-like symptoms aboard an Emirates flight 237 originating in Dubai were escorted off the plane at about 2:45 Monday afternoon by a team in full hazmat suits at Logan International Airport, and other passengers were kept … Continue reading

Education: The ‘Key’ to Bordelais

Bordelais Correctional Facility: An unlikely learning institution.

Bordelais is more than just a prison. The facility does not seek to serve solely as a confinement for criminals, but also to aid its inmates in obtaining a certain level of personal development, with opportunities such as its educational … Continue reading

Ebola Scare on Carnival Cruise Ship

Carnival Cruise ship Magic on Friday reported an Ebola scare from one of its passengers near Belizean shores.

With the winter cruise season opening here in Saint Lucia soon, the threat to this sector from any case of Ebola and the impact it may have is a real concern. This week marine, yachting and cruise officials met here … Continue reading

A-M u s i n g s

Musings are thoughts, the thoughtful kind. For the purpose of these articles, a-musings are thoughts that might amuse, entertain and even enlighten. A Credit to the Nation Every now and then, you come across something, meet someone, hear about something … Continue reading

Stewart the Younger to team Sandals: Why wait for the future?

Adam Stewart, CEO Sandals Resorts International and President of Sandals Foundation

The e-mail was vague, but for a change straight to the point: “Dear Media, please accept this invitation to provide coverage for the event. Unveiling: the closer you look, the better we look.” Unlike so many I receive, this one … Continue reading

Kenny walks out the House . . . again!

Prime Minister Kenny Anthony says  St Lucia could be hauled before the courts due to environmental levy.

The anticipation in the House of Assembly on Tuesday morning was seething. The media had already got wind of the opposition’s intent to walk out of the House if the government did not nominate a Deputy Speaker from its ranks.  … Continue reading

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