Archive for March, 2017

ARTS DISPLAY

ARTS DISPLAY

Local Craft and Literary Performances on Schedule A comprehensive and exciting display of arts and craft and literary performances is on schedule for this year’s National Arts Festival. The 2017 National Arts Festival (NAF) was launched on Thursday, at the […]

by / on March 27, 2017 at 1:40 PM /
‘LJ’ GONE

‘LJ’ GONE

Journalist Lawrence James dies after battling Illness In a quiet and unassuming manner veteran award-wining journalist Lawrence James aka ‘LJ’ brought a certain level of professional demeanour and cool dynamism to the profession before he unfortunately passed away, on Tuesday, […]

by / on March 27, 2017 at 1:36 PM /

Scotia Bank Management Meets NWU

The Management of the Bank of Nova Scotia and representatives from the National Workers Union (NWU) met at the Coco Palm Hotel for a first meeting. The parties discussed a draft Industrial Protocol submitted by the Union, the Bank’s traditional […]

by / on March 27, 2017 at 1:30 PM /

Sir Derek Alton Walcott to Receive State Funeral

Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL OBE OCC, who died at home in Saint Lucia on Friday March 17, 2017, is to receive a state funeral. The Cabinet of Ministers approved the decision on Monday in light of the contribution by […]

by / on March 27, 2017 at 1:29 PM /
A Tribute to Nobel Laureate Sir Derek Walcott

A Tribute to Nobel Laureate Sir Derek Walcott

Statement by: Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC There is something about Sir Derek Walcott’s poetry. The “wind… ruffling the tawny pelt”, the “shards of an ancient pastoral in those shires of the island where the […]

by / on March 27, 2017 at 12:39 PM /
Ministry Of Labour Issues Warning To  Persons Employed In Saint Lucia Illegally

Ministry Of Labour Issues Warning To Persons Employed In Saint Lucia Illegally

  The Ministry of Labour is embarking on a drive to clamp down foreign nationals working in Saint Lucia illegally. It has been brought to the attention of the Labour Department, that there are individuals employed at various organizations here […]

by / on March 27, 2017 at 12:35 PM /
Death Toll In London Attack Rises To Five – Police

Death Toll In London Attack Rises To Five – Police

  The number or people who died in an attack close to Britain’s parliament on Wednesday has risen to five after the death of a third member of the public, police said. Previously, the death toll had stood as four, […]

by / on March 27, 2017 at 12:33 PM /

Courts St. Lucia Celebrates “Volunteer Week Of activities 2017”

Local furniture and electrical superstore Courts St Lucia on March 6th -11th hosted the company’s second annual “Volunteer Week of Activities” in an effort to bring value to the communities where they operate. Parent company of Courts, Unicomer Group, launched […]

by / on March 27, 2017 at 12:17 PM /
Royalton Saint Lucia And Hideaway Saint Lucia Grand Opening

Royalton Saint Lucia And Hideaway Saint Lucia Grand Opening

In the company of specially invited guests, government officials, exuberant staffers and media representatives—the management of Royalton Saint Lucia and Hideaway Saint Lucia—welcomed the gathering to its grand opening ceremony, on Thursday evening. It was an occasion replete with congratulatory […]

by / on March 27, 2017 at 12:14 PM /

Developmental Projects or Political Expediency?

Ever since the United Workers Party (UWP) took office last June they have had to face some tough challenges in this new dispensation. And now, about eight (8) months into office the government is receiving a rude awakening on matters […]

by / on March 27, 2017 at 11:55 AM /