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  • WASCO-NWU dispute before Commissioner

    26 July 2016
    The National Workers Union (NWU) has referred a major industrial dispute with  WASCO to Labour Commissioner, Ray Narcisse.   The Union said the decision is in keeping with the Grievance Procedure enshrined in the industrial agreement between the Water & Sewerage Company Incorporated (WASCO Inc.) and the National Workers Union (NWU).   According to the NWU, at the core of this industrial impasse are serious, deteriorating occupational safety and health conditions which workers must face, length of service premium, adjustments within the existing pay structure , and poor...
  • Flood-Beaubrun now a minister

    26 July 2016
    Castries Central MP Hon. Serah Flood-Beaubrun has been sworn in as a Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service    According to Information from the Office of the Prime Minister the appointment took effect, Monday, July 25, 2016.    The swearing-in ceremony took place at Government House.    Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet and all Cabinet members attended the auspicious occasion and welcomed the newest member of the Cabinet.    Mrs. Flood-Beaubrun was only earlier thi...
  • Juffali is dead

    25 July 2016
    A Saudi-born, billionaire whose diplomatic appointment became the subject of political controversy here has died in a Swiss hospital. Here is a report from RSL97’s David Vitalis. The Gulf Digital News, an online newspaper based in Bahrain said Walid Juffali passed away Thursday July 21 at the age of  60. News of his appointment by the former St. Lucia Government as the island’s representative to the London-based International maritime Organisation (IMO) created a political firestorm here. The then opposition United Workers Party criticised the appointment as a ploy to give Juffali d...
  • Double murder & road death

    25 July 2016
    Police have launched an investigation into a double homicide which occurred on Saturday, July 23, 2016 about 3:15 a.m. at Bruceville, Vieux Fort.   According to a polic report, 30 year old Quacy Junior Gilbert alias “Sparks” and 31 year old Miguel Theodore alias “Bright Eyes” sustained gunshot wounds allegedly perpetrated by a masked individual.    They were transported to the St. Jude Hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.    Both men were from Vieux Fort.   MEANWHILE, St Lucia recorded it’s 12th road fatality on Sunday.   Police are in...
  • Bursary payments have started

    25 July 2016
    The Ministry Of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations And  Sustianable Development has announced the distribution of book bursaries to students of infant and primary schools. The distribution started Monday at the R.C Boys’ Primary School for Districts one and two, and will continue until Friday, July 19th. Other distribution days are August 2 to 5 for Districts Three and Four; August 8 to August 12 for Districts Five and Six; and  August 15 to August 19 for Districts Seven and Eight. The bursaries are conditional on parents presenting last year’s contract, if the child is c...
  • Missing 22-year old woman

    25 July 2016
    Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of 22 year old, Gina Lima of Independence City, Castries.   Police say that on Sunday, July 24, 2016 about 9:00 a.m. Lima left her dwelling house at Independence City for the Streams of Power Church at Water Works Road, Castries.    She was last seen about 12:30 p.m. after Church Service.   Lima was wearing a long brown dress with multicolored designs along with a brown Bolero jacket and black side bag. She is light brown in complexion, shoulder length mixed hair, medium built and about 5ft 10 ...