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ST LUCIA – Matthew aftermath

ST LUCIA – Matthew aftermath

CASTRIES –– St Lucians have been picking up the pieces from a trail of destruction left behind after 14 hours of battering by Tropical Storm Matthew. Although there have been no reports lives being lost, there has been significant damage to infrastructure as well as landslides, while several roads have been damaged by floods and […]

ST LUCIA – Sandals Resorts unveils first overwater wedding chapel

ST LUCIA – Sandals Resorts unveils first overwater wedding chapel

CASTRIES – Sandals Resorts is excited to announce the unveiling of a new unique wedding location at Sandals Grande St Lucian, the new Overwater Serenity Wedding Chapel. Located at the most southwestern point of the resort, the open-air, glass ailed chapel boasts panoramic views of the spectacular Rodney Bay, is the first-ever of its kind […]

Henry defends Bajans’ role in St Lucia election

Henry defends Bajans’ role in St Lucia election

Political consultant Hartley Henry has defended the involvement of Barbadian experts in the recent general election campaign in St Lucia, arguing that Caribbean consultants who are recognized as authorities in their field should be embraced by the region. Henry’s stance echoed that of Opposition Leader Mia Mottley who faced strong criticism over her possible involvement […]

Victory bought

Victory bought

As Allen Chastanet took the oath of office Tuesday as St Lucia’s new prime minister, one political scientist accused his United Workers Party (UWP) of buying victory in yesterday’s general election. A perplexed Dr Tennyson Joseph, who had earlier predicted that the then incumbent St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) of Dr Kenny Anthony would have won […]

New PM sworn in

New PM sworn in

by Peter Richards CASTRIES, St Lucia,  CMC – An emotional Allen Michael Chastanet was sworn in Tuesday as the sixth Prime Minister of St Lucia since the island attained political independence from Britain in 1979, vowing to unite the country following Monday’s general election. Chastanet, an economist and hotelier, took the oath of office before […]

Election day problems in St Lucia

Election day problems in St Lucia

CASTRIES –– Some election day troubles have been reported across the island and are currently being investigated. Reports of voters waiting for as long as one hour and more have been reported in some areas, particularly in the Castries basin where polling stations are set up at schools. While a few persons were determined to wait, […]

St Lucia votes

St Lucia votes

Heavy rains accompanied by lightning and thunder, greeted St. Lucians Monday as they began voting for a new government with both the ruling St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) and its main challenger, the United Workers Party (UWP), saying they are confident of victory. The weather forecast called for widely scattered thunderstorms throughout the day with […]

St Lucia election: Final push for votes

St Lucia election: Final push for votes

Political parties in St Lucia are making their final pitch for votes before Monday’s general election. The ruling St Lucia Labour Party (SLP), led by Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony, and the main opposition United Workers Party (UWP), headed by Allen Chastanet, will be out to woo voters at rallies later today. Dr Anthony and […]

June 6 elections in St Lucia

June 6 elections in St Lucia

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony Thursday night announced June 6 as the date for the general elections in St Lucia. In a radio and television broadcast, Anthony said that Nomination Day will be May 27. In the last general election, the ruling St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) won 11 of the […]

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