Media association president says Star photo not illegal, says woman should have kept her goods in place

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President of the St. Lucia Media Workers Association Clinton Reynolds has lent his voice to an ongoing debate surrounding a front-page photo posted in the July 26 edition of the Star Newspaper. The photo showed a woman in carnival costume with her breasts exposed. Speaking to St. Lucia News Online (SNO) today, Reynolds said that while many may have been expressing disgust over the picture, the bottom line is that the publication was not illegal....
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    Iguana on grill goes viral on Facebook

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    Photos circulating on Facebook of an iguana being cooked on a barbeque grill has gone viral. Sources at the Forestry Department told St. Lucia News Online that it is ...

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Police need help in identifying body (graphic photo below story)

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PRESS RELEASE – The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) is seeking the assistance of the public in identifying a victim of a suspected drowning. About 5:10 pm, on Saturday, July 26, 2014, the body of a male was observed floating on the waters at Ganters Bay, Vigie. The body was retrieved and transported to Victoria Hospital where he was pronounced dead. This individual has yet to be identified. The RSLPF is appealing to anyone…


Leona captures top prize in World’s Tourism Pageant

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PRESS RELEASE - Coconut Bay Management and staff are celebrating the success of staff member Leona Constable who captured a top prize at he just concluded World Miss Tourism Pageant held in Nashville, Tennessee, July 25 to 27th, 2014. Leona who represented the Caribbean at the pageant won the third prize from a field of nine (9) contestants. The Coconut Bay family is elated at Leona’s achievement which provides yet another opportunity to celebrate the success…


Education Ministry acknowledged examination error

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Registrar of Examinations Carmelita Matthew has admitted to an error made with the result of a student, who recently sat the Common Entrance Examination. Matthew’s comments come on the heels of recent talks regarding a blog post made by local journalist Jason Sifflet’s, who brought the issue to the public’s attention. The registrar for examinations who appeared on Radio St Lucia 90 Minutes (RSL) today said that following a review of the results for Lovell…


Tapion Hospital workers to partake in secret ballot

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PRESS RELEASE – Auxillary workers employed with Tapion Hospital will on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 participate in a secret ballot. This is as a result of a recognition claim made on behalf of the employees by the National Workers Union (NWU). The secret ballot will be supervised by the Department of Labour. Each employee will be given the necessary time off to participate in the secret ballot exercise, which, upon completion will bring closure to…


Kids 12 and under to get free admission into CPL game

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PRESS RELEASE-The Government of St. Lucia has partnered with the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) to give children under the age of 12, free access to the St. Lucia Zouks first home game, against Barbados Tridents slated for Thursday, July, 31, at Beausejour Cricket Stadium. The initiative will allow the next generation of cricketers to watch their heroes in action, with global superstars including Darren Sammy, Kieron Pollard, Roelof van der Merwe and Dwayne Smith all…


Suspected drowning victim still to be identified

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The body of a man that was found floating in the Castries River, on Friday July, 18 is yet to be identified. Police Public Relations Officer Aniel Innocent told St Lucia News Online (SNO) today July 28 that despite efforts to have the body identified, they have been unsuccessful thus far. It is unclear whether a post mortem was conducted on the body. Photos of the dead man were distributed to various media houses, who…

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Bay Gardens Resorts launches locally inspired ‘Farm to Table’ menu

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Press Release-The new ‘Farm to Table’ menu was launched last week, with versions specific to each of the hotel chain’s major restaurants – Hi Tide at the Bay Gardens Beach Resort and Spices at the Bay Gardens Hotel. The new menu creatively infuses a number of locally sourced sustainable organic ingredients from local produce, poultry and pork farmers and fishermen. Items on the menu range from fresh vegetable soups, Authentic St. Lucian Accras, Home Grown…


OECS opposition parties urged to reject CCJ

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PRESS RELEASE-The recent announcement by the incoming chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica, that he intends to make the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) the ultimate legal body of all member states by the end of his tenure has drawn a reaction from the leader of the Lucian People’s Movement (LPM), Therold Prudent. In affirming his party’s opposition to joining the CCJ without the express consent…


Breaking Down Financial Jargon

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You would have met people that try to use the longest and most complicated sentences to make them sound superior in your company, while not wishing to check whether you understand the flow of the conversation or not. When it comes to important financial matters, some people try to impress you with a constant stream of complex financial jargons. The good news is that you don’t have to be worried, and here’s why. Learning about…

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Victims of recent shooting released from hospital

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The two people, who sustained gunshot wounds after gunmen invaded their Hospital Road, Castries home on Friday July 25, while they slept, have been released from hospital. The couple – Liana James of Manuel Street, Castries and Andre McVane of Hospital Road – are said to be recuperating. Two gunmen entered the couple’s room around 12:50a.m Friday last and fired about two shots. James, a mother of two, was hit in the right breast and…

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Red Steel romp to nine-wicket win over St. Lucia Zouks

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Evin Lewis and Kevin O’Brien flayed a hapless St Lucia Zouks bowling unit as the Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel recorded a nine-wicket win at Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain. The pair erased the CPL first-wicket partnership record set 24 hours earlier by Martin Guptill and Lendl Simmons of the Guyana Amazon Warriors by adding 129 at the start of the Red Steel chase. The Red Steel reached the target of 137 with…


Body of unidentified man found in Vigie

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The body of a man was found at Granters Bay, Vigie Cove, Castries around 6:15 p.m today (July 26). The body was found floating in the water. However the body has not been identified, but appears to of a vagrant, around his 50’s. No further information is available at this time.

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Sandals award scholarships to 17 students

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The Sandals Foundation yesterday presented 17 students with scholarships, each totaling US$400, through the Sandals “Care for kids” Scholarship programme. Public Relations Officer of Sandals Resorts International, Rhonda Giraudy, said that the grant is for the purchasing of books, uniforms, facility fees and what else is needed during that school year. Giraudy explained that the scholarship is granted to students based on recommendations from the schools. “It is a five-year programme for the entire secondary…


Inter Commercial House Domino Championship

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PRESS RELEASE – The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry & Agriculture will be hosting the 2014 Inter Commercial House Domino Championship, in September 2014. All businesses in St. Lucia both Public & Private sector organizations are invited to register and participate in the fun-filled tournament. For further information, please contact the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture at 452-3165, or email info@stluciachamber.org or visit the website www.stluciachamber.org .

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Bronze sponsor First Citizens congratulates Saint Lucia on Carnival festivities!

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PRESS RELEASE – In 2014 First Citizens made a major contribution to Saint Lucia Carnival by coming on board as a bronze sponsor of the month long festivities. The season was a vibrant one filled with music and friendly rivalry and brought to light once again the creativity of Saint Lucians. From the pulsating steelpans to the calypso, the pageants to the costumes, it is clear that Carnival continues to be part of our cultural…



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