St. Vincent’s Guest House renovation gets green light from city planners — with restrictions

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The exterior of the St. Vincent’s Guest House on Magazine Street. (via Google Maps) The proposed renovation of St. Vincent’s Guest House in the Lower Garden District into a boutique hotel with a new reception hall received the approval of the City Planning Commission on Tuesday, but developers were denied permission to charge admission for Read More

Language education policies to be developed in Saint Lucia

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(PRESS RELEASE) – Saint Lucian students are expected to become more competent in local languages, as policy makers work together to address the language of instruction issues in education. The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations, following a Language Policy and Instruction conference held recently, aims to prepare a framework guiding the development of Read More

Prince of Wales to visit Dominica in wake of Maria

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The Prince of Wales Dominica will be on the itinerary of the Prince of Wales when he tours a number of Caribbean countries devastated by Hurricane Irma and Maria. He is expected in Dominica on Sunday, November 19, 2017. During the tour, he will meet members of the local communities and hear about the ways Read More

WINLOTT to sponsor another Windward Islands U15 Tournament

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Roseau, Dominica – November 15, 2017 – Windward Islands Lottery (WINLOTT Inc) will once again be joining forces with the Windward Islands Cricket Board of Control (WICBC) and throwing their corporate support behind the WINLOTT Inc/WICBC Under 15 Tournament to take place in St. Vincent, December 10-17, 2017.Winlott Inc which is owned by the four Read More

Councillor urges council and HSE to open new homeless hostel as a matter of urgency

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Donegal has one emergency homeless hostel for the entire county – but there should be more, according to Donegal County councillor Ciaran Brogan. Letterkenny’s St Colmcille hostel for the homeless, which is run by the St Vincent de Paul charity, is the county’s only homeless hostel. Cllr Brogan (pictured) asked at the Letterkenny municipal district Read More

Taoiseach invited to witness Letterkenny’s homelessness problem

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The Taoiseach has been told by Donegal’s only homeless hostel that he should see Letterkenny’s worsening homelessness problem for himself. The appeal to Leo Varadkar follows his controversial comments that Ireland has “one of the lowest levels of homelessness” – despite record numbers of people in emergency accommodation. Management at St Colmcille hostel for the homeless, Read More

Louis A. Lucia 1925-2017

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WARREN — Louis A. Lucia, 92, passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at home. He was born June 23, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Louis A. and Theresa Flocco Lucia. After graduating from New Utrecht High School, Brooklyn, in 1943, he enlisted in the U. S. Army, where he served as Read More

NAMMBA Conference to Tackle Diversity, Connect the Best and Brightest

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National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America Logo ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA, November 15, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Some of the most influential movers and shakers in the mortgage space will converge in Atlanta next April for Connect 2018, a three-day conference that focuses on enhancing diversity in the industry and forging connections among the innovative Read More

Starkey Hearing Foundation returns to Saint Lucia

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Press Release:-“St. Lucia we’re back” The Starkey Hearing Foundation returned to St. Lucia to commence screening for over 600 persons in need of hearing aids. Screening commenced from Monday 13th November ending the first week of January 2018. Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean, Tamiann Young explained that the foundation focuses on providing hearing aids for Read More

Worker shot on construction site

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November 15th, 2017 0 comments A worker, Lenny Papius, is nursing two gunshot wounds at Victoria Hospital following an altercation with another man Wednesday morning at a construction site in the North of the Island, law enforcement sources have said. Papius, a labourer from Babonneau, is reported to have been shot in the presence of Read More