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bulletDECEMBER 2001
New Tourism Minister Satisfied with Year End Hotel Occupancy
Banana Production Doubled in Second Half of 2001
E.U. Commission Outlines Modification of the Import Regime for Bananas
Everyman Millennium Library Project
St. Lucia Welcomes Non-Stop US Airways Service
Ministry of Commerce Pledges increased Support to Manufacturing Sector
"Doodoo" - A Cultural Milestone
Changes in the Composition of Cabinet Portfolios
ARC 2001 Finishers Arrive in Record Time
Corinth Secondary Prepares for National Lantern Competition
Duty Free Christmas Barrels Again This Year
Congrats to Dr. Anthony on Second Term to Office
Cabinet of Ministers to be Sworn-in on Tuesday
Locally Produced Yellow Passion Margarine - Coming Soon
Working Together for a New Saint Lucia
bulletNOVEMBER 2001
First Set of Saint Lucians Receive Title Deeds Under PROUD
Fond D'Or Features Folk Festival Second Time Around
More Educational Opportunities for Saint Lucian Students
New Morne-Du-Don/Balata Bridge Commissioned
New Physical Planning and Development Act Under Review
New Jetty for Laborie … New Opportunities for Residents
More Water Storage for Victoria Hospital
Water Policy for the Caribbean Coming Soon
Society Must Change Attitude to HIV/AIDS Sufferers
Saint Lucia to Host Regional Seminar on Law and the Construction Industry
Saint Lucia to Host Regional Workshop on Wastewater Management
Saint Lucia Committed to Fighting HIV/AIDS
New Renal Unit for Victoria Hospital Coming Soon
Caribbean AIDS Coordinators Meet in Saint Lucia
Commerce Minister Tells Chamber "Concentrate on Competitive Edge"
More Financial Assistance for Banana Farmers
HIV/AIDS Awareness for Public Service Employees
Multi-Million-Dollar Shelter Development Project Launched
Public Servants to Benefit from Special Housing Assistance
Canadian Support for OECS Agriculture
Voter Registration Ends Wednesday
A New Symbol of Remembrance
New Retaining Wall Constructed on the Morne
Tourism Receives Major Support Package
Lower Electricity Bills Coming
New Website for Tourist Board
Entrepot Community Centre Almost Ready
New Civilianised Immigration Department for Saint Lucia
Finalisation Plans for High Impact Growth Strategy Workshop
bulletOCTOBER 2001
2001 Census Preliminary Report shows Socio-economic changes in Anse-la-Raye
PM Regrets Temporary Closure of Club Med
PM Announces No Reduction In Banana Prices
Saint Lucia Strongly Supports Concept of Caribbean Programming Fund
Government Website to be Further Improved
Saint Lucia Government Website in Top World Ranking
Local Arts and Craft Industry Going Places
Caribbean Publishers Network?
Local Government Reform Takes Centre Stage Again
St. Lucia Hosts Commonwealth Sports Awards - Lifetime Award for FIFA V.P.
Economy Starts Benefitting from Free Zone
Leading Manufacturer Praises Government
Choiseul Arts and Craft on Display
Authorities Stress Seriousness of Dengue Threat
Major Progress on Police/Fire Stations Project
CARICOM Consults Saint Lucian Civil Society
Minister says "Treat Culture as Serious  Business"
PM Anthony Meets Public Sector Unions
Saint Lucia wants Speedy Action on Projects
Adult Education Assumes New Focus
Improved Care coming for Kidney Patients
Cruise Ship Arrivals poised for New Record
Cooperatives Urged to Look at Self
CARICOM looks to IDB for Rescue Package
Saint Lucia's Population Climbs to 152,000
Senator George Re-Elected as ECTEL Chairman
More Support Coming for Rural Communities
GIS Media Training for Communities
NTN to refashion Media Landscape in Saint Lucia
26 To Receive National Honours
Minister Lauds Health Care Initiative
New Non-Exclusive Licenses for Cable & Wireless
IMF Forecast for Global Economy Mirrors Government's Pronouncements
Government States it's Position on Banana Sales to Libya
NTN - "Alternative Television"…Launches This Weekend
Bureau of Standards Promotes Quality & Food Safety Systems
St. Lucia Remains Premiere Cruise Destination
Bureau of Standards To Launch Certificate Of Sales Programme
UK-Dennery Association Supports Dennery Hospital
PM Welcomes Reopening of Rex Hotels
New Legislation for more Responsive Physical Planning
PM to Attend Specially Convened Bahamas Caricom Summit
More Consultation On Crime Commission
New NDC Act Clears Way for One-Stop Investment Agency
Cuban Ambassador Presents Credentials
Medical Complaints Body Coming
Saint Lucia wants more French Tourism Business
Major Role Identified for Information Technology
bulletSEPTEMBER 2001
Surgeons Donate Blood to VH Bank
OECS Authority Fashions Response to Global Economic Challenge
Preparing the Nation's Youth for the Information Age
Saint Lucia - Still Simply Beautiful!!
Women's Support Centre Opens Friday
Hotel & Marina Project Timely for Soufriere
PM Unveils Further $28M Assistance Package for Banana Industry
Police Reform Process To Pick Up Steam
A Call For Greater Prominence For Caribbean Festivals
Attorney General Speaks On Holistic Approach To Crime Fighting
Plans for Kweyol Heritage Month Well Laid
Prime Minister Announces New Policy on Yachting
St. Lucia Chosen as Impact Country for Major Regional Disaster Simulation
Public Participation Vital For Development Of Four Lane Highway
SLASPA Tightens Security At All Ports Of Entry
Prime Minister Outlines Measures to Minimise Economic Decline
PM Pleased with Observance of Silence
OECS Supreme Court Reports Progress In Reform Process
Gliricidia Moth - No Threat To Human Activity
US $65 Million Tourism Project for Soufriere
Tourist Board Hosts 40 UK Travel Agents
Concern Over Non-English Labels On Products
Joint Parliamentary Sitting Debates Crime
Crime Commission Starts Business
Saint Lucia signs major law revision agreement
Stakeholders Unite to Safeguard Tourism
Saint Lucia Ready to Host Commonwealth Sports Awards
Special Education And Rehabilitation Centre Officially Opened In Soufriere
Improving Life for the Disabled
BNTF Sets Up Skills Training Centre for Anse-La-Raye
Saint Lucia Sets Up Council On Social Development
Major Clean-Up Campaign for Shanty Town
Opening Of New Law Year in The OECS
OECS Supreme Court Supports Set-up of Legal Aid Services
Tourism Industry Stakeholders Meet On Tuesday
New Planning and Development Bill To Go Before Parliament
St. Lucia to Observe Moments of Silence for Victims of U.S. Tragedy
Patients at Victoria Hospital..... Feeling Warmer
Further Government Response to the Attack on the US to be Announced
Establishing and Promoting Quality Tourism Standards for the Caribbean
Resident Cuban Ambassador For St. Lucia
2.7 Million Dollar Disaster Rehabilitation Project For Gros-Islet
PM Welcomes Return to Regular Operating Hours for Gas Stations
Over 3,000 Students Benefit From New Bursary System
Children Identify Issues For UN Meeting
Petroleum Dealers' Action Unreasonable and Unwarranted
US$8 Million Water Project For Saint Lucia
ILO Productivity Project for Saint Lucia
New UN Ambassador Appointed
Top Government Delegation To Assess Progress On Carellie Relocation Site
Government House Museum To Open Soon
Productivity Sessions Dispel Misconceptions About St. Lucian Workers
Key Role For Households In Dengue Fight
Seminar On Patents
bulletAUGUST 2001
Public Sector Leading Productivity Improvement Drive
Status Report On Co-Operatives Coming
Religious Groups In Anti-Drugs Crusade
"The Ability to Overcome Disabilities"
Saint Lucian Students Score High in CXC Examinations
Adventure of the Seas to Dock in Port Castries in 2002
UNDP Support For Vital Public Sector Project
Prime Minister Anthony Tours Agard Lands Development
Schools Taking Part In Slavery Project
Inner-Relief Road Doing Well
Victoria Hospital To Introduce ID Requirement
Religious Groups For Drug Talks
Work Continues On National HIV/AIDS Action Plan For St. Lucia
Junior Achievement Saint Lucia - Developing Young People
Castries Inner Relief Road Opens - Better Traffic Flow Expected
Orientation Workshops For New Recruits
An Integrated Approach to Managing Watersheds and Coastal Areas
Court of Appeal Reports Progress in Judicial Reform Efforts
Local Financial Institutions Should Help Small Business Sector
Tourism Officials Iron Out Minimum Standards Policy For Accommodation Sector
The Laborie Cooperative Credit Union - The Heartbeat of Residents
Venezuela Opens Showroom In Vieux Fort
ECCB says Saint Lucia Weathering OECS Economic Storm
Ambassador Johnny Underscores Need for Lobbying Effort In US
Saint Lucia's First Managed Camp Site About To Open
Preparations for Feast of La Rose in Top Gear
St. Lucians Benefit From Coastal Management Training
Breastfeeding Is Still Best For Baby
Cruise Ship Sector Sees Strong Growth
Multi-Million Dollar Hurricane Lenny Aid Package
Environmental Practices for Heritage Tourism Sites Being Assessed
Camp for Disabled Children… A Success
Strengthening the Construction Industry
Employers Federation Get More Time to Peruse New Labour Code
New Code of Ethics To Govern Judges Conduct
No Passports Required by French Visitors to Saint Lucia
GOSL Invites CDB To Re-advertise Soufriere - Vieux Fort Road Contract
Two More New Hotels Coming Soon
Paying the Right Price for School Books
Saint Lucia - Joint Windward Islands Secondary Schools Champions
Malaysian Minister of Works to Visit St. Lucia
OECS Sports Desk Releases Five-Year Sports Plan
Water Based Tourism - Getting Organised
St. Lucia Bureau of Standards Holds Potable Water Quality Seminar
Local Parliamentarians Sensitised About HIV/AIDS
Dominica, St. Vincent Embrace St Lucia's Banana Model
Ensuring A Future For Copra
St. Lucia Monitoring US Economic Slowdown
St. Lucians Paying Less Income Tax
Work Begins on Agard Lands Roads
St. Lucia To Host Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting
bulletJULY 2001
Transport Co-Ops Merger Proposed
Livestock Project Targets Youth
Fire Officers Receive Training
More French Assistance for  the St. Lucia's Health Sector
Free Movement of OECS Nationals by January 1, 2002
$32 Million Coastal Fisheries Project Signed Between St. Lucia & Japan
COMMUNIQUE from the 34th Meeting of the OECS Authority, Fort Young Hotel, Dominica
Carellie Relocation Project Moving Ahead
OECS Music Industry Looks to the Future
Agriculture Ministry Sets Record Straight On Whaling
To Whale or Not To Whale
Regional Broadcasters To Play Greater Role In HIV/AIDS Education
Cabinet Endorses Sustainable Energy Plan
New CSA Executive Emphasizing Change
Multi-Purpose Court for Gueaneau/Ti Rocher
Improved Playing Field for Monchy
"Ocean Warrior" Asked To Stay In International Waters
Ocean Warriors Confront Lucian Fishermen
Local Business Sector Told - Innovation, the Key to Success
School Texts Standardised ... Parents Relieved!!
Cheaper & Standardised Schoolbooks
Saint Lucia Considers New Vector Control Approach
Enhancing the Sulphur Springs
Minister for Tourism Intervenes in Hotel Closure
Changes Coming to Vieux Fort School
Traffic Changes for Carnival
Exam Results Show Overall Improvement
PM Disappointed With Hotel Closures
Workshop Focuses On Saving Coral Reefs
CTO Conference for Saint  Lucia
Increasing Airlift Getting Priority Attention
Housing Project Improves Life for Elderly
Saint Lucia Joins Global Consumers Group
Saint Lucians Paying Less Tax
Fond Assau Farmers Seek Solutions To Agriculture
Saint Lucia to Phase Out Ozone Depleting Substances
Caribbean Tourism Summit to Follow Nassau Heads of Government Conference
St. Lucia Set To Participate In Francophone Games
Office of Private Sector Relations at Forefront of Entrepreneurial Development
OECS Urged to take more Offensive Position in Trade Negotiations
OECS to Address Imbalances in Child Development Programmes
British Army Seeking St. Lucian Recruits
Contractors Urged to Collaborate for Increased Efficiency
Bank of Saint Lucia Open for Business
Financial Services Sector Steps Up Another Notch
Mass Casualty Training Underway
A New Police Station for Anse-La-Raye
New Police Stations Reflect Government's Tough Stance on Crime
Rapid Response Unit Working Well
bulletJUNE 2001
Minister Challenges Cruise Line - "More Practical Initiatives to Benefit Cruise Tourism"
US Airways to Start Jet Service into St. Lucia
Saint Lucia Passes Stock Exchange Legislation
St. Lucia Calls for Grant Funding in Aids Fight
FCCA Delegation for Cruise Talks
Support for Copra Plant; New Senior's Home for Soufriere
Upton Attributes Success To Strategic Planning
Work begins on New Dennery Fire Station
Ministry of Commerce Meets it Operators
Public Service Promotes Productivity
New Home for Pre-Schoolers in Augier
PRF to Pilot Social Investment Fund
PM Anthony to Tour Soufriere Constituency
Closer Collaboration between St. Lucia and St. Vincent
SLHTA Reports Progress in Bringing Suppliers and Hoteliers Together
Unique Opportunity to Deepen Regional Integration
Taxi Pride - Enhancing the Tourism Product
Agriculture Official Reports Reductions in Leaf Spot Disease
PM says Banana Task Force Report Can become Blueprint for Industry's Future
St. Lucia PM Hosts Barbadian Common Entrance Students
Saint Lucia Set for International Golfing
GIS Reports Greater Success With Second Trial Run
New Communications and Works Ministry Promises Better and Efficient Service
Need for Closer OECS Coherence - Says Outgoing Director General
Community Forestry Day  - Talvan Comes in First
Lestrade Speaks Out on OECS' 20thYear
Prime Minister Makes Unannounced Visit to Victoria Hospital
OECS Geological Awareness Project
St. Lucia to Host International Cricket Next Year?
New Multi Purpose Court for Vieux Fort
After Four Years ........ Many Success Stories
Promotional Activity to be Heightened for Carnival 2001
Assessment of Early Childhood Education
GIS Moves Forward with Cable Broadcast
bulletMAY 2001
Finance Approved for Landslide Rehabilitation Project
Youth Warned About Tobacco/Cigarette Smoking
Campaign to be Launched to Protect Non-smokers
Government Announces the Setting Up of Wages Commission
Forging Greater Tourism Linkages in the OECS
Cabinet Approves Recommendations for Treatment of Former Heads of State and Government
OPSR Helps Train Employers
French Assistance for Saint Lucia
PM to Address the Nation on Water
National Cricket Ground On Schedule
MP Helping to Promote Reading
Road Survey for Castries Bypass
OECS to Work Together to Enhance Competitiveness in Tourism
PM Calls for Change in CDB's Modus Operandi
Prime Minister back from Florida
OERU and CARICOM in First Joint Meeting
St. Lucia Wins Awards in Reader's Choice Poll
Over $120 Million for New Road Development Project
British Trade Mission to Visit St. Lucia
British Government Minister Visits St. Lucia
St. Lucia All Set for Biggest Ever CDB Annual Meeting
Census Day to determine St. Lucia's Population
Unlimited Internet Access for St. Lucia
$400,000 Skills Training Initiative Targets Youth
CDB Governors to Meet in St. Lucia
Channel 2 Ready to Go!
Leaf Spot Under Control
Ministry Assisting with Formation of Consumer Action Group
PM Returns from Malaysia State Visit
Census 2001 Gains Momentum
Division of Co-operatives Look's at Gratuity Scheme for Fishers
Funding Approved for National Programme on Gender Based Violence
Foster Care--Looking After the Nation's Children
PM Signs Cooperation Agreement with Malaysia
Local Designers Show-off Fashions for Jazz 2001
$22M in More Govt Assistance for Banana Industry Recovery
Governor General Commends St. Lucia Red Cross
National Policy on Health and Family Life ...... Coming Soon!
Fisheries Department on Alert as Lobster Season Closes
Nurses' Week to Focus on Uniting Against Violence
St. Lucia Rep on Pan American Food Safety Commission
PM Pays Official Visit to Malaysia
GIS to Begin Regularly Scheduled Programming Soon
Pigeon Island Electrified
Explosive Opening for Jazz 2001
Dwindling Appeal For Agriculture - Agriculturalists Must Share the Blame
New Director of Information Services Ready for the Challenge
More Efficient Management of St. Lucia's Road Network
Gov't Pumps $15M into Economy: Treasury pays-up on local private sector debts
Government Launches New Website
Bank of St Lucia to Bring Major Benefits
Korean Cultural Exhibition to Open in St. Lucia
bulletAPRIL 2001
Incentives for Rural Youth in Agriculture
Banana Producing States Called Upon to Take Advantage of EU Reprieve
Government Review's Crisis Donation Policy
Ministry of Agriculture Leads Efforts at Sensitising Producers & Importers to New Trading Environment
St. Lucia Participats in OPCW Associate Programme
Policy Framework for Nature Heritage Tourism
Saint Lucia's National Cricket Ground ......... Becoming a Reality
Regional Partnership for Environmental Health
The Gros Islet Polyclinic - A New Direction in Community Health Care
Government Appoints Ambassador to CARICOM
Hunte Sworn In As Minister for Foreign Affairs
bulletMARCH 2001
NCB and SalomanSmithBarney Partner Up
Region's Cultural Heritage May Be Under Attack
Efforts to Sustain Banana Industry Ongoing
Pipe-Borne Water for Joyeux Residents
New Barracks for the Marine Police
PM Expresses Concern Over Slow Down in US Economy
Public Servants to become Kweyol Literate
Census 2001 Goes High Tech
NIS Denies It Made Loan For Prison Construction
Tourism Awareness Campaign Hits Schools
GIS To Play Major Role In Education Reform Process
Ministry and WASCO to Reconcile Status of Water Accounts
Constituency Visit Brings Quick Results
Vincent is New Parliamentary Commissioner for St. Lucia
Price Contorl System for Agricultural Inputs
National Abattoir for St. Lucia Coming Soon
Bernard is New Police Commissioner
St. Lucia Moves Against Foot and Mouth Disease
Better Service from LUCELEC Coming
bulletFEBRUARY 2001
Liberalization of Telecoms to Bring New Employment Opportunities
ECCB Report says St. Lucia has Sound Economic Base
New Senator Appointed - Baptiste Replaces Thomas
Improved Ambulance Service for two Communities
Canada Reaffirms Support for Caribbean
Community-Based Approach to Environmental Health
St. Lucia Government Pleased With Cable & Wireless Talks in St. Kitts
Further Improvements in Health for OECS Residents
Seminar Examines Potential of Services Sector
St Lucia Shares Experience in Aids Fight
Bright Tourism Prospects for St. Lucia in Boston Area
State-of-the-Art Equipment for CEHI
Ti Kaye Village - New Tourism Property Opening in March
US Tourist and Tour Operator Interest in St. Lucia Still High
FAO Lends Support in Zoning Agricultural Lands in OECS
Prime Minister Reassures Cable & Wireless Workers' Representatives
Ministry of Education Welcomes Donation by Sporting Club
OECS Heads Stand Firm on Negotiations with Cable & Wireless
Handicraft Sector Poised for Further Development
World Bank Pledges More Assistance to Poverty Reduction Fund
Fisheries Department Teams Up with Community to Protect Turtles
Banana Strategy Task Force Set Up
Government Committed to Securing Jobs of Cable & Wireless Workers
House of Assembly Approves Several Bills
British Publication says C&W will Get Rid of Caribbean Assets
Prime Minister Anthony off to Trinidad on Sunday
Prime Minister Assures Smooth Telecommuniations Transition - If Necessary
PM to Address the Nation on Cable & Wireless
Prime Minister to Meet with Private Sector and Police to Discuss Crime
New Police Chief for Saint Lucia come March
Independence 2001 - The Importance of Spiritual Values
Improved Road Maintenance for the South
More Studies on Sea Moss Industry Potential
Busy Regional Schedule for PM Anthony
Stepped Up Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Additional Tools to Tackle Climate Change
New Youth Representative in Senate
Local Media Discuss Local Government Reform
Local Government Reform Initiatives Capture International Attention
$US 1 Million Technology Fund for St. Lucia
Industry Leaders Applauded at St. Lucia's Tourism Awards
Improved Water Supply for St. Lucia's North
Tourism Industry Set for 2001 Ste. List Par Excellence Awards
New Chief Engineer To Wrap Up Series of Constituency Tours
Creating a Better Climate for Business
Bumper Year for St. Lucian Tourism
Review of NCA's Ranger Unit Begins
bulletJANUARY 2001
Dennery Poised For More Tourism Benefits
St. Lucia Publishes Biodiversity Country Report
CARICOM Heads to Sign Off on C.C.J. Next Month
Teaching Aids for Primary Schools
Search Intensifies for Cheaper Energy
Local Government Reform at Critical Stage
Countdown to Census 2001... "A Count for the Future"
Talks Towards the Setting-Up of Crime Commission Begin Here
Local Manufacturers Cautioned- Protectionism Must End
Prime Minister Hints At Reductions In Land and House Taxes
Programme of Activities for Independence 2001 Finalized
Draft Development Plan for Millennium Highway
Cabinet Approves Theme For Independence 22
Gov't Guarantees Hope for the Disabled
Gov't & SRDF Pump Millions into Soufriere Economy
LUCELEC Report To Be Released To Public Next Week
NCDC To Hold Talks With Carnival Sponsors
50 New Officers for the Police Service
P.M. Issues Stern Warning to Criminal Elements
Ministry Confirms Coney Island Rides for Independence Celebrations
Joint Statement on Meeting to Discuss Crime - Prime Minister and Private Sector
Prime Minister Anthony Unveils Anti-Crime Plan
"Bountiful" Year Awaits St. Lucians
New High Court Judge for Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court
Prime Minister to Meet Private Sector to Discuss Crime
New Marchand Police Station Opens
CDB Approves Loans for Saint Lucia
Tourism Officials Respond to Cathedral Tragedy
Prime Minister to deliver Delayed New Year's Message on January 8
More Condolence Messages in Aftermath of Cathedral Tragedy
Prime Minister and Archbishop to Address the Nation on Tuesday
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