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GRIEVIANCES OF FISHERS TAKE CENTRE STAGE

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Existing challenges experienced by members of Saint Lucia’s fishing community have bent the ears of ministers with responsibility for Fisheries, and Cooperatives. Growing costs impacting the ability of fishers to ply their trade, and dubious deadlines for payment by one entity of note are some of the concerns hoped to be addressed following dialogue with representatives of fishing cooperatives on island.

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FISHER FOLK UNCERTAIN ABOUT THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS DUE TO RISING FUEL COST

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The fishing community is seeking for dialogue with government in light of the rising cost of fuel prices. St Lucia Fisherfolk Cooperative Administrative Assistant Senator Kaygianna Toussaint says concerns are being raised in terms of marketing of seafood.

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UNIDENTIFIED THREAT AFFECTING SEA EGG POPULATION

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Fisheries biologists are facing significant challenge in identifying what is ailing the Caribbean’s sea egg population. An often consumed delicacy, long spined Black Sea Eggs have been plagued by a threat scientists are yet to determine. Locally, Fisheries officials are inviting public support in assisting in recording species death.

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FISHERS LAMENT LOW CATCH AND HIGH OVERHEADS

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As a result of tremendous increases in their operations, local fisher folk are calling on government to help cushion the blow brought about by the hike in fuel prices. The fishing community has observed low catches that may result in scarcity during the Easter period.

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