Daily Archives: January 12, 2019

Remembering Lucy Hickerson-Luc, a vibrant American artist and singer who made Seychelles her home

Lucy Hickerson-Luc, an American artist and opera singer who made Seychelles her adoptive home, was laid to rest on Saturday in her beloved district of Baie Lazare. Luc, 77, who arrived on the island nation in 1986, was originally from …

Remembering Lucy Hickerson-Luc, a vibrant American artist and singer who made Seychelles her home

Lucy Hickerson-Luc, an American artist and opera singer who made Seychelles her adoptive home, was laid to rest on Saturday in her beloved district of Baie Lazare. Luc, 77, who arrived on the island nation in 1986, was originally from …

US govt shutdown to enter record 22nd day in border row

The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump’s row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall was set to enter a record 22nd day Saturday.

The Democrats’ refusal …

Thanks to a support plan, Seychelles sees its unemployment rate drop by 3.5%

The unemployment rate in Seychelles has dropped from 5% to 3.5%, largely thanks to the reintroduction of the unemployment relief scheme in 2017, officials said.

“The aid program has played a major role in creating jobs. We conducted a door-to-door …