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PM Resolute On Upgrading Byways

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet reiterated that infrastructural development will be a top priority in 2017. He announced that discussions are being held with donor agencies to obtain more resources.

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Clothing Designing Gives Back To Anse Ger School

Canada based Saint Lucian designer Marshall Celestine has held a series of launches for his new clothing line – “never give up” (NGU) clothing in Canadian cities. His final launch was held in Vieux-Fort on Sunday December 18th.

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Mr. Nelson Gets His 100th Birthday Wish

In December, Castries Central resident Nelson Ferdinand celebrated his 100th birthday. Family and friends, along with the community and parliamentary representative Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, honored him.

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Joseph On Regularizing Mass Transportation System

Transport minister guy joseph has been meeting with omnibus drivers to devise ways to improve Saint Lucia’s transportation system. The recommendations include the introduction of the cash-less transport initiative and bus schedule system.

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Regenerating The Ma Kote Mangrove

Mangroves are among the most valuable Eco-systems in the world. Thus far, 8 acres of Saint Lucia’s Ma Kote Mangrove in Vieux-Fort has died off. Now the forestry department is planting trees to help restore the area.

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FSA Says Fire Service Still Beset By Manpower Issues

The Saint Lucia Fire Service continues to be affected by a number of staffing issues. According to the president of the Saint Lucia Fire Service association Shane Felix, fire officers are overworked, vacation- deprived and frustrated. The organization hopes to sit-down with state officials to articulate these concerns in an …

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OECS Promotes Good Agricultural Practices

The OECS and the ministry of agriculture hosted a good agricultural practice (GAP) training program for auditors and extension officers. The exercise will help inspectors better monitor farms and increase consumer confidence in food safety.

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UNS And ECADE Mark Human Rights Day 2016

International human rights day was commemorated worldwide this year on Saturday, December 10th. The 2016 observance called on all to step forward and defend the rights of anyone at-risk of discrimination. The Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and equality was scheduled to be officially launched on Saturday. Member group, United …

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