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Laborie Steel Pan Workshop Ends With Concert

In 2017, the Laborie pan project and Labowi promotions facilitated an international workshop in the village. Participants benefited from master classes on how to play the steel pan and Brazilian percussion. The workshop ended this past weekend with a concert performance.

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Lions Club Turns 50

This year, the lions club of Saint Lucia is commemorating its 50th anniversary. The celebrations kicked off with a church service this weekend in the south where the club presented food hampers to a local area family in Micoud area.

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Effective Schools Orientation Training

Two schools in districts 6 have adopted the effective schools framework (formerly known as the child-friendly model). An orientation exercise was held last weekend to educate teachers about the characteristics of the structure. Winston springer junior has more.

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Education Officials Confer Ahead Of School Term

Teachers and principals are planning for the 2017 academic term scheduled to begin on Monday January 9th, 2017. On January 5th, minister for education Dr. Gale Rigobert met with principals to discuss their concerns at schools and the education system. Security and school infrastructure topped the agenda.

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Vendors Lodge Complaints About Assou Square 2017

Assou Square 2017 festivities went ahead as planned in Saint Lucia’s capital. While children are the focus, local vendors also anticipate generating revenue from the activity. For this year’s exercise, some vendors complained of electrical accidents, while others were not pleased with the location of their stands.

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UWP Administration Responds To DSH Concern Group

The UWP administration says it welcomes discussion on the proposed desert star holdings (DSH) project. The Vieux-Fort concerned citizens coalition for change has issued another statement expressing qualms about the initiative and its impact on southern residents. However, while the government says it is open to dialogue, it believes the …

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Three Days Of Assou Square 2017?

Plans are underway for the 2017 Assou Square celebrations. Organizers say patrons can expect to be thoroughly entertained at the Derek Walcott Square with music, cuisine, live games and fireworks. The mayor’s office on Wednesday disclosed that there might be a third day of fun and entertainment.

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Mayor Peterson Francis Walks The Beat

In a bid to shore up confidence in city security, Castries mayor Peterson Francis accompanied by a throng of officials toured the capital. The purpose of the walk-through was to assure the public of his plans to maintain law and order in the city. Winston Springer Jr has that story.

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