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Tsnunami Simulation Exercise

Saint Lucia joined Caribbean and Latin American nations in testing the region’s tsunami warning and detection systems. On March 21st, the countries participated in a massive tsunami drill, referred to as Carib Wave 2017. Local emergency officials say the exercise tested the efficiency of communication links, disaster management and at-risk …

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Using Integrated Environmental Tools

The Caricom secretariat is helping Saint Lucia to use integrated environmental assessment tools to achieve development priorities. With assistance from the United Nations Environment programme, secretariat officials held a two-day workshop in Saint Lucia this week. They are aiming for more effective implementation of multi-national environment agreements.

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Green Party Opposes Dolphin Park

The Lucian Green Party has joined the list of organizations and citizens that strongly opposed the Dolphinarium at Pigeon point in the north and the causeway to the Maria Islands in the south. Chairperson Andre De Caires says that the founder of the park intended it to be for all …

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Missing Senior Citizen Found Dead

A missing senior citizen from Laborie who was reported missing over a week ago has been found dead. Residents of Laborie found 74-year-old Edmund Crick lying face down in a river on Sunday.

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Suspected Electrocution In Choiseul

And law enforcement is investigating a suspected electrocution of a man in Choiseul on the weekend. The victim who has been identified by law enforcement officials is reportedly from Palmiste, Soufriere.

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Observing Glaucoma Day

The Saint Lucia glaucoma association planned several activities for world glaucoma week 2017, under the theme, “continue the war against glaucoma – the silent thief of sight”.

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Electrical Consultant On Compliance

Domestic and commercial buildings must ensure that all electrical installations comply with standards of the institution of electrical engineers. That’s the word from electrical consultant William Montoute. Montoute recently provided insight on electrical installation standards on the straight-up talk show.

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Sir Derek Walcott, Passes On

Saint Lucia’s celebrated poet and Nobel Laureate for literature Sir Derek Walcott has died. A statement from his family says the 87-year-old passed away peacefully at his cap estate home in the early hours of Friday march 17th, 2017. Word of his death was met with sadness at home and …

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