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People of African Descent

In May, the Ministry of Education organized a discussion with various youth organizations in Saint Lucia. The purpose was to observe International Decade for People of African Descent and plan activities to promote their full inclusion.  

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ICAR Spokesman Touts Freedom House Media Report

The Iyanola council for the advancement of Rastafari [ICAR] is praising local authorities over freedom house’s ranking for Saint Lucia’s press. Capitalizing on the momentum, ICAR plans to host a national consultation to raise awareness on human rights issues.

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Decaires Criticizes So-Called Pro-Pot Politicians

Cannabis advocate Andre De Caires is questioning what he says is the ‘sudden’ interest by politicians in the debate on the decriminalization of marijuana. He says he fears that a very serious issue has been reduced to a ‘band-wagon circus”. He is challenging the politicians to prove that they care …

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Maritime Consultant Hails Shipping Amendment

Maritime consultant Cuthbert Didier says amendments to the shipping act will take Saint Lucia’s maritime industry to the next level. Parliament passed the amendments on Tuesday may 3rd. Didier says those changes are long in coming.

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NWU Recognize Shop Stewards On May Day

May 1st is designated as a day for workers globally. The national workers union (NWU) decided to honor shop stewards on that day. The NWU May Day event was held at the royal Saint Lucian by Rex resorts.

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SLP 2016 Micoud South Hopeful Press Launch

The ruling Saint Lucia Labor party has tasked Gibuion Ferdinand with securing the Micoud south seat at the upcoming general elections. Ferdinand formally made a case for the seat during a Thursday press conference.

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Activist Wants Vigilance On Human Trafficking

Activist and regional coordinator of education international – Virginia Albert-Poyotte is urging more action on human trafficking in Saint Lucia. The call comes after 14 foreign nationals were arrested and charged for allegedly working at an exotic club without proper work permits. A police officer has since been charged in …

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