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March 22nd 2016 SLP Leader Campaign Pledges, CXC Fees, Road Network

Leader of the Saint Lucia labour party prime minister dr. Kenny Anthony made a number of election campaign promises at the ruling party’s latest stop on the hustings in Babonneau on the weekend. Apart from making healthcare a top priority, the SLP leader pledged to help struggling parents meet the …

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March 22nd 2016 Saint Lucia Observes World Water Day 2016

Tuesday march 22nd is world water day. The observances focuses on what each person can do to promote the sustainable use of the precious resource. The theme in 2016 is ‘better water, better jobs,” and the head of the water resource management agency says it highlights the importance of water …

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March 22nd 2016 UK Appeals Court Upholds Juffali Immunity

Saint Lucia’s embattled diplomat Sheik Walid Juffali will not be stripped of his diplomatic immunity to facilitate a civil case. This follows a decision by the court of appeal in the United Kingdom. The office of the prime minister has welcomed the judgment as a ‘clear endorsement of the government …

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March 21st 2016 PM Accuses Chastanet Of Backing O.R.C

Prime minister Dr. Anthony continues to bill the next general election as one of the most consequential in St. Lucia’s history. During a political meeting in Babonneau on Sunday, the political leader of the incumbent Saint Lucia party pointed to what he contends is the blemished record of UWP leader …

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March 21st 2016 Moses Jn Baptiste Touts SLP Teamwork

Minister for agriculture Moses Jn. Baptiste is encouraging the Babonneau electorate to reflect on Alvina Reynolds’ tenure as MP. Following a close race in 2011, Babonneau is once again expected to be a key battleground constituency. According to Jn. Baptiste the UWP candidate cannot be trusted.

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March 21st 2016 WASCO Dam Shutdown Reminder

The water and sewage company (WASCO) is reminding the public that it will shut down the water supply network in the north of St. Lucia on Tuesday march 22nd, 2015. This will facilitate repairs to the raw water line from the john Compton dam to the Theobalds treatment plant at …

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March 18th 2016 OECS Digital Education Digest

In 2013, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) launched its regional education statistical digest. It sought to enhance the ability of education planners and administrators to collect, analyse and use education data to inform policy. On Friday march 18th, the OECS unveiled its very first digital version of the …

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March 18th 2016 UWI Westminster-Whitehall Model Lecture

Dr. Hamid Ghany was the lecturer at the UWI open campus on Thursday night. The academic, who was involved in the drafting of the constitutions to establish the CCJ, says his main concern is the manner in which the concept of the court is being ‘sold’ to the public.

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March 17th 2016 WLBL Donation

Windward and leeward brewery ltd lends support to a new initiative designed to bring water to many homes in the southern part of the island. The company collaborated with WASCO and Giz by making a substantial donation of us$90,000 towards the project at its 40th anniversary celebrations earlier this month.

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