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February 20th 2016 US Ambassador Tours BTC

The new United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean toured the compound of the boys training centre this week. The juvenile rehabilitation facility is a recipient of technical assistance from the United States agency for international development (USA-I-D).

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February 18th 2016 Reggae Artiste Fights Suicide Scourge

Reggae artiste Semi Francis is tackling the social problem of suicide in the video for his latest release- “count my blessings”. The song comes amid the worrying suicide rate in Saint Lucia. “Count my blessings” is intended to raise the spirits of folks who maybe in the depths of despair.

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February 19th 2016 OECS Consumer Protection Workshop

Consumer advocates from the OECS ended a two-day meeting in Saint Lucia on Thursday, with a commitment to strengthen consumer participation in a regulatory framework for information and communications technology. Officials of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) say it’s part of the authority’s mission to provide consumer education and …

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February 19th 2016 2016 Independence Activities Hit Fever Pitch

This year Saint Lucia’s independence celebrations features a slew of activities earmarked to commemorate the country’s 37 years as an island nation. Weekend festivities are well underway. On Friday students, parliamentary representatives, citizens and other dignitaries gathered at the cathedral in their national colors. This year, Saint Lucia celebrates under …

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February 18th 2016 New SALCC Principal To Address Mould Issue

The students of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College have been calling on the administration to address several outstanding issues at the college – one of which was mold exposure. Officials are taking action after determining that the surrounding environment on the Morne Fortune hill-top campus maybe a contributing factor.

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February 18th 2016 UWP Stunned By Election Violence Warning

Members of the opposition united workers party say they were surprised and appalled by the national security minister’s insinuations, that their party was inclined to misbehave, in the lead up to general elections. Phillip La Corbiniere was at the time sounding a warning against election violence. The party’s treasurer says …

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February 16th 2016 Lacorbiniere On Election Security

Saint Lucia is gearing up for general elections and national security minister Phillip La Corbiniere is making it clear that there will be no room for public disturbances, unsanctioned gatherings or violence on the campaign trail. He says the elections must be conducted peacefully.

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