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Soufriere School cook off champs

The SLHTA held one of its innovative cooking competitions for secondary students at the Clendon Mason Memorial School in Dennery. The cook-off is geared at providing students with hands-on experience with renowned chefs in the hospitality industry.

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PMA turns 11

St. Lucia celebrated the 11th anniversary of the Pitons Management Area’s world heritage status. Commemorative activities were held last week to mark the milestone.

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Feste La Bowie

Last Friday Laborie community launched the inaugural Feste Labowie event. Feste Labowie aims to create innovative revenue streams for people of the Laborie community. Organizers say the activity surpassed expectations.

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Reynolds lauds Cancer Center

Meanwhile, health minister Alvina Reynolds is heralding the establishment of the multi-million dollar cancer centre of the Eastern Caribbean. The Antigua-based specialist centre is the brain-child of former Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer. Reynolds says it will advance the provision of health-care in the region.

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Remembering Kenneth John

The people of the Babonneau constituency began memorializing the late politician Kenneth John. On Wednesday July 1st, family and friends gathered to exalt the life and legacy of the devout community man.

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Vector Control Campaign

The Ministry of Health has launched vector awareness week 2015 with the theme, “Companies and Communities Collaborating for Change.” Health officials say vector borne diseases are increasingly posing a serious disease burden on the state, as well as communities. The upcoming week of activities is expected to heighten public awareness …

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Man shot and wounded

A young man is in hospital nursing a gun-shot wound which according to reports, he sustained after being ambushed by a group of men in a fleet of vehicles. The incident took place in the community of Degazon, Gros Islet on Tuesday June 30th.

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Chief Prosecutors tackle money laundering

Chief prosecutors in the Caribbean are meeting in Saint Lucia for an unprecedented seminar to discuss issues that persistently interfere with the prosecution of corruption and money laundering cases. The 3-day session will also discuss more effective recovery of the proceeds of such crimes.

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ECCB coin phase-out on stream

Having confirmed the discontinuation of one cent and two cent coins, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank ECCB is seeking to re-assure the public of the implications of this measure, while providing a plausible and logical explanation for the change.

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