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SMC 125th Anniversary Church Service

As the reputable St. Mary’s College celebrates its 125th anniversary this year, a host of activities have been organized to mark this special observance. A church service is scheduled for Sunday May 17th.

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SLHTA Job Fair

The St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association hosted a hospitality and tourism job fair on Friday. The fair sought to connect potential employers with job applicants who are interested in pursuing careers in the hotel and tourism industry.

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What about the 8-percenters?

A local accountant says what Saint Lucia’s economy needs most are initiatives that will spur growth. Richard Peterkin says after three years of contraction, 2015/2016 must be a year of growth. He says many people might be happy with changes to personal income tax. However, 8% of the population will …

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Saint Lucia and region jolted by earthquake

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake shook Saint Lucia on Thursday morning. The Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies has confirmed the tremor occurred 64 kilometers east of Castries. Emergency officials say the event should serve as a reminder of the importance of earthquake preparedness and knowing the …

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Budget Debate Theatrics 2015

Debate on the 2015 budget began on Thursday morning, following Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Dr. Kenny Anthony’s presentation of a 1.4 billion dollar budget on Tuesday. While the debate saw contributions on issues such as tourism, finance and unemployment, it was not without the fiery exchanges and moments …

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Over a decade later, St. Romain finally on trial

The trial of Eugene St. Romain, the man charged with the 2002 rape and murder of Verlinda Joseph, began at the high court this week. In 2013 St. Romain was granted bail, after spending over 9 years behind bars awaiting trial. His attorney says this is what they’ve been fighting …

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Jazz Festival Dance seminars

The learning segment of the dance component of the 2015 Jazz Festival was launched this week. Students from the Gros-Islet Secondary School were treated to dance lessons from director of the Edna Manley School of Dance in Jamaica.

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FICS Jazz Giveaway

7 lucky customers walked away with tickets for main stage Sunday Jazz compliments Financial Investment And Consultancy Services Limited.

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IAU awards academic standouts

The International American University College of Medicine held another prestigious white-coat ceremony for medical students. They were reminded of the patient’s perception of doctors in training and maintaining professionalism.

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Opposition questions Budget Policies

A re-gurgitation of failed policies – that sums up parliamentary opposition leader Dr. Gale Rigobert’s opinion of the 2015 budget. She says Dr. Anthony failed to introduce fresh, innovative ideas for tackling a host of social and economic problems plaguing Saint Lucia, including high youth unemployment.

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