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CARCIP Internet Exchange Signing

Telecommunications giant Digicel has signed onto a deal that will make the Saint Lucian clientele receive better service. The signing occurred at the offices of the Ministry of Public Service Information And Broadcasting, under with the Caribbean Regional Communication Infrastructure Programme.

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SLBS marks 25th Anniversary

The St. Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) is celebrating 25 years since the establishment of the Standards Act. The organization has organized many activities to mark this observance, which included the launching of its core values for the period of 2015- 2020 on April 1st.

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Late Tax-Day filers warned about penalties

Tax filing season has passed and the Inland Revenue Department is quite pleased with the number of persons who submitted returns this year. Comptroller Sophia Henry says a penalty of 5% will be imposed on income for late submissions.

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Struggling Business Sector

The executive director of the Saint Lucia Employers Federation Joseph Alexander has addressed the issue of employers failing to pay staff on the scheduled pay date. Alexander has also responded to comments of Civil Service Association President Mary Isaac, who on Wednesday April 1st, suggested employers should take a pay …

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Businessman cries foul

One business owner has found himself in trouble with the authorities. Josephat Small of “recycle it” says he was approached by the development control authority and the special services unit on Tuesday, in connection to his alleged hazardous materials stored within mere feet of the Bexon highway.

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Is talk of Credit Union Merger viable?

The case for amalgamation was the main item down for discussion when the Elks City of Castries Co-operative Credit Union Limited held its 37th annual general meeting this week. The theme for the event was ‘creating connection -building bridges together.”

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‘Hospitals safe from disasters’ art contest

The Ministry Of Health and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) teamed up with local schools to organize an arts competition. The aim of the contest was to examine students’ designs of a secure hospital or health care facility.

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School of Music South performance

The staff and students of the School of Music Center in Vieux-Fort held a concert at the Super J branch in Vieux-Fort on March 28th. The musical event served as a confidence booster and was an opportunity for the audience to witness the students many talents.

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Sandals Ten Thousand books

Students of the Morne Du Don Primary School are the latest recipients of a joint collaboration between “Hands across the sea” and the Sandals Foundation. The venture is essentially a bid to improve literacy rates among school students.

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