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Venezuelans launch petition

Venezuela’s President Nicholas Maduro has embarked on a mission to gather 10 million signatures before the 7th summit of the Americas, scheduled for April 10-11 in Panama City. The signatures are part of petition to US President Barack Obama to revoke his March 9 executive order declaring Venezuela a ‘security …

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Perkins International provides assistive training

The St. Lucia Blind Welfare Association and Perkins International hosted a special workshop at the Lady Gordon Opportunity Center on assistive devices. The symposium taught staff at schools for children with learning disabilities to build assistive tools to help these students in the classroom.

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NLA reviews year of challenges

The National Lotteries Authority held a special luncheon on Sunday, for youth clubs and organizations. The event builds on the annual cheque presentation ceremony.

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Ciceron Young Leaders unveil Math Learning Aid

The Young Leaders Group of the Ciceron Secondary School has developed an ingenuous program to assist students in the subject of mathematics. The program in the form of a gaming CD seeks to teach students about the timetables from 0-12.

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Tapion World Pediatric Project Clinic

The Tapion Free Clinic, which is held ahead of the World Pediatric Project, got underway at the Tapion Hospital on Tuesday March 24th. The clinic was hosted by the Tapion Foundation and ensures that children with heart problems underwent triage and were placed on a priority list for free cardiac …

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Gas Price debate resurfaces

On Monday March 23rd, the Government of Saint Lucia unveiled the latest prices in petroleum products calculated via the pass through mechanism. Gasoline rose to $12.35 per gallon. Opposition UWP MP Guy Joseph has accused the government of being opaque on the calculation of petroleum products. However, the deputy prime …

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Baptiste says St.Lucia will not take sides

Saint Lucia is playing a balancing role in international relations in this hemisphere. That’s according to St. Lucia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Alva Baptiste. His comments come amid heightened tension between the US and Venezuela and ahead of the 2015 summit of the Americas, scheduled for Panama next month.

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