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TEACHERS SCHOLARSHIPS 2019

Some 18 Teachers Will Be Returning To The Classroom As Students, As A Result Of Scholarships Granted To Them By The Government Of St. Lucia, In Collaboration With The Caribbean Development Bank. The Selection Was Made With The Idea Of Broadening The Range Of Areas Of Study Which The Awardees …

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CARICOM AND AFRICA STRENGTHEN TIES

CARICOM And The African Union Are To Explore Ways To Enhance Co-Operation Between The Two Blocks Of Nations. This Comes As African Nations Are Increasingly Stating Their Interest In Strengthening Ties With The Caribbean.

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Castries market redevelopment is under way

Press Release:-Construction work on the first phase of the Castries Market Redevelopment Project is progressing as scheduled.  The first phase will include a sheltered area for provisions market vendors, along with upgraded amenities and surface covering.  Speaking to the progress, Mayor Peterson D. Francis says the provisions market vendors will …

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Six Saint Lucians To Attend Taiwanese Cooking Course

Press Release:– The Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in collaboration with the Government of Saint Lucia have selected six trainees from Saint Lucia who will attend a cooking program in Taiwan. The three-month program is geared toward teaching primarily Chinese cuisine. The Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Saint Lucia, Douglas Shen, highlighted the importance …

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EPOLL AUGUST 12TH 2019

Do you think the tourism industry will be able to resist paying the fifteen percent commission on service charge demanded by Booking. Com?

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FEEDBACK FROM FIRE INCIDENT

The victims of last week’s fire on Clarke street, Vieux Fort, are beginning to assess the extent of their losses and to chart the way forward for their businesses. The fire service in its preliminary conclusion, says that a defective fan may have been the cause of the blaze.

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NYC WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVE

The national youth council (NYC), has a new president in the person of Nyus Alfred. Alfred and his team were elected to head the NYC, in what is being considered the most heated elections in the NYC’s history.

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STABBING AT LA CLERY

A disturbing video of a fight between two men at La Clery, Castries, in which one is stabbed multiple times is making the rounds on social media. The police have launched an investigation into the violent incident.  

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FEEDBACK FROM FIRE INCIDENT

The victims of last week’s fire on Clarke street, Vieux Fort, are beginning to assess the extent of their losses and to chart the way forward for their businesses. The fire service in its preliminary conclusion, says that a defective fan may have been the cause of the blaze.

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