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SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SUBSIDY PROGRAMME BEGINS AGAIN

[Press Release] The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations wishes to advise the general public of the following, regarding the School Transportation Subsidy Programme for 2018/2019 academic year: Secondary Schools Special Education Centres The school transportation subsidy programme will officially resume on Tuesday 4th September, 2018. The Ministry therefore wishes …

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CARILEC HOLDS CONFERENCE ON ENERGY INDEPENDENCE AND RESILIENCE

[Press Release] Renewable Energy is one of the most urgent challenges of this century that the world must address. The scientific community is unanimous in telling us that if we do not rapidly switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy there is a danger that global warming will pass a …

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YPG ‘LIFE’S WORTH LIVING’ MARCH A SUCCESS

[Press Release] On 26th of August 2018, The YPG Saint Lucia took over 500 youths from all over Saint Lucia, mainly aged between 14 – 25 and many adults took the streets of Castries all the way to the Town Hall with one aim in mind: to raise awareness about knife …

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CASTRIES LIONS CLUB ASSISTS NEW SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

[Press Release] The Castries Lions Club showed their support of community youth by presenting bursaries to three less fortunate students who recently sat the Common Entrance Examination. According to Bernice Augustin, Services Chairperson, the students are deserving recipients of the bursaries which will go a long way to help in …

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MARY ISAAC SPEAKS ON THE HIV EPIDEMIC AT THE CCAS SUMMIT

[Press Release] The Minister for Health & Wellness has called on Saint Lucians to be more optimistic about their outlook on HIV Epidemic. The fear surrounding the emerging HIV epidemic in the 1980s largely persists today. MICHEL SIDIBÉ UNAIDS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, said, “We must not be scared of the future. If …

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CONCERNS ABOUT THE BORDER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY RAISED

[Press Release] At a follow-up meeting held with the Customs and Excise Branch on August 28, 2018 our members continued to express serious concerns about the proposed Border Management Authority and the plans to create a Statutory Corporation. Notwithstanding a meeting held with the Honourable Prime Minister and a subsequent letter …

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100 PERCENT FINANCING WITH 1ST NATIONAL

First National Bank Is Registering Another First In Banking In St. Lucia. The Indigenous Bank Is Observing Its 80th Anniversary, This Year. First National Bank Is Breaking The Barrier To People Purchasing Their Homes – That Of The Deposit. In Keeping With Its 80th Anniversary Observance, The First 80 Applicants …

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CARPHA PARTNERS WITH TEACHER TO HELP CURB CHILDHOOD OBESITY

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Has Teamed Up With The Departments Of Education And Sports To Get Primary School Teachers Involved In Combating The Worrying Public Health Issue Of Childhood Obesity. Alison Kentish Reports On The Latest Special Session On Childhood Obesity Targeted Teachers From The Obsan Combined And …

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OECS GRAND MANGO FESTIVAL

The Mango Has Been Called By Nutritionists The World Over As A Super Food. The Fruit, Which Is Packed With Nutrients Is Abundant In St. Lucia And Is Very Much Under-Utilized. To Address, This The Forestry Department Will Be Staging A Grand Mango Festival At Constitution Park In Castries On …

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