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COURTESY TAXI CELEBRATES COOPERATIVES DAY

This week, Courtesy Taxi Co-Operative Society Limited, organized two major activities in commemoration of International Day of Co-Operatives in July. The United Nations International Day of Co-Operatives is celebrated annually on the first Saturday of July.

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POLICE COMMISSIONER CALLS FOR RESPONSIBLE REVELING

“Show the world that we can conduct ourselves”. That’s the message from St. Lucia’s top cop, as one week remains before the celebration of Saint Lucia’s main cultural showpiece – carnival! The police commissioner spoke on the heels of the announcement, that legislation regarding un-authorized entry into bands on carnival …

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CCPF, NCPC embark on $340k competitiveness project

[Press release]  The Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility (CCPF) and the National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC) will partner to undertake the project “Saint Lucia Competitiveness Agenda & Action Plan”. The purpose of this technical assistance will be to foster competitiveness, productivity and innovation in Saint Lucia. The project has the objective …

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Opposition says cheque cashing policy a “serious infringement”

The following is an open letter from the Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition to the Bankers Association of Saint Lucia. ===================== Dear Mrs Delmar, It has been brought to my attention that there is a recently introduced practice by certain banking institutions as it relates to the cashing of cheques. I …

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Police still probing “Cosol’s” cause of death

[Press release] Suspicious Death in La Retraite, Gros Islet Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Nereus Francis alias “Cosol”, a fifty one (51) year old resident of La Retraite, Gros Islet, originally of La Guerre, Babonneau. Officers attached to the Gros Islet Police Station proceeded to the La …

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Youth Council launches A.R.R.O.W. Program

SLNYC International Youth Ambassadors Chairperson Launches A.R.R.O.W. Program for Local Students The Saint Lucia National Council’s International Youth Ambassadors Network Chairperson Ms. Monique Sterling, along with Network Advisor Dr Karen Sterling are on island, and are set to launch the A.R.R.O.W. Program (Aiming to Reach the Right Opportunities Workshop) this …

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Japanese gov’t donates $80k in medical equipment to Victoria Hospital

[Press release] The Victoria Hospital held a special handing over ceremony to thank the government and people of Japan for providing timely, life saving medical equipment valued at over US$80,000 to the hospital. Twelve multi-parameter monitors, two incubators and three infant resuscitators were donated to the Victoria Hospital by the Japanese …

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