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Launch Of UWI Country Conference

The University Of The West Indies Open Campus Saint Lucia joined forces with the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and Monroe College to host its 3rd annual country conference this week. The event focused on ‘collegial information sharing for sustainable development.” Individual presentations focused on a number of sub-themes including …

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Wake For Get Through

Calypso icon Cyril “Get Thru” Felix passed away on October 12th. The devout Rastafarian was laid to rest on Thursday October 27th. On Sunday the 23rd, his family, friends, fellow tent members and representatives of the Rastafarian community held a wake in his memory.

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The Weakening Choc Bridge

One of the primary bridges in the densely populated commercial nerve centre in the north of Saint Lucia is weakening. That’s according to infrastructure officials. The chief engineer in the ministry of infrastructure Albert Jn. Baptiste blames constant adverse weather conditions for the decline of the dilapidated choc bridge. But, …

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Faces Of Cancer Walk For A Cure Vieux Fort Leg

Support group, faces of cancer seeks to educate the public on the different types of cancers affecting Saint Lucians. This past weekend, a mini-breast fair was held in the south to encourage more exams and help reduce the number of cases associated with the disease.

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Sandals Pink Day Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On Friday, employees at the Sandals Resort wore pink ribbon and outfits in an effort to raise awareness of Breast Cancer. The initiative also aims to increase early detection of breast cancer by encouraging women to have mammograms.

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SLCSCCU Scholarship Ceremony 2016

Last week in an official ceremony, nine students attending Sir Arthur Lewis Community College this academic year received welcome news from the Saint Lucia Civil Service Co-operative Credit Union. Based on their performance in the June CXC exams three students were officially awarded scholarships and 6 others bursaries toward their …

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SOL Gives Back on the Education Sector

SOL EC Limited gives back to the education sector with donations valued at over EC$10,000. The leading supplier of energy products to St. Lucia and the Caribbean decided to sponsor the island’s Youth at Risk Project for the second consecutive year, holding the official ceremony for students, principals and other …

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Credit Union Day Lecture 2016

This week, credit unions worldwide celebrated international credit union day. Annually, the Saint Lucia Teachers Credit Co-Operative hosts a lecture on the day to honor those who have dedicated their lives to the movement. This year’s guest speaker was success strategist Jonathan Edison.

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