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Montoute Backs Cannabis Law Reform

Minister for Social Justice, Lenard “Spider” Montoute wants the criminal records of youth caught with small quantities of marijuana expunged. He declared that Caribbean countries should get on board with current trends and look at other uses for marijuana, including commercial and medical purposes.

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Outgoing Soufriere Principal Calls Rethink Of U.S.E

The principal of the Soufriere Comprehensive Secondary School Joan Hippolyte is on her way out. Upon her exit, the veteran educator implored education officials to re-examine the universal secondary education policy and include vocational training in the secondary school syllabus.

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Dr. Rowley Inducted Into Park Of Honor

Prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Keith Rowley says he will propose to CARICOM heads that they use the University of the West Indies model to set standards in fields other than education. Dr. Rowley addressed a gathering at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus on Wednesday …

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Spartan Graduates Its First Class Of Nurses

This past weekend, Spartan Health Sciences University recognized its nursing students. Director of UWI School of Nursing at Saint Augustine Campus Dr. Oscar Ocho delivered the feature address to mark the milestone for the burgeoning institution.

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Sandals Dental Clinic Program

The Sandals Foundation is playing its part in providing Saint Lucia with dental education. The organization has collaborated with the 1000 Smiles Project under Great Shape Inc for the second time for a dental outreach project. The program offers free dental care to the under served population.

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The Story Of The Laborie Steel Pan Orchestra

The Laborie Steel Project or orchestra was declared the winners of the 2016 Panorama Contest. Band leader Quill Barthelemy has devoted her time to the project. The band’s spirited performance was indicative of the group’s dedication to the art form.

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SLHTA Endorses In2care Mosquito Traps

The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association, under the theme ‘taking the bite out of Zika,’ has officially endorsed the ‘in2care mosquito trap.’ The trap, introduced here by FDL pest control solutions, attracts and kills the Aedes Egypti Mosquito, which is responsible for the transmission of Dengue Fever, Chikungunya, Yellow …

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