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CYG squad heads to the Bahamas

Saint Lucia’s contingent of 23 athletes and five officials are preparing to leave the island Saturday, bound for the Bahamas where they will be participating in the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, the biggest ever multi-sport event to be held there. The athletes selected will be participating in Track and field, Boxing, …

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Benjamin Emmanuel Appointed Cabinet Secretary

GIS:-Benjamin Emmanuel was Appointed as Cabinet Secretary in June 2017. The newly appointed Cabinet Secretary Benjamin Emmanuel encourages Saint Lucians, in both the public and private sectors, to cooperate for the benefit of the country. With most of his professional years spent as a public servant, having served in positions …

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Increased Cases of Red Eye in Saint Lucia

On June 16, 2017 the Ministry of Health and Wellness has received notification from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) indicating the recording of increased cases of Conjunctivitis also known as Red Eye. Reports of outbreaks were made to PAHO/WHO from the Bahamas, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe and …

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CLOSURE OF BANKS FOR CARNIVAL

The Bankers Association of Saint Lucia advises its customers and the general public that all banks will be closed on Monday 17th July 2017 and Tuesday 18th July 2017 in observance of Carnival. ATMs island-wide, online and mobile banking services are available. Normal operational hours resume on Wednesday 19th July …

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Cops Helping Cops

Police continue to respond to the call for assistance from colleagues in the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force [RSLPF]. The southern division of the Special Services Unit [SSU] on July 13th made monetary donations to retired RSLPF servicemen and women. The funds were raised through various charity efforts spearheaded by …

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Private Sector Lobby Calls for “Time Off” for Carnival

TIME OFF FOR CARNIVAL The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture wishes to remind its members that Carnival Monday and Tuesday are not Public or Commercial Holidays. Yet, we suggest to members and the wider business community that in the spirit of Carnival and as has been the …

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