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Diabetes Foundation for Youth ‘Pins’ SLHTA

On May 25th, the Diabetes Foundation for Youth [DFY] officially pinned Chief Executive Officer of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association [SLHTA], Noorani Azeez, as a key personality assisting with the fight against diabetes. Percious Prospere, Vice President of DFP expressed gratitude for attracting support from one of Saint …

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Haitian Community receives donation from ECTEL

Managing Director of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) Embert Charles has handed over a donation of electronic communications equipment and furniture to the Arcahaie (pronounced Lakayé in creole) community to the north of the Haitian capital, Port au Prince. ECTEL Managing Director Embert Charles accompanied by the staff of …

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More Firms Set to Get Angel Investment

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 25, 2017 — The Caribbean Export Development Agency hosted the inaugural Caribbean Angel Investor Forum in Montego Bay on May 12, 2017.  The event, which attracted some of the region’s most influential business people, came together to lay the foundation for a more buoyant and active Angel …

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FLOW SUPPORTS NCF NATIONAL TELETHON

Flow and the National Community Foundation (NCF) are teaming up once again, for the 2017 NCF National Telethon. Saint Lucia’s leading telecoms provider, Flow, is the official telecommunications sponsor of the 14th edition of the National Telethon, which is scheduled for Sunday May 28th 2017. The company is contributing free …

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Fatal Shooting at Babonneau

One person is reported to have succumbed to gunshot wounds at hospital on May 24th. Reportedly, between the hours of 7 pm and 8pm, gunmen allegedly targeted a male individual at Cacoa, Babonneau. Paramedics were summonded to the scene before conveying the shooting victim to hospital. The fatal shooting notched …

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SLTU Prepares for First Ever Calypso Contest

Plans are underway for the Saint Lucia teacher’s union (SLTU) first calypso contest. The show is slated for Friday, may 26th at the national cultural center. The aim of the show is to empower SLTU members.  “Kaiso in Class” is the theme of the contest. 13 teachers have been chosen …

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Local Pastors Slapped with Sex Charges

Two local pastors reportedly, have been charged with unlawful sexual connection and indecent assault. The charges were reportedly proffered by police between May 22nd and May 24th. Sources claim the victim is a member of the SDA church which the accused pastors preside over. One of the accused pastors is …

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Castries East MP Appeals for Calm in Marchand

Member of Parliament for Castries East Philip J. Pierre has responded to a recent spate of gun related crime which has gripped the Marchand community. In addition to his usual weekly constituency meetings, the Castries East MP included a walkthrough of the Marchand community to get firsthand accounts from residents …

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Local Gas Pump Standards Best in CARICOM

GIS The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) observed World Metrology Day on May 20, under theme “Measurements for Transport.” The 2017 theme brought to the spotlight, a number of significant interventions made by the SLBS to ensure accurate and reliable measurements in the vital transportation sector. One of those is the department’s flagship …

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