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August 19th 2015 OECS Early Childhood Curricula Meeting

OECS education officials are meeting here this week to address growing concerns over the curricula taught at the most critical age of a child’s development. Specialists are providing input on a proposed guide, handbook, and professional development plan for the region.

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August 18th 2015 Making The Best Out Of The Seaweed Situation

Huge mats of sargassum seaweed are making life a bit difficult for residents, particularly in coastal communities such as Micoud and Praslin. However, scientists and local agriculture officials agree that it is time to make the best out of an uncomfortable situation. Researchers from the University of the West Indies …

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August 18th 2015 Rigobert Welcomes All Challengers

The Micoud north MP gale Rigobert says she is prepared for a fight in the next general elections. Over the weekend, a face announced plans to challenge the incumbent MP at the next poll. While pundits have dismissed the bid as ludicrous given the recent anti-establishment Politician wave, Rigobert is …

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August 17th 2015 RSLPF Numbers To Get A Boost

The royal Saint Lucia police force has selected 42 special police constables who will undergo a strict training regimen to enter the ranks of the department as full-time officers. Although this is the 34th recruitment course, it is uncharted territory for the storied law enforcement agency.

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August 17th National Students Council Slams Rising SALCC School Fees

Incoming as well as continuing students of the sir Arthur Lewis community college may be paying more in school fees for the 2015/16 academic year and, the national student’s council [NSC] has lashed out, claiming insufficient notice was given. The NSC says the change is ‘disappointing’, but will explore all …

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