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Faces Of Cancer Walk For A Cure

This month, in recognition of breast cancer awareness, support group “faces of cancer” held its annual walk to offer information and support to those affected by the disease. The event highlighted the journey of cancer victims, survivors and their families.

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Who Slashed My Tyres?, Land Dispute Heats Up

Meet Mr. Gilbert Goolaman of Augier, Vieux-Fort. He claims someone is out to get him in a dispute over the purchase of crown lands. Goolaman is beseeching the authorities to intervene to quell the escalating squabble over access to the contentious property.

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La Marguerite 2016 Celebrations

The traditional Fete La Marguerite was celebrated on Monday October 17th. The celebration of the feast of La Marguerite and rival society La Rose are both rooted in a rich history which dates back to colonial times. This year’s observances began with church services and ended with street parades.

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PM Chastanet Reports On Washington Meetings

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is back in Saint Lucia, after attending the annual meetings of the international monetary fund (IMF) and the World Bank. The finance minister says the Washington meetings were successful and took a hard look at issues such as the loss of correspondent banking and the repercussions …

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Massy Stores And Tropical Shipping Embrace Innovation

The 2016 observance of the National Competitiveness and Productivity Council’s productivity awareness week put the spotlight on the need for innovation in the public and private sectors. Massy stores and tropical shipping Saint Lucia are two companies that have embraced innovation to maintain a competitive edge. The companies’ representatives say …

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One Man Homeless, Fire Guts Vieux Fort Home

A fire on new dock lane in Vieux Fort has left one man homeless. Christopher Sealy says he was spending the day at a nearby pond, when he was informed that his house was in flames. Sealy says he is shocked at this disturbing incident and is awaiting the results …

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Cocoland Gives Back To The Community

Coconut bay beach resort and spa’s coco-land cares programme provides material support for the early childhood sector in Saint Lucia. In September, coconut bay re-launched the 4th season of the annual project under a new name -“Cocoland Little Leaders”. The new name reflects one of the main goals of the …

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CAMDU Invites Spelling Bee Expert

The curriculum and materials development unit (CAMDU) of the Ministry Of Education invited a spelling bee expert to give educators tips on improving spelling skills. On Thursday, the specialist met with districts 5 through 8.

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Obesity In Focus At 2nd Annual Floissac Lecture

The 2nd annual lecture in honor of the late educator lady Marilyn Floissac focused on one of the world’s most pressing public health problems – obesity. Organized by the University Of The West Indies Open Campus Saint Lucia, the annual lecture seeks to spur discussion on current affairs and encourage …

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