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IMPLEMENTATION OF “I’M PART OF THE SOLUTION” CAMPAIGN

[Press Release] Club GAR, in collaboration with the Women’s Support Center have partnered with the Department of Gender Relations to embark on the training and sensitization leg of a campaign geared towards reducing the incidence of Domestic Violence in Saint Lucia. The campaign dubbed “I’m Part of The Solution”, is …

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HACKATHON SHOWS ROBOTICS SKILLS OF LUCIAN YOUTH

[Press Release] St. Lucian students from four schools participated in a two-day hackathon event to showcase their new skills as part of a United States Government-supported Robotics and Coding pilot program. The program relates to a branch of engineering and science that allows students to design and use robots through …

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ST LUCIA AND FRANCE SIGN CONVENTION ON MUTUAL ASSISTANCE IN CRIMINAL MATTERS

[Press Release] The Government of the French Republic and the Government of Saint Lucia signed the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters and the Extradition Convention at Castries, Saint Lucia on September 30, 2016. The French Parliament passed the law authorising approval of the aforementioned agreements and the Council …

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LA RESOURCE ROAD CLOSURE

[Press Release] The Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Energy (DIPE) is currently constructing a new road to link the George Odlum Stadium to the La Ressource Bridge. This new road will improve road safety when turning into La Resource Vieux Fort. It allows for the realignment of the currently constructed …

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Caribbean Governments Urged to Ban Sugary Drinks in Schools

Regional health and agriculture experts are urging Caribbean Governments to ban sugary drinks in schools. The call comes as Barbados hosts Caribbean Week in Agriculture 2018, under the theme ‘Strengthening Agriculture for a Healthier Future in the Region.” Barbados’ Special Envoy on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD’s) and Chairman of the Barbados …

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CSA LUCELEC RIFT NOT TO BLAME FOR ISLAND WIDE POWER FAILURE

While LUCELEC Officials Continue Investigations To Pin Down The Exact Cause Of The Rare, October 10 Island-Wide Power Outage The Company Along With The Civil Service Association [CSA] Both Denied An Ongoing Industrial Rift Is To Blame. In September, CSA General Secretary Claude Paul Warned Of Amped Up Industrial Action …

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FAULTY LUCELEC GENERATOR TRIGGERS ISLAND WIDE BLACKOUT

St. Lucia Was On Caught Off guard On Wednesday Morning By A Nationwide Electrical Shutdown. Many Businesses Had Their Operations Brought To A Halt, As The Unannounced And Unexpected Power Cut Took Effect. The Electrical Shutdown Exposed The Lack Of Preparedness Of Some Major Operators In St. Lucia.

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