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Caribbean Rastafarians Talk Reparations

The Caribbean Rastafari Organisation (CRO) has ended 3 days of discussion in Saint Lucia, with renewed commitment to supporting the reparations movement, and participating in Rastafarian issues on the global stage. The meeting was held in the south of Saint Lucia from June 3rd to 5th. Chairman of the organisation …

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M Motors Dealership Unviels Two New Models

The official dealer for BMW and mini brands unveiled two of the new 2018 models, the BMW x s-drive, and the mini countryman. The price tag for the new BMW x-s, starts at $155,000, with the mini, at $119,000. The company’s managing director asserts that the two models afford an …

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National Arts Contingent to CARIFESTA in Doubt?

Another local arts and culture advocate and, owner of Gem Stones performing arts company, Hayden Forde, told HTS News4orce on June 9th that he is unaware of government’s preparations to dispatch a national contingent of performing artists to the annual Caribbean Festival of Performing Arts [CARIFESTA] scheduled for August 2017. …

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Vide Bouteille Secondary School to ‘Stump Out Sexual Violence’

Students and faculty of the Vide Boutielle Secondary School [VBSS] held a demonstration on June 9th across the capital to denounce sexual abuse and violence among youth. Dubbed the ‘Stump Out Sexual Violence’ march, VBSS officials want to boost public awareness on the social ills affecting students and the wider …

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Commerce Department signs MOU with Saving Banks to Promote SMES

The Government of Saint Lucia is seeking to enhance the role of micro, small and medium enterprises (SME’s) in the creation of job opportunities in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). The International Trade and Enterprise Development Department is collaborating with the international partners Saving Banks Foundation to assist the …

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Director discusses GIS’ future

GIS:-GIS intends to broaden the content it delivers. The new Director of Information Services at the Government Information Service (GIS) recently shed light on his future vision for the GIS. Clement Wulf-Soulage became Director of Information Services (DIS) at the institution in March. The DIS states that in moving forward …

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