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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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Saint Lucia Fashion Council Host Consultation

This week, the department of commerce held a meeting at The Royal Saint Lucian Hotel with members of the fashion industry. The purpose of the gathering was to present members with the mandate of the Saint Lucia fashion council.

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JE Bergasse Enhances Competitiveness

As the national competitiveness and productivity council celebrates productivity awareness week under the theme, ‘enhancing competitiveness through innovation,” some local businesses that have accepted the challenge to innovate are being highlighted. Family-owned and operated J. E Bergasse is one of the businesses embracing innovation. The company’s managing director says innovation …

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Medical & Dental Association Host Medical Convention

In October, the Saint Lucia Medical and Dental Association hosted its annual conference at the bay gardens hotel under the theme “updates and dilemmas in general practice”. The aim is to keep medical personnel updated in the various fields of medicine to allow for better delivery of quality health care …

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Mental Health Day 2016 Panel Discussion

October 10th is observed annually as world mental health day and in 2016 the world health organization is putting the focus on ‘psychological first aid,’ or attending to the mental and social needs of people impacted by traumatic events. Locally, health officials brought together a team of experts for a …

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Spartan Holds Mental Health Day Walk

Meanwhile, this world mental day the Spartan Health Sciences University is standing against the mental illness stigma. The university organized a walk in the south to raise awareness of mental health issues.

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