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SAINT LUCIA PARTICIPATES IN “FUTURE ENERGY EXPO ASTANA 2017

Press Release:-CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, June 13, 2017; Saint Lucia is among 105 countries and 14 international organisations participating in an extensive, 3-month energy exposition in Kazakstan. Held under the theme “Future Energy”, ASTANA EXPO 2017 brings the global community together to exchange information and ideas that can inform the global …

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USAID SIGNS MOU WITH ST. LUCIA GOVERNMENT

The U.S. Government is increasing cooperation with the government of St. Lucia to reduce youth involvement in crime and violence via the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Project. On June 16, USAID Supervisory General Development Officer Ted Lawrence and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry …

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Machine Gun Suspect Charged

18-year old Kerlan Leon was formally charged on June 15th with possession of an unlicensed firearm and possession of ammunition by police. On June 14th, Leon was arrested following a routine police operation in Gros – Islet town when the discovery of a semi-automatic, sub-machine gun was made. Police sources …

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Saint Lucia confirms new UK PR role

The Saint Lucia Tourist Board has confirmed the appointment of Liz Fay to lead PR in the UK. Liz formally took on the role on 12th June 2017 and her immediate focus is to develop the UK PR and social media strategy to support the trade partners their efforts in …

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SLTB appoints Katherine Han PR as its American representative

The Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) has awarded US-based public relations professional, Katherine Han PR the US public relations contract for the SLTB. Katherine Han PR will be responsible for promoting Saint Lucia’s tourism offerings in the United States and driving US visitors to the island through strategic public relations …

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Caribbean Export – Part of the Best of Investing in Development

Caribbean Export – Part of the Best of Investing in Development Bridgetown, BARBADOS, June 15, 2017.  The 2017 edition of the European Commission’s event European Development Days (EDD) held on June 7-8 in Brussels saw the participation of the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) as part of those considered …

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Health ministry touts importance of breastfeeding

GIS:-STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT BREASTFEEDING OFFERS SOME PROTECTION AGAINST BREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER IN MOTHERS. The Ministry of Health and Wellness hosted its first of several educational campaigns to promote the importance of breastfeeding for infant nutrition and health. Facilitator Maryanna Phillip, a nutrition officer in the Ministry of Health, …

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SLP CONDEMNS NON-FUNDING OF CARIFESTA

The Saint Lucia Labour Party is alarmed at statements made by Minister for Local Government and Culture, Hon Fortuna Belrose, indicating that artistes from Saint Lucia wanting to participate in CARIFESTA in Barbados in August will not be fully financed by government. The SLP notes that when in government, it …

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Raise Your Voice Saint Lucia Inc puts on One Day Review Consultation

PRESS RELEASE:-Castries Saint Lucia, Thursday, 15 June 2017: Raise Your Voice Saint Lucia Inc. Raise Your Voice Saint Lucia Inc will host a one day review consultation on Monday June 19th, 2017 at the conference room of the Finance Administration Center from 9:00 am. This consultation is a continuation of …

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