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OECS Announces 30 Under 30 Campaign Winners

OECS Media Release Thursday, May 25, 2017 — The OECS Commission is pleased to announce that after five months, and over one hundred applications from young business men and women throughout the region, the top 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs have been chosen. The selected cohort represent a diverse cross section of …

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IRS Conducts Financial Investigative Techniques Course on Grenada

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) – Criminal Investigation hosted a financial investigative techniques workshop in Grenada from May 22-26 to assist police and financial intelligence units from across the Eastern Caribbean to better identify, assess and pursue financial investigations.  The training was conducted by the …

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National Schools Swim Meets Set for Monday

The St Lucia Amateur Swimming Association (SLASA) in collaboration with the Department of Youth Development and Sports will be hosting the National Primary Schools and National Secondary Schools swim meet on Monday, May 29th.  The event being held at Rodney Heights Aquatic Centre is sure to draw enthusiasts of all …

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Royal St. Lucia Police Band turns 70

PRESS RELEASE: Anniversaries are typically marked with reflection and expressions of immense gratitude. Whether celebrated in simplicity or in grand style, they provide an opportunity to show appreciation for achievements of the past while embracing promises and hopes of the future.  As the Royal Saint Lucia Police Band (RSLPB) marks …

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Shortlist of regional projects under consideration by European programme

PRESS RELEASE GOSIER, Guadeloupe — Following an initial evaluation process, a shortlist of several projects in partnership with Anguilla, Dominica, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, along with a number of other Caribbean countries is due to be presented to the Interreg Caraïbes programme Selection Committee on May 30 …

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LIAT Pilot Strike Averted

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday May 25, 2017 – It was business as usual for LIAT’s operations across the region today after threatened strike action was averted at the 11th hour An emergency high level meeting in St John’s yesterday, involving Antigua and Barbuda’s Labour Minister Steadroy Benjamin, the airline’s management, the …

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‘Above Average’ Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected

The Atlantic ocean could see another above-average hurricane season this year, with 11-17 big storms and as many as nine hurricanes, US forecasters said Thursday. The expected absence of El Nino, an ocean-warming trend that tends to reduce the likelihood of hurricanes, is a major reason for the expected rise …

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Rick Wayne in the Laureate’s Chair

Press Release:May is coming to a close but not before Rick Wayne takes the Chair.  He will be the featured writer for the Saint Lucia Writers Forum’s regular month-end reading activity. He is one of the most requested writers that forum members are looking to welcoming and hopefully learn a …

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A First At The Mount Of Prayer At Coubaril

Mother Rosaria Joseph is the first Saint Lucian to be appointed abbess of the Benedictine nuns. The Choiseul native is now on a mission to assist a sister abbey in Zambia, hoping to bring relief that includes basic sanitation, security and medical supplies to a remote area in the East …

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Youth Living With Diabetes Honor SLHTA CEO

The chief executive officer of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism association has become the second person to be ‘pinned’ by young people living with diabetes for his support to their cause. Noorani Azeez received his pin from a 9-year-old girl who was diagnosed with the disease four years ago. …

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