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November 13th 2015 International Children’s Week

Since 1954 the world has recognized November 20th as universal children’s day. The UN mandated day promotes the ideals and objectives of the charter and welfare of the children of the world. November 20th also marks the day that the UN assembly adopted the declaration of the rights of the …

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November 13th 2015 St. Jude Observes Diabetes Day

The St. Jude hospital is off to an early start in the annual observance of world diabetes day. The day will be officially observed on November 14th, but on Wednesday, hospital officials held an open day and special clinic to raise awareness about the illness.

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November 12th 2015 Social Media Safety

Young people within the Caribbean region are urged to practice online safety. Off the cusp of an OECS Social media marketing workshop where experts imparted their wisdom and experience in the booming social media industry, facilitators are calling on social media users to remain vigilant.

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November 12th 2015 Protecting The Business Of Agriculture

Global food prices rose by 3.9 Percent in October. The commodity price surge and long-term agricultural projections by the food and Agricutlure organisation have brought the issue of food nutrition and security back in the spotlight. Those at all links in the agriculture value Chain, are being urged to adopt …

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November 10th 2015 Remembrance Day 2015

In November, countries around the world host events to honor those who fought in the great wars. On Sunday, members of the royal St. Lucia police force and the fire service, along with the Saint Lucia cadet corps, participated in the annual Remembrance Day parade.

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