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October 15th 2015 TOCO Spay And Neuter Campaign

The animal wing of the TOCO foundation has moved north with the spay and neuter campaign. The campaign was initially launched in Soufriere where locals were encouraged to bring in pets and animals in the community to have them spayed and neutered in an effort to reduce the number of …

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October 15th 2015 The Frank Norville Cultural Centre

The late Frank Norville was a musician; dancer, actor and cultural enthusiast who contributed immensely to the cultural landscape of Saint Lucia. Frank Norville passed on Wednesday April 8th 2015 at the age of 70. Now Member of Parliament for the Gros Islet constituency Emma Hippolyte says his legacy will …

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October 14th 2015 Digicel On Board With ‘Pink Friday’

The ministry of health has joined the international community in declaring October as breast cancer awareness month. To support the fight against breast cancer, the ministry has invited key partners to be part of its pink Friday initiative. Telecoms giant Digicel has answered the call.

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October 14th 2015 UNDP Launches Social “Innov4change”

The United Nations development project (UNDP) is helping young people become the drivers of change. On Wednesday, the UNDP commenced a three day exercise in Saint Lucia entitled “social innovation for change,” with about 50 contenders vying for project funding.

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October 13th 2015 Preparing For Cop 21

CARICOM is stepping up its preparations for the United Nations conference of the parties, known as cop 21, in December. Saint Lucia is one of the countries which has hosted a number of preparatory meetings of negotiators and experts and the country’s sustainable development minister says there will be a …

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October 13th 2015 Breast Is Best

The ministry of health is aiming to boost the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding. The ministry is hoping that come 2016 more mothers adopt the practise that according to the health officials, can affect the lives of children into their adulthood. Chief nutritionist Lisa Hunt Mitchell says there is a direct …

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