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From the Region: Hurricane Maria’s Lessons Listed for the Caribbean

When Category 5 Hurricane Maria hit Dominica, it caused US$1.37 billion in damage, or 226 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Now, Dominica’s Physical Planning Ministry has published a handbook on lessons learned from Hurricane Maria relating to construction & building standards.  Physical Planning Officials say it’s an …

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CIBC First Caribbean and UWI Sign New MOU

(Press Release) – Students around the region will continue to benefit from a number of scholarships following the recent signing of another memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the University of the West Indies and CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank. This is only one part of the far-reaching benefits outlined in the agreement …

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ECCB Warns Against Using non-traditional Financial Services

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is warning customers in the sub-regional Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) to be cautious about using non-traditional financial services saying that they could suffer losses by getting involved in initiatives which they do not yet fully understand. In a statement, the ECCB said …

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Soufriere Students Head to Oxford University

Four academic standouts at the Soufriere Comprehensive Secondary School have left Saint Lucia for the prestigious Oxford University. The students departed the Hewanorra International Airport on Friday, June 8th, accompanied by past student and school principal Joel Charlemagne. Our cameras were on hand to see the youngsters off.  

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Saint Lucia to Host 65th Meeting of the OECS Authority

(Press Release) The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Heads of Governments will meet in Saint Lucia for the 65th Meeting of the OECS Authority, to be held from 18th – 19th June 2018 at the Habour Club, Gros Islet. The proceedings will be held under the chairmanship of the …

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Nine Saint Lucians Make Queen’s Birthday Honours List

GOVERNMENT NOTICE – The Queen has been graciously pleased on the occasion of Her Majesty’s Birthday and on the advice of Her Majesty’s Saint Lucia Ministers to approve of the following Honours in the Birthday Honours List, 2018: C.B.E. – Commander of the British Empire Dr. Herbert MARIUS (For services to Health Care) O.B.E. …

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