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AGENDA 2030 MEETING UNDERWAY

The Sustainable Development Department is engaging the private sector on Agenda 2030, under the theme “sustainable development: “transforming our world.” The department, the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations of Saint Lucia and the Saint Lucia National Trust hosted a national consultation on June 7th at Union Orchid Garden. It was …

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Martinique Djouba Bèlè – International Folk Dance and Music Festival

[Press release] The Saint Lucia Archaeological and Historical Society has been invited by the Lawonnbèlè Cultural Association of Martinique to participate in and represent St. Lucia with a National Bèlè Group at its annual International Djouba Bèlè Folk Dance and Music Festival. This Festival will take place from Thursday, 07 June …

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Dept of Sustainable Development ‘Agenda 2030’ consultation underway

[Press release] The Department of Sustainable Development, is collaborating with the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations of Saint Lucia and the Saint Lucia National Trust, to host a private sector consultation on June 7. The consultation is aimed at sensitizing the private sector on the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development: “Transforming …

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SLTA ‘upgrades’ specialist program

[Press release] The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has revamped its travel agent specialist program. The recently upgraded program is called “Saint Lucia Expert” or SLEx and is open to travel agents in North America and the UK. SLEx is an innovative online educational and loyalty programme designed to engage travel …

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Opposition MP to lead Caribbean Parliamentary Forum

[Press release] Hon. Moses Jn. Baptiste Parliamentary Representative for the constituency of Vieux Fort North has been elected to head the Caribbean Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development. His election to Chairman of the Regional Organization took place in Trinidad last weekend (June 1 and 2, 2018) during a meeting of …

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YOUTH HOST SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING

Saint Lucia has seen a growing number of suicides and attempted suicide cases over the past few years. As such, the Castries North Youth & Sports Council on June 6 hosted a suicide prevention seminar. The seminar, according to president Kim Cayol targeted students attending secondary schools in Castries North. …

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THE SLP GIVES UWP FAILING GRADE AFTER 2 YRS IN OFFICE

The UWP Administration might be touting its performance over the past two years, but Opposition Leader Philip J. Pierre says there is nothing to celebrate. On the second anniversary of the UWP’s election victory, the SLP leader says the Administration continues to fail the electorate.

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PAGEANT DIRECTOR WEIGHS IN ON MISS USA BIKINI ROUND REMOVAL

For the first time in over one hundred years, contestants in the Miss America pageant will not being showing off their swimwear. The Miss America Foundation announced this week that it is scrapping that category – a move it says is in keeping with a growing movement for female empowerment …

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