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TAIWANS’ GOALS AT THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

PRESS RELEASE: The 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will convene on September 18, 2018, at UN headquarters. The UNGA General Debate is scheduled to be held from September 25 to October 1. In order to meet the expectations of the 23 million people of Taiwan of participating …

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TWO ST LUCIANS AWARDED CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

[Press Release] The TWChevening Scholarship winners for 2018 were announced yesterday by British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Mrs Janet Douglas. Among them are two awardees from St Lucia – Ms Kenisha Jeffrey, a Fire Officer of eleven years who was recently promoted to the rank of Leading …

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DIGICEL JOINS FORCES WITH DENNERY SEGMENT

[Press Release] St. Lucia’s newest music sensation- The Dennery Segment has joined forces with total communications and entertainment company, Digicel. The 16 member team that is now globally known as The Dennery Segment is busy preparing for their first tour of the United States of America, which will run from August …

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LIGHTNING AQUATIC SWIM CLUB SUPPORTS STUDENTS

[Press Release] The Lightning Aquatic Swim Club and book author Ms. Dawn French have once again demonstrated their support for the Government and people of Saint Lucia by donating school supplies and story books to the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government. The ceremony …

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DENNERY SEGMENT ARTISTS GET TOURISM AUTHORITY SUPPORT

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) Is Supporting The Artistes Who Left Saint Lucia On August 30th For The Inaugural Dennery Segment Us Summer Promotional Tour. Authority Officials Say They Want To Ensure That The Artistes Were Prepared For The Upcoming Gig. The SLTA’s Acting CEO Tiffany Howard Says From …

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DIABETES DRUGS LINKED TO GENITAL INFECTIONS

[International News] [FOX NEWS] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Wednesday a serious genital infection has been reported in patients taking a certain class of diabetes drugs, with one death and 11 others hospitalized. The warning pertains to a class of medicines called SGLT2 inhibitors, first approved in …

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TORONTO TO OPEN 24 HOUR SEX DOLL BROTHEL

[International News] [NEW YORK POST] Should sex with dummies be illegal? Residents of Toronto are pondering that question as they prepare for the debut of Aura Dolls, billed as North America’s first brothel for knocking boots with “beautiful silicone ladies.” The “ladies” are so-called real dolls, life-size action figures designed to …

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IBAS RADIO ADDS VOICE TO CAMPAIGN AGAINST VIOLENCE

[Press Release] One local radio station is joining the campaign against crime & violence on Island through the use of its medium for open discussion and dialogue with solution based talk amongst members of the public; In an official release to announce the station’s new 104.5 FM talk Segment pegged for …

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REGIONAL INTEGRATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION ‘PRIORITY AREAS’ OF OECS

[Press Release] Accelerating OECS Regional Integration and committing to strengthening climate change adaption measures are just some of the key priority areas recently outlined by the new Chairman of the OECS Hon. Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadinesat the 31st Meeting of the OECS Commission. Key Points OECS Chairman Hon. Dr. Ralph …

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