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IMPLEMENTATION OF “I’M PART OF THE SOLUTION” CAMPAIGN

[Press Release] Club GAR, in collaboration with the Women’s Support Center have partnered with the Department of Gender Relations to embark on the training and sensitization leg of a campaign geared towards reducing the incidence of Domestic Violence in Saint Lucia. The campaign dubbed “I’m Part of The Solution”, is …

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HACKATHON SHOWS ROBOTICS SKILLS OF LUCIAN YOUTH

[Press Release] St. Lucian students from four schools participated in a two-day hackathon event to showcase their new skills as part of a United States Government-supported Robotics and Coding pilot program. The program relates to a branch of engineering and science that allows students to design and use robots through …

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LA RESOURCE ROAD CLOSURE

[Press Release] The Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Energy (DIPE) is currently constructing a new road to link the George Odlum Stadium to the La Ressource Bridge. This new road will improve road safety when turning into La Resource Vieux Fort. It allows for the realignment of the currently constructed …

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CSA LUCELEC RIFT NOT TO BLAME FOR ISLAND WIDE POWER FAILURE

While LUCELEC Officials Continue Investigations To Pin Down The Exact Cause Of The Rare, October 10 Island-Wide Power Outage The Company Along With The Civil Service Association [CSA] Both Denied An Ongoing Industrial Rift Is To Blame. In September, CSA General Secretary Claude Paul Warned Of Amped Up Industrial Action …

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FAULTY LUCELEC GENERATOR TRIGGERS ISLAND WIDE BLACKOUT

St. Lucia Was On Caught Off guard On Wednesday Morning By A Nationwide Electrical Shutdown. Many Businesses Had Their Operations Brought To A Halt, As The Unannounced And Unexpected Power Cut Took Effect. The Electrical Shutdown Exposed The Lack Of Preparedness Of Some Major Operators In St. Lucia.

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LUCELEC POWER FAILURE COSTS LOCAL BUSINESSES

Economic Activity In The Capital And Elsewhere Stuttered As Wednesday’s Power Cut Took Hold. The Disruption Had A Knock-On Effect Even On Enterprises That Do Not Directly Depend On Electrical Supply For Their Operations. The Unexpected Disruption Resulted In Loss Of Time And Revenue.

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LUCELEC BACK TO 100% OUTPUT FOLLOWING ISLAND-WIDE OUTAGE

[Press Release] St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) is pleased to advise that from about 2 p.m. today, it has been meeting 100% of the electricity demand following a system shutdown this morning.  The power outage which occurred at 9:04 a.m. was caused by a major internal fault at the …

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INSURANCE COUNCIL OF ST LUCIA HOLDS INAGURAL INSURANCE WEEK

[Press Release] A spirited ecumenical service, an engaging Annual General Meeting and a highly interactive panel discussion were among key activities undertaken as the island’s main insurance advisory body, the Insurance Council of St. Lucia (ICSL), brought the curtains down on the first ever installment of Insurance Week. The inaugural …

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HELEN’S DAUGHTER FOUNDER TO ATTEND OPEN YOUNG WORLD

[Press Release] Keithlin Caroo, Founder and President of Helen’s Daughters, has been selected to represent St. Lucia at the One Young World Summit in The Hague, Netherlands from 17-20 October 2018. One Young World (OYW) is an annual Summit where the most valuable young talent from global and national companies, …

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PRIME MINISTER’S SPEECH AT TAIWAN MILITARY SALUTE, 09/10/2018

[Press Release] Your Excellency President Tsai Ing-wen, Honourable Joseph Wu Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ministers of Government, Ambassadors and members of the Diplomatic Corps, Members of the Legislative Yuan, distinguished ladies and gentlemen.  On behalf of my Government and of the people of Saint Lucia, I extend best wishes and …

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