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DISABILITY ASSESSMENT PROJECT LAUNCHED

St. Lucia is one of 4 Caribbean nations selected to be part of a special project that seeks to gather and organize information on disabilities. The other Caribbean nations chosen for this project are Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada and Jamaica.  

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CASTRIES MAYOR SAYS NO TO GANJA DECRIMINALIZATION

The outspoken mayor of Castries, His Worship Peterson Francis has placed on record his opposition to the decriminalization of marijuana.Mayor Francis says St. Lucia might just be opening up a Pandora’s box, if it goes ahead with decriminalization of marijuana.

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WARNING TO TRAVELERS: DON’T PACK PESTS

The ministry of agriculture is spearheading another campaign aimed at keeping destructive pests at bay. The annual quarantine awareness campaign was launched on Friday morning, with a range of organisations concerned about keeping St. Lucia’s agricultural and health sectors free of invasive pests. The “Do Not Pack A Pest” campaign …

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ST LUCIA LOSES BATTLE FOR 4TH UWI CAMPUS TO ANTIGUA

The decision on which Caribbean nation will become the 4th campus territory of the University of the West Indies has been made. The two main island contenders were St. Lucia and Antigua and Barbuda. There is much at stake in terms of a significant economic boost to the campus territory, and …

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