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SLTA UNVEILS CARIBCATION WEBSITE

The St. Lucia Tourism Authority has established a new website designed specifically for the Caribbean market. The new site which was officially unveiled on Friday, seeks to tap into the potential of the often under-estimated regional market.  

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LOCAL JAZZ MUSICIANS ATTEND WORKSHOP

The St. Lucia Jazz festival which culminates this weekend held one of its artists in education initiatives. The idea is to expose local jazz musicians to master classes in jazz music. On Thursday bassist, composer and educator Christian Mc Bride was one of this year’s instructors. The initiative is done …

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WORLD LUPUS DAY 2019

The St. Lucia Arthritis and Lupus Association joined the international community in the observance of World Lupus Day. The association held a special exposition on Friday to better inform the public about Lupus.  

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CASTRIES COMPREHENSIVE IS 45

The Castries Comprehensive Secondary School (CCSS) is celebrating its 45th anniversary. The school was a gift from the Canadian government to Saint Lucia and on Friday Canada’s high commissioner joined staff, students and alumni to celebrate the milestone anniversary.  

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DUNNOTAR PRODUCES CEREBRAL PALSY DOCUMENTARY

The Dunnottar school is hoping that the public will share, view and support its special video production which sheds light on children living with cerebral palsy, from the viewpoint of the children, their parents and teachers. The heartwarming 13-minute documentary was produced in collaboration with J-Kube productions and Kosmik riddim. …

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CANADA VISA REGIME IN PLACE

The Canada visa regime for Saint Lucians is firmly in place, but Canada’s high commissioner says plans are in the works to make visa applications less burden-some.  

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ST LUCIA TO HOST MAJOR ENERGY CONFERENCE

The Caribbean Electric Utilities Services Corporation (CARILEC) and the Saint Lucia Electricity Services (LUCELEC), will jointly host the 2019 CARILEC Chief Executive Officers and leadership conference from May 21st to 25th in Saint Lucia. This year’s theme: “Rethinking – Disruption, Resilience, Sustainability”, will bring into focus: policy, operations and practice …

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MORE SIX FORM COLLEGES FOR ST.LUCIA ?

Education minister Dr. Gale Rigobert says the government is considering converting some of Saint Lucia’s secondary schools into 6th form colleges. She says the move would ensure that more students can undertake advanced level studies as they work towards their future careers.    

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ST LUCIA CELEBRATES INDIAN ARRIVAL DAY 2019

The arrival of indentured labourers from the Indian sub-continent is one of the under-reported aspects of Saint Lucia’s history. This week marked the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the first ship transporting East Indian indentured laborers to St. Lucia. The journey and life on the plantation was difficult for …

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ARCHIVES ON PARADE

This week, the National Archives Authority held an exhibition dubbed: “Archives On Parade” at the Constitution Park in Castries. The exhibition sought to highlight the role and importance of archives in society.  

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