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NURSES FOR HIRE

St. Lucia Like Most Of The Region Is Facing A Brain Drain In The Nursing Profession. The More Developed Nations Are Targeting Some Of The Regions Experienced Nurses And Mid-Wives With Attractive Contracts To Lure Them. The Situation Has Not Gone Un-Noticed By St. Lucia’s Health Authorities.  

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ULTRAMART TAKES ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION

Ti J’s Supermarkets Have Announced That They Will Soon Stop The Practice Of Bagging Customers’ Grocries In Free Disposable Bags. Like Its Bigger Brother – Massy’s Stores, Ti J’s Move Is Being Promoted As Environmentally Friendly.  

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NEWS ON FARMER REGISTRATION

Gaspard Henry Knows All About Child Abuse. He Says As A Child He Was A Victim Of Physical Abuse At The Hands Of A Family Member. However, Henry Has Used The Dark Side Of His Upbringing To Try To Better The Lot Of Disadvantaged Children. Henry Is Untiring In His …

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OFFICIAL OPENING OF SOLAR FARM

Introduction Of A Solar Farm Is Being Described As A New Dawn For St. Lucia In The Effort To Reduce The Island’s Dependence On Fossil Fuels. Lucelec On Thursday Commissioned Its 20 Million Dollar Solar Farm – A Small, But Significant Step In The Effort To Generate More Of St. …

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SLMDA REACTS TO DIALYSIS DEATH

The St. Lucia Medical And Dental Association (SLMDA) On Thursday Issued A Strongly Worded Press Release, Criticising The Government’s General Approach To Health Care And Its Handling Of The Transition From The Victoria Hospital To The Okeu Hospital In Particular. The SLMDA’s Statements Were Made In The Wake Of The …

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INTRODUCTION OF VERSAFRAME

A New Approach To Housing Has Been Unveiled By Caribbean Metals. According To The Firm This Novel Way Of Constructing Is Cost Effective And The Buildings Are Capable Of Withstanding Hurricane Forced Winds. The Construction Community Has Been Introduced To The New Approach.

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SALCC PREPS SCHOOL REOPENING

The Increase In The Government’s Contribution To Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) May Be Far Short Of What Is Required To Place The College Back On A Solid Footing. The Government Earlier This Week Deferred The Increase In The Tuition Fees For Students By Upping Its Contribution By Three …

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MAC 11 TO REPRESENT DENNERY SEGMENT IN CONNECTICUT

 [Press Release] Saint Lucia`s 2016 Road March King and 2017 1st runner up Lance Montoute, popularly known as Mac 11, will represent the island this weekend at the 2018 staging of Connecticut Carnival in the United States. He is scheduled to perform on Friday August 10, at the West Indian …

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MINISTER FRANCIS URGES FELLOW MINISTERS TO CONDUCT THEMSELVES BETTER

[Press Release]  Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Senator the Honourable Hermangild Francis on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 called on fellow parliamentarians to emulate the noble deportment of deceased former Minister for Education Mr. Arsene James. Minister Francis noted that the later UWP politician and educator epitomized the dignity …

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EX USA PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON TO MEET WITH PM ON THURSDAY

St. Lucia’s First Industrial Solar Farm At La Tourney, Vieux Fort Will Be Officially Opened On Thursday. The 42nd Us President Bill Clinton Will Officially Open The Lucelec Solar Farm. The 20 Million Dollar Project Is Expected To Generate About 7 Million Kilo Whatts Of Electricity Annually. The Solar Farm …

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UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UPDATE

The Employment Figures For The Second Quarter Of This Year Have Gone Down Slightly. However, Rihani Isidore Reported that Employment Among The Youth Remains High.

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UPDATE ON COOKIE

The Young Man Of Vieux Fort Who Was Shot By Police On Tuesday Afternoon Is Said To Be In A Serious, But Stable Condition At St. Jude Hospital. Fernel ‘Cookie’ Sexius Moved From A Young Promising Artiste To A Man Wanted By The Police In Connection With Serious Crimes.

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EDUCATION MINISTER ON SALCC MANAGEMENT BEING OUT WAY FORWARD

Minister For Education Dr. Gale Rigorbert Tries To Stabilize The Situation At The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College. The Mass Resignation Of The Board Of The College And The Still Vacant Post Of Principal Of The College Has Led To Much Uncertainty Among Students And Staff. The Minister Late On …

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