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Couple Injured in Supermarket Cutlass Attack

Shoppers at Massy La Clery Friday morning scrambled to get out of the building, after three cutlass-wielding men attacked a man and woman who were grocery shopping. Police confirmed to News4orce that the incident occurred about 9:15 am. The female victim received a laceration across her left forearm when she …

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DIFFERENTLY-ABLED COMMUNITY DEMANDS BETTER FROM POLITICIANS

“Not only for now, but for life” is the message to politicians from the president of the National Council of and for Persons with Disabilities, who is calling on the government of Saint Lucia to follow in its regional neighbours’ footsteps. Mr. Merphilus James recently returned on island after delivering …

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Dennery North logs on to GINet Project

[Press release] The Government Island-wide Network (GINet) Project, a joint-initiative between Saint Lucia and Taiwan, was officially launched on June 6 at Dennery North. Honourable Edmund Estaphane, Minister for Youth and Sports, Honourable Shawn Edward, Parliamentary Representative for Dennery North and Mr. Louis Liou, Deputy Counselor of the Embassy of the …

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FROM SAINT LUCIA TO NAURU – A FISHERMAN’S STORY

A self-taught inventor and fisherman from Laborie is reaping global success with his landmark solar-powered, mobile, de-salination facility. News4orce has been following Karlis Noel’s story and Alison Kentish reports on his latest victory – building the second-generation desalination facility for the government of Nauru in the pacific.

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VF4Cs supports SLMDA

VIEUX-FORT CONCERNED CITIZENS GROUP APPLAUDS SLMDA’S POSITION ON HEALTHCARE The Vieux-Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change (VF4Cs) affirms its support for the position paper published by the Saint Lucia Medical and Dental Association outlining its vision for a quality and equitable National Healthcare System in our homeland, Saint Lucia.  Indeed, …

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DAREN SAMMY READS TO GRACE COMBINED STUDENTS

The Grace Combined School ended reading month 2018 with a special visit from Saint Lucia’s sports icon and cricket superstar Daren Sammy. The students listened in awe, as the cricketing champion read books from the school library. They also took the opportunity to get the sporting celebrity to sign their …

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AGRO ECOLOGY CRITICAL FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Agriculture officials are gaining information on how agro-ecology can be used as a sustainable and productive farming system. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is conducting a national consultation on the farming method. The approach integrates plants, animals, humans and the environment into farming, while taking social aspects into consideration.

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FICS TOASTS ITS EMPLOYEES

The 26th Annual General Meeting of Financial Investments & Consultancy Services (FICS) limited culminated last week with the announcement of the company’s 2017 employee of the year. Once again, the event took place at the Johnson Memorial Home in Castries.

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AGENDA 2030 MEETING UNDERWAY

The Sustainable Development Department is engaging the private sector on Agenda 2030, under the theme “sustainable development: “transforming our world.” The department, the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations of Saint Lucia and the Saint Lucia National Trust hosted a national consultation on June 7th at Union Orchid Garden. It was …

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Norita’s a winner with Flow and Même Bête!

[Press release] Mother’s Day may have come and gone, but the island’s leading telecommunications service provider is still wowing moms. An adoptive mother from Dennery is the winner of the Mother’s Day promotion from Flow and Même Bête. Norita Jn Marie Louis, a resident of Richfond, Dennery, and an employee with …

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‘Startup Huddle’ to launch in Saint Lucia

[Press release] SLUDTERA would like to inform all St. Lucians, particularly St. Lucian Entrepreneurs, of Startup Huddle to launch in St. Lucia in November 2018 around the time of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Startup Huddle is a program designed to build and strengthen local entrepreneurship ecosystems – by helping one Entrepreneur …

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Martinique Djouba Bèlè – International Folk Dance and Music Festival

[Press release] The Saint Lucia Archaeological and Historical Society has been invited by the Lawonnbèlè Cultural Association of Martinique to participate in and represent St. Lucia with a National Bèlè Group at its annual International Djouba Bèlè Folk Dance and Music Festival. This Festival will take place from Thursday, 07 June …

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