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STUDY FINDS DIFFERENT ATTITUDES ON LGB IN SAINTLUCIA

According to new research from the University of Worcester, attitudes towards homosexuality and experiences of homophobia in St Lucia are vastly different between the north and south of the island. Psychologists found that as a result, some people were adopting different identities to suit which part of the island they …

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CCC 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA AWARDS

Staff employed at the Castries City Council (CCC) was recognized for their efforts on the job at a special awards ceremony on the weekend. Employees were rewarded for their hard work over the year.

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External Affairs Minister Praises Recent State Visit to Taiwan

Minister with responsibility for External Affairs Sarah-Flood Beaubrun says that the recent trip to Taiwan by a high-powered delegation was an opportunity to strengthen ties between the two allies. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, Minister in the Ministry of Finance Unbaldus Raymond and Minister with responsibility for External Affairs Sarah Flood-Beaubrun recently paid …

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City Hall to assume CDC Management?

Economic Development and Housing Minister Guy Joseph is concerned that the rent collected by the National Housing Corporation (NHC) for the CDC could be hampering the functions of the NHC. Joseph claims that NHC is preoccupied with collecting rent and selling government assets instead of focusing on housing projects.  

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C&W Networks recognized as best carrier in Latin America

(PRESS RELEASE) – C&W Networks, a division of C&W Communications (C&W) and a Liberty Global company (LiLAC Group), which owns and operates the largest state-of-the-art subsea multi-ring fibre-optic in the Caribbean and Latin America won two significant awards on October 25 at the 13th Global Carrier Awards in London. A …

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MEET THE 2017 LUCELEC SPISE SCHOLAR SEAN FRANCOIS

Castries, November 15, 2017 – “One of the main things they stress at SPISE is not your absolute performance but rather the difference in when you entered to when you left. I think I made a big jump.” So says sixteen (16) year old Sean Francois, the 2017 St. Lucia …

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USAID assists vector control efforts

GIS – THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH RECEIVES ASSISTANCE FROM USAID TO HELP FIGHT VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES. On Nov. 10, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) met with the Ministry of Health team to identify and discuss the needs of the Ministry in combating the various mosquito viruses. Chief Environmental Health …

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Civilians honoured at Investiture Ceremony

GIS – THE QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS ARE GIVEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE MADE NOTABLE CONTRIBUTIONS. The Queen’s Birthday Honours Investiture Ceremony was held last week. In the presence of all invited guests, welcoming remarks were made by Solange Charles-Belizaire, Assistant Permanent Secretary within the Office of the Governor General. “We are …

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FRC launches commemorative handbook

GIS – THE PUBLICATION CONSISTS OF POEMS ON VARIOUS ASPECTS OF SAINT LUCIAN CULTURE. The Monsignor Patrick Anthony Folk Research Centre has formally launched its latest publication, “The Road to Mount Pleasant,” dedicated to the life and times of Msgr. Patrick Anthony. The formal book launch took place at the Monsignor …

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C&W Launches Next Generation Hospitality Interactive TV

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia (November 8th, 2017) – The face of television is changing with Cable & Wireless Business, as the region’s leading telecommunications service provider has unveiled a new product specifically geared towards Saint Lucia’s leading industry. C&W Business is now offering its cutting-edge integrated Next Generation Hospitality Interactive TV in …

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Soufriere Hospital Resumes All Medical Services

Press Release:-All medical services at the Soufriere Hospital were cancelled and relocated to Etangs Wellness Centre due to a fire in the records room of the hospital  in the early hours of Thursday 9th November. On Tuesday November 14th, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Merlene Fredericks and senior nursing officers assessed …

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FRIENDS OF THE ELDERLY BAND TOGETHER

Friends of the Adelaide and Frances and Johnson Memorial homes came together last week to host a fundraiser for Dominica in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Friend of the homes for over 25 years and queen of song in Dominica, Ophelia and her husband were not only the guests of …

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