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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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DR RIGOBERT; “TOO MANY CHILD ABUSE CASES UNREPORTED”

Education and gender relations minister Dr. Gale Rigobert says there is still a long way to go to protect Saint Lucia’s children from the scourge of abuse. Minister Rigobert held her regular term meeting with school principals recently and reminded the veteran educators, that every case of child abuse must …

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ALZHEIMER’S TRAINING FOR CAREGIVERS IN THE SOUTH

Individuals who care for the elderly in the south of Saint Lucia are attending a special training session this week, focused on Alzheimer’s Disease. It is organized by the association for professional child and geriatric care-givers, and hopes to ensure that care-givers can manage behaviors, encourage engagement and provide support …

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ST. LUCIA FEATURED ON SPORTS ILLUSTRATED COVER

Saint Lucia is basking in the international spotlight, after being featured on the cover of the historic Sports Illustrated Swim-Suit 2019. It’s a part of a landmark issue of the famed glossy magazine, which includes members of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and model Halima Aden – the first Muslim …

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