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ROMAN CATHOLICS OBSERVE ASH WEDNESDAY

Archbishop Robert Rivas has called on the nation to use the Lenten season as a time for renewal. The period of Lent began on Ash Wednesday and lasts for 40 days. The Catholic church is urging citizens to reflect on their lives with the hope of becoming better individuals.  

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SALCC DEBATERS BACK FROM REGIONAL COMPETITION

A group of 8 students from the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College debate team participated in the third annual Windward Islands Debating Competition (WIDC) in Grenada from March 1st to 2nd. The debaters spoke to HTS News4orce about the competition and plans for the future.  

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BOTHAM JEAN FOUNDATION LAUNCHED

Six months after he was shot and killed by a Dallas police officer, the family of Botham Jean has launched a foundation in his memory. The foundation seeks to promote Christian intervention for social change.  

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SLP SLAMS GOVERNMENT’S RECENT DECISION ON ST JUDE

The opposition St. Lucia Labor Party says the government’s recent decision on the St. Jude Hospital will add to the suffering of the people of the South. Vieux-Fort North parliamentary representative Moses Jn. Baptiste spoke on health care matters at a press conference on Wednesday.  

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SSDF EXPLORING INNOVATIVE POVERTY ALLEVIATION STRATEGIES

The St. Lucia Social Development Fund (SSDF) is exploring creative ways to fulfill its mandate of moving persons out of poverty. The SSDF continues to expand the number of organisations it partners with, in its quest to get more persons living independent sustainable lives. The organisation is placing greater emphasis …

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SLTU QUESTIONS ‘RUSH’ TO HALT SCHOOL SPANKINGS

The National Principals Association and the St. Lucia Teachers Union are calling on the government to reconsider its decision to suspend corporal punishment in schools. The call is being made on the heels of cabinet’s endorsement of the move to suspend and eventually abolish school spankings.  

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UNICEF REPORT REVEALS OVER 9,500 SAINT LUCIAN YOUTH ARE POOR

Poverty among youth in St. Lucia remains a significant concern for the St. Lucian government. According to a report conducted by the government in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund, dubbed; “Adolescent well-being and equity in Saint Lucia,” although poverty rates have decreased; nearly one in every three teens …

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UWI RECOGNIZES SOUFRIERE SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT TRAINING GRADUATES

he University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Saint Lucia is recognizing the hard work of the 3rd group of learners from Soufriere to successfully complete its supervisory management course. Campus officials presented the graduates with certificates on Friday March 1st, 2019. Head of the UWI open campus Saint …

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FORMER PM MAKES A CASE FOR VIEUX FORT FISHERS

Former Prime Minister and member of parliament for Vieux Fort South Dr. Kenny Anthony is denouncing what he describes as the ‘unconscionable’ treatment of Vieux Fort fishers. Dr. Anthony is calling on the Fisheries Minister to address the concerns of fishers, following the closure of the Fish Marketing Corporation.  

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