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CARIBWAVE 2019

Saint Lucia joined Caribbean and Latin American nations in testing the region’s tsunami warning and detection systems. On Thursday, the countries participated in a massive tsunami drill, referred to as Carib-wave 2019. The exercise tested the efficiency of communication links, disaster management and at-risk communities.  

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CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE DROPS ANTIGUA

Florida based Carnival Cruise Lines has abruptly cancelled all future port stops in Antigua and Barbuda. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Carnival officials said the Antigua government has taken steps which show that it does not want their cruise line and guests. They said they are going to more …

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BOSL SUPPORTS WOMEN EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOP

Bank of Saint Lucia recently partnered with the 2018 youth ambassador for St. Lucia to host a women’s empowerment workshop for students of secondary schools and the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC). The workshop took place at the Financial Center on Bridge Street, Castries on March 8th – International …

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ECCO CHARTING A NEW COURSE

The new leadership of the Eastern Caribbean Collective Organisation for music rights (ECCO Inc) is charting a new course for the organisation. Recently appointed Chief Executive Officer Davis Joseph, is hoping that members will embrace this vision for a re-vamped ECCO.

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SANDALS RESORTS BARTENDER – AWARD WINNING DRINKS CONNOISSEUR

[Castries, Saint Lucia]:- An award-winning cocktail takes more than simply mixing the ingredients together. That’s the easy part. Passion and personality are what make it a work of art. That’s the invaluable lesson Craig Andes has learned over the years and at just 22, he knows the sky is the limit. Craig, …

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GOVERNMENT RESPONDS TO UNIONS

Government’s senior communications officer Nicole McDonald says the Allen Chastanet led administration is listening to the concerns of public officers. She says the administration weathered this week’s disruptions in the public and teaching service, but wants officers to know that their cries are not falling on deaf ears.  

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MASSY STORES HONORS ITS EMPLOYEES

Massy Stores (SLU Ltd) is once again recognizing the dedicated work and commitment of its team members. The company held its 2019 annual staff recognition awards ceremony at the Sandals Halcyon on Saturday March 2nd, 2019. Company officials say the annual event is an opportunity to say thank you to …

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CELEBRATING A DAY FOR GOOD DEEDS

The St. Lucia National Youth Council is partnering with Volunteer St. Lucia to develop a national drive for Good Deeds Day. Good Deeds Day will be celebrated on April 7th, 2019.  

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FRANCOPHONE DAY 2019 LAUNCHED

Wednesday March 20th 2019, will mark the annual celebration of International Francophone Day. Saint Lucia will join 52 French and Creole Speaking countries in the celebration.  

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TEACHERS UNION & CREDIT COOPERATIVE CELEBRATE WOMEN

Meanwhile, the annual women’s conference in observation of International Women’s Day is a staple on the St. Lucia Teacher’s Union calendar of events. This year’s conference was held on Thursday March 7th under the united nation’s theme: “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”.  

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