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RBC Commits US $35,000 to Red Cross for Dominica Relief

PRESS RELEASE) – RBC today announced an initial commitment of US $35,000 to Red Cross agencies in Dominica and Monserrat to assist with relief efforts in these countries in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. “This hurricane season is unprecedented in both the frequency and sustained intensity of the storms across our …

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Dame Pearlette Louisy’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations Continue

The programme of activities organised by the Dame Pearlette Louisy Legacy Committee in celebration of the 20th anniversary of her appointment as Governor General has been adjusted due to the passage of hurricane Maria. The “Academic Evening” under the theme “National Service and National Pride” which was scheduled for Tuesday, …

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FLIGHT DISRUPTIONS DUE TO HURRICANE MARIA

Press Release: St. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA, September 19, 2017 – Several destinations in the LIAT network were affected by Hurricane Maria. Hurricane Maria continues its trek the Caribbean and LIAT continues to monitor its progress and its effects on our destinations. Due to the closure of several airports as well as …

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Sandals Resorts International Snags 11 World Travel Awards

Press Release:-Sandals Resorts International was honored with 11 prestigious awards by the 24th annual World Travel Awards. The Luxury Included® Resort Company received the Caribbean Leading Hotel Brand award for the 24th year in a row, proving the brand’s commitment to excellence. “We are delighted to once again be honored by the prestigious …

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Dominica PM Orders National Curfew

Press Release:-Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — After having endured the path of Hurricane Maria, the Commonwealth of Dominica is still isolated with no means of communication to the outside world and transportation connections to neighboring islands. Aircraft and vessels are on their way to the devastated Eastern Caribbean country to provide assistance and to assess needs.As recovery …

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MASSY STORES PARTICIPATE IN WASTE RECOVERY PROJECT

Massy Stores (SLU) Limited is partnering with Jua Kali, a start up non-profit entity on a recycling project that hopes to turn waste into useful material. Every Saturday, from September 16th to November 11th, the Jua Kali team will have pop up depots located outside of various Massy stores. Members …

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Suspension of Service at Castries Wellness Centre

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Ministry of Health and Wellness informs residents of Castries and Environs of the temporary suspension of service at the Castries Wellness Centre from September 21st to October 3rd, 2017. This temporary closure is necessary to undertake important routine rehabilitation work at the health facility. During this one …

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Taiwan Medical Volunteers Bound for St. Jude Hospital

Press Release:-St Jude Hospital will receive another batch of medical volunteers from Changhua Christian Hospital in Taiwan. The volunteer group includes three doctors, two nurses and an occupational therapist and are due to arrive in St Lucia on September 23rd, 2017. They will remain at St Jude Hospital until October …

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SLTB hosts sixth annual UK Showcase

The Saint Lucian delegation aimed to expand the destination perspective beyond weddings and honeymoons. The Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) is successfully hosting its sixth annual Saint Lucia Showcase UK (Sep. 18 – 22.) More than 150 UK travel trade partners will take part in the weeklong series of events …

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