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Mosquito Awareness Week In Canaries

The war on Zika continues on multiple battlefronts. The Caribbean public health agency declared may 9th to May 15th “Caribbean mosquito awareness week”. The week kicked off in the community of canaries.

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ICAR On Human Rights Campaign

Members of the local Rastafarian community have solicited the assistance of a Dominican attorney as they learn more about their rights. The Iyanola Council for the Advancement of Rastafari held a special human rights training session for members on Saturday may 7th. Members discussed current rights issues and the decriminalization …

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OECS Early Childhood Curriculum Framework

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is hoping to finalize an early childhood education framework for the sub-region. Early childhood educators from the north and south of Saint Lucia are taking part in education and sensitization exercises, to prepare them for implementation of the framework.

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Jazz Numbers Exceed Expectations

The Saint Lucia tourist board is hailing the 25th Saint Lucia jazz and arts festival a success based on the numbers. Director Louis Lewis says this year has exceeded ticket sales from previous years. The festival also attracted more visitors to St. Lucia. Lewis made the disclosure during the latest …

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Jazz And Arts 2016 Ends On High Note

Thousands more crammed into Pigeon Island on May 8th to celebrate the silver anniversary of the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival where festival headliner -Latin salsa superstar Marc Anthony officially closed the show.

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Jazz And Arts 2016 Sizzles On May 7th

The iconic 10-day Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival climaxed over the weekend with three days of performances by national and internationally acclaimed artists and musicians. Hts news4orce was again present for day two of main stage, where French legends Kassav rocked Pigeon Island.

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Cruise Tourism Seminar

In April, members of the Caribbean Maritime Institute organized a Cruise Tourism Workshop in Saint Lucia. The exercise was aimed at boosting CARICOM countries visitors’ ratings.

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Vieux Fort Jazz 2016

As part of the 25th edition of the Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival Vieux-Fort hosted: “Jazz A La Chaudiere” this past weekend for the first time. The event was held at the Phillip Marcellin Grounds.

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Jeanine Compton-Antoine Cautiously Upbeat

Independent candidate for Micoud north Jeannine Compton-Antoine convened a press conference on Tuesday, to clear the air on any issues surrounding her contract with the people. She says she wanted to make it known that the contract was the idea of the Micoud North constituents, who are clamouring for true …

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Banana Accompanying Measures Programme

This week, the Ministry of Agriculture held a signing ceremony for the rehabilitation of two Agricultural Feeder Roads in Vieux-Fort and Dennery. The project is part of the Banana Accompanying Measures (BAM) Program and costs over EC $27 million.

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PM Praises CARTAC

Prime Minister and minister for finance Dr. Kenny Anthony has praised the Caribbean regional technical assistance centre (CARTAC) for its role in assisting with reforms to Saint Lucia’s financial management systems. The prime minister was at the time addressing the opening of the centre’s annual steering committee meeting. He said …

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LUCELEC 2016 Staff Appreciation Awards

It was a day of celebration for employees of St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC)as the company recognized the achievements of staff for end of year 2015. The major awards, which included the announcement of “Employee of the Year”, were part of the annual LUCELEC Staff Appreciation Ceremony which was …

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