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First CARIFESTA Contingent 2017 Returns

The first contingent of Saint Lucian artistes has returned from CARIFESTA 13. HTS news 4orce spoke exclusively to the crew from “gemstones” theatre productions upon their return at the GFL Charles Airport on Monday morning. The artistes spoke of their experience in Barbados at the region’s premier cultural showpiece. They …

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Massy Stores 2017 Scholarship and Grant Awardees 2017

Massy Stores (SLU) limited is continuing its tradition of assisting the children of its employees to make a smooth transition from primary to secondary school. The outstanding young people will receive financial and other support over the next five years, as part of the company’s 2017 scholarship and grants programme. …

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Choiseul MP says the Community Needs Tourism

Member of Parliament for Choiseul Bradley Felix says the southern community is yearning for development and tourism can bring that much-needed growth. He spoke to HTS News4orce on the sidelines of a public meeting on Sunday, organized by a group of concerned residents. Choiseul is known for its craft and …

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33 Police Officers to undergo IMPACT Justice Training

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Canadian Government funded Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) Project will be hosting a refresher course for officers of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force in the areas of the Law of Evidence, Report Writing, Interviewing Techniques and Interrogation Techniques. The course will …

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Prime Minister on Climate Change: “Time Is Against Us”

CASTRIES, St Lucia, Aug 28 2017 (IPS) – A Caribbean Community (CARICOM) prime minister has reiterated the call for developed countries to assist Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in their quest to combat the effects of climate change. The Saint Lucian leader, Allen Chastanet, said time is running out for small …

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GIS:Babonneau, Mabouya Valley chosen for land bank pilot

The Ministry of Agriculture has identified two possible locations to pilot a land bank project. Agricultural crown lands in Babonneau and Mabouya Valley have been chosen as the ideal locations to pilot the project, currently underway within the Ministry of Agriculture. Kwesi Goddard, Agricultural Engineer connected to the project, said …

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ISO to help Strengthen Public Policy Outcomes with Standards

Saint Lucia is on track to benefit from support from the International Organizational for Standardization’s (ISO’s) Action Plan for Developing Countries 2016-2020.  ISO is implementing a five point plan aimed at improving developing countries’ opportunities for economic growth and access to world markets and helping to achieve sustainable development through …

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Chilean President Pledges Support To Saint Lucia

Chile’s first female president has ended her state visit to Saint Lucia with a pledge of $100,000 us to help aspiring local female entrepreneurs. President Michelle Bachelet has also promised to assist in the areas of agriculture, poverty eradication and climate change adaptation.

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