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What Does Trade Licence Reform Mean For Saint Lucia?

Minister for commerce Bradley Felix explains that revising Saint Lucia’s Trade Licence process and act might give the island an edge in the 2018 ease of doing business report. The commerce department has been hard at work on enhancing the trade and investment environment in Saint Lucia. The department recently …

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Agriculture Minister Touts IICA Assistance

Agriculture Minister Ezechiel Joseph says small states like Saint Lucia need all the help they can get to boost production and enhance food security. He is hoping that the Inter-American Institute for Co-Operation on Agriculture (IICA), will continue to assist Saint Lucia to meet its agricultural goals. Minister joseph was …

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Vendors Feast 2017

The Saint Lucia craft and dry goods association held two church services in commemoration of vendors feast 2017 this week. Over the last few years, the association has been hampered by a number of challenges – chief among them, the storage of goods, safety and wash-room facilities for vendors and …

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Marchand Combined’s Inspirational Awardees

For the second consecutive year, the Marchand combined school’s top performers at the common entrance exam were the recipients of a donation from a UK based company. One of the recipients is young girl with dreams of a career in journalism.

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Agriculture Minister Touts IICA Assistance

Carlos Furche of Chile and Manuel Otero of Argentina are the candidates vying to become the next Director General of the Inter American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA). The men are touring various countries, hoping to drum up support for their bids. Last week, local agriculture partners met with …

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Elks City Union Awards 2 Scholarship Recipients

The Elks City of Castries Cooperative Credit Union rewarded two children of deserving members with $1,500 in pursuit of their secondary education. This is the second year that the union is presenting scholarships since the program was launched in 2016. Come 2018, the union wants to assist more children in …

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SLWCU Presents 5 Children with Scholarships

Ahead of the school term in August, the Saint Lucia Workers’ Credit Union (SLWCU) awarded children of members with scholarships and bursaries. On Monday, a special ceremony recognized the top Performers at 2017 the Common Entrance Examinations. This year, the Saint Lucia Workers Credit Union (SLWCU) presented five awards to …

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French Guiana in St. Lucia to Celebrate La Rose

A Group from French Guiana, Cayenne is in Saint Lucia to celebrate the island’s indigenous Flower festival, La Rose. The La Rose festival or the Feast of Saint Rose de Lima is observed annually on August 30th where singing societies pay tribute to the flower. This year, festivities comprise two …

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Creole Dancing & Local Teas for 2017 Arts & Heritage Month

Local tea sampling will be one of the new additions to the observance of one of Saint Lucia’s biggest cultural festivals, Jounen Kweyol. The month of October, which celebrates Kweyol culture, is expected to be packed with a number of activities. Preparations are underway for Jounen Kweyol, which will be …

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LPM Urges Gros-Islet MP to Address Cemetery Overcrowding

Press Release:-With time running out to identify new burial plots at the existing Gros Islet Cemetery, where it is increasingly difficult for the people of Gros Islet to bury their dead with dignity, Therold Prudent, the leader of the Lucian People’s Movement (LPM), is calling upon Lenard Montoute, the parliamentary …

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