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March 10th Lions Club Donates To Polyclinic

The lions club of Gros-Islet has made another contribution towards the health services at the Gros-Islet poly-clinic. In March, the club donated a drug delivery device to the facility. The equipment will help patients who have difficulty with breathing.

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March 9th 2016 GEF Adopt A River, Plant A Tree

Members of a local youth group are hoping to restore river-banks in their community through a major tree planting initiative. The group, Babonneau youth synergy, is asking members of the community to adopt a tree. The project hopes to promote social and environmental responsibility among group members and the community, …

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March 8th 2016 CARICOM Youth Development

CARICOM secretary-general Irwin Larocque says the social, psychological and economic cost of crime and violence in the region is too high. Ambassador Laroque addressed the 29th meeting of the council for human and social development in Guyana last week. Saint Lucia’s youth development and sports minister Shawn Edward chaired the …

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March 7th 2016 FICS Celebrates Independence

FICS hosted a grand celebration last week in observance of its 24th anniversary and St. Lucia’s 37th year of independence. The financial institution laid out a special treat for walk-in customers at its Castries and Rodney Bay branches to commemorate the occasion.

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March 7th 2016 WLBL Celebrates 40 Years Of Existence

Windward and leeward brewery ltd – one of Saint Lucia’s leading manufacturers, celebrated 40 years of business excellence with a dinner at the Sandals Grande beach resort & spa. WLBL is well known for producing high-quality, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, but has also made significant contributions to Saint Lucia’s economy.

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March 2nd 2016 Jamaica Elections Update

Overseas, the eyes of the Caribbean have been fixed on Jamaica over the past week, following general elections in that country and the ensuing tension amid recounts in a number of constituencies. The official recount is now over and Jamaica’s electoral office has confirmed that the Jamaica labour party won …

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March 2nd 2016 Reynolds Disputes UWP Dialysis Claims

There are no unused dialysis machines at the new Owen King EU Hospital. So says health minister Alvina Reynolds. This disclosure follows an emotional rant by united workers party leader Allen Chastanet who alleged that dialysis patients are receiving inadequate care.

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