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Smart Health Facilities Project

Last week, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) held a SMART Health Facilities Project to help contractors build capacity. The program is designed to establish an integrated approach to building and retrofitting health care centers.

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Carnival 2k16 Opens Unofficially

A traditional launch of the carnival season was forgone this year. However, with just under two weeks left on the 2016 carnival calendar, the Carnival Planning and Management Association on June 26th hosted it biggest event yet – vavalry on the William Peter BLVD. Saint Lucia’s best calypso and soca …

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NIC Hosts Annual Sneaker Day 2016

In a bid to promote physical activity during business hours, the national insurance corporation is embarking on its “sneaker day” initiative for corporate Saint Lucia. This Wednesday, private sector employees are urged to show up to the office in athletic footwear and get active to stave-off the onset of life-style …

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Just 4 Fun Cooler Fete 2016

The 2016 carnival season is approaching fever pitch. The weekend saw the successful hosting of staple event – the “just 4 fun” cooler fete on June 25th.  

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IAU Leads Laborie Health Fair

The Laborie Credit Union and the International American University (IAU) partnered last weekend to host a health fair in the southern community. The event coincided with the annual fishermen’s feast celebrations. University staff and students provided educational sessions on a number of health-care issues, including non-communicable diseases.

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The Search For The Top Schools Chef 2016 Begins

The search is on for Saint Lucia’s top junior chef. The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association hosted the annual “chefs in schools” cook-off competition on Friday. The competition affords secondary school students an opportunity to participate in a national event, as well as a chance to represent Saint Lucia …

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UWI/Quintana Roo MOU Signing

Representatives of the University of the West Indies and Mexico’s university of Quintana Roo have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to offer programmes and collaborate on projects to enhance university teaching and learning. The parties have agreed to common objectives and charting a course of cooperation for the development …

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Contractors Course for Safe Hospitals Project

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will host another SMART Health Facilities Project this month. The seminar is intended for contractors and is aimed at reviewing Saint Lucia’s vulnerability reduction investments in hospitals and health centers.

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Carnival Queen Contestant Tyler Theophane Meets Staff off FICS

Carnival Queen Contestant, Ms. Tyler Theophane, meets with the staff of her sponsor, FICS Ltd ahead of the 2016 National Carnival Queen Pageant.This was the first time that management and staff would meet their Carnival Queen Representative since the official sashing ceremony held at Sandals Halcyon earlier in the year.

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