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OECS Youth Focus, 35th Anniversary Celebrations

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States is 35 and officials have embarked on a series of activities to commemorate this milestone. On Thursday June 15th, the focus of the festivities was the youth, with the first-ever students webinar.

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Mary Isaac Gets To Work At Health Ministry

After Tuesday’s cabinet swearing-in ceremony, it was orientation day for the new cabinet of ministers, including the fresh-man class. The new health minister senator Mary Isaac is under no illusion of the challenge in managing public health-care.

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Fire At Brawo Electronic Store

Fire-fighters were reportedly engaged in a pitched battle with a ferocious blaze at the Brawo electronic and furniture store on high street in Castries. First responders were notified of the fire, which reportedly started in the storeroom located in the building housing the business around 4pm Wednesday. Two fire appliances …

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IAU Blood Drive On Blood Donor Day 2016

The international American university (IAU) school of medicine embarked on a major blood drive this week, in observance of the world blood donor day. The slogan ‘share life – give blood,” hopes to draw attention to the fact that donating blood is an act of giving life. IAU officials say …

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Miss IGA 2016 Meets Super J Team

Consolidated Foods Limited Continues to pledge its support to the national carnival queen pageant. In June, miss Super J IGA 2016 Shatoya Jn. Baptiste toured the facilities of the various Super J branches.

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Youth Synergy Tree Planting Drive

A reforestation initiative by a local youth group is officially underway. The Babonneau youth synergy kicked off its tree donation drive on Friday June 10th, 2016. Members say they are pleased with the public’s response to the project and are calling on other youth groups to adopt similar conservation programmes.

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Thread Snake Discovery

One of the smallest snakes in the world was unearthed during an excavation exercise on Monday and handed over to personnel at the ministry of agriculture.

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Saint Lucia Launches Vision 2030

Saint Lucia has launched a major program to reduce the island’s risk to natural disasters. Called ‘vision 2030,’ it involves measuring risk reduction at a national level. At a time of increasing concerns about impacts of climate change and natural disasters, the programme hopes to reduce losses from flooding, landslides …

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SALCC-GEF Solar Power Project

The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and the global environment fund have teamed up to undertake research on the impact of Photovoltic power plants on local households. It’s the first major project of the college’s Vaughan Arthur Lewis institute for research and innovation known as Valiri.

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Wasco Bemoans Equipment Theft

The water and sewage company (WASCO) is again issuing urgent pleas to end the theft of the company’s equipment. Wasco’s communications manager says the practice is costly and disruptive to WASCO’S work and is appealing for public cooperation.

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