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Castries and Havana Hold Talks

Cuba’s representative in Saint Lucia his excellency Jorge Soberon paid a courtesy call on the mayor of Castries on Thursday January 19th. Ambassador Soberon says his first official visit to the Castries city council paved the way for collaboration between Castries and Havana.

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Caribbean Red Cross Zika Project Launched

The saint lucia red cross is now stepping up its fight against mosquito borne diseases. In 2017, the agency managed to secure funding from usaid to facilitate a caribbean zika project. It focuses on the reduction in vector borne diseases, cleaner communities and water-ways. On tuesday, january 17th, the red …

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Laborie Steel Pan Workshop Ends With Concert

In 2017, the Laborie pan project and Labowi promotions facilitated an international workshop in the village. Participants benefited from master classes on how to play the steel pan and Brazilian percussion. The workshop ended this past weekend with a concert performance.

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Nobel Laureate Festival Gets Financial Boost

The annual Nobel Laureate Week has been extended and re-branded as the “Obel Laureate Festival” The 2017 activities were officially launched on January 10th and include music festivals, national awards, debates and an open house at Walcott place.

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PM Measures To Spur Economic Activity

Government leader Allen Chastanet has revealed his plans for expanding the economy and providing employment opportunities in 2017. The disclosure was made at the prime minister’s first wide-ranging press conference for the New Year. He announced plans for a major call-center and attracting multi-national corporations to Saint Lucia.

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Effective Schools Orientation Training

Two schools in districts 6 have adopted the effective schools framework (formerly known as the child-friendly model). An orientation exercise was held last weekend to educate teachers about the characteristics of the structure. Winston springer junior has more.

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S.O.S Activists Staged Protest March In Vieux Fort

Members of the ‘save our sandy beach’ group are stepping up their campaign against the multi-billion dollar desert star holdings (DSH) Project in the South. The members held what was originally publicized as a silent protest in Vieux Fort on January 7th. The event was however interspersed with chants and …

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Vehicle Collision On Clarke Street

The traffic department is investigating a motor vehicular accident on Clarke Street, Vieux-Fort. On Saturday, January 7th, a red car overturned on the busy street after hitting a gray vehicle.

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PM Chastanet Defends CIP Amendments

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has come to the defence of changes made to St. Lucia’s citizenship by investment programme. The government leader, who is standing by the amendments, rebuffed opposition criticism at his first news conference for the year.

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