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March 15th 2016 Social Workers Exhibition

Month-long activities in recognition of the job of social workers continued this week. The events are being spearheaded by the Saint Lucia association of social workers, which held a special exhibition on Tuesday.

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March 14th 2016 Francophonie Launch 2016

The Alliance Francaise has partnered in celebrating Francophonie month this march. A variety of cultural events have been organized throughout the month to celebrate the French language and culture. Winston Springer junior has more.

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March 14th 2016 Vector Awareness Week 2016

The annual observance of vector awareness week has been bumped up to march 2016, as the ministry of health focuses on reducing the transmission of vector borne diseases. The ministry has designated the period march 14th to 19th as vector awareness week, and activities will include a school poster competition …

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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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