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Recording Artiste Joins Suicide Prevention Fight

Meanwhile, in February, songwriter John Antoine released his first single – “St. Lucia wake up”. He is back in September with another track – “just cry”. The song addresses the suicide rate in Saint Lucia and encourages people to look on the brighter side of life.

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Repairing The Nation’s Schools

The chief engineer has called for improved collaboration and dialogue between the ministries of infrastructure and education. This comes on the heels of revelations by education minister Dr. Gale Rigobert, that an unprecedented number of school plants in St. Lucia are in dire need of repair.

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Saint Lucia Observes Ozone Layer Day

September 16th is recognized annually as the international day for the preservation of the ozone layer. Locally, the ministry of sustainable development is hosting a week of activities that will include presentations at primary schools and a sale on recovery and recycling equipment for the refrigeration and air conditioning sector.

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Lucelec Installs Fault Detection System

Lucelec recently installed a system to improve the detection of faults on its transmission lines. The “traveling wave fault location system”, hones in the site of faults on the 66-kilovolt transmission network lines to within 50 meters. Saint Lucia is the first in the Caribbean to install this network.

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PM Reports On Three Country Trip

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet held a press briefing on Monday on his a three-country trip from august 6th to the 14th, 2016. Over the course of eight days, the prime minister visited London, Paris and Morocco respectively. In London, he met with the staff of the high commission for Saint …

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NEMO Finalizes Country Document for Disaster Risk Reduction

In August, the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) met with stakeholders to finalize a country disaster management work programme. The program identifies how Saint Lucia can best mainstream comprehensive disaster management across sectors. It will help to minimize vulnerabilities throughout society and improve resilience of the country’s citizenry.

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SLASPA Conducts Navigation Workshop

Saint Lucia is making moves to update navigational lights to comply with international standards. This was the focus of a four-day workshop by the government of Saint Lucia through the Saint Lucia air and sea ports authority (SLASPA).

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Meet Bruno, The RSLPF Marine Unit’s Best Friend

German shepherds, Rottweiler’s and blood-hounds are among the most popular police dogs – mongrels are not. In Saint Lucia, terms like “rubbish breed”, “mutt” and “gutter breed” are used to describe canines that are not a result of intentional breeding. However, as Miguel Fevrier reports one smart police mongrel has …

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GEW Preps 2016 Meeting In Saint Lucia

Global entrepreneurship week (GEW) is recognized annually in November, but coordinators are hard at work planning the upcoming event. The ST. LUCIA chamber of commerce, industry and agriculture met with partners to discuss activities for GEW.

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Guy Joseph Not Done With Boundaries Case?

Although, the Castries south east MP and minister for economic growth Guy Joseph is part of the united workers party administration, technically his pre-election case against the constituency boundaries commission has not exactly gone away. He challenged the proposed re-alignment of the Castries South east constituency during the reign of …

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National Fair-trade Organization AGM

Members of the national fair-trade organization recently held their all-important annual general meeting. This year’s convention was hosted under the theme -“sustainable banana production for economic growth and development.”

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Caribbean Metals Road Show

And finally in these challenging economic times many businesses have been looking for new and different ways to reach out and connect with their customers. One local company has been thinking out of the box and attempting a variety of efforts to connect with their customers on a more personal …

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HTS Rio 2016 Olympic Coverage Schedule – Thursday August 11th 2016

HTS Rio 2016 Olympic Coverage Schedule Thursday August 11th 2016 7:25AM               Diving / Tennis 11:00AM              ESPN Live from Rio 5:00PM                Panel (With Terry Finisterre) 5:15PM                 Rugby 7’s/Volleyball 7:00PM                 HTS News4orce 8:00PM                 Tennis/Volleyball 9:10PM                 Swimming

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