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September 28th 2015 SLBS Celebrates World Standards Day

The St. Lucia bureau of standards will join the global community in the observance of world standards day on October 14th, 2015. The bureau has organized a series of activities to commemorate the event. The highlight of the activities will be the recognition of the volunteers in St. Lucia who …

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September 28th 2015 Caribbean Leaders Make Development Appeals

Leaders of small island states of the Caribbean have made a case for the region’s unique sustainable development issues. Country leaders and representatives addressed the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda over the weekend. As they prepare for the landmark framework for sustainable development, they …

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September 26th 2015 Zero Hunger Challenge

The Saint Lucia electricity services limited, (Lucelec), on Wednesday, September 23, officially presented the school feeding programme project at the Vieux-Fort primary school. The feeding project is part of the action plan of St. Lucia’s food and nutrition policy.

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September 23rd 2015 Protecting Children From Violence

CARICOM and UNICEF are joining forces to protect children in the region. This week, the ministry of health is hosting a three-day working session to develop a CARICOM regional strategy to prevent violence against children. The experts say it comes at a time of a concern about sexual abuse of …

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September 23rd 2015 Rainbow Leaders Training

One prominent saint Lucian LGBT rights activist participated in a comprehensive three-week training exercise with rainbow leaders in Europe. Leaders of the lesbian gay bisexual, transgender and inter-sex communities from across the globe gathered in europe to gain increased knowledge to secure their rights in local, regional and international fora.

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September 23rd 2015 BTC Wards Get Insight On CXC Exams

In September, CXC organized a workshop for boys in the training center. The workshop also targeted people in national enrichment learning unit. CARCIP will leverage support from the ministry through the technical vocational education and training (TVET) unit for the implementation of the training program.

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September 22nd 2015 FICS Scholarship Award

Two more students have been awarded scholarships this year thanks to financial investment and consultancy services ltd. The Lusca Theophilus and Bernadette Theophilus scholarships were presented to two students of the Choiseul secondary school for their outstanding performance at the 2015 CXC examination.

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September 22nd 2015 Dr. Long Answers Critics

The Member of Parliament for Anse La Raye/ Canaries Dr. Desmond long has broken his silence on the state of affairs in his constituency. In recent weeks, Dr. Long has come under fire from political hopeful Dominic Fedee who accused the incumbent of neglecting his constituents.

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