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February 1st 2016 Raise Your Hands Public Sensitization

Ahead of international women’s day on March 8th, 2016, a local non-government organisation is on a campaign to raise awareness about women’s issues. “Raise your voice incorporated” is hosting a series of public sensitization meetings across St. Lucia. Members say the sessions provide a frank and open environment to obtain …

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January 28th 2016 Fire Service Trains Middle Managers

The St. Lucia fire service recently conducted a supervisory management course for supervisors. The training exercise was aimed at preparing these personnel for managerial positions. Jeana Philippe reports its part of a Lonterm Stragetic plan to ensure succession.

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January 28th 2016 Lessons From The Greats

As widely reported, a major forum on political harassment and violence against women in politics ended in Saint Lucia on Wednesday January 27th. The forum, which included participants from the Americas, heard from some female trailblazers in politics-including Canada’s first black female MP. Jean Augustine shared her experiences and listened …

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January 28th 2016 LIAT Scraps Fuel Surcharge

With oil trading at a 12-year-low, regional airline LIAT on Thursday announced the removal of fuel surcharges on all new tickets booked. This will begin on March 1st, 2016. Locally, tourism officials say its good news for the industry.

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January 26th 2016 Gender-Based Harassment Training

Saint Lucia played host to the Parlamericas inter-parliamentary meeting. Palamericas is the network of national legislatures of the Organization of American States members. Member states aim to draft an action plan that will tackle political harassment and violence against women.

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January 26th 2016 US Zoo Provides Fer-De-Lance Training

Do you know the difference between the fer-de-lance and the boa constructor and what measures to take if you cross paths with them? The forestry department and Saint Lucia national trust in collaboration with the Kentucky reptile zoo have the answers to these questions. They are spreading the word through …

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January 26th 2016 National Drought Training Workshop

Met officers and water management officials from the OECS are meeting in Saint Lucia, hoping to enhance their drought monitoring and early warning systems. The 4-day meeting comes as the region braces for more intense dry periods. Organisers are hoping that the talks will spur the drafting of national drought …

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