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PM Praises CARTAC

Prime Minister and minister for finance Dr. Kenny Anthony has praised the Caribbean regional technical assistance centre (CARTAC) for its role in assisting with reforms to Saint Lucia’s financial management systems. The prime minister was at the time addressing the opening of the centre’s annual steering committee meeting. He said …

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LUCELEC 2016 Staff Appreciation Awards

It was a day of celebration for employees of St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC)as the company recognized the achievements of staff for end of year 2015. The major awards, which included the announcement of “Employee of the Year”, were part of the annual LUCELEC Staff Appreciation Ceremony which was …

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Laborie Economic Forum Ends Training Program

The Laborie economic & employment forum held a ceremony for its sales and marketing trainees. The participants were trained in sale tactics and will use the newfound skills to promote the forum’s activities, including a Feste Labowie.

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Japan Funds Climate Change Project

Saint Lucia is one of eight Caribbean countries to participate in the climate partnership project funded by the government of japan. The US$15 million project will help countries improve energy security and fund adaptation programs.

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Jeanine Compton Signs Contract With Micoud North

Former UWP Micoud North MP Jeannine Compton-Antoine has taken a major step in her campaign to secure the seat on an independent ticket. Compton-Antoine signed a pact with the voters of Micoud north, pledging to adhere to the tenets of sterling representation and good governance or resign. She signed the …

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Vaccination Week Gets A Shot In The Arm

Its vaccination week in the Americas – seven days set aside by the Pan American health organisation (PAHO) to educate countries across the hemisphere about the importance of vaccinations. The 14th annual observance began on April 23rd and will end on April 30th. This year’s theme is “go for gold …

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Insaniti Carnival Launch

A newcomer to the Saint Lucian carnival scene, Insaniti Carnival Band is presenting Anthro; the Evolution of Humanity as their portrayal for 2016 mas’.

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B Is For Bully

A Saint Lucian author has published a new book on the thorny issue of bullying. The novel explains the signs and includes tips to help children deal with bullying.

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SLHTA Earth Day Clean-Up

In keeping with its declaration of 2016 as “the year of the environment”, the Saint Lucia hotel and tourism association embarked on a clean-up in the north of St. Lucia on Friday. The initiative targeted the Rodney Bay Marina area.

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Saint Lucia Ratifies Climate Change Accord

The Paris deal to slow climate change was signed by more than 170 countries at the United Nations on Friday. Experts say this marks the most states to endorse an international agreement on day one and hope this will inspire swift implementation. Caribbean leaders, who rallied around the “1.5 to …

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