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IMMUNIZATION WEEK 2019

Health officials in Saint Lucia have launched vaccination week 2019. They are appealing to the public to take advantage of free vaccinations at all wellness centers and hospitals.  

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DOMINICA’S CONVENT HIGH SCHOOL TO HOST ‘BUS RIDE’ AT SJC

Dominica’s Convent High School is saying ‘thank you’ to the St. Joseph’s Convent (SJC) for its benevolence following the passage of Hurricane Maria in 2017. The all-girls secondary school, based in the capital Roseau, was severely damaged after the hurricane and the SJC opened its doors to as many students …

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TO SHAKE OR NOT TO SHAKE HANDS

Social media is abuzz with reaction to former Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony’s apparent refusal to shake the hand of his successor – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. The incident came at the end of debate on the 2019/2020 budget.  

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SALCC HOLDS ‘DESTRESSOR’ FOR STUDENTS

Exams can be a stressful time for students. The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College has embarked on its 3rd year of providing a day dedicated to encouraging pupils to remain level-headed and focused during the assessment period.      

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FAREWELL FOR VENEZUELAN AMBASSADOR

The commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States has paid tribute to outgoing ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela accredited to the OECS Her Exellency Leiff Escalona. The ambassador who presented her diplomatic credentials to the OECS on the 6th June 2013, departed Saint Lucia on Monday 15th …

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20TH STEPHEN WAYNE LOUIS MEMORIAL LECTURE

The 20th Stephen Wayne Louis Memorial lecture was delivered over the weekend under the theme: “Africa and her diaspora – remembering slavery and the transatlantic slave trade.” History lecturer Dr. Winston Phulgence urged educators to ensure that history’s important lessons are taught at school.  

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SIGN HAZARD IN CASTRIES

One campaigner is calling for the adjustment of a recently installed sign in the city. He says the sign needs to be adjusted before someone gets hurt.  

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CHOSIEUL LEADING THE WAY IN LAND CONSERVATION

The community of Choiseul is leading the way in land conservation. The Choiseul Emergency Management Organisation (CEMO) is helping restore some of the lands in the Choiseul community, in order to ensure greater resilience of the community’s lands. The latest effort involves the planting of special plants in (at risk) …

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EMPLOYERS’ FEDERATION TALKS INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

The St. Lucia Employers’ Federation has welcomed what it says is the calmer industrial relations climate in St. Lucia. The Executive Director of the Employers’ Federation, Joseph Alexander in a sit down with HTS News4orce on Monday, says that curbing the high rate of unemployment should be government’s main target. …

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