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April 12th 2016 PM Meets VF Omnibus Operators

The prime minister and Vieux Fort south MP Dr. Kenny Anthony met the Vieux Fort route 2h drivers of the National Council on Public Transportation. The meeting was an opportunity for these operators to air grievances and find solutions to the issues confronting the sector.

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April 11th 2016 SLHTA On Zika Cases Tourism Impact

Last week’s confirmation by health officials of two local cases of the Zika virus did not catch tourism officials off guard. The chief executive officer of the Saint Lucia hotel and tourism association (SLHTA) says armed with the knowledge that the virus could be confirmed here at any time, members …

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April 8th 2016 Environmental Sensitivity Mapping

The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), with support from the international maritime organisation (IMO), is working on an environmental sensitivity index map for Saint Lucia. This type of map is integral to oil spill planning. In the event of a spill, it would allow authorities to quickly …

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April 7th 2016 Driving Teachers Launch Road Safety Campaign

Amid a raft of traffic collisions on Saint Lucia’s roads, the national association of driving schools wants to bring about positive behavioral change to reduce the staggering road accident statistics. The organization is trying to inculcate a culture of public safety in both motorists and pedestrians.

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April 8th 2016 1st National Supports SALCC Job Fair

Meanwhile, the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College called on corporate St. Lucia yet again to make a positive contribution towards the development of the island’s human resource market. The tertiary institution hosted its 13th annual career guidance showcase yesterday on school grounds with another exciting turnout from the private and …

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April 7th 2016 SLTU President Concerned About Rape Cases

The president of the Saint Lucia teachers union is adding his voice to those calling for firm, tangible, measures to tackle the recent spate of rapes on the island. Julian Monrose spoke to HTS Newsforce on the Side-lines of the union’s 19th biennial convention on Thursday. He says rape is …

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April 6th 2016 Sir Arthur Lewis Annual Job Fair

Saint Lucia’s lone state-back tertiary education institution is helping its students land a job in a highly competitive labor market. The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College concluded its annual job fair this week. Students got an opportunity to acquire skills and insight into the world of work.

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