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April 14th 2016 Martinique Seals OECS Associate Membership

Martinique is officially an associate member of the organization of eastern Caribbean states. The deputy head of mission from the embassy of the Republique of France, officially presented the instruments to the director general of the OECS Dr. Didacus Jules during a formal ceremony on Thursday April 7th 2016, at …

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April 14th 2016 CFL Host Potato Farm Field Tour

As part of its continued commitment to the development of a white potato industry in Saint Lucia, a team from (PROPEL), which is a project designed to promote regional opportunities for produce through enterprises and linkages, visited farmers across St. Lucia who are currently involved in production.

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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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