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February 25th 2016 Piton Film Festival Seeks Entrees

Organizers of the burgeoning piton international film festival are getting a jump-start on preparations for the presentation of cinematic productions from Saint Lucia and across the globe. Film-makers are being urged to participate in the screenings set for the summer of 2016, by wrapping up production and entering their films …

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February 23rd 2016 Electioneering Kicks Into High

Following the conclusion of the 2016 independence activities, the two political parties are wasting no time in getting back into campaign mode, as they prepare to court voters ahead of the next general election. Both the UWP and SLP will be hosting public meetings this weekend. The UWP will take …

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February 23rd 2016 OAS Honors Sir Arthur Lewis

The Organisation of American states has honoured Saint Lucia’s Nobel Laureate for economics – the late Sir Arthur Lewis. Almost eight years after adopting a resolution to rename its Washington headquarters’ meeting room number tl-76 after the celebrated economist, the room was officially renamed on Monday February 22nd – Independence …

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February 23rd 2016 OECS Hosts Tech Boot Camp

The competitiveness business unit of the OECS commission is hosting it’s first-ever tech boot camp. The 3-day event, which began on Tuesday, gives participants basic business and product development tools and techniques to start building software based company.

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February 19th 2016 OECS Crowd Funding To Aid Youth

The competitive business unit of the OECS is training students of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College in crowd funding and social media marketing. Officials of the unit are taking the training to the north and south of St. Lucia, hoping to enhance their knowledge of the dynamics of raising …

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February 16th 2016 British Caribbean Chamber Promises Rennaisance

The British Caribbean Chamber Of Commerce is continuing the renaissance in investment in the region by the United Kingdom. Towards this end, the president of the chamber, john Kennedy – the man behind the major BOKA group investment in canaries hosted the annual reception in honour of the official visit …

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February 17th 2016 Infrastructure Ministry On Self-Help Projects

The chief engineer at the ministry of infrastructure is responsible for the maintenance of public infrastructure. Over the past few months, residents across St. Lucia frustrated with the pace of repairs, have undertaken self-help road restoration projects. While the ministry welcomes the well-meaning initiatives to rehabilitate infrastructure, the department requests …

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February 16th 2016 National Vision Commission Continue Meetings

The governor general – her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy, officially swore in the national vision commission back in 2014. Since then, the commissioners have visited communities across to interact with Saint Lucians from all walks of life. With the first draft of the vision report due this summer, the commission …

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