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March 2nd 2016 Jamaica Elections Update

Overseas, the eyes of the Caribbean have been fixed on Jamaica over the past week, following general elections in that country and the ensuing tension amid recounts in a number of constituencies. The official recount is now over and Jamaica’s electoral office has confirmed that the Jamaica labour party won …

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March 2nd 2016 Tribute To Levern Spencer

Saint Lucia’s star athlete Levern Spencer was specially recognized by the gospel Baptist church and her management team on Monday evening. Dubbed ‘a night with our star,” the event paid tribute to the multiple record holder.

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March 1st 2016 CFL Unity In The Community Micoud Launch

The latest project of consolidated foods limited (CFL)’s ground-breaking community development initiative “Super J IGA unity in community” has been unveiled in the community of Micoud. Youth representatives, community members and cfl staff joined in celebrating the restoration of the Aduka Park – the zone c winning project.

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March 1st 2016 OECS PPS-St.Jude Medicine Workshop

The OECS pharmaceutical procurement service last week conducted a 2-day procurement and supply chain management workshop for approximately 70 personnel at St. Jude hospital. The hospital sought the expertise of the regional procurement program to improve its handling of medication.

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February 29th 2016 NCA “Antibiotic Off The Menu” Drive

The national consumer association (NCA) is on a crusade to ensure that fast-food franchises in Saint Lucia are not dishing up a menu based on meat and poultry fed on a diet of antibiotics. As part of this year’s world consumer rights day observances, the NCA joins other consumer advocates …

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February 29th 2016 The Marijuana Economy?

The Caribbean Rastafari Organization is calling on the leaders of the region to consider alternative, but lucrative industries to improve the lives of their people. No surprise, the organization is promoting investment in a marijuana regulated industry.

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February 25th 2016 NIC Promotes Sneaker Day

Saint Lucia has one of the world’s highest rates of diabetes and hypertension per capita. The national insurance corporation is aware of the rise in non-communicable diseases and the impact on productivity and health care costs. But rather than just talk about it, the NIC has implemented a series of …

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February 25th 2016 Legalize It Debate

The University of the West Indies open campus Saint Lucia is leading the discussion towards a national policy on marijuana use locally. The university held a panel discussion at its Morne Fortune campus on Wednesday night. Panellists spoke on a range of issues, including the medicinal benefits of marijuana.

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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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