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October 14th 2015 Digicel On Board With ‘Pink Friday’

The ministry of health has joined the international community in declaring October as breast cancer awareness month. To support the fight against breast cancer, the ministry has invited key partners to be part of its pink Friday initiative. Telecoms giant Digicel has answered the call.

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October 13th 2015 Preparing For Cop 21

CARICOM is stepping up its preparations for the United Nations conference of the parties, known as cop 21, in December. Saint Lucia is one of the countries which has hosted a number of preparatory meetings of negotiators and experts and the country’s sustainable development minister says there will be a …

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October 13th 2015 Breast Is Best

The ministry of health is aiming to boost the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding. The ministry is hoping that come 2016 more mothers adopt the practise that according to the health officials, can affect the lives of children into their adulthood. Chief nutritionist Lisa Hunt Mitchell says there is a direct …

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October 12th 2015 SLTU Toasts Retirees

The St. Lucia teacher’s union is toasting retired educators. Union members held a grand celebration at the golden palm events center on Saturday October 10th, highlighting the contributions that past teachers have made to the St. Lucia’s national development.

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October 12th 2015 Productivity Awareness Week Kicks Off With Fair

The second annual productivity awareness week kicked off to a good start on Monday, as members of the national competitiveness and productivity council hosted a fair for primary school students. Students gathered at the Vigie sports complex to gain some insight into the importance of productivity in school and how …

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October 12th 2015 Teachers Union Hosts Annual Rally

In October, the St. Lucia teachers’ union joined the rest of the global community in commemorating educators. A range of activities were organized to highlight the tremendous contributions that teachers have made in the education field. One of the highlights of teacher’s week was a grand rally.

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October 12th 2015 Saint Lucia Launches ‘1pointfivetostayalive’

Saint Lucia has unveiled a Caribbean climate justice campaign that brings together journalists and artistes to help articulate climate change issues that impact the Caribbean. The campaign is called ‘1.5 to stay alive’ – a reference to the 1.5 degrees Celsius limit to global warming that countries are demanding that …

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October 9th 2015 SSDF water project

Residents of the community of La Croix Maingot will have a new outlook on pipe borne water in their neighbourhood. That’s because the Saint Lucia social development fund (SSDF) has signed a contract with the water and sewage company (WASCO) to complete a three month water supply enhancement project. This …

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