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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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October 9th 2015 Floissac Memorial Lecture

The UWI open campus St. Lucia hosted another one of its sensitization lectures. The inaugural lady Marilyn Floissac memorial lecture” was held on Wednesday at UWI’s Morne Fortune campus. A leading academic sought to put the importance of early child development into perspective.

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October 7th OECS Experts Review Education Challenges

The annual meeting of OECS member states education leaders is underway in Saint Lucia. As part of its mandate, the OECS education development management unit hosts annual planning and implementation meetings on “strengthening leadership and accountability in education. Some of the topics on the agenda included the affordability of pre-school …

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October 7th 2015 SLASPA “Less Than Container Load Launch”

Heads of the Saint Lucia air and sea ports authority conducted a meeting with leading traders and the Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corporation of Trinidad on Wednesday October 7th. The mandate was to assess the effectiveness of the seaport trade facilitation initiative which was launched in December 2014.

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October 5th 2015 Bureau Of Standards Training

The Saint Lucia bureau of standards (SLBS) has organized a series of activities throughout the month of October in observance of world standards day. This week, students from various schools got the chance to work with technical staff on an electrical safety testing program.

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October 5th 2015 Walk For A Cure 2015

The ministry of social transformation, local government and community empowerment, recently held a special consultation on the draft local authorities act 2015. The proposed law will create the legal framework to enable local councils to act as full-fledged municipalities.

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October 2nd 2015 SLU International Day Of The Elderly

St. Lucia joined the global community on Thursday in celebration of the 25th anniversary of international day of older persons. Various agencies in St. Lucia have organized events to highlight the contribution of the elderly and the need to protect this vulnerable group.

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October 2nd 2015 Endoscopy & Colonoscopy Campaign

Local doctors are receiving training in colonoscopy and endoscopy, and health officials are urging members of the public to visit their doctors if they suffer from any bowel and stomach problems. They are hoping to expand the number of doctors who can perform colonoscopies and endoscopies and boost early detection …

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