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SLTU 2018 EDUCATION CONFERENCE

The St. Lucia Teacher’s Union (SLTU) Held Its Annual National Education Conference At The Pastoral Center On Wednesday. This Year’s Theme Was: “Quality Education – Teachers The Heartbeat”.

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BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD FOR BANANA FARMERS

Preliminary Estimates State That 80%-90% Of Saint Lucia’s Banana Industry Sustained Damage During The Passage Of Tropical Storm Kirk. Agriculture Minister Ezechiel Joseph Says It Is Time To Go Back To The Drawing Board, With The Support Of Local Farmers. The Minister Met With Farmers This Week.

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HILAIRE PASSES ON FEDEE’S COURT DATE

Opposition Investment Spokesman Dr. Ernest Hilaire Says He Doesn’t Need A Courtroom To Disprove Minister Responsible For Tourism Dominic Fedee, On The Controversial Fallout From The Canceled Ritz-Carlton Hotel Project By Dubai Firm – Range Development.

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MASSY STORES FARMERS MEETING

“Responding To Agriculture Challenges Through Sustainable Partnerships”, Was The Theme For Massy Stores Annual Registered Farmers Meeting. Farmers And Agriculture Officials Met On Wednesday, September 26th To Discuss Their Achievements And Short-Comings In 2017.

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MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS GET FER DE LANCE TRAINING

The Forestry Division And The Saint Lucia National Trust Continue To Collaborate On A Project That Hopes To Reduce The Number Of Snake Bites By 80%, While Ensuring That The Fer De Lance Population Remains Stable. On Thursday, The Partners Brought Medical Professionals Together, To Learn More About The Endangered …

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ST LUCIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PREPARES FOR GEW 2018

[Press Release] Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a celebration of the innovators and job creators, who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore …

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JAMAICA: ASPECTS OF CXC EXAMS COULD BE ONLINE IN 5 YEARS

(Jamaica Observer) – MINISTER of Education, Youth and Education Senator Ruel Reid has reiterated that in about five years students sitting Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) subjects will do some aspects of their examinations online. “They’re already doing marking online, and all CXC exams are likely, within the next five years, …

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OPPOSITION REJECTS GOV’T HIA REDEVELOPMENT PLAN

The Opposition Has Again Appealed To The Allen Chastanet Led Cabinet To Reconsider Financing Options For The Overdue Redevelopment Of The Hewanorra International Airport In Vieux-Fort. The Opposition Is Warning That The Estimated Us $150 Million-Dollar Price Tag Secured By The Government Through A Taiwanese Government Loan, Will Further Saddle …

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CDF CELEBRATES RAMEAU POLEON

The Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) Held The 4th Installment Of Its ‘Icon’ Series On October 1st. The 2018 Cultural Icon Is Folk Musician Joseph ‘Rameau’ Poleon. He Was Honored In The Culturally Rich Community Of Belle Vue, Vieux Fort, In What Organizers Declared Was A ‘Masterful Display Of Music And …

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RSLPF WELCOMES 50 NEW RECRUITS

50 Recruits Have Started Training To Become Police Officers. The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force Course Number 36 Got Underway At The Training Academy On October 2nd. The Recruits Will Undergo Six Months Of Intensive Training At The La Toc Based Academy. This Is The First Cohort Of Successful Candidates …

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