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STUDENTS ATTEND COLLEGE READINESS SYMPOSIUM

The Education Ministry hosted its second annual college readiness symposium this week. The seminar seeks to provide prospective students with the opportunity to make a smooth transition to institutions of higher learning.

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Anticipated national address on healthcare tonight

[Press release]  The Government of Saint Lucia will this evening update the People of Saint Lucia on plans to provide affordable, quality health care for all. In a Special Address, scheduled to air at 8:00 P.M. on the National Television Network and simultaneously on local TV and radio stations, Prime …

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NHC TO PARTNER WITH PRIVATE SECTOR

The National Housing Corporation is seeking to ensure that all local contractors get a fair share of the pie. Officials of the statutory corporation say moving forward, all projects under their purview will be implemented through public-private partnerships.

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BRUNO PROJECT DEFENDS VIGIE BEACH DOGS

Bruno Project co-founder Doris Jolicoeur does not believe stray dogs were responsible for the recent mauling of two sea turtles there last week. On Friday Yvonne Edwin of the Department of Fisheries expressed her outrage at the discovery of two dead leatherback loggerhead turtles, bearing among other things, teeth marks.

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MASSY STORES ROLLS OUT NEW PLASTIC BAG POLICY

Despite some initial skepticism, Massy Stores customers have embraced the supermarket chain’s new plastic bag policy, which encourages shoppers to use reusable shopping bags or pay $0.25 cents per plastic bag. The media descended on Massy’s Sunny Acres store on Tuesday June 3rd, the first day of this policy shift.

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FOND ST. JACQUES PRIMARY RECORDS COMMON ENTRANCE FIRST

Soufriere residents are celebrating a major milestone for the town’s Fond St. Jacques Primary School. The school has emerged in the top position among public schools for students’ performance at the 2018 common entrance examination. It’s the first time that a school in district 8 has achieved this feat.   …

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ST. LUCIA WORKERS CREDIT UNION TAKES STOCK

The St. Lucia Workers Credit Union hosted its 35th annual general meeting on Saturday, June 30th under the theme; “people, purpose, passion – the pathway to success. Members assessed the union’s growth, record, achievements and shortfalls for 2017.

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GUY JOSEPH UNFAZED BY CALYPSO COMMENTARY

Tensions between local calypsonians and politicians have reached fever pitch. A seemingly unfazed Castries South East MP Guy Joseph has pushed back at this year’s political commentary from numerous calypsonians. The Economic Development Minister in the United Workers Party Administration has questions about the songwriters and suggested the lyrical content …

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SJC PRESCHOOLERS PLANT TREES

The St. Joseph’s Convent (SJC) preschool organized a tree planting exercise as part of its 2018 community day project. The school hosts environment talks annually in the month of June.

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Youth, Students Councils to put on “Lucian Leaders’ Summit”

[Press release]  The Saint Lucia National Youth Council (SLNYC) in collaboration with the National Students Council (NSC) and the Global Environment Facility and partners, takes this opportunity to officially announce the hosting of the 2018 “Lucian Leaders’ Summit” from August 13th to 17th 2018. This much anticipated event seeks to …

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Soufriere Hospital set reopen in August

[Press release] The month of August has been earmarked for the full reopening of the Soufriere Hospital following the forced closure by the recent fires at the facility. The Soufriere Hospital was officially handed over to the Ministry of Health and Wellness one month ago following the second major fire at …

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