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SLBWA equip Choiseul Caregivers

[Press release] Caregivers from the Choiseul community are now better equipped to work with blind and visually impaired persons within their community, thanks to a specialized training workshop conducted by the St. Lucia Blind Welfare Association. Blind and visually impaired persons in Choiseul will now experience an improved quality of …

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ST. JUDE HOSPITAL TO REMAIN AT ORIGINAL SITE

The St. Jude Hospital will remain in Augier Vieux Fort. This was disclosed by Economic Development Minister Guy Joseph during the 28 May pre-cabinet press briefing. Since the stoppage of reconstruction works, the St. Jude Hospital reconstruction has morphed into a ‘repurpose versus relocate’ debate.

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HOME AFFAIRS MINISTER PROMISES HIGH COURT UPDATE

Home Affairs Minister Hermangild Francis says he is waiting on word from the owner of the Nyerah court building, before announcing a date for the resumption of High Court proceedings. Operations at the John Compton Highway located Nyerah court have been suspended since April 16th and members of the public …

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THE CDF HAS A NEW CHAIRMAN

Daniel Belizaire is the new chairman of the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF). Local Culture and Government Minister Fortuna Belrose made the disclosure at the pre-weekly media conference on 28 May.

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YOUTH IN ARTS GET HEFTY DONATION

A UK and St. Lucian based non-profit organization has donated 1,000 pounds sterling to the Youth in Arts Theatre Company 2018 stage production ‘masquerade master.’ The enchanted musical play is a story of the immortal papa djab and masquerade puppet characters and their journey to experience the human condition.

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MICOUD NORTH MP SEEKING SEAWEED SOLUTION

As more sargassum seaweed is expected to invade Saint Lucia’s shores in the coming weeks, the MP for Micoud North has implored her constituents to attend the public meetings and consultations seeking solutions to the infestation.

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CASTRIES VENDORS & MAYOR SQUARE OFF, AGAIN!

Castries vendors have once again taken to the media to express yet another gripe against the Castries Constituency Council. This time it is not about booths or trays, but what they claim is an essential accessory to their respective booths.

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DR. RIGOBERT WANTS FORGIVENESS OVER BEANFIELD SEC

Education Minister Dr. Gale Rigobert says she is taking full responsibility for the controversy which erupted over common entrance students who selected the Beanfield Secondary School as their high school of choice. Recently, parents were informed that the Beanfield Secondary will not permit a form one intake for the 2018-2019 …

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Nurses Association conclude Quality Care Improvement Conference

GIS – QUALITY HEALTHCARE HAS BECOME AN INTEGRATED PART OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT. The Saint Lucia Nurses Association conducted a two-day Quality Care Improvement Conference under the theme “Nursing: Providing Quality Care for All.” The conference was held during International Nurses Week. This year’s conference focused on quality care improvement. Continuous …

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Min Health, Chamber of Commerce discuss healthcare coverage

[Press Release] Officials from The Ministry of Health, Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce and business agencies, met to discuss ways in which Healthcare coverage can be boosted for citizens of Saint Lucia. The Quarterly General Meeting was convened on Thursday May 24th, at Bay Gardens Hotel. According to a 2005/2006 …

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Castries Central Youth and Sports Council launch Book Drive

[Press Release] In recognition of Reading Month 2018, The Castries Central Youth and Sports Council launched its first Book Drive, to mark this year’s theme “Collaborating to Close the Literacy Gap – Read for Change.” The council also held their own theme this year- “Power in the Pages.”   On …

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