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VIEUX FORT JOUNEN KWEYOL A SUCCESS

On Sunday October 29th, Belle-Vue, Vieux-Fort came to life with national dishes, the sounds of the quatro, banjo, and shak shak and songs of folk-lore. Belle-Vue was one of two communities selected for this year’s main celebration of International Creole Day.

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TAINTED BREAD?

A customer of a local bakery chain is crying foul after the alleged discovery of a foreign object in a parcel of rolls.

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FLOW TAKES OFF WITH LEVERN SPENCER JUMP CLINIC

[Press Release]  Flow Takes Off with Levern Spencer Jump Clinic Castries, Saint Lucia (October 25th, 2018):  Saint Lucia and the Caribbean’s high jump queen, Levern Donaline Spencer, has had one of the most outstanding years of her storied career in 2018. The CARICOM record holder has won gold medals at …

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ST LUCIA CRISIS CENTRE TO HOST PANEL DISCUSSION

[Press release] The St. Lucia Crisis Centre, under the auspices of the department of Gender Relations, has scheduled a panel discussion for St. Lucian men at the Castries City Hall on Monday October 29, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. All men are invited to listen to a panel made up of …

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ST LUCIA AMONG TOP 10 IN HENLEY AND PARTNERS GCPI LIST

[Press Release] Saint Lucia has secured the 9th position globally and 4th regionally in the recently released Henley & Partners Global Citizenship Program Index (GCPI). The annual report, now in its 4th edition, provides a systematic analysis and comprehensive benchmarking of the world’s most important investment migration programs and has …

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YOUNG SCIENCE AND TECH INNOVATORS AND ENTREPENEURS INVITED TO APPLY FOR THE US STATE DEPARTMENT’S 2019 GLOBAL INNOVATION THROUGH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (GIST) INITIATIVE TECHNOLOGY IDEA COMPETITION

[Press Release] Young Science and Technology Innovators and Entrepreneurs invited to apply for the U.S. State Department’s 2019 Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative Technology Idea (Tech-I) Competition     The application process is currently open for the U.S. State Department’s 2019 Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative Technology Idea …

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POLICE INVESTIGATING SUSPECTED SEX TRAFFICKING RING

Police have confirmed that one female Venezuelan national is in custody, as investigations into reports of an alleged sex trafficking ring unravel in Saint Lucia. An employee of the Castries Constituencies Council, reportedly led the Venezuelan to authorities after encountering her in the Leslie Land community in Castries on October …

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FRC CLARIFIES KWEYOL WEAR DEBATE

The perennial debate on authentic Creole clad is heating up ahead of the October 28th climax of Creole Heritage Month. The Folk Research Centre is setting the record straight on the appropriate creole wear.

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66TH MEETING OF OECS AUTHORITY

OECS heads of government tackled issues such as foreign investment, passport sales and climate change at their 66th authority meeting on Wednesday. The meeting was held in St. Vincent and the Grenadines under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves.

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SLTCC ICU DAY LECTURE

Members of the Saint Lucia Teachers Credit Cooperative Union heard from former Health Minister Dr. Damien Greaves for International Credit Union Day 2018. Dr Greaves’ lecture was based on the theme: “Find your platinum lining in credit unions”.

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