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February 25th 2016 NIC Promotes Sneaker Day

Saint Lucia has one of the world’s highest rates of diabetes and hypertension per capita. The national insurance corporation is aware of the rise in non-communicable diseases and the impact on productivity and health care costs. But rather than just talk about it, the NIC has implemented a series of …

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February 25th 2016 Legalize It Debate

The University of the West Indies open campus Saint Lucia is leading the discussion towards a national policy on marijuana use locally. The university held a panel discussion at its Morne Fortune campus on Wednesday night. Panellists spoke on a range of issues, including the medicinal benefits of marijuana.

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February 25th 2016 Piton Film Festival Seeks Entrees

Organizers of the burgeoning piton international film festival are getting a jump-start on preparations for the presentation of cinematic productions from Saint Lucia and across the globe. Film-makers are being urged to participate in the screenings set for the summer of 2016, by wrapping up production and entering their films …

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February 23rd 2016 Electioneering Kicks Into High

Following the conclusion of the 2016 independence activities, the two political parties are wasting no time in getting back into campaign mode, as they prepare to court voters ahead of the next general election. Both the UWP and SLP will be hosting public meetings this weekend. The UWP will take …

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February 23rd 2016 OAS Honors Sir Arthur Lewis

The Organisation of American states has honoured Saint Lucia’s Nobel Laureate for economics – the late Sir Arthur Lewis. Almost eight years after adopting a resolution to rename its Washington headquarters’ meeting room number tl-76 after the celebrated economist, the room was officially renamed on Monday February 22nd – Independence …

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February 23rd 2016 OECS Hosts Tech Boot Camp

The competitiveness business unit of the OECS commission is hosting it’s first-ever tech boot camp. The 3-day event, which began on Tuesday, gives participants basic business and product development tools and techniques to start building software based company.

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