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    Industrial impasse between NWU and BOSL resolved

    March 31, 2015 | Comments: 0
    PRESS RELEASE - An Industrial impasse between the Management of Bank of Saint Lucia (BOSL) and the National Workers Union (NWU) has been successfully resolved. Earlier Tuesday March 31, 2015 ...
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      Cable and Wireless/Columbus merger finalised

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      PRESS RELEASE - Cable and Wireless Communications, Plc (CWC) announced today that it has completed its US$1.85bn acquisition of 100% of the equity of Columbus ...

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      DID YOU KNOW?

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      Did you know the Castries harbor that the French called le Petit Cul de Sac or le Carenage was one of the busiest ports in the Caribbean? For years the only activity ...

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    Sunken tugboat to resurface soon

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    The process to remove a sunken tugboat in Port Castries is almost completed, officials have confirmed. The Doggersbank sunk in Port Castries last October, and is currently being secured to remove any debris that may be inside the vessel. Officials of the MVP Walrus said the floating of the Doggersbank is progressing well. The team has already inserted lifting bags which is filled with air to allow the vessel to float to the surface. The…

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    Digicel equips Micoud Secondary School with new laptops

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    PRESS RELEASE – In keeping with Digicel’s commitment to the advancement of education in St.Lucia, the company on Wednesday March 18 the quipped the Micoud Secondary School’s newly refurbished Learning Resource Centre (LRC) with fourteen computers. The Micoud Secondary School’s Learning Resource Centre was in October of 2014 severely destroyed by fire. The school suffered a major loss and is to date still on a shift system and has had to operate from the Micoud…

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    JUSTUS to host concert fundraiser

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    PRESS RELEASE – This Easter JUSTUS, the leading youth vocal group in Saint Lucia is excited to share with the general public yet another celebration of mixed choral music. This concert will be held at the Bougainvillea Conference Room at the Bay Gardens Hotel on Sunday 12th April 2014 at 7:00pm. This concert will form part of the choir’s annual fundraising ventures and will hold an entrance fee of $20.00 #JustusSingsPraise will allow 20 young…

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    Justin (left) and another participant.

    Saint Lucian youth leader returns from UN youth conference

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    PRESS RELEASE – Ms. Dianthea Justin successfully participate in the UN WCDRR Children & Youth Forum from March 11th to March 18th in Sendai Japan. Ms. Justin describes her experience as a very interactive, effervescent well informative forum, she was able to use her strengths, skills and ability confidently to lead change, meanwhile learning and equipping herself with DRR tools to become a local resilience leader. One of the outcome from this forum was for…

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    Gros Islet Primary wins top honours at Young Authors Competition

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    PRESS RELEASE – An exciting day for Gros Islet’s budding authors and their sponsors and supporters. Wednesday, March 25th was Grow Well’s award presentation for the Young Authors short story competition involving nine (9) primary and Secondary schools in the Gros Islet District. With a crowd of nearly 200 people at the Gros Islet Secondary School in Beausejour the young students who participated in the Young Authors competition were wonderfully celebrated. The audience included Her…

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    Police Welfare Association to hold AGM today

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    PRESS RELEASE – The Police Welfare Association wishes to inform its members of their Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held at the Police Auditorium on Tuesday, 31st from 10 am. The Dennery Development Foundation (D.D.F) 4th AGM was held yesterday Sunday 29th March 2015 at the Dennery Primary School from 5:00pm, the program included reports from The Chairperson, Treasurer, Education Committee, Social & Cultural Committee. The election of officers to serve on Dennery Development…

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    Leo Club of Castries celebrates 31st anniversary

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    PRESS RELEASE – The Lions Club of Castries join with our District Governor Lion Isaac Solomon,  Our Region Chairman Lion Maureen Graham,  Zone Chairman Lion Michelle Haynes, and other clubs in Zone 3B, in congratulating the members of the Leo Club of Castries as they celebrate their 31st Anniversary of their charter as a club on April 07, 2015. As an integral part of the Lions International network, Leos also have their own network of…

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    Octave, HLGU set wins record

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    The Hannibal-LaGrange Trojans (13-17, 3-4 NAIA South) set a new single season wins record Thursday night, defeating Lindenwood-Belleville (17-13, 1-7 NAIA South) for the second time this season. HLGU’s previous wins record was set in 2011 with a 12-17 finish. The Trojans used come from behind wins in the final two sets to down the Lynx in five frames, 25-22, 19-25, 25-27, 25-23, 23-21. “I am really happy with how we fought,” commented HLGU Head Coach…

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    Vaval, Eagles near perfect in KIAC opener

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    With just under a month to go until the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tennis Championships, the hosts are rounding into good shape. The Sasbury University men’s tennis team kicked off KIAC play Friday night at Pippa Passes, Kentucky, as they traveled to Alice Lloyd College for an evening matchup. The Battle Of The Eagles ended with the visitors completing a clean sweep, and a near shutout, as they gave up just one game in nine total matches….

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    NWU threatens to expose “unscrupulous employers”

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    PRESS RELEASE – The National Workers Union (NWU) said that during its crucial period of operations and having been exposed to the financial crisis from which Saint Lucia was not spared, the NWU has had to revisit some of its policies and strategies when dealing with industrial relations matters with most of its companies. A new thrust of cooperation, compromise and plant stability has been the hallmark of the NWU’s industrial relations engagement. Equally, companies…

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    National Arts Festival in full colour and splendour

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    PRESS RELEASE - Creative spaces were teaming with excitement this year as Saint Lucian artists prepared for the National Arts Festival (NAF); a festival featuring creative Saint Lucians dedicated to sharing with their fellow country folk the true essence of beauty manifested through various genres of the arts. Under the direction of the Cultural Development Foundation, activities engaged young and young-at-heart from around the island. Together, they created an intricate tapestry made up of diverse threads…

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    Gros Islet Football League competition continues

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    PRESS RELEASE – The Gros Islet Football League Promotional Competition continues on Wednesday 1st April at the Corinth Playing Field featuring Young Bay Strikers vs GMC United at 4.00 p.m. The games continue on Thursday 2nd April at the Corinth Playing Field with Super J Northern United vs Seaview at 4.00 p.m. The Gros Islet Football League Promotional Competition will continue the following week of April.

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    Trevor’s “only mistake was walking from one apartment to another” – police official

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    Toronto police have said that 17-year-old Trevor Seraphine was gunned down in “cold blood” as they released the identities of two brothers wanted in connection with the deadly shooting. “Trevor was a recent immigrant of St. Lucia, and I can tell you that his only mistake… Was walking from one apartment to another while there were these two predators in the parking lot,” said Toronto homicide detective Tam Bui. “Trevor was simply gunned down in…

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    The alleged stabber (sitting) being held by a plain clothes police.

    UPDATE: Man stabbed at Monchy bus stand

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    A male hotel employee was stabbed in the vicinity of the Monchy bus stand in Castries at around 2 p.m. today. An eyewitness told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) that the hotel employee was waiting to be picked up, when another man approached him and started to stab him repeatedly. The woman, who has a small confectionery stand where the incident occurred, said the man used two knives to stab the hotel employee. He sustained…

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    Roheman unbeaten in weekend tennis

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    Stacey Roheman enjoyed an undefeated weekend, as the Howard University Bison tennis team faced a pair of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opponents and came away with a 2-0 record against Maryland Eastern Shore and Coppin State. The Lady Bison completely dominated the Lady Hawks in their first game of the weekend on Saturday. Howard only allowed UMES to win three total games across the nine singles and doubles matches in a strong opening to MEAC conference…

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