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Thu, 23 Oct 2014

SOUFRIERE HOSPITAL RESTORED AS PART OF CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN’S ADOPT-A-CAUSE PROGRAMME

CIBC FirstCaribbean has adopted the Pediatric Ward of the Soufriere Hospital as part of its 2014 Adopt-a-Cause Programme. The program has over the years contributed towards the work of a number of local community groups that add value to the … Continue reading

“7TH ANNUAL SAINT LUCIA-TAIWAN PARTNERSHIP TRADE EXHIBITION”

The Ministry of Commerce, Business Development, Investment and Consumer Affairs in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) will this year host the 7th Annual Saint Lucia-Taiwan Partnership Trade Exhibition at Bay Walk Mall, 5th Floor, from … Continue reading

NWU & G4S NEGOTIATIONS AT DEADLOCK

Negotiations between the Management of G4S Security Services Limited and the National Workers Union (NWU) have reached deadlock. The parties have agreed on almost all the articles relating to fringe benefits. The establishment of a new wage structure relevant to … Continue reading

Fire Service reach out with help from Super J IGA

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The St. Lucia Fire Service is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year with a series of activities. Among them is a hamper drive/outreach programme in communities throughout the island. A number of underprivileged and less fortunate in communities around the … Continue reading

FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENTS

Petroleum prices have been adjusted effective Monday, October 20 2014, to reflect changes in import prices of fuel products from July to October 2014. While there have been slight decreases in the price of diesel, kerosene, 100lb LPG Cylinder and … Continue reading

‘Toppling Giants’

Simeon Gerson, the little spin wizard with big aspirations of playing for West Indies.

I had been referred by a local sports pundit to interview a young and upcoming bowler, and as is the norm I had already formulated this image of a tall, lanky figure in my head. To my pleasant surprise, the … Continue reading

Dead on Arrival

Boston: Five passengers experiencing flu-like symptoms aboard an Emirates flight 237 originating in Dubai were escorted off the plane at about 2:45 Monday afternoon by a team in full hazmat suits at Logan International Airport, and other passengers were kept … Continue reading

Education: The ‘Key’ to Bordelais

Bordelais Correctional Facility: An unlikely learning institution.

Bordelais is more than just a prison. The facility does not seek to serve solely as a confinement for criminals, but also to aid its inmates in obtaining a certain level of personal development, with opportunities such as its educational … Continue reading

Ebola Scare on Carnival Cruise Ship

Carnival Cruise ship Magic on Friday reported an Ebola scare from one of its passengers near Belizean shores.

With the winter cruise season opening here in Saint Lucia soon, the threat to this sector from any case of Ebola and the impact it may have is a real concern. This week marine, yachting and cruise officials met here … Continue reading

A-M u s i n g s

Musings are thoughts, the thoughtful kind. For the purpose of these articles, a-musings are thoughts that might amuse, entertain and even enlighten. A Credit to the Nation Every now and then, you come across something, meet someone, hear about something … Continue reading

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