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OECS Strengthens At-Risk Communities

Communities affected by the ‘2013 Christmas Eve Trough’ floods receive much-needed assistance. Wednesday, July 12, 2017 — Several OECS communities affected by the ‘2013 Christmas Eve Trough’ floods have benefited from disaster risk reduction interventions implemented by the OECS Commission in collaboration with the Government of New Zealand. The partnership, …

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New OECS Chairman Allen Chastanet visits OECS Commission

  Growing the economies of the OECS through greater functional cooperation and ensuring greater efficiency in public spending were two priority areas raised from the recent visit on Friday 7th July to the OECS Commission by new Chairman of the OECS, Honourable Allen M. Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia. …

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Pia Glover-Rolle, Cultivating Caribbean Talent through Crowdfunding

NASSAU, The Bahamas — From ripping runways to building businesses, former model Pia Glover-Rolle is now cultivating Caribbean talent through crowdfunding. Glover-Rolle’s keen eye for talent has landed her a working relationship with actress/director Kim Fields and some of her talent has been casted for big names like, DJ Khaled, …

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IMPACT Justice and CARPHA Collaborate on Model Legislation Regulation

The Canadian Government funded Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) Project and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) have collaborated to sponsor a meeting to discuss model legislation to regulate research involving human participants. This meeting will be held in the Tides Room of the Radisson Aquatica …

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The “Big Wood Man” Premiere

Cultural Activist and Director Kendel Hippolyte are teaming up to e expand the reach on the Saint Lucia Ole Mas tradition. In the upcoming moths, the pair will travel around the island to educate the public on ole Mas The first production; “the Big Ole Man” premiered this weekend at …

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1st National Bank Host Staff Dinner

Cultural activist Kennedy ‘boots’ Samuel and director Kendel Hippolyte are teaming up to expand the reach of Saint Lucia’s ole mas tradition. In the upcoming months, the pair will travel across St. Lucia to educate the public on ole mas. The first production – “the big ole man”- premiered this …

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Boosting Child Forensic Interviewing

The united nations children’s fund (UNICEF) is assisting the government of Saint Lucia to strengthen mechanisms to protect children and penalize perpetrators of child abuse. This week, the partners are holding specialized training in child forensic and investigative interviewing. They hope it will not only shield child abuse victims, but …

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RC Church Extols March For Peace

As we reported on Monday, the Castries archdiocese has collaborated with the catholic charismatic renewal of Saint Lucia to host a National Day Of Prayer and fasting, and a march for peace and non-violence. It’s the church’s response to address the rising crime levels and violence in society. It will …

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Building Successful Coalition of Services Industries

PRESS RELEASE:-OECS Trade Policy Unit holds one-day knowledge sharing workshop Monday, July 10, 2017 — The OECS Commission is working towards the establishment of a regional umbrella body to maximise networking opportunities for OECS services firms with Global Services Coalitions in an effort to achieve commercial growth opportunities and greater participation in …

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