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Over 100 apply for Taiwan Scholarships

PRESS RELEASE – The 2017 “Taiwan Scholarship” Programs are well received by Saint Lucian students. This year, the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) received 184 applications, among them, 107 for Taiwan Scholarship, 68 for ICDF Scholarship and 9 for I-SHOU Medical Scholarship. Qualified students were interviewed at the …

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Operationalising OECS Customs Union

PRESS RELEASE – Operationalising the OECS Customs Union, which will result in the removal of barriers to free trade in the region, is being strengthened through a series of regional capacity building consultations being undertaken by the OECS Commission. These sessions will provide a clearer understanding of the new era …

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National Arts Festival Billed a Success

PRESS RELEASE – What a weekend this past one was, as the final curtain call was taken at the National Cultural Centre, bringing an end to the 2017 installation of the National Arts Festival (NAF).   From its inception, the festival has aimed to sustain the invaluable work which the …

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Laborie Credit Union Holds Third Annual Fair

The Laborie Cooperative Credit Union collaborated with the health ministry and the community nursing department to host their 3rd annual health fair. The aim of the fair, which is to promote healthy communities, also featured a walk to independence square. Laborie residents were given tips on healthy eating and physical …

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More than 50 police officers complete new patrol training

On April 25th 2017, 55 police officers graduated from inaugural patrol trade craft training course.  The patrol trade craft program focused on; Police discretion Patrol techniques Observation Traffic responsibilities The patrol trade craft program is indented to promote community based policing and foster amicable ties with citizens in the fight …

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THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR IS TO UNVEIL THE FINAL DRAFT OF A NATIONAL POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR SAINT LUCIA

Press Release: DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE, PORTS, ENERGY AND LABOUR April 28th 2017 – THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR IS TO UNVEIL THE FINAL DRAFT OF A NATIONAL POLICY ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR SAINT LUCIA, DURING A ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON FRIDAY, APRIL 28TH 2017.  THE WORKSHOP, WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE FINANCIAL CENTRE …

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