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Happy Teacher’s Week to All Teachers

PRESS RELEASE:-So teachers’ week is here. At a time when democratization of education is a widespread discussion topic, the theme “Teaching in Freedom: Empowering Teachers” seems rather timely. Empowering the single most important contributor to education “the teacher” cannot be overemphasized. The custodians of our future generational leaders need to operate in an environment where they are free to develop creativity and critical thinking among learners without fear of restriction or discrimination. Provision of necessary opportunities and resources to facilitate growth and upward mobility has to be paramount in this…

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Auditions open for Caribbean Youth Fest

Talented artistes from Saint Lucia once again have the opportunity to showcase their abilities at Caribbean Youth Fest. The annual competition has provided the opportunity to hundreds of young Saint Lucian musicians over the past years, and this year it is expected to be bigger and better than ever. Youth Fest invites young Saint Lucians aged 10 to 29 to submit original audition audio tracks, from which the judges will select competitors for the Dec. 17 finals. Eight artistes in the teen category (10-19) and eight artistes in the twenties category (20-29)…

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St Jude Hospital donates backpacks and school materials to students

(PRESS RELEASE) – St Jude Hospital donated over one hundred backpacks and supplies to school children in communities across the south of the island at the start of the new academic year. The main healthcare provider in the south of St Lucia partnered with community groups, and school officials to identify students most in need. The backpacks were originally presented to St Jude Hospital by the Toronto-based Caribbean North Charities Foundation. They each contain a pencil case with pens and pencils, a file folder, geometry set, ruler and a packet of…

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Saint Lucians urged to hold the UWP accountable

(PRESS RELEASE) – Concerned that our nation is headed down a slippery slope in terms of its economic prospects, compounded by the daily occurrence of violent criminal activities, social indiscipline and worries over whether our healthcare system is sufficiently equipped to deal with the needs of the sick and afflicted in our nation, the Lucian People’s Movement (LPM) has issued a call to Saint Lucia’s silent majority to wake up and finally become a part of the country’s political discourse. In these current times of great despair and uncertainty, no right-thinking…

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