Archive for April, 2017

TOP NOTCH

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SLBS Is Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification An internationally ranked standard certification has been awarded to the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) upon completion of a diligent and well deserved accomplishment towards the upgrade of its operations. At an official […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 11:13 AM /

Corporate Donors Lauded by UWI

St. Lucian student among 15 CIBC FirstCaribbean Scholarship winners Corporate donors to the University of the West Indies came in for high praise recently for their continued support of the university especially in “trying financial times”. Chairman of the Campus […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 11:10 AM /
Opening Session of Parliament

Opening Session of Parliament

An estimated amount totaling more than $1.5billion will be under review in a presentation to the House of Parliament for the formal opening session, next Tuesday. Her Excellency Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy, will deliver the traditional Throne Speech at […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 11:10 AM /
CIBC FirstCaribbean Maintains Partnership with UWI

CIBC FirstCaribbean Maintains Partnership with UWI

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus is expected to take a multi-million dollar step to help the Caribbean further develop through science and technology. The effort will see the establishment of a state-of-the art Faculty of Science […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 11:07 AM /
Saint Lucia to Benefit from World Bank Tourism Competitiveness Project

Saint Lucia to Benefit from World Bank Tourism Competitiveness Project

Saint Lucia, Grenada and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are expected to benefit from better connectivity, better infrastructure, and improved tourism market development as a result of a US$26 million regional project approved by the Board of Directors of the […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 11:06 AM /

Important Role of Civil Society

It has been determined that civil society plays an integral role in discussions pertaining to matters of national interest and the overall developmental plans and running of the country. When civil society airs its voice –the populace listens. Civil society […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 11:02 AM /

St. James Club Morgan Bay & NWU Commence Negotiations

Negotiations between the Management of St. James’s Club Morgan Bay and the National Workers Union (NWU) have begun. The parties met at the Board Boom of the St. Lucia Employers Federation (SLEF). During the meeting the Memorandum of Proposals submitted […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM /
The Hypocrites Who Call Themselves Saint Lucians

The Hypocrites Who Call Themselves Saint Lucians

I saw a few articles in the Caribbean News Now written by an individual who should change his name to Malicious instead of what he now uses because in my estimation this individual is full of words but as far […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM /
Update on Youth Month Activities

Update on Youth Month Activities

By: Ramia Thomas Young people are not all that bad and unruly as society suggests as there are those among them that portray a positive outlook on the general sphere of life. According to the Director of Youth, Mary Wilfred, […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 10:53 AM /

OECS, Venezuela discuss Matters of Mutual Interest

The OECS welcomed candid discussions with President Maduro and reflected on the shared history of the region. The 64th meeting of the OECS Authority, which resumed in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on April 12, was honoured by a previously […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 10:50 AM /