Foyle Young Poets of The Year Award 2018

The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2018 is open for entries! This Award is the biggest award for writers aged 11-17. It welcomes poems on any theme and entry is completely free. Since it began the Award has kick-started the career of some of today’s most exciting new voices. Past winners include Jay Bernard, Sarah Howe, Helen […]

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Taiwanese Scholarship Awardees Announced

PRESS RELEASE – The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) is pleased to announce that fourteen Saint Lucian applicants have been selected for the 2018 Scholarships. The awardees will have the opportunity to pursue a higher education in Taiwan, and serve as youth ambassadors to further strengthen the relations between Saint Lucia and the Republic […]

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St.Lucia Youth Awards

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Young Leaders Programme was established to encourage community development by challenging students to implement sustainable projects to benefit their communities, while developing leadership skills and teamwork. This year’s theme is “I am we leading Change in Our Community”. The programme operates in Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, […]

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NYC PARTNERS WITH JETBLUE PILOT NEIL JUSTIN AND SLASPA TO HOST THE INAUGURAL YOUTH AVIATION SYMPOSIUM

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia, Thursday, 16th April 2018. The Saint Lucia National Youth Council is delighted to present the inaugural “Youth Aviation Symposium”. JetBlue Airways First Officer Neil Justin, of St. Lucian parentage, in partnership with the Saint Lucia National Youth Council (NYC), Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), and Facebook Group […]

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Choiseul Credit Union To Host Independence Lecture

PRESS RELEASE: The Choiseul Co-operative Credit Union Limited will be presenting the Theresa Mason Independence Lecture on February 15th, 2018 at the Mongouge Human Resource Centre, in Choiseul at 7:00 p.m. The Independence Lecture, the 3rdof its kind, is held annually in February to coincide with St. Lucia’s Independence anniversary in honour of Theresa Mason, former […]

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Commonwealth Scholarship Now Open

Applications for 2018 Commonwealth Master’s scholarships, Commonwealth PhD scholarships, and Commonwealth Split-site scholarships are now open for candidates from low and middle income countries. Funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), these scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who […]

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97 Youth Benefit From ESERTNA Training Program

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), the Saint Lucia Social Development Fund (SSDF), the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF), and the National Skills Development Centre (NSDC), pioneered a special project geared at empowering a specific demographic of individuals from the southern region of the island. The project was called (ESERTNA) Empowerment of South Eastern Residents through […]

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SRDF Partner With US University to Host Capacity Building Workshop

The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation in its endeavor to fulfill its mandate for the improvement of the human resource capital in Soufriere, has funded a series of Non Profit Development workshops. The capacity building exercise was organized by Mr. Dominic Alexander, owner of BrightLight Consulting; management and organizational development specialist, and facilitated by Slippery Rock […]

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Laborie Boys Culminate Mathematics Month

Mathematics Awareness Month is held each year in November with the goal of increasing public understanding of and appreciation for mathematics. On the 29th November, the Laborie Boy’s Primary School held its annual Mental Mathematics competition to culminate the end of Mathematics month. The competition entailed each class being represented by a parent who was […]

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Ministry of Health & Wellness is embarking on a campaign to discontinue the sale of sodas on school compounds

Sodas are considered to have disastrous effects on health. Regular consumption is linked to diabetes, heart disease, obesity, asthma, cavities among others. On the 23rd of November, 2017 the Chief Nutritionist in the Ministry of Health & Wellness Lisa Hunt Mitchell, hosted one of several meetings with school principals from District 5, 6 and 7 […]

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