Tag: St Lucia

Support the CTO Caribbean Relief Fund

Support the CTO Caribbean Relief Fund

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (8 Sept, 2017) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has activated its “CTO Relief Fund” through GoFundMe to help families and countries rebuild after hurricanes, particularly in the wake of the massive category 5 Hurricane Irma, which has impacted a number of member countries. All of the money raised through the CTO’s Relief […]

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Jus’ Caribbean Festival and CFD Conference great success

Jus’ Caribbean Festival and CFD Conference great success

| August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The much anticipated Caribbean Food and Drink Conference and Jus’ Caribbean Festival both sponsored by Grace Foods UK, went without a hitch and to the enjoyment of all, last weekend. The conference attendance exceeded expectations and saw High Commissioner for Saint Lucia His Excellency Guy Mayers deliver the keynote address which pointed out ‘Why the […]

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A Success Story From St Lucia: Wendel George

A Success Story From St Lucia: Wendel George

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twenty-nine year old Wendel George is from the island of St Lucia. His story is one of hard work and inspiration. Eight years ago, George graduated from the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College with an Associate Degree in Travel and Tourism. He also holds a Certificate on Quality Management Systems from the St Lucia Chamber […]

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Nia Etienne Has Ambitions For Herself & St Lucians

Nia Etienne Has Ambitions For Herself & St Lucians

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

St Lucian university student, Nia Etienne has big plans for the future. Currently she is a third year student at the University of the West Indies pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. In this interview with St Lucia’s Choice TV, Etienne talks about her experience as a university student, why she decided to study social […]

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Saint Lucia Carnival 2017 – CLTV uncut

Saint Lucia Carnival 2017 – CLTV uncut

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Pumping rhythms, sexy costumes and the people dancing under the warm Caribbean sun; welcome to Saint Lucia Carnival! Almost on the heels of the annual Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival, Saint Lucia’s cultural landscape morphs into a flurry of chrome plated steel drums, feathers, and beads. No matter where you are or who […]

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Young Lucian Turns Problem Into Business Opportunity

Young Lucian Turns Problem Into Business Opportunity

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 2014, Johanan Dujon a young man from St Lucia, saw an opportunity and founded his company Algas Organics. To many it was a problem, giant masses of brown Sargassum was washing up on beaches across the Caribbean, leaving mounds of smelly seaweed. Dujon idea was to convert Sargassum into a biofertiliser through an environmentally friendly process. But […]

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W.I-Afghan Series Ends 1-1 After Rain Scuppers Decider

W.I-Afghan Series Ends 1-1 After Rain Scuppers Decider

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Persistent heavy rain forced the abandonment of the decisive third One-Day International between West Indies and Afghanistan here Wednesday night, leaving the three-match series in a 1-1 stalemate. The adverse weather, which started overnight and continued all day, refused to relent for any significant length of time, leaving the Darren […]

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CFD Conference & JCF Festival Press Conference

CFD Conference & JCF Festival Press Conference

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Caribbean Food & Drink Conference & Jus’ Caribbean Festival Press Conference

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Debt strangling a Caribbean generation

Debt strangling a Caribbean generation

| May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

There is a real prospect that, in dealing with unsustainable debt, 11 of 13 Caribbean small states will have lost the first three decades of the twenty-first century, and foregone opportunities for poverty reduction, transformation and growth. That judgement has been made by a leading development-economist who has studied and worked on small economies. Cyrus […]

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Amputees get greater standing in Saint Lucia

Amputees get greater standing in Saint Lucia

| May 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

AMPUTEES GET GREATER STANDING IN SPORTS IN ST LUCIA Programme aims to tackle lack of opportunities for disabled people to get involved in community activities and sport SAINT LUCIA, Castries: Twenty-five coaches, special ed teachers and community youth mentors from across St. Lucia attended a two day workshop to better understand how sport can offer […]

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