Science & Technology

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OECS upgrades data collection methods

The Statistical Services Unit aids in transition to computer-based surveys. Staff members of the Statistical Services Unit at the OECS Commission recently teamed up with enumeration officers of Saint Lucia’s...
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OECS supports geothermal energy exploration

Financing and government policy have been identified as the major challenges to the development of geothermal energy in the Eastern Caribbean, a survey conducted by the Energy Unit of...
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St. Lucia Times to Launch Notification Service on January 1, 2017

Castries, December 27, 2016: We have realized that people love to have news delivered to them. Having thousands of WhatsApp subscribers has posed a number of problems for our team...
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WhatsApp to end support for certain mobile devices

WhatsApp has announced that they will soon end support for certain devices. The following platforms will no longer be supported at the beginning of 2017: Android 2.1 and Android 2.2 ...
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OECS Intellectual Property Online Forum: December 2, 9 and 16, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016 — The Competitive Business Unit (CBU) of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, wishes to invite firms and individual entrepreneurs interested in participating in...
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Invest Saint Lucia announces the relaunch of its new website

Invest Saint Lucia (ISL), the Government agency charged with promoting, stimulating and facilitating investment on the island, has relaunched its website – www.investstlucia.com The redeveloped site is the main promotional...

ECTEL study reveals impact of broadband on economic growth

Press Release:- A study on “The Impact of Broadband on Economic Growth in ECTEL Member States” indicates that an increase in the broadband penetration rate of 1%, would lead...
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Customers Embrace Flow Lend Credit Advance App for Prepaid Mobile

MIAMI, FL, September 14, 2016 – Customers who need to top up their phone’s credit but are short on cash, or simply can’t make it to a top-up station,...
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Apple Ditches Headphone Jack in New iPhone 7

NBC News: Apple is ditching the traditional headphone jack in order to create a skinnier iPhone 7. The design change, which had been the biggest point of speculation about the...
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Caribbean Airlines Bans Use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on all Flights

Trinidad Express: Regional carrier Caribbean Airlines has enforced a ban with immediate effect on the in-flight use and charging of the defective Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on its...