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Young women more likely to experience poor mental health in lockdown, UK study suggests

CNN: Poor mental health during lockdown was most common among younger women in Britain, a study from University College London (UCL) suggests. UCL researchers surveyed more than 18,000 people in four cohorts...

BTC Donates House To Mother Of Former Ward

The mother of a former ward of the Boys Training Centre (BTC) Ms. Natasha Johnny, now has a safe place to call home. She is the grateful recipient of a lovely two...

17 Charities & Organisations Benefit From Prime Minister’s Independence Ball

Press Release:- A wide cross section of charities and organisations in Saint Lucia were presented with the proceeds from the annual Prime Minister’s Independence Ball on Monday July 20th 2020. At the ceremony,...

How to Automatically Mute Yourself in Zoom Meetings

WIRED.COM: MANY OF US have been working from home for months now, so you’d think we’d have all the kinks associated with remote work sorted out, right? Not so much. Zoom...

Hippolyte Concerned Over Lack Of Access To Public Bathrooms By Soufriere Poor

Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) Candidate for Soufriere, Emma Hippolyte, has written to the Mayor of Soufriere urging access to public bathrooms at Palmiste, Soufriere,  by underprivileged and impoverished residents. In the...

Second Distribution Of Funds From Soufriere Telethon Announced

Press Release:- The Soufriere Leve Ede Team is keeping to its word and is happy to announce a second voucher distribution from the virtual telethon of May 24th 2020.  Four hundred and seventy...

Saint Lucia’s BLM Movement Announces Town Hall Meetings

Saint Lucia's Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement plans to hold s series of town hall meetings throughout the country, spokesman Peter 'Ras Ipa' Isaac says. Isaac announced plans to hold meetings in...

NIC Says Economic Relief Payments Have Passed $20 Million

Press Release:- The National Insurance Corporation (NIC) today announced payment for income support under the Economic Relief Programme has exceed $20 million dollars.  As of Thursday, 9th July, the NIC has:  Processed a...

Rotary Gets New President In Crisis Year

by Marius Modeste On June 27th the Rotary Club of Saint Lucia met at the NSDC Conference room for the 54th handing over ceremony. Some members said the return of Leathon Khan is...

Government to expand public assistance and increase child disability and foster care grants

Press Release: Strengthening Social Protection Systems formed a key part of the Budget presentation by Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Honourable Allen Chastanet, as he announced several measures to bring...

Works to improve sidewalks on Bridge Street

GOVT.LC: The OECS Regional Tourism Competitiveness Project (ORTCP) will, next month, undertake sidewalk improvement works on Bridge Street, Castries. The two areas which will be resurfaced are: The area between 1st National...

Jamaican Olympian Auditions for America’s Got Talent

Jamaica Observer: Following in the footsteps of Tessanne Chin who won The Voice in 2013 and Dalton Harris who topped X Factor UK in 2018, two-time Olympian Shevon Stoddart is taking to another track...

Government To Increase Child Disability, Foster Care Grants

Press Release:- The Strengthening Social Protection Systems formed a key part of the Budget presentation by Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Honourable Allen Chastanet, as he announced several measures to bring...

Laborie Group Assists Primary Schools In the Community

Press Release:- On Thursday June 25, 2020 The Laborie Economic and Employment Forum (LEEF) presented a total of sixteen (16) Amazon Fire Tablets to four (4) primary schools in the Laborie district,...

Fond St Jacques Development Committee Distributes Relief Packages

Press Release:- Residents of Fond St. Jacques have received some measure of happiness following the distribution of relief packages by the Fond St Jacques Development Committee. The distribution which was made...

150 Families In Soufriere Benefit From SRDF Relief

Press Release:- The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (S.R.D.F) completed a three-week supply distribution initiative over this past weekend, culminating on June 14th, 2020. The organization sought to alleviate the plight faced by...

Saint Lucians With Disabilities Concerned Over Non-Payment Of Stipends

Saint Lucians with disabilities are concerned over the non-payment of their monthly stipends from the government. The disclosure comes from the President of the National Council For Persons With Disabilities, Merphilus James. He...

CCC Partners With Red Cross To Provide Relief To Staff Members

Press Release:- As part of efforts to ease the burden on its staff members during this COVID- 19 period, the Castries Constituency Council has partnered with the St. Lucia Red Cross...

SLP Concerned Over ‘Unacceptable’ Delays In Payments To Poor, Persons With Disabilities

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia Labour Party continues to hear the cries of the many vulnerable and poor persons especially those with disabilities who have had to endure unacceptable, painful delays in...

Fresh Produce Delivered To Vulnerable Families

Five hundred boxes of fresh produce were delivered to vulnerable families across the island Friday. According to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, every week 6,000 pounds of local produce is bought directly from...

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