Friday, April 23, 2010
“We have to do everything we can to make them understand their role in society. The sports clubs will teach them basic skills: how to be responsible, how to come out and work as a team, how when you say something, you must do it; this is the basis of club organisation.” “I am giving something today to make a start, but what really makes me happy is when I can see young people go out there and help themselves as much as possible. I want to see you organise a little car wash to make some money; similarly, the people who are allowing their vehicles to be washed should support you in any other way that they can.”
He continued, " I know you want a field, but you need to identify the lands and government will put the neccessary ools in place to have your dreams come true." In his remarks he took the oppurtunity to inform the gathering that works on the driveway proposed for this community has been approved and that works will commence in the coming weeks.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Facilitator of the training Mrs. Clara Edward instilled in the participants of the program, the importance of mastering the skill needed to complete the enumeration properly. She patiently progressed to each section of the Census Manual to make sure that the prospective enumerators/supervisors understood the procedures comprehensively.
Monday, April 19, 2010
This has been confirmed by the Clerk of Parliament Mr Kurt Thomas.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with the GIS, Mr Thomas said the Office of Parliament has made all the necessary preparations for the prime minister's budget presentation.
“The itinerary for the 2010 budget which will take place on Monday April 19, begins from 8:30AM with the meeting of the Standing Finance Committee which is an informal session of the House of Assembly. At 9:30AM members of the public who have been invited will be seated. At 10AM there will be the formal opening of the House of Assembly to be followed by the formal opening of the Senate. At 10:45 the Governor General will make her arrival and thereafter inspect the Guard of Honour; subsequently, she will meet in joint sitting with members of the Parliament and the Senate to deliver the throne speech, At 4:30 in the afternoon the second sitting of the House of Assembly will commence where the Prime Minister will deliver the budget address,” Thomas explained.
On Wednesday, April 21 and Thursday, April 22 will be the formal debate of the House of Assembly. These meetings will begin from 9AM on each day respectively. The Parliament Office encourages members of the public to tune in to view or listen to the proceedings of the House of Assembly on these days.”
Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Honourable Stephenson king has indicated that the 2010/2011 estimates of expenditure will seek to stimulate economic activity in the country and re-energise and excite the populace.
Tune to the link on the left to follow the opening ceremony and the Rep's contribution.
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
This is the 3rd delegation of medical volunteers form CCH since CCH signed a twinning agreement with St Jude Hospital in July 2009. It is composed of: Dr. Lin, Hsiao Tsu, Obs/Gyn; Dr. Chang, Ing-Lin, Orthopedics/ER; Dr. Lai, Kuan-Ju, Internal Medicine; Dr. Yu, Wan-Nien, ENT; Ms. Yang,Chuan-Chuan, Emergency Nurse and Ms Hu, Chen-Chen, Operation Room Nurse. They are accompanied by their Team leader, Dr. Huang, Luke, Coordinator Dr. Nina Kao, His Excellency Tom Chou, Ambassador and Ms. Susana Huang, Third Secretary.
Minister Bousquet indicated that he was touched by the spirit of sacrifice from the Taiwanese volunteers. They went through a long wearing journey from Taiwan to Saint Lucia to help the St Jude Hospital. They will not only make a great contribution to the health care service of Saint Lucia, but also help strengthen the already cordial relationship between Saint Lucia and Taiwan. Minister Bousquet hoped Ambassador Chou could convey his appreciation to the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
Monday, April 05, 2010
It appears that a small section within an area airmarked for a field was leveled so that the soccerama could take place.
Bousquet, although booked to travel to England that Sunday, made time to be at the game to present trophies and a monetary prize to the organisors.
Bousquet, who was already running late for his flight left with the organisors two trophies and $500.00 to be used during the prize-giving ceremony at the end of the game.
Receiving the donation from Bousquet was the captain of the Jetrine Football team. In his gladness and gratefulness the capain thanked the Rep and went on to welcome the Rep's intent on getting the sporting public a long deserved field.