Yesterday, March 21st a few dozen people were injured and four fatalities occurred in Cul-de-Sac, Saint Lucia as reported by St. Lucia News Online. The explosion took place at a quarry where a container filled with dynamite caught on fire.
In response to this incident, Victoria and Tapion hospitals are working diligently to ensures patients are recuperating. Victoria Hospital is in need of blood and is asking persons to please make a donation at their location on Hospital Road. The blood bank is open from 8AM-3PM, Monday to Friday. The ages for blood bank donations are 17-70 years old. 17-year-old donors must get parental consent, by having parents sign a form giving permission to donate at the blood bank. The blood bank did not specify types of blood needed but encouraged all persons within the age range to come out and give blood. Any questions regarding the donation of blood to Victoria Hospital Blood Bank, please call (758) 456-8241.
Executive Director to Caribbean Committee against Sex Crimes, and CEO of Zandoli International Foundation, Camille St. Omer is calling on the authorities in Saint Lucia to investigate child molestation and sexual abuse on the island. The recent circulation of a video including underage children engaging in violation of other children is a reminder of the decay in the moral fabric of society.
Deeply troubled by the unsettling news of the exploitation of minors in heinous ways, the organization hopes that crimes perpetrated against children will receive the fullest support of the justice system even in instances where victims lack financial or legal support. A major concern of CCASC are communities where child abuse is rampant and the incomes of families fall below the median for that district, crimes against minors go beyond the socially acceptable time frame. CCASC believes that these lower income demographics require immediate and free support by organizations on the island.
CCASC is prepared to share its programs of social development to minimize child sexual abuse and distribution of free education materials to families and school children. Caribbean Committee Against Sex Crimes is an organization with stakeholders and partner organizations throughout CARICOM and the world comprised of over 35+ groups advocating for child molestation prevention. CCASC hosted the US Department of Justice SMART office in a November 2016 meeting to determine best practices and viable options regarding CCASC and Zandoli’s advocacy for the establishment of a regional sex offender’s registry.
July 11, 2016 Zandoli launched a live chat option to faciliate communication with it’s global community, inlcuding supporters and volunteers. This new feature is available on all the Zandoli sites
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“We are hoping that in addition to email contact; which has been very slow, that this chat option will allow us to answer questions in a faster, more efficient manner. Our organization is dealing with incoming emails several magnitudes greater than we anticipated, and we are making efforts to answer each of them.”
Zandoli CEO, Camille St. Omer
The live chat is available on desktop and mobile devices, and is completely free of charge. Support staff will be available from 9-5, M-F Eastern Standard Time via the live chat.
If you have reached the live chat after hours, please submit an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wishing our family and supporters in the United States a Happy Independence Day as we celebrate the 4th of July.
Take a look at this epic list of Independence Day songs we put together last year. You don’t want to miss it!🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸
Zandoli International Foundation wishes the Governor General, Honorable Dame Pearlette Louisy a Happy 70th Birthday.
You have served with grace and honor, and we wish you several more years of blessings and good health.
Port of Spain, Trinidad, June 7, 2016: Zandoli congratulates Saint Lucians on their new chapter! We look forward to continuing our work with the Government of Saint Lucia in a capacity that serves the greater good of humanity. After considerable research we are looking to amend our original petition to include that the Sex Offender Registry be accessible to authorized parties. This includes, but is not limited to law enforcement agencies, health care workers, and education professionals. We thank the people of Saint Lucia for their support in helping bring this effort to the desks of our leaders. We entrust them to move forward with the safety of Saint Lucians as their highest priority.
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ZANDOLI INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION congratulates Saint Lucians on their new chapter! We look forward to working with the Government of Saint Lucia in a capacity that serves the greater good of humanity. We say a special “Thank you!” to the Saint Lucia Labour Party for supporting our Sex Offender Registry petition. May God bless us all.