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Kraft Cheese recall fears allayed

America’s food and beverage power-house Kraft on March 17th issued a recall of over 240 thousand cases of its Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner. More than six million boxes of the tainted product were shipped across the US and to the Caribbean. The St. Lucia bureau of standards has responded …

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Flip-Flopper back and forth continues

The leader of the parliamentary opposition and Micoud North MP Dr. Gale Rigobert has shrugged off claims by the incumbent that she is a flip-flopper. Prime Minister and SLP leader Dr. Kenny Anthony took Dr. Rigobert to task, for what he alleges is inconsistent statements on talk of the release …

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Sweeping banking reform begins

Saint Lucia is one of the first OECS territories to begin the process of passing legislation aimed at strengthen banking regulations to deal with future financial crises. Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony says the banking act is one of the most dramatic pieces of legislation to be enacted by parliaments …

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LPM blasts established parties healthcare rhetoric

The minority party, the Lucian People’s Movement [LPM], is chiming in on the back and forth between the SLP and the UWP on the state of the crucial health care sector. LPM leader Therold Prudent says the established parties continue to use the issue as political football.

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L.O.O steps up pressure on healthcare concerns

Leader of the parliamentary opposition Dr. Gale Rigobert continues to slam Babonneau MP Alvina Reynolds’ performance as health minister. Dr. Rigobert characterizes the Labor Administration’s handling of health care as an absolute failure.

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Baptiste on Aviation Challenges

Civil Aviation Minister Alva Baptiste has indicated that it might be in the best interest of St. Lucia for government to offer subventions to the hapless regional air carrier LIAT.

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Several injured in bus crash

It was supposed to be a routine early morning commute for passengers on board a Vieux-Fort minibus on Monday. However three people were left nursing ‘serious’ injuries at the Victoria Hospital after the bus flipped over on the main Morne road. Although the driver cited brake failure as a contributing …

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Choc Bay – Gros Islet road upgrade project

The Choc/Gros Islet high road, one of St. Lucia’s busiest thoroughfares is set to undergo a major upgrade. The government of St. Lucia has inked a Multi-million dollar deal with the Kuwait fund for Arab economic development and the OPEC fund for international development for the public works project. The …

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