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Vieux Fort MP Calls Out Government On Flood Works

Vieux Fort North MP Moses Jn Baptiste claims that with almost three weeks into the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, flood mitigation works in his constituency have yet to begin. However, the government is calling for patience, as it unfurls a work schedule following the passage of the appropriation bill.

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UWI Open Campus Pilot Joint Spanish Training

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus and the University of Quintana Roo have announced the start of an introductory spanish language training program, which will be held at the UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia site.

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PM On Talk Of No New Teaching Hires

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says there could be a limit on new teachers entering the school system due to shrinking class sizes. This week, reporters asked Chastanet about concerns in some quarters about possible dismissals. Chastanet declares that the school system is due for an overhaul. He says the education …

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PM Provides Quarry Explosion Update

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has disclosed that his office is working with the labor department to determine insurance companies next move in the wake of the RG Quarry disaster. On march 21st, a container exploded at Rayneau Quarry construction in cul-de-sac killing four people, wounding over 30 others and damaging …

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Health Ministry Vector Awareness Fair

The Health Ministry observed its annual vector week on Friday with a fair themed – “be the change, pest must go”. This year, the fair runs from June 19th to June 25th and aims to educate the public on preventing mosquito borne illnesses. It will also provide residents with information …

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Health Minister On March Towards UHC

Plans for the universal health-care system are underway. The UWP’s 2016 manifesto stated it would create an affordable health care system characterized by excellence and a universal service to Saint Lucians. This week, Health Minister Mary Isaac announced that the UWP intends to bring the health-care program on stream this …

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