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BAD NEWS FOR WING LOVERS, CHICKEN IMPORTATION BAN

The veterinary and livestock services division is taking steps to safeguard the public from the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in Europe. The division has placed temporary restrictions on the importation of fresh, chilled and frozen poultry meat from the United Kingdom in particular.  

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PM CHASTANET DENIES NOT CREDIBLE WITNESS CLAIMS

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is once again denying charges that the OECS court of appeal ruled that he was untruthful in his testimony in the 2009/2010 tuxedo villas civil case. As Saint Lucia enters another election cycle, the past is being re-litigated, as political rivals settle their differences in the …

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RECOVER SAINT LUCIA RECEIVES 150 GRAND FOR COVID 19 PROJECTS

“Recover St. Lucia” has secured some much needed funds to jump start its ambitious projects geared at sparking an economic re-bound in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic. The private sector led initiative, hopes to stabilize food security, economic development, spur job creation and aid in the fight-back against rising …

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PM ADVISES CASH STRAPPED TRUST TO REVAMP BUSINESS MODEL

Prime minister Allen Chastanet has expressed sympathy for the financially-strapped St. Lucia National Trust. The woe begone organization has been swimming against the tide, ever since its subvention was removed by the UWP administration. Now the entity is mulling deep cuts and sending dedicated workers home in the face of …

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PANCAP CALLS FOR GREATER ACCESS TO HIV TESTING

The Pan Caribbean partnership against HIV and aids, PANCAP is calling on countries to improve access to HIV testing to those most at risk. Countries around the globe commemorated world aids day under the theme: “Global Solidarity – Shared Responsibility.”  

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THE BASE OR CACA BEFF RACE GROUND NO MORE

Car racing enthusiast are saying good-bye to the much beloved caca-beff, as construction work begins on the Hewannorra International Airport Re-development Project. Avid motor-sport fans are now calling for a new and commercially viable marquee.  

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NEARLY 900 SAINT LUCIANS LIVING WITH HIV

Almost 900 persons are known to be infected with HIV in St. Lucia. December 1st is designated as World Aids Day. It pays tribute to those working to provide HIV services, while calling for more focus on vulnerable groups.  

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COURT DATE FOR PROTESTING DRIVING INSTRUCTOR

Driving instructor Kingson Jean is speaking for the first time since his arrest by traffic police. He has been charged with impeding the flow of traffic, after two driving schools caused grid-lock on one of Saint Lucia’s busiest highways on Tuesday. Jean hopes the recent protest will spur the authorities …

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