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PM: GOVT WILL EXAMINE LEGAL OPTIONS IF TUF DECLINES PAYMENT PROPOSAL

Prime Minister Hon Allen Chastanet has published an open letter addressed to Trade Union Federation president Julian Monrose, making a final appeal for them to accept government’s payment proposal for civil servants. The prime minister writes: “Should our offer not be accepted, we will have to examine our legal options in …

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NIC CLEARS THE AIR ON COVID 19 INCOME PAYMENTS

Many Saint Lucians on the breadline, the promise of income assistance by the national insurance corporation was welcomed relief. However, not everyone is happy with the initial payout with some recipients receiving less than they expected. Now the national insurance corporation is clarifying the process.

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ISAAC DOWNPLAYS ST JUDE HR MANAGER ROW

Health minister Mary Isaac is down-playing the ongoing row between staff and the human resource manager at the St. Jude hospital. She says it’s just a simple misunderstanding between line staff and management which has gotten out of hand. The national workers union and the minster met with management on …

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UPDATE ON BABY BOY FOUND IN GARBAGE BIN

The new born baby boy found in a trash bin last week is now receiving care from a family as authorities continue the search for his parents and permanent home for the abandoned infant. Officials are encouraging Saint Lucians to desist from spreading inaccurate information on the case which could …

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TEMPERATURE CHECKS AND APPOINTMENTS FOR BEAUTY SHOPS

The St. Lucia bureau of standards is recommending the use of touch-less infrared thermometers for workers of the hair and beauty industry. The bureau of standards has been working with the trade association and the ministry of health to finalize protocols to re-open the sector.

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ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OUTLINES RESTART OF MASS

Archbishop Robert Rivas observes that churches are moving into a new era as it pertains to mass and churches due to the covid-19 virus. The health and equity ministries have granted approval to all the parishes of the catholic church to recommence operations. The catholic church officials held a press …

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