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January 21st 2016 EU & PAHO Reaffirm Support For Owen King

A delegation from the pan American health organisation (PAHO) and the European Union (EU) has reaffirmed their commitment to the Owen King EU hospital. The team, along with health experts from Martinique, met with local health officials as part of a two-day visit. They explored areas of cooperation as Saint …

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January 20th 2016 Falling Oil Prices, Not All Good

While consumers in Saint Lucia celebrate and reap the benefits of plummeting oil prices on the world market, Trinidad and Tobago’s economy is taking a hit. A local petroleum dealer says dealers and consumers are the big winners at this time, but warns that the situation in Trinidad must be …

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January 19th 2016 Health Officials Scale-Up Zika Training

As the Zika virus spreads to neighbouring islands, health officials in Saint Lucia are stepping up educational and surveillance campaigns. St. Lucia’s chief medical officer Dr. Merlene Fredericks says Zika’s arrival in Saint Lucia is inevitable, and health officials must now focus on measures to reduce the potential impact.

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January 19th 2016 Another Homicide Victim Laid To Rest

Marcus nelson – the second homicide victim of 2016, has been laid to rest. The body of the Mon Repos Hill, Laborie resident was found on the ground on January 5th, with several lacerations. On Monday January 18th, his friends, family members and members of the Laborie community turned out …

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January 15th 2016 La Corbiniere On Overcrowding

Meanwhile, over-crowding at the Bordelaise Correctional facility is an issue that needs immediate attention. With that, the minister for national security says his ministry is devising a strategy to ameliorate conditions at the penal complex.

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January 15th 2016 French Ambassador Wants Due Process

The French ambassador to the Eastern Caribbean says he is concerned that after months of dialogue with authorities in the local justice system, there has been no major improvement in the remand situation at the Bordelais Correctional facility. Eric De La Moussaye has vowed to maintain the pressure on authorities …

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