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UWP Treasurer Questions Health Minister’s Priority

UWP treasurer and communications director Nancy Charles has slammed the current health minister’s record. With the election season in full gear, representatives from both established parties have exchanged barbs on policy, and healthcare is one of the wedge-issues. Charles’ latest attack follows an alleged unsatisfactory experience with the public health …

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Opposition Leader Demands Budget Date

The leader of the parliamentary opposition Dr. Gale Rigobert has accused the incumbent of blurring the lines between politics and affairs of state. She is demanding answers on a date for the presentation of the budget statement and debate, following the passage of the appropriation bill last week. Dr. Rigobert …

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Legendary West Indies Cricket Commentator Tony Cozier Passes

Legendary West Indies Cricket commentator Tony Cozier has passed. The 75-year old was admitted at hospital in Barbados since May 3rd, reportedly for tests related to neck and leg infections. Tony Cozier’s career spanned an outstanding half century, cementing a legacy as one of the most distinguished voices in commentary.

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Security Minster Reacts To Alleged Rape Case

The national security minister Phillip La Corbiniere concedes the police force is facing an uphill battle in the fight against crime. There is mounting concern over a rise in alleged sexual assaults. Last week two teenaged-couples were allegedly forced by bandits at gunpoint to engage in sex acts at a …

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Dr. Stephen King Talks Zika, One Year Later

Independent senator and pathologist Dr. Stephen king is calling for a comprehensive approach to the Zika virus; both in terms of testing and vector control. Dr. King says as with any other emerging virus, the goal with Zika is to learn and improve.

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Isaac Staying Put As UWP Castries South Candidate

The united workers party candidate for Castries south says make no mistake; she is laying the groundwork for a successful run. Mary Isaac spoke to members of the media outside of Tuesday’s senate session. She said word of a shaky UWP campaign in that constituency is unfounded.

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Land Issue Disrupts Millet School Classes

An alleged land issue between the catholic education board of management and an estate owner is affecting operations at the millet infant school. Nearly one hundred students were turned away on Monday as classes were called off for the day. The board is reportedly in arrears on the land lease. …

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Raggie Launches Digital Audio School

A young, ambitious Saint Lucian is set to groom a cadre of local audio professionals, with the launch of the eastern Caribbean’s first digital audio school and state-of-the-art music facility. Cory Carson Raggie officially unveiled the air born academy on April 30th, to an audience that included the Prime Minister …

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