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Frederick on top-cop vacation mix-up

Castries Central MP Richard Frederick has some words of advice for the ministry of public service on police commissioner Vernon François. Frederick says the top cop deserves better.

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Francis addresses Speaker’s role

Meanwhile host of ‘Straight Up’ on radio 100 Claudius Francis sought to clarify the speaker’s role in maintaining order in the house. The senate president, who declined to speak specifically to the south roads rant, says the standing order affords the speaker a number of options.

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RC Infant School Jam

The St. Aloysius R.C. Boys Infant School organized their second annual RC Jam last Friday. With the carnival season well underway, the principal wants the event to become a staple on the annual cultural carnival celebrations.

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Water shortages and the stomach bug

The Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO) continues to ration water to cope with the 2015 drought. Health officials are urging members of the public to be on their guard, as the risk of water and food-borne illnesses are much greater at this time.

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Castries Southeast MP confronts speaker

When parliament convened on Tuesday July 7th, there were three motions down for consideration, but it was a motion seeking to guarantee financing of one component of the sought roads rehabilitation project, that stoked the ire of the Castries South East MP and created fire-works in the house. Guy Joseph …

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ILO-Bipartite policy deliberations

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is helping the Caribbean Employers Confederation and Caribbean Congress of Labour to be more effective in shaping regional policy. The organisation hosted a national bi-partite meeting for social partners in Saint Lucia on Tuesday July 7th.

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Piaye retains top Common Entrance position

The top scorers at the Common Entrance Examination hail from seven primary schools in St. Lucia. They consisted of six females and five males. Despite the individual accolades, the Piaye Combined School achieved the best average.

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Rainwater Harvesting Project

Over the last two decades, the Desruisseaux community has been plagued by an inconsistent supply of pipe-borne water. Last week, the National Emergency Management Organization undertook a new rain-water harvesting initiative to eliminate the perennial water problem.

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Assault victim laments long wait-times in A&E

One young man of Castries believes the resurgence in violence in the capital is taking a toll on the public health care system. The man, known as Clint, says after being physically assaulted by a group of men on Friday night, he experienced further suffering after hospital officials refused to …

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Common Entrance results 2015

Results for the all-important Common Entrance Exams are in. The Ministry of Education has announced record scores in Mathematics and English. The Dame Pearlette Louisy Primary School produced St. Lucia’s top scorer at 96.67%.

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