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CSA WANTS ANSWERS ON BORDER CONTROL AGENCY PLANS

What does the St. Lucia civil service association make of the recent announcements surrounding the border control agency? The trade union is calling on officials to include the CSA in discussions to get the agency off the ground.

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SANITIZATION WORK CHARGED WITH SMUGGLING CONTRABAND INTO BORDELAIS

inmates behind bars at bordelaise enjoying the perks of the outside world. The penal system has come under immense scrutiny after smart phone bearing prisoners took their protest to social media platforms. The live-streaming event once again laid bare the intractable problem of illegal contraband. Now the arrest this week …

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COMMERCE MINISTER SUPPORTS DESTRUCTION OF GANJA FIELDS

Commerce minister Bradley Felix warns the public that the sale and consumption of marijuana is still illegal in Saint Lucia. The reminder comes in the wake of an eradication exercise, which roiled pro-cannabis advocates who argue that the destruction of marijuana fields is counterproductive for efforts at law reform.

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SLMDA’S LEAKED NATIONAL STRATEGY TO STOP COVID 19

The Saint Lucia Medical and Dental Association has forwarded a national emergency strategy to the government in the wake of the rapid rise in covid-19 cases. The missive which was leaked to the public, warns of dire consequences if the infection rate is not brought to heel through implementation of …

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PM CONTINUES TO DEFEND INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM

Prime minister Allen Chastanet continues to defend the government’s decision to invest in road infrastructure projects. According to Chastanet, experts from the international financial institutions have recommended that countries step up construction activity to stimulate economies affected by the covid-19 pandemic. Chastanet is convinced that the focus on building projects …

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SOCIAL SERVICES INVESTIGATE CHILD GANJA VIDEO

Police commissioner Milton Desir is reportedly investigating a shocking video of very young children smoking marijuana at what early reports suggest is a location in the south of Saint Lucia. National security minister Hermangild Francis made this disclosure during an interview with the press on Thursday.

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