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Vamed helps equip Owen King Hospital

Staff the Victoria Hospital accepted a delivery of medical supplies from top engineering firm Vamed this week. The supplies will go towards the new Owen King EU Hospital, set to be commissioned this year.

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Two wounded in Wilton’s Yard shooting

Two men are in stable condition after they were shot and wounded at a bar in the urban community of Wilton’s Yard, Wednesday night They were reportedly among three men socialising at the establishment who were accosted by gunmen. The attack has sparked outrage in the community. The owner of …

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PM talks 2015 Budget preparations

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Dr. Kenny Anthony says Saint Lucia’s economy is beginning to point upwards. The prime minister has started his round of meetings with public and private sector representatives ahead of the 2015/2016 budget. He says there is good news, particularly in tourism and manufacturing.

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SALCC 2015 Job Fair

The annual job fair at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College has been hailed a resounding success. Most students at the tertiary learning institution got first hand insight to the inner workings of many successful corporations in Saint Lucia.

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Protocol not observed

Officials at the St. Lucia Labor Party Zonal Conference in the south on Sunday raised concern about the seeming culture of indifference in observing protocol and giving due recognition to St. Lucia’s stalwarts.

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Laborie Credit Union accounts

The Laborie Cooperative Credit Union hosted its general meeting on the weekend on corporate governance and discussions on the institution’s future. This year the union plans to introduce a new initiative geared towards promoting more business activity with private sector members of the association.

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World Tuberculosis Day 2015

World Tuberculosis Day was observed on March 24th 2015 world-wide under the World Health Organization theme; “Reach, treat, cure everyone”. The theme highlighted the continued need to effectively diagnose, treat and cure those afflicted with Tuberculosis.

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OECS seeks social service reforms

OECS ministers for social development are meeting in Saint Lucia to formulate an action plan which further protects the lives of children and vulnerable families in the sub-region. UNICEF officials are hoping the ministers will ensure that the most vulnerable in society, face the least possible barriers in accessing services …

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Sexual assault cases raises alarm bells

Family members of a young girl from the south are expressing concern about what they believe is a disturbing increase in sexual assault in St. Lucia. As Saint Lucians learned of a brutal rape in the north of the island last week comes news that a young girl managed to …

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Crude oil and retail gas price disparity explained

One fuel retailer is clearing the air on the correlation between crude international oil prices and the cost of petroleum products in St. Lucia. This after consumers expressed renewed concern over the recent fuel price adjustment by the Ministry of Finance.

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