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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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Pastor on same-sex marriage

Another pastor has joined the fray in the contentious same-sex marriage debate. Reverend Benedict Jn Baptist has openly condemned the US Supreme Court ruling to legalize same sex marriages. According to Jn Baptiste, the decision is immoral and contrary to scripture.

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UN Secretary General challenges CARICOM

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon on Thursday addressed issues such as climate change, the plight of the most vulnerable in the Caribbean and the situation of Dominicans of Haitian descent, when he addressed CARICOM heads of government. The head of the UN is a special guest at …

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Molly’s struggle continues

One woman says she is frustrated with a long-winded custody battle. Molly Allain Arthur says she is concerned about her well-being, after she waited hours for an audience in the family court.

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