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WHEN WILL THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION RETURN TO OFFICE?

The former minister for health in the Allen Chastanet administration weighed-in on the controversy. Senator Mary Isaac who was a guest on news-maker live, said that while she heard of the arrangement with radical investments, she was not privy to the details.

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GOVERNMENT TO INVESTIGATE RADICAL INVESTMENTS FIASCO

The Philip J. Pierre administration says it is working assiduously to retrieve $7.3 million dollars from radical Investment Inc, after red flags were raised over the non-delivery of vaccines to St. Lucia and Barbados. The government has also promised an investigation into the matter.

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SAINT LUCIA RECEIVES DONATION OF PULSE OXIMETERS

The health ministry is receiving more support to help in the management of the covid-19 pandemic. This month, a local children’s charity, “Irie Kids Inc” contributed 100 pulse oximeters to the health ministry. A brief hand-over ceremony was held at the office of the chief medical officer.

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NEMO THREATENS TO RESCIND CURFEW PASSES OVER WANTON ABUSE

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) has threatened to revoke the emergency passes of individuals who abuse the system with impunity. Nemo will be working with law enforcement to address the flagrant breach of curfew protocols under the guise of the vital passes.

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CHRISTIAN COUNCIL WARNS AGAINST POLITICIZING COVID-19 CRISIS

The Christian council is calling for an end to politicization of the covid-19 pandemic. Religious leaders have voiced concern over the On-going hyper-partisan rhetoric in the wake of the general elections. They argue it is counter-productive in Saint Lucia’s fight to wrest the deadly fourth wave of the pandemic.

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RESPIRATORY HOSPITAL OPERATING WAY BEYOND CAPACITY

The respiratory hospital is operating way beyond its capacity due to the high number of Covid-19 hospitalizations. Medical director dr. Alisha Eugene-Ford outlined the steps being taken by the hospital to address a host of issues at the medical facility.

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FEMALES STILL ACCOUNT FOR MORE DEATHS DURING 4TH WAVE OF PANDEMIC

Women constitute the majority of positive covid-19 infections during the fourth wave between July and September 2021. Chief medical officer dr. Sharon Belmar-George, revealed that contact tracing data indicates that most of the covid-19 cases diagnosed are related to work places and spread between families.

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