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ATTORNEY GENREAL DEFENDS STATE OF EMERGENCY

In a rare sit-down, attorney general, Stephen Julien made a pitch to the nation on Thursday, stating the government’s case for the declaration of state of emergency to stave off an onslaught of the new Coronavirus. Stephen Julien provided details on the legal options available to state to protect the …

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BOOSTING YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM IN THE AGE OF COVID-19

While the focus for preventing the spread of Covid-19 virus has been on social distancing and good hygiene, can boosting your immune system give you a fighting chance? President of St. Lucia medical and dental association Dr. Merle Clarke says while building your immune system is good for overall health, …

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CUSTOMERS DESCEND ON BANKS AFTER ADVISORY

The queue outside the banks were longer than usual in the age of Covid-19. The deserted and desolated streets were suddenly teeming with the overflow of customers who lined up at the banks on Thursday to conduct business. The rush comes in the wake of the announcement of the suspension …

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PRIME MINISTER VISITS OKEUH

Private physicians under the St. Lucia medical and dental association are working diligently with counterparts from Victoria Hospital, strategizing a safe, seamless transition of equipment and in-patients to the Owen King EU Hospital.

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ESCAPED PRISONER SHOT DEAD BY POLICE

Markin Marquis is dead. The escaped prisoner who broke out of the confines of Bordelais Correctional Facility last weekend was shot dead by police on Thursday March 26th 2020. Acting police commissioner Milton Desir revealed that marquis had being issuing threats to law officers prior to his daring jailbreak with …

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CXC ANNOUNCES STRATEGY FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF MAY/JUNE EXAMINATIONS

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Examinations Council® (CXC®) stands in solidarity with the region and the international community as we grapple with the impact of COVID-19 on our way of life. During the past two weeks, we have been monitoring developments across the CARICOM region and working closely with representatives …

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SAINT LUCIAN ARTISTES LEND THEIR PLATFORM TO THE COVID-19 EDUCATION DRIVE

Through a collaboration driven by the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF),a small group of A-listers from Saint Lucia’s music sector havelent their voice to the call for vigilance and personal responsibility in the fight to minimize the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the country and its citizens. The voices …

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PRESS RELEASE: FRC CANCELS AGM AMID COVID 19 THREAT; ENCOURAGES REFLECTION

As the nation grapples with the impact of the global pandemic of COVID-19 and in the spirit of national solidarity, the Monsignor Patrick Anthony Folk Research  Centre (FRC)  announces the postponement and cancellation of its Annual General Meeting (AGM), and the FRC Saint Lucia Studies Conference 2020, respectively. Nonetheless, against …

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SLMDA SUPPORTS TIGHTER BORDER RESTRICTIONS

The Saint Lucia Medical and Dental Associaiton has come out in full support of the recent closure of Saint Lucia’s borders. The ringing endorsement comes on the heels of the SLMDA recommending social distancing measures at private practices to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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