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TOP COP SAYS POLICE WILL ENFORCE COV-19 PROTOCOLS

Covid-19 violators will face the full brunt of the law. The police recorded a slew of breaches over the weekend and have been using discretion to deal with the incidents. However, the police commissioner warns that moving forward the authorities will not be so lenient as Saint Lucia struggles to …

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HURRICANES AND STORMS STOKE SUMMER HEAT WAVE

Saint Lucians have had to endure punishing heat over the past few weeks. Although it’s the peak of summer, the scalding humidity seems unusual even for this time of the year. So, what’s driving the sweltering high temperatures. The met services sought to provide insight with a very surprising answer …

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REPUBLIC BANK ISSUES APOLOGY OVER TRANSFER HICCUPS

The country manager of republic bank Gordon Julien has apologized to customers for the inconveniences caused by delays during the financial institution’s conversion of its operational systems. Republic, which took over scotia-bank’s operations in Saint Lucia has suffered some setbacks.

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PM PIERRE TOUTS 24-HR CURFEW IN SAVING LIVES AND LIVELIHOODS

Prime minister Philip J. Pierre says the all-day curfew on Sunday was intended to mitigate the spread of covid-19, while saving lives and livelihoods. Pierre who posted the comments on his Facebook page encouraged Saint Lucians to follow the protocols. However 4,there continues to be reports of breaches.

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HEALTH MINISTRY TO CONDUCT INTENSE REVIEW OF COVID-19 RESPONSE

The 4th wave of the covid-19 pandemic in Saint Lucia has not peaked as yet. That’s according to chief medical officer dr. Sharon Belmar-George, who in the latest health bulletin disclosed that Saint Lucia averaged almost 149 covid-19 cases a day during the past week. Officials are conducting an intense …

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