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11 OF 15 COVID-19 PATIENTS RECOVER

The majority of Saint Lucia’s current covid-19 patients are on the mend. Word of this positive development comes from the chief medical officer Dr. Sharon Belmar George who warns the out-break is far from over. The public health official is imploring Saint Lucians to stay-at-home and stay the course, as …

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IMF PREDICTS GREAT LOCKDOWN ECONOMIC CONTRACTION OF 3%

The international monetary fund (IMF) has painted a grim economic future for the planet due to the great lock-down of the Covid-19 pandemic. While policymakers struggle to devise measures to save both life and livelihoods, the IMF warns that the international community faces the worse recession since the great depression …

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BLACK BAY HOMICIDE

One woman was shot dead and a man wounded as they slept in their home in black bay, Vieux-Fort on good Friday. An assailant is said to have opened fire on the unsuspected couple through a crack in the burglar bars. Loved one, like residents of the quiet Vieux Fort …

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REPORT ON SAINT LUCIA RESPONSE TO COVID-19

On behalf of the Ministry of Health and Wellness, I wish you all a peaceful and Blessed Easter Sunday. As we acknowledge the Easter season for reflection, I acknowledge the many Saint Lucians who sacrificed during the last few weeks to preserve the lives of our elderly and most at …

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PM UNVIELS SOCIAL STABILIZATION PLAN

Prime minister Allen Chastanet unveiled his covid-19 stabilization programme on Wednesday night. The plan attempts to help Saint Lucians who have lost their jobs and reeling economically from the global pandemic. The plan has been endorsed by a key labour union in Saint Lucia.

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VENDORS PRESS ON AMID CURFEW

Castries market vendors are more or less faring well and pressing on amid the scaling down of operations. HTS News4orce caught up with some of the vendors on Thursday, April 9th 2020

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TUF CLEARS AIR ON TALK OF SALARY CUTS

The trade union federation (TUF) warns that while it is ready to work with the government during the unprecedented global pandemic, this will not supersede the interest of its membership. This comes against the back-drop of online reports surrounding the wages of public servants. The TUF reveals that for now, …

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PM SAYS PLAN IS NO STIMULUS PACKAGE

And citizens can find out more about how to make claims with the national insurance corporation (NIC) via electronic form, which will be available on the NIC website from monday april 13th, 2020 by visiting stlucia nic.org.And citizens can find out more about how to make claims with the national …

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