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ALL SET FOR MUCH DELAYED SLTU ELECTIONS

The electoral department and the national youth council teamed up on Tuesday September 15th for the observance of democracy day. The two organizations have launched an aggressive youth voter education campaign, ahead of the next general elections.

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CMO UPDATE ON SAINT LUCIA’S 27TH COVID19 CASE

Contact tracing efforts in Saint Lucia’s latest covid-19 case have proven successful. The chief medical officer has provided an update on efforts to track down on those who came into contact with the visitor who tested positive for covid-19.

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TESTING THE LEGALITY OF THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

Some prominent jurists and legal commentators are raising questions about the legality of the orders issued by the prime minister under the emergency powers disasters act. The legislation was enacted to enable the government to respond speedily to situations arising out of the covid 19 pandemic. Stanley Lucien reports that …

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CASTRIES MAYOR BLASTS FINANCIAL OFFICER

Mayor of Castries Peterson Francis is describing the recent release of budgeted figures at the Castries constituency council (CCC) as malicious. An irate Francis addressed calls for an investigation into the CCC’s finances at a press conference on Tuesday.

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