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ROUTE 2H BUS DRIVERS THREATEN STRIKE ACTION, AGAIN

The southern mini-bus drivers association is once again threatening strike action if the government fails to address a litany of complaints. Operators claim it’s hard to earn a living amid crushing covid-19 social distancing restrictions which limit occupancy levels. https://youtu.be/jy5ByxahoBg

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MORE QUESTIONS ON STATE OF EMERGENCY& JAIL DEMOLITION

Minster for home affairs Hermangild Francis has given the demolition of the historic jail to make way for a hall of justice two thumbs up. The senator is adamant the government acted in good faith and there was no breach of trust with conservationists.

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SPRINGER LAMENTS LACK OF RECOGNITION FOR JOYCE AUGUSTE

And life-long friend Winston springer senior has joined the long-list of people who are paying their respects to the legendary Joyce Auguste. The cultural legend and the broadcasting pioneer shared a close bond and strong familial ties. While, springer praises a life well-lived by his friend, he bemoans the lack …

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OPPOSITION DENIES PLANNING TRUST PROTEST ACTION

Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre is denying involvement in the apparent Orgranized protest action outside parliament on Tuesday. While he says the Saint Lucia labor party had nothing to do with the action, Pierre identifies with the protesters cause, stating its reflection of growing discontent with the administration.

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KALASH DECLARES THAT HERBS ARE ON HIGH DEMAND

The chairman of The Great Physician International has said the demand for herbs on the international market is sky rocketing amid the Corona-virus pandemic. He says the island should take steps to capitalize on the economic opportunities which can be derived from the increased interest herbal medicine.

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VISION EXPRESS ASSISTS SINGLE MOTHER

A single mother of two is benefiting from the one community one vision drive initiative by Vision Express. She is the first beneficiary of the programme that looks to improve the lives of fellow Saint Lucians.

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