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SUGARY DRINKS MAY HELP FUEL COLON CANCER TUMORS, STUDY IN MICE SUGGESTS

[CNBC Health and Science, March 21st, 2019]:– Sugary drinks may feed colon cancer tumors, according to a study published Thursday in the journal “Science.” High-fructose corn syrup feeds colon tumors in mice, suggesting that drinking soda may produce similar effects in humans, a study from Weill Cornell Medicine, a medical …

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FIREFIGHTERS REJECT GOVERNMENT’S LETTER; STRIKE GOES ON

The negotiators in the ongoing dispute between the government and the St. Lucia Firefighters Association will have to head back to the bargaining table. This as the striking fire fighters rejected the latest government offer contained in a letter from Prime Minister Allen Chastanet.  

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SLCSCCU CELEBRATES MEMBERS’ ACHIEVEMENTS

The St. Lucia Civil Service Co-Operative Credit Union celebrated the achievements of staff for longstanding service and outstanding performance for 2018.  The company’s annual awards ceremony was held last week.

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SLP URGES GOVERNMENT TO DO RIGHT BY FIREFIGHTERS

The Saint Lucia Labor Party (SLP) says the Allen Chastanet administration failed to act on key decisions of its predecessor that would have alleviated the plight Of Saint Lucia’s fire-fighters.  Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre told the media on Wednesday, that between 2014 and 2016, the SLP government embarked on a …

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PM TO MEET PRESIDENT TRUMP

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is one of 5 Caribbean leaders who will meet with US President Donald Trump this weekend. The office of the Prime Minister says Saint Lucia’s leader is welcoming the opportunity for dialogue on deepening the relationship between the Caribbean and the United States. The meeting comes …

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EPOLL MARCH 20TH 2019

Here is today’s question: DO YOU THINK THAT THE U.S INVITATION TO A SELECT FEW CARIBBEAN LEADERS TO MEET WITH HIM, WILL SERVE TO FURTHER DIVIDE THE REGION? Voting is easy! Just log on to HTSSTLUCIA.ORG or Facebook at HTS ST. LUCIA OFFICIAL and vote! You can also send your …

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SLP SLAMS GOVERNMENT FOR ‘INSENSITIVE’ APPROACH TO HEALTHCARE

The St. Lucia Labour Party is calling on the government to be more forth-coming on the issue of health care. The Saint Lucia Labour Party at a special press briefing held on the perimeter fence of the OKEU hospital on Wednesday afternoon, say that the government is displaying insensitivity towards …

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