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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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CAN EXERCISE REVERSE THE AGEING PROCESS?

[BBC NEWS]:- While many in their 80s and 90s may be starting to take it easy, 85 year old track star Irene Obera is at the other end of the spectrum. Setting multiple world athletics records in her age category, she is one of a growing band of “master athletes” …

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CYCLONE IDAI: MOZAMBIQUE SURVIVORS DESPERATE FOR HELP

[BBC NEWS Africa, March 20th 2019]:- So far 200 people have been confirmed dead in the southern African country, along with another 100 in neighbouring Zimbabwe, but the death toll could be much higher. Those who survived the disaster have had little reprieve to mourn the loss of their loved …

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LE SPORT GETS MOVING

Dancing is described as one of the many ways that an individual can stay in shape and keep healthy- it’s also a way to communicate to others.  Last Thursday, employees of Le Sport tested that theory, while paying homage to Saint Lucia, as part of their contribution to Saint Lucia’s 40th …

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WLBL & DISTILLERS JOIN iPLEDGE TO DRINK RIGHT

Windward and Leeward Brewery Limited (WLBL) has teamed up with Saint Lucia Distillers group of companies to launch a ground-breaking responsible drinking campaign. Known as “iPledge to drink right”, the campaign is endorsed by the government of Saint Lucia.

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PM NOT AVERSE TO INVESTING IN LIAT – IF THE CONDITIONS ARE RIGHT

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has set out the conditions under which the government of St. Lucia will invest in LIAT. LIAT is under considerable financial strain and requires the injection of additional funds in order to continue serving the region. The regional carrier would have to undergo fundamental changes to …

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FIRE CHIEF CONCEDES; FIREFIGHTERS’ PROTEST TAKING A TOLL

The strike by members of the St. Lucia Fire Service Association is into its second week. More than 60 percent of the fire fighters took the decision to withhold their labour on the grounds that the government has consistently ignored firefighters’ demands. However, the government has argued that it has …

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