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EX-UWP CHAIR CLEARS AIR ON PINKLEY FRANCIS RESIGNATION

A former chairman of the united workers party machinery has come out swinging in Defense of the organization in the wake of the departure of Pinkley Francis. The businessman this week confirmed that he was stepping down as the UWP chair, following the party’s crushing defeat in the July 26th …

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PM VOWS TRANSPARENCY AND CORRUPTION PROBE

Prime minister Philip J. Pierre has made it clear that he will not tolerate corruption and blatant conflict of interest in his administration. The government leader put statutory boards on notice of his aversion of any inkling of Self-dealing. He also vowed that his administration will conduct a thorough probe …

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SAINT LUCIA OBSERVES WORLD TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY

Saint Lucian teachers joined their counterparts around the world in the observance of world teachers day on October 5th 2021. The annual celebration was commemorated under the theme: “teachers at the heart of education recovery”. Educators are being singled out for their efforts during the covid-19 pandemic with a huge …

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SPRINGER SKEWERS CHASTANET OVER 250-DAYS LEAVE REMARKS

Opposition leader Allen Chastanet continues to incur blistering criticism from political commentators for his continued absence from parliament. Furthermore, the Micoud south MP’s recent comments on outstanding leave, has evoked a visceral reaction from some opponents who describe the current situation as unprecedented.   

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CSA DECRIES REDUNDANCIES AT CCC

The St. Lucia civil service association has come out strongly against the recent redundancies at the Castries city council. The union has expressed qualms about reports that these same redundant positions are being advertised as vacancies to be filled.

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BCF DIRECTOR WELCOMES CALLS FOR PROBE OF BORDELAIS

Director of the Bordelais correctional facility Hilary Herman has responded to calls for an investigation into the recent deaths of inmates at the prison. He also provided insight on the perennial issues of over-crowding and remand justice in the penal system.

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DR. GILBERTHA ST.ROSE TAKES HER CASE TO OUT-GOES-IN

Dr. Gilbertha St. Rose was the guest on hit mid-morning radio 100 programme “out-goes-in on Thursday. The appearance comes ahead of a disciplinary hearing before the medical and dental council on charges of negligence, all stemming from her continued use of the drug Ivermectin to prevent and cure Covid 19. …

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