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A CALL TO ACTION FOR BIO DIVERSITY DAY 202

The sustainable development department continues to implore Saint Lucians to jealousy protect and conserve the biodiversity of the island for the betterment of society. Countries around the world will commemorate international day for biological diversity (IDB) this coming Friday under the theme; “our solutions in nature”.

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GUY JOSEPH STANDS BY PUBLIC SERVICE REMARKS

The economic development minister has decried what he describes as a misrepresentation of the policy decisions taken by the Allen Chastanet administration. Joseph sat-down for a wide-ranging interview during the latest Covid-19 update at the studios of NTN on Thursday.

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YOUNG MAN APOLOGIZES FOR VIRAL VIDEO

There is development in the matter involving the perceived threat to the roman catholic church by a young man whose statement made the rounds earlier this week. On Wednesday an apology was issued from the same young man who had made the disturbing statement.

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INCREASED RISK OF COVID 19 CASES AS BORDERS RE OPEN

National epidemiologist dr. Michelle Rancois says while covid-19 numbers are low and all confirmed cases have recovered, saint lucia risks exposure to imported cases as the country comes out of the lock-down. However, the government has devised a plan to mitigate the risk of a dramatic rise in cases once …

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PIERRE DEFENDS CIVIL SERVANTS

The leader of the opposition has come to the defense of the unions. Castries east MP Philip J. Pierre argues that the civil servants voice must be heard given the implications for their livelihoods and the state of the economy.

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TOP COP DECRIES LACK OF RESPECT FOR LAW OFFICERS

Acting police commissioner Milton Desir has called on Saint Lucians to co-operate when officers are executing their duties. He warns that the royal St. Lucia police force will not condone physical attacks and verbal abuse of police officers.

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MET SERVICES SAYS RECENT RAINS NO CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION

Director of met services Andre Joyeux is advising against premature celebrations after the island experienced a few hours of rainfall due to the passage of an errant tropical wave. Saint Lucians breathed a sigh of relief following heavy showers on Monday and Tuesday. But officials say this was short-lived with …

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NWU SHOP STEWARDS TO HOLD TALKS ON ST JUDE

Shop stewards of the national workers union are scheduled to meet this week to hold dialogue on a brewing industrial relations row at the St. Jude hospital. Word of the meeting comes against the backdrop of reports of increasing fear and anxiety among staff who signed a petition decrying the …

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ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH THREATENED IN VIRAL VIDEO

A viral video is sending shockwaves throughout the roman catholic community. Church leaders say they are not taking the threats issued in the recording lightly. The leader of the roman catholic church has called on the people behind the video to renounce all forms of violence.

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