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Japanese gov’t donates $80k in medical equipment to Victoria Hospital

[Press release] The Victoria Hospital held a special handing over ceremony to thank the government and people of Japan for providing timely, life saving medical equipment valued at over US$80,000 to the hospital. Twelve multi-parameter monitors, two incubators and three infant resuscitators were donated to the Victoria Hospital by the Japanese …

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Teen perishes in Vieux-Fort auto crash

18 year old Rena Eugene reportedly died at the scene of a car crash that occurred along the Bean Field High Road near the George Odlum stadium sometime after 8 am 8 July. The teen was a passenger in the motor vehicle [Reg. #PG 7090] which was being driven by her …

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CALYPSO CLAPS BACK AT CASTRIES SOUTH-EAST MP

Members of the local calypso fraternity are not impressed with recent comments from Castries South-East MP Guy Joseph who, along with Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, targeted songwriters and calypsonians over their lyrical content. The response from renowned calypso songwriters to the political directorate; “heed the message, don’t kill the messenger.”

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PM PROMISES 18-MONTH PERIOD FOR REFURBISHING ST. JUDE

The St. Jude Hospital is expected to reopen in the next 18 months – with a makeshift facility added to the existing structure. That’s the word from Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. The pronouncements were made during a nationally televised evening address on health care on 4 July.

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MET OFFICE MONITORING WEATHER SYSTEM

Local Met officials are closely monitoring the progress of a weather system in the Atlantic. According to experts, the tropical depression could become a Tropical Storm within hours. The Director of Met Services is warning against panic but says members of the public should remain vigilant and monitor weather reports …

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MIA MOTTLEY TO CARICOM: ‘TIME TO ACT IS NOW’

Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley has called on regional leaders to move past talks on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and take action. The calls were made at the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), taking place in Jamaica this week.

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