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CHIEF VET SAYS NO SWINE FLU IN ST LUCIA

Saint Lucia’s chief veterinarian is hoping to allay public and farmers’ fears over the safety of pork, amid swine flu concerns. Dr. Auria King-Cenac says local pork is safe for consumption. She has made it clear that the H1N1 presently circulating in humans, is not originating from pigs.  

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PROTEST AT IRD AVERTED

Protest action has been averted and a state of normalcy has been restored at the Inland Revenue Department (IRD). The Civil Service Association recently gave notice of strike action at the IRD, if occupational health and safety concerns were not addressed.  

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MINISTER GIVES 2019 ESTIMATES TWO THUMBS UP

The controversial matter of government’s issuing of contracts by direct award, as opposed to the tendering process was the subject of heated debate in parliament on Thursday. The member of parliament for Castries South East was at the heart of the debate, as he accused the opposition of being hypocritical …

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MAN PERISHES IN FREAK ACCIDENT ON CASTRIES WHARF

Details are still emerging on the circumstances surrounding the death of a 54 year old stevedore at port Castries, early Thursday afternoon. The news of the unfortunate incident was greeted by a minute’s silence in parliament.  

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OPPOSITION LEADER PANS BUDGET

Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre has panned the estimates for what he says is the failure to be inclusive and being devoid of a clear plan for improving the lives of Saint Lucians.  

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