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SENATOR MARY ISAAC ON OKEU TRANSITION

The minister for health Senator Mary Issac says some of the anxieties of nurses and other medical staff surrounding the transitioning to the OKEU hospital are borne out of misinformation. 

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MAYOR FRANCIS CLEARS THE AIR ON ‘STRAIGHT UP’

The mayor of Castries Peterson Francis responds to the flood of criticism surrounding his handling of the eviction of the Jeremie Street vendors. Francis was the guest on Friday’s edition of ‘Straight Up’ with his brother Claudius Francis.    

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DR HILAIRE TELLS PM TO PUT UP OR SHUT UP

The member of parliament for Castries South Dr. Earnest Hilaire is taking Prime Minister Allen Chastanet to task for some of the accusations he raised in his recent appearance on the Radio 100 talk show “That Makes Me Mad”. Dr Hilaire is calling on the Prime Minister to substantiate his …

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SAINT LUCIA OBSERVES NO TOBACCO DAY

St. Lucia observed No Smoking Day on Friday. Some of the planned events had to be cancelled because of the inclement weather. However, the World No Tobacco Day was still observed with a call for smokers to seek assistance to kick the habit. The call comes against the backdrop of …

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SLP REJECTS PM’S POSITION ON PAJOAH LETTER

The opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) called a press conference on Thursday. The main subject of the press conference was the Prime Minister’s response to the question of the commitment letter, bearing what appears to be the signature of minister Guy Joseph. The Labour party is calling the Prime …

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JEREMIE STREET VENDORS AND CCC GO HEAD TO HEAD

The battle lines between the Jeremie Street fruit and vegetable vendors and the mayor’s office are firmly drawn. The Jeremie Street vendors are protesting their eviction by the mayor from their place of operation. They say that unlike car park vendors, who were consulted and assisted in relocating, they were …

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MARY FRANCIS CALLS FOR IN-DEPTH PROBE INTO STUDENT’S SHOOTING

Human rights advocate and attorney at law Mary Francis has called for an independent investigation into the shooting death of the 17-year-old Entrepot Secondary School student. Neither the ministry of education, nor the Entrepot Secondary School have commented on the incident. However, the fact that the student was in the presence …

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