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JN BAPTISTE ACCUSES GOV’T OF LACK CONSULTATION ON DSH

Vieux Fort North MP Moses “Musa’ Jn Baptiste wants to know if the proposed multi-billion dollar DSH project will impede the access of residents to local communities, and will the local population be consulted by the authorities. These are some of the many questions being posed by the parliamentary representative …

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West Indies drop in ICC Test rankings

LONDON, England (CMC) – West Indies have slumped to ninth in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings, a historic low for the Caribbean side in the game’s longest format. In the rankings released by the ICC yesterday, the Windies lost five ratings points to tumble to 67 and …

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Saint Lucian authorities aided INTERPOL operation

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Nearly 350 potential victims of sexual exploitation and forced labour have been rescued in an INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting human trafficking in the Caribbean, Central and South America. More than 500 police officers in 13 countries also arrested 22 individuals during Operation Libertad (3 – 9 April), held …

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Sir Richard Branson keynote speaker for CARILEC / BLPC Leadership Conference

[Press Release] The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) in collaboration with the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited (BLPC) will co-host the 2018 Chief Executive Officers & Leadership Conference on May 20-23 at the Hilton Barbados Resort, under the theme: “Leadership in an Age of Disruption – Managing the 3D’s: …

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Ministry of Health / Football Assoc. tackle vaccination

[Press Release] The Ministry of Health aims to improve on the 95% vaccination coverage within every health region and community on island. Championing this thrust is the St. Lucia Football Association encouraging their members to strengthen their defense and get vaccinated. The annual observance of Vaccination Week of the Americas was …

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WASCO condemns another act of vandalism

[Press Release] The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. WASCO strongly condemns the vandalism of its infrastructure following the damage caused to the red main above the Castries River. The caution comes just one day after renovation works were conducted on the line over the weekend. Technicians conducted the repairs on Saturday …

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PM – NO AGREEMENT SIGNED FOR OKEU

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Hon. Allen Chastanet had denied signing an agreement with Health City Cayman Island to take over the new national hospital. He told reporters on Monday however that officials from the tertiary care hospital were on island and held discussions with his Administration.  

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WHAT OF THE FATE OF CHTTI

What is up with CHTTI? Well Prime Minister Allen Chastanet sought to answer this question during the 30 April weekly pre-Cabinet media conference.  

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JOSEPH QUESTIONS TIMING OF SLMDA CRITICISM

Economic Development Minister Guy Joseph is questioning the timing of the St. Lucia Medical and Dental Association’s public expressions of concern over the state of healthcare. He is challenging the body of medical professionals to show evidence of similar action when previously aggrieved. He says the association’s method of handling …

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