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INTEGRITY COMMISSION APPEALS FOR TOUGHER LEGISLATION

Tonight With A Rare Statement From The Integrity Commission – One Of The Institutions Established To Be A Check On The Abuse Of Power, By People In Public Life. The Integrity Commission Is Calling For Greater Legislative Backing To Enable It To Better Police The Activities Of Public Officials. This …

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GOVERNMENT CLARIFIES RANGE DEVELOPMENT SETTLEMENT

The Minister Responsible For Tourism Dominique Fedee Has Responded To The Opposition’s Claims That The Allen Chastanet Led Administration Is Planning To Settle A 20 Million Dollar Law Suit Brought By Range Development. The Aggrieved Company Was Planning To Construct A Ritz Carlton Hotel At Black Bay, Vieux Fort. The …

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NO ALCOHOL SAFE TO DRINK, GLOBAL STUDY CONFIRMS

(BBC) – Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. A large new global study published in the Lancet has confirmed previous research which has shown that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption. The researchers admit moderate drinking may …

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OPPOSITION GEARS UP FOR HEALTHCARE DEMONSTRATION

The Opposition St. Lucia Labour Party Is Ramping Up The Pressure On The Government For Its Handling Of The Health Sector. The Opposition Remains Staunchly Opposed To The Government’s Plans To Contract A Private Entity To Operate The Okeu Hospital. The Opposition Argues That The Government’s Plans Place The Health …

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EDUCATORS AWAIT MINISTER’S DECISION ON SALCC

The St. Lucia Teachers’ Union (SLTU) Is Calling On The Minister For Education To Address The Longstanding Issues At The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College. The Sltu Is Also Demanding That The Government Engages It In Its Plans For The College. According To The Union, The Government May Be Actively …

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DOMINIC FEDEE ON SOLEIL

This Year’s Observance Of Creole Heritage Month Will Receive An Increased Allocation From The Government. Speaking On Thursday On The Radio 100 Programme “That Makes Me Mad”, Minister With Responsibility For Information Dominic Fedee Says The Increased Contribution Is Aimed At Highlighting St. Lucia’s Indigenous Cultural Heritage. Fedee Adds That …

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NATIONAL KWÉYÒL SONG COMPETITION 2018

Chanté Kwéyòl, the National Kwéyòl Song Competition will be hosted on Wednesday October 17, 2018 at the National Cultural Center. The annual competition held under the “Annou manje, danse, chante en kweyol (pou Chacom)” banner will again be hosted as part of the official activities in observance of Kwéyòl Heritage Month …

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IMPROVEMENT IN MOSQUITO BORN DISEASE STATUS IN SAINT LUCIA

Mosquito borne diseases continue to be a concern for tropical areas such as St. Lucia. Dengue fever is endemic in the country and a mild increase in cases is experienced each year coinciding with the rainy season. There are also occasional cases of Chikungunya since it was introduced in 2014. …

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HON PHILLIP J PIERRE RESPONDS TO THE HEALTH CRISIS

[press release] There is no doubt that as a nation we are faced with numerous challenges in the health system. When in government the Saint Lucia Labour Party experienced first-hand the situation and took positive steps to improve health care. In 2002, we commenced and later completed the National Wellness …

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6 9 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE A WAKE UP CALL

At 5:31 Tuesday Afternoon, The Island Came Under The Effect Of A Powerful Earthquake Some Five Hundred Miles Away In Northern Venezuela. For About One Minute Buildings Were Rattled By The Quake. The National Emergency Management Organisation Is Calling On St. Lucians To Be Prepared For The Eventuality Of A …

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UPDATE ON MISSING MAN

The Family Of The Missing Man Of Bois Den, Jacmel Are Continuing Their Search For Him. The Family Says So Far They Have Had Little To Go By In Their Efforts To Find Him. The Family And The Community Are Working Tirelessly To Find The Elderly Man.

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REDEVELOPMENT OF THE SOUTH -PM SPEAKS

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Has Detailed His Administrations Develolpmental Plans For The South Of St. Luicia. The Projects, If Undertaken Will Transform Vieux Fort And Its Environs. There Has Been Staunch Opposition To Some Of The Government’s Plans For The South Of The Island. The Government Plans To Proceed With …

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RESULTS OF RECENT DOUBLE HOMICIDE POST MORTEM

 A post mortem examination was conducted on the body of Stephen Francis, a 47 year old resident of Wilton’s Yard, Castries who on Sunday August 19, 2018 succumbed to his injuries as a result of a shooting in Wilton’s Yard. The cause of death was revealed as hemoperitoneum secondary to …

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