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St. Jude Project Facing Wrecking Ball?

After nearly a decade of re-construction, will the St. Jude hospital have to be demolished. Health Minister Senator Mary Isaac says it is a possibility. Senator Isaac who was speaking to the media prior to Thursday’s upper house sitting, said that the current Allen Chastanet administration is considering scrapping the …

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PM Laments St. Jude Delays

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet continues to bemoan the hapless situation which he has inherited with the St. Jude hospital project, describing the circumstances as sad. Some critics say the ill-fated re-building project, which has been delayed for years, is nothing more than a wasted endeavor for tax-payers.

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Anse La Raye/Canaries MP To Face Hearing

In a stunning twist to a day of political wrangling in the house of assembly on Tuesday, the house has recommended that Anse La Raye MP Dominic Fedee be brought before the privileges committee on the charge that he misled parliament. While it is a first for the house, it …

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Raising Ozone Awareness Among SALCC Students

The sustainable development ministry hosted a public awareness campaign at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College in observance of international ozone day. Students were educated on refrigerators and air conditioning, ozone depleting substances and the importance of fire safety in the home and Work-place.

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Bus Drivers Under Attack

The Gros-Islet Minibus Owners Association [GIMOA] has appealed for increased security measures to protect local bus drivers. GIMOA spokesperson Thomas St. Louis lamented a recent spate of violent incidents that has left at least two bus drivers recovering from injuries. St. Louis referenced an alleged robbery of one male bus …

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2017 Heineken Green Synergy Finalists Announced

PRESS RELEASE:-The 2017 Heineken Green Synergy Semi-finals was held on Sunday September 10, 2017 at the Kaka Bef, Vieux Fort. And, as has become expected of the grandest DJ competition in the region, the event received massive crowd support by fans from all over the island. Last Sunday’s semi-finals featured …

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US SENDS RELIEF FLIGHT TO ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

A Relief Flight from Miami, containing key assistance commodities including tarps, blankets, hygiene kits, kitchen sets, water containers, and chain saw/clean-up kits, arrived in Antigua and Barbuda today. The shipment is part of the United States Government’s ongoing assistance to the storm-ravaged twin-island state, still reeling from Hurricane Irma, the …

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SLP “Horrified” at Proposed St. Jude Demolition

The Saint Lucia Labour Party calls on the government to immediately make a definitive statement on the future of the St.Jude Hospital.  The SLP notes the conflicting positions by the Allen Chastanet led administration on the reconstruction of the hospital since assuming office. The Saint Lucia Labour Party is horrified …

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ECSC Commercial Division Temporary Relocated to Saint Lucia

(PRESS RELEASE) — Due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma on the Territory of the Virgin Islands and the resultant damage/destruction of the High Court buildings coupled with disruption of essential services, the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court announces the temporary relocation of the Commercial Division of the High Court …

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International Day of Democracy Observance

2017 Theme: Democracy and Conflict prevention This year’s theme of democracy and conflict prevention focuses on the critical need to strengthen democratic institutions to promote peace and stability. A more integrated approach to foster resilient societies calls for effective and inclusive democratic governance with respect for human rights and the …

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Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake Rattles Castries

The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) confirmed a magnitude 4.6 earthquake affected parts of Castries on September 15. Data from the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies confirm the quake struck at approximately 6:58 am. The epicenter was located near latitude 15 degrees north and …

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Flow Rolls Out 4G LTE Network Upgrade

Today (September 15) Flow officially unveiled its latest mobile technology, Long Term Evolution. LTE is the latest, fastest fourth generation or 4G technology, capable of delivering incredible speeds to mobile subscribers. Specially invited guests got a first hand experience of the pioneering technology.

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