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February 9th 2016 Dennery School Hosts Anti-Zika Exercise

The Dennery hospital and primary school recently carried out a community sensitization & vector control exercise to counter the Zika virus. The aim of the activity was to get community members to be more aware of their surroundings and deny the Aedis Aegypti mosquito, which transmits the disease, free rein …

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February 9th 2016 Flag Raising For Grenada Independence

The organisation of eastern Caribbean states celebrated Grenada’s 42nd anniversary of political independence from Great Britain, with a flag raising ceremony at its Castries secretariat on Monday. For those in attendance, it was an opportunity to reflect on the colourful and rich history of an OECS member state.

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February 5th 2016 Finding A Home For Vieux Fort Street Vendors

Local authorities in Vieux Fort are taking a collaborative approach to solving a perennial problem in the south of st. Lucia -streets crammed with roadside vendors. This week, the police force and town council met vendors who operate in the central business district in that locality to find a long …

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February 4th 2016 LPM PRO Quits, Enters Free Agency

The so-called minority opposition Lucian people’s movement [LPM] and its front man Phillip Jn Baptiste have parted ways. Jn Baptiste, the one-time LPM pro has tendered his resignation citing disappointment with the path of the party. He alleges being left out of the LPM’s annual Christmas calendar was the last …

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February 3rd 2016 Emergency Committee Eye On Zika

The national health security committee met this week to review health security threats affecting Saint Lucia. The talks focused primarily on the Zika virus. It follows the 4th time in its history, that the world health organisation has declared an international health emergency.

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