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Japanese gov’t donates $80k in medical equipment to Victoria Hospital

[Press release] The Victoria Hospital held a special handing over ceremony to thank the government and people of Japan for providing timely, life saving medical equipment valued at over US$80,000 to the hospital. Twelve multi-parameter monitors, two incubators and three infant resuscitators were donated to the Victoria Hospital by the Japanese …

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Sandals makes 120 new hires

Sandals Opens its Doors to an Additional 120 Team Members July 04th Castries Saint Lucia                                                                                                       For Immediate Release 1,500 Saint Lucians from all across the country recently responded to a call by Sandals to fill a number of vacancies in its work force. Persons were interviewed for a number …

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Teen perishes in Vieux-Fort auto crash

18 year old Rena Eugene reportedly died at the scene of a car crash that occurred along the Bean Field High Road near the George Odlum stadium sometime after 8 am 8 July. The teen was a passenger in the motor vehicle [Reg. #PG 7090] which was being driven by her …

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GINET GOES TO MICOUD NORTH

The Government Island-Wide Network (GINET) free wi-fi service project has moved to Micoud North. Residents of that area can now benefit from wireless internet service.

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NHC PURSUING $250 MILLION PARTNERSHIP WITH CONTRACTORS

The National Housing Corporation (NHC) has earmarked 11 projects for development and is hoping to embark on public private partnerships with local contractors on the $250 million initiative. On 5 July, the NHC organized a housing symposium with stakeholders, to discuss the proposed partnership.

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CALYPSO CLAPS BACK AT CASTRIES SOUTH-EAST MP

Members of the local calypso fraternity are not impressed with recent comments from Castries South-East MP Guy Joseph who, along with Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, targeted songwriters and calypsonians over their lyrical content. The response from renowned calypso songwriters to the political directorate; “heed the message, don’t kill the messenger.”

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