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VICTORIA HOSPITAL VIDEO CIRCULATED

The video of a man in a hellish condition at Victoria Hospital has gone viral and it’s creating a strong back-lash on social media. The man, who is seen sleeping on a carpet on the floor in the waiting area, has an external fixation device, which is supposed to keep the …

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NCOPT COMMENTS ON 1.1 MILLION PAYOUT

Following months of negotiations, the government has finally granted the rebate of 1.1 million dollars to the National Council on Public Transportation (NCOPT). The NCOPT also wants the government to implement the fare increase, agreed some five years ago.

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CITIZENS URGED TO PAY ATTENTION TO RAW FOODS AND MEAT

The Ministry of Health has issued some simple guidelines to the public on the issue of food safety.  Eating contaminated food can have serious health consequences, and in some cases death.  The ministry wants persons to follow the long-established guidelines on the issue of food safety.

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ECCB GOVERNOR REFLECTS

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) is talking up the region’s economy. The ECCU says it expects 2019 to be a good year for the region.

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FLOW SUES ECTEL

Telecommunications provider Flow is not taking lightly, the decision of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority, which granted the LTE license to Digicel and not to Flow. Flow wants the courts to revoke that decision which it says was unfairly arrived at.

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CANNABIS MOVEMENT REJECTS SVG MARIJUANA BILL

The advocates for the legalization of marijuana in St. Lucia are sounding a warning to government not to go the route of St. Vincent and The Grenadines. The local legalization lobby says the legislation enacted by St. Vincent and The Grenadines fails to address some very pertinent issues. The local legalization lobby …

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BATTERED ESS SECURITY GUARD RECOVERING

The family of the security guard battered while on duty at the Entrepot Secondary School, say he is making steady progress. Though the victim, George Goolaman may not be home for Christmas, his family is considering his recovery a yuletide blessing. Goolamans’ recovery has been remarkable.

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