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Farmer Hospitalised After Snake Attack At Praslin

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A farmer in his sixties had to be rushed to hospital after a snake attack on his farm at Praslin, relatives of the victim say. The incident occurred on Saturday...

‘Toxic’ Gas Leak At L’Anse Road Forces Evacuations, Two Hospitalised

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The leakage of a so far unidentified toxic gas at L’Anse Road, Castries has forced the evacuation of the Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO), the Camille Henry Memorial...

Moncherry: Cops, Government Workers ‘Capitalise’ On ‘Mould’ To Report Sick

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Police Commissioner Severin Moncherry, vowing that he will continue to fight for his men and ensure that whatever working conditions they have is the best, has urged police officers...

Sand Mining Leaves Vieux Fort Residents Fearful For Their Homes

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Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister, Doctor Kenny Anthony, says Vieux Fort residents are fearful that sand mining has compromised the safety of their homes. The Vieux Fort South MP recalled...

Cervical Cancer Cases On The Rise In Saint Lucia

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Cases of cervical cancer are on the rise in Saint Lucia, according to the advocacy group - Faces of Cancer. " During the past few years we have seen a...

EU Diplomat Writes Letter To St Lucia Times RE: OKEUH

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Dear Director, I would like to seize the opportunity of the recent publication by the Saint Lucia Times of a letter concerning the operationalisation of the Owen King European Union...

Saint Lucia Prepares For New Coronavirus Strain

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Press Release:-  The Department of Health and Wellness continues to monitor the alerts issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) in relation to a new strain of coronavirus discovered...
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Former Minister Raises Concerns Over Use Of Agro-Chemicals

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Former Saint Lucia Agriculture Minister, Moses Jn Baptiste, has expressed concern over the use of agro-chemicals, especially in the banana industry. "We have always been very concerned that banana farmers...

PM Urges Prayers & Support Amid Moves To Complete St Jude Hospital

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has asked for the nation's continued prayers and support amid work to deliver on the completion of the St Jude Hospital. In a message posted on...

St Jude Hospital Reconstruction ‘Well Underway’

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The St Jude Hospital Reconstruction project is well underway, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced. "As we speak, over 300 tonnes of steel is being prepared and laid for the...