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(St. Lucia News Online) — Prime Minister Allen Chastanet continues to stress the importance of social distancing in the battle against COVID-19. In a social media post on Sunday, the prime minister suggested that it’s better to practice social distancing than being dead. “Always remember that being 6 Feet Apart is Better than being 6 ...

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(St. Lucia News Online) — The number of Saint Lucians in the diaspora who have died from COVID-19 increased to 22 over the weekend. The latest victims are Susanna Valentina Joseph and Victor Mangal, the Saint Lucia Diaspora Affairs Unit disclosed on its Facebook page on Sunday, April 19. Joseph, who lived in New Jersey, ...

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Associated Press:- NEW YORK — Coronavirus is dealing a gut punch to the illegal drug trade, paralyzing economies, closing borders and severing supply chains in China that traffickers rely on for the chemicals to make such profitable drugs as methamphetamine and fentanyl. One of the main suppliers that shut down is in Wuhan, the epicenter of […]

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Archbishop Robert Rivas O.P. has apologized to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet for a “parable” that he shared last Sunday, during a sermon at the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. With Saint Lucia on a partial shutdown, Rivas was delivering a message virtually to the church’s congregation. He said: “What would you do if you […]

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CMC (ST JOHN’S): – Regional carrier, LIAT, will be extending the suspension of passenger services to May 15, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Chief Executive Officer Julie Reifer-Jones, the extension of the suspension was based on a review by the board of directors and executive management of the airline. “Several destinations […]

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BBC News:– A suspected gunman who dressed as a policeman killed at least 10 people, including a police officer, in Nova Scotia, Canadian police say. The 12-hour rampage ended in a car chase and the attacker is also dead. Residents in the rural town of Portapique had been advised to lock themselves indoors after the attack […]

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Saint Lucia police have issued a warning to bars against selling and  facilitating the consuming of alcohol, prohibited under current COVID-19 emergency regulations. Acting Police Commissioner Milton Desir issued the warning last week during an appearance on the National Television Network (NTN). He disclosed at the time that a Babonneau woman had been arrested for […]

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Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre is encouraging Saint Lucians to spend their time wisely during this period of partial shutdown — where physical distancing and staying indoors is encouraged. The Castries East MP said that he was using this time to stay in touch with his constituents virtually, assist persons when possible, attend Skype and […]

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World Heritage Day is a celebration of the things we have inherited from past generations, be itpractices, buildings, traditions, and the beauty of nature which they left us. The tangible andintangible aspects of past generations still influence our culture, our speech and our values as asociety. They also help us appreciate the diversity of cultures […]

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Declaring the need for shared sacrifices, the former leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM), has urged the Saint Lucia government and opposition to consider a temporary pay cut amid the current COVID-19 crisis. “The people are making sacrifices and likewise the government and opposition in this country must make shared sacrifices,” Therold Prudent told […]

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