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Every dog has his day! That was certainly the case when man’s best friend was the centre of attention on Sunday afternoon when the St. Lucia Kennel Club, founded in 2002, staged the Independence Dog Show and Family Day at the Recreational Park in Vieux Fort. The event was designed to showcase dogs through a parade of the animals, with obedience and protection demonstrations. It also served as a means of sensitizing people about the role and function of the Club and to encourage the proper breeding, care and maintenance of dogs.

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Castries Mayor Peterson Francis has called on citizens to imitate the example of three Castries communities from which tons of garbage were removed by residents. The people of Pavee, Maynard Hill and Rock Hall engaged in a massive clean-up of their areas recently. The Castries Constituency Council (CCC) which contributed to the clean-up, was on […]

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The motion down for debate at Thursday's Senate sitting sought approval for government to borrow US$20 million for the St. Jude Redevelopment Project. Two days earlier—after hours of debate mostly filled with the usual finger-pointing and casting blame, much of it heard and seen countless times before—the motion had been passed in the House of Assembly. The current government began construction on a new wing at the Vieux Fort site last year, stating that the existing structures "were not built up to standards for a hospital".

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In the absence of a vaccine for COVID-19, the best option is behavioural changes. That was Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s message on Tuesday, shortly before the start of Tuesday’s House sitting. With the WHO having this week declared the outbreak a pandemic, Chastanet pointed to the importance of adopting good hygiene habits and practising alternative greeting methods.

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Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre has lauded medical professionals who are in the forefront of the fight against the COVID-19 here and has expressed his gratitude to them. “Our country is eternally grateful to you for your demonstration of medical expertise, bravery and patriotism,” Pierre asserted in a post on the official Facebook page of […]

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At Tuesday’s House sitting the fallout from Philip J Pierre’s “I’ve never practised rumour and lies” was palpable. It seemed every reporter at the scene wanted to hear from Shawn Edward on the subject of his and his party leader’s contrasting assessments of NEMAC (National Emergency Management Advisory Committee). Ernest Hilaire was first to comment to reporters.

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Sky News:– New Zealand will require everyone arriving in the country to isolate themselves for 14 days in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus. New Zealand has just six confirmed cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. But Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the new rules, which come in from midnight Sunday […]

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Travis Chicot, the President of the Saint Lucia Police Welfare Association, was in hospital Friday following a missile throwing incident. A law enforcement source told St Lucia Times that the incident happened Thursday which ironically, was the day Chicot was observing his birthday. He was also off duty at the time about 1.00 am. According […]

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It can hardly be a surprise that, with the single exception of the powers of the prime minister, no other issue occupied the minds of Saint Lucians interviewed by the Constitutional Reform Commission more than “the nature of the electoral system and the general elections environment.”

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