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[BBC News (Health) – March 20th, 2019]:-  A US jury has found that one of the world’s most widely-used weedkillers was a “substantial factor” in causing a man’s cancer. Pharmaceutical group Bayer had strongly rejected claims that its glyphosate-based Roundup product was carcinogenic. But the jury in San Francisco ruled unanimously that it contributed to causing …
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[BBC News – March 20th, 2019]:- Smoking potent ‘skunk-like’ cannabis increases your risk of serious mental illness, say researchers. They estimate around one in 10 new cases of psychosis may be associated with strong cannabis, based on their study of European cities and towns. In London and Amsterdam, where most of the cannabis that is sold …
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There is still no progress in the impasse between the government and The St. Lucia Fire Service Association. The fire fighters have been on strike for ten days now with more than sixty percent of them participating in the protest. This has meant that the senior officers of the fire service have had to man the service. …
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A young man of Saint Lucian descent based in the United Kingdom is straddling multiple careers and being world class at them. Dudley O’shaughnessy is an international boxer, model and actor. He was featured in the popular ‘we Found Love’ video by renown star Rihanna. O’shaughnessy is hoping to re-establish links with his Saint Lucian heritage …
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A family of Monchy has welcomed their matriarch into the very select club of centenarians. Mrs. Erita Nelson celebrated her 100th birthday on Thursday in the company of many of her offspring. Several generations of the Nelson’s assembled at the home of Mrs. Nelson to say thanks to a lady who had such a profound …
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Family and friends of the late Simon Oswald, as well as members of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force bid farewell to the special reserve officer, who died following a motocross accident. His funeral service paid tribute to a man who was passionate about family, friendships and his bikes.
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The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says economic activity in Saint Lucia dropped to 0.6% in 2018, from 3.7% in 2017. The Barbados-based bank says this slowdown is mainly due to a significant downturn in the construction sector, but is predicting a 3% economic growth for Saint Lucia in 2019. The CDB recently released 2018 economic …
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