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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Department of Health And Wellness advises the general public that the Food and Drug Administration FDA has issued a warning against the “Assured” brand of over the counter (OTC) products found at the Dollar Tree stores in the United States of America USA. The Department of Health and Wellness is working ...

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(JAMAICA STAR) – What would you do if you gave your friend a set of numbers for the lottery and he hit the jackpot? Jamaica’s latest Super Lotto winner, E. Byfield, said that the numbers that got him the $152.4 million jackpot were supplied by his friend. And it was Byfield’s friend who checked the ...

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(GIS) – A decision by CARICOM is set to benefit less developed countries (LDCs) of CARICOM including Saint Lucia. Under Article 164, manufacturers among the LDCs now have the advantage of producing certain products at a cheaper rate, as compared to those from More Developed Countries (MDCs). The Article came into effect on January 1, ...

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(GIS) – Efforts by Government of Saint Lucia to improve citizen safety, are bearing fruit—so says Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet after a high caliber weapon was confiscated this past weekend. As part of its medium-term development plan for the period ending 2022, government has made citizen safety a key area of focus, with the ...

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(GIS) – Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet has called on young people to explore opportunities in the agriculture sector, especially in the production of cocoa, honey and livestock. This, as government continues to place emphasis on incentives within the sector. In his 2020 New Year address, Prime Minister Chastanet said the sector is improving—a trend ...

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(JAMAICA GLEANER) – More than 81 Jamaicans have died in the worst dengue fever outbreak to have hit the island in a generation, but data provided by the Ministry of Health and Wellness show that incidence of the mosquito-borne disease appeared to fall sharply over the last two months. There were 1,341 notifications of suspected, ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has launched the highly-anticipated 2020 Summer Festival. The festival includes four key events to be staged between May and November, beginning with Saint Lucia Jazz (May 7 – 9), followed by Saint Lucia Carnival in June and July. The Saint Lucia Roots and Soul Festival is ...

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(AP) — A pinch in the leg, a squeal and a trickle of tears. One baby after another in Malawi is getting the first and only vaccine against malaria, one of history’s deadliest and most stubborn of diseases. The southern African nation is rolling out the shots in an unusual pilot program along with Kenya ...

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(REUTERS) – Jeffrey Epstein’s estate was sued on Wednesday by the U.S. Virgin Islands, which claimed that the late accused sex offender raped and trafficked in dozens of young women and girls on a private Caribbean island he owned. The complaint filed by Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George significantly broadens the scope of the ...

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