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  • 26 with Zika...and pregnant!!

    22 August 2016
    Twenty Six pregnant women who tested positive for the Zika Virus are being monitored by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. Chief Medical officer, Dr. Merlene Frederick reminded the general public during a press conference Monday of the common symptoms associated with the virus. Dr. Frederick assured the media representatives that the pregnant women confirmed as infected are being monitored closely through antenatal care services. The Ministry of health is also currently monitoring a patient diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome. According to Dr. Frederick, the patient is suspected of ...
  • Price of gas drops

    22 August 2016
    The retail price of gasoline has been further reduced under what the government says is a modified market pass-through pricing mechanism. The reduction is also consistent with changes in international oil prices.   The prices of all other petroleum products remain unchanged.  As of today, Monday, August 22, the price of GASOLINE  drops from $2.35 to $2.33 per litre, OR from $10.70 to $10.60 per gallon;  DIESEL falls from $2.18 to $2.16 per litre, OR from $9.89 to $9.84 per gallon;  Kerosene remains at $1.41 per litre OR $6.39 per gallon;  The 20 Pound Cyli...
  • Cuba 'Grads' face difficulties

    22 August 2016
    Co-founder of the St Lucia-Cuba Humanistic Solidarity Association, Peter ‘Pel’ Lansiquot is expressing disappointment over what he claims are continuing difficulties by Cuba-trained professionals to earn validation in St Lucia.   Lansiquot, a Cuba-trained economist who functions as a regional development economist, was the lead presenter at a retreat Saturday of the St. Lucia-Cuba Humanistic Solidarity Association, held at the Auberge Seraphin Hotel.   Lansiqout recalled that the first batch of students met with cynicism at home when they decided to go to Cuba in 1980 to study ...
  • From Rio To Tokyo

    22 August 2016
    The Rio Olympics ended Sunday evening in a ceremony just as colourful as the opening. Organisation and execution of the next Olympic Games are now in the Hands of the Tokyo Olympic Committee.   Despite the organizational and political problems, caused by Brazil’s economic slump, President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, praised the Brazil IOC and other authorities, saying that the Rio Games would leave a rich legacy in the South American Country for generations to come.   St Lucia had five of the eleven-thousand-five-hundred-and-forty-four athletes who took...
  • Levern - 6th best high jumper

    22 August 2016
    St. Lucia’s high jumper, Levern Donalyn Spencer placed 6th from a field of 17 competitors Saturday at the Rio Olympic Games.   Though she did not medal, Spencer performance still earned her the prestige of St. Lucia’s most successful Olympian to date.   In a post event interview with ESPN’s Felix Sanchez, she expressed her disappoint at not being able to medal, but was satisfied that she trained hard and did her best.   Levern Spencer also expressed gratitude for the tremendous support back home.    The Gold Medal winner was Ruth Beitia of Spain with a jump o...
  • Ray's Final Farewell

    19 August 2016
    The management and staff of Radio Saint Lucia Ltd, will pay their last respect later today to a long time colleague and friend, former OECS Communications Officer, Raymond O’Keiffe. O’Keiffe passed away on Wednesday August 3rd in Martinique, after a brief illness. General Manager of Radio Saint Lucia, Mc Claude Eammanuel say, Raymond will always be remembered as one who kept a very close and hearty relationship with both staff and management of RSL.  Raymond  produced a daily radio regional news magazine programme, called “ OECS News Link” at Radio Saint Lucia for many years. Mr...