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The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment will be embarking on a national cleanup campaign in an effort to reduce the breeding sites of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, the vector that transmits the Zika Virus. Minister of Health Hon. Luke Browne made the announcement at a Press Conference earlier

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The Chief Executive Officer of the St. Vincent Electricity Services Limited (VINLEC) is reminding persons here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines of the need to conserve energy. Speaking yesterday on the morning programme aired here on WEFM, Mr. Thornley Myers noted that many persons were pleased that the fuel

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the St. Vincent Electricity Services Limited (VINLEC), Thornley Myers has refuted allegations made by Opposition leader, Hon. Arnhim Eustace that the debt owed by this country under the PetroCaribe agreement is $900 million. Speaking yesterday on the Morning programme aired here on WEFM, Mr. Myers

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The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has formulated proactive measures which are being implemented as part of the national response to the Zika Virus. Minister of Health, Hon. Luke Browne speaking at a press conference yesterday at the Ministry’s conference room said he has held several meetings pertaining

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The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, through the Insect Vector Control Unit has intensified its fogging operations throughout the country as part of its mosquito control programme. This is according to Minister of Health, Hon. Luke Browne, speaking at a Media Conference yesterday where he said the Ministry

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The Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Dr. Carissa Etienne will pay an official visit to St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Monday February 15th. A release from the Agency for Public Information (API) says while in St. Vincent, Dr. Etienne will be engaged in field

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Although there have been no confirmed cases of Zika virus in any member states of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), the organization has declared February as the month of concerted action against the virus by all stakeholders. Chairman of the OECS and Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr. Keith

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The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has criticized delays in Barbados’ judicial system yet again, as it sent back four criminal appeals for hearing in the local courts. The Trinidad-based CCJ leveled the criticism as it delivered a decision in four jointly heard applications for leave to appeal. It directed

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A large construction crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan in New York City, killing one person and injuring at least two others. The Fire Department of New York confirmed the fatality and is on the scene responding to the accident. The collapse happened along Broadway early this morning in the

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Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has declared a state of disaster in rural parts of the country hit by a drought. According to the BBC, an estimated 2.4 million people are now in need of food aid, more than a quarter of the population. The announcement comes days after the EU

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