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Education Officials to Confirm Reports of the Phasing Out of George Charles Secondary School

Education officials here are yet to confirm reports that the George Charles Secondary School will be phased out by the start of the new academic year.

Students at the Cul De Sac based learning institution were relocated to the Jon Odlum Secondary School on a temporary basis in August last year.

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International Community Condemns Suspected Chemical Attack on Town in Syria

A suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in Syria has drawn widespread international condemnation, with the United Nations saying it will investigate the bombing raid as a possible war crime.

At least 72 people, including 11 children, were killed in on Tuesday, according to the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), which runs several field hospitals in the area. More than 550 people were injured.

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St. Lucia's Chief Medical Officer Reacts to WHO Report

The island’s Chief Medical Officer has reacted to a WHO report suggesting that depression is now the number one cause of poor health and disability worldwide currently affecting over three million people.

The report comes ahead of world Health Day on April 7th. It will focus on the Theme “Depression: Lets Talk”

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Ministry of Health Cautions Public while Country Experiences Increased Heat Levels Due to Dry Atmospheric Conditions

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has issued a public caution on the need to remain hydrated and avoid direct sunlight. The warning comes as Saint Lucia is currently experiencing increased heat levels due to dry atmospheric conditions

Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health Dr Sharon Belmar George notes that these factors place the public at risk of dehydration.

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CSA and LUCELEC Talks Concluded in a Deadlock with Both Parties Holding Firm to their Positions

Talks between representatives of the CSA and LUCELEC concluded on Monday in a deadlock with both parties holding firm to their positions.

According to union officials the issue will now be brought to a tribunal where a ruling on the matter will be made.

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