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PRIORITISED DELAYS

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Almost 7 months following the March 8th groundbreaking ceremony, construction of the Dennery Polyclinic has been delayed. The health facility’s construction in Bois Jolie came about due to the unsuitability of the Dennery Hospital whose site was further compromised after 2010’s hurricane Tomas. Even now, according to officials, access is compromised in the event of rain. The 13.7 million dollar Polyclinic is one of the projects being implemented under the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project, being coordinated by the Department of Economic Development and financed by the World Bank. The estimated construction period would be 18 months, but as Miguel Fevrier reports, despite explanations as to why the delay, the media wanted to know “What is up with St. Jude?”

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Missing Micoud bus driver found.

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Micoud man reported missing by relatives earlier this week was located late morning Wednesday. Senior Correspondent Miguel Fevrier has the details in this report.

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Book & Cut? : “Cutty Ranks” defends barbers’ “appointment fee” and extra charges

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The beauty industry was no-t exempt from the ravages of the economic fallout wrought on by the pandemic. But some barbers have decided to attach additional fees to their services, to make up for the shortfall in revenue. One popular local barber says the circumstances may dictate that they do so.

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Mother wants action over sexual assault of children

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A Mother of two has urged the law to move swiftly progressing with a case against a man who allegedly sexually abused her underage daughters. She says, the incident occurred just over two years ago.

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