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TRUTH VS TRUTH

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And now, another moment of Truth…versus Truth. The last time Prime’s Miguel Fevrier examined pronouncements of Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and Senator Ubaldus Raymond amid concerns over the establishment of a Border Control Agency. This time we take a look at the bus fare increase versus rebate debate. At a General Council meeting in May, the general membership of the National Council on Public Transport opted for a rebate favor of an increase in bus fare. However, President Godfrey Ferdinand said despite submitting the proposal, the final decision still rests with the government. On Tuesday, the media requested an update on the negotiations from Transport Minister Guy Joseph. His responses were interesting when compared to statements made during a phone call to NCOPT President Godfrey Ferdinand.

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Bus Operators receive 1.1 million in rebate, but negotiations with government continue

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Minibus Operators on Saint Lucia have finally received the outstanding fuel rebate owed to them by the Government. But the battle has only just begun.

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Food establishment caught advertising turtle meat during closed season.

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One local food establishment was caught advertising turtle meat for sale during the closed season.

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Covid Compounds Economic Coma

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This year’s jobs numbers are in but, it only confirms what most of the working population already know. Policy measures to avert a possible corona-virus outbreak in Saint Lucia coupled with the sharp decline in tourism has been attributed to skyrocketing unemployment, millions in lost revenue and stagnant economic growth.

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