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WEED KILLER

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Saint Lucia is in the process of gathering information on the weed killer- Roundup, already banned in some several countries.
The Permanent Secretary in The Ministry of Agriculture, John Calixte says that Saint Lucia is working along with neighboring islands on gathering as much information in an effort to decide the way forward.
St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) has joined several countries around the world in banning glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, the weedkiller manufactured by Monsanto.
The importation of Roundup, Touchdown, and Glyphos is now prohibited.  Cecile Actille reports.

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Woman says she was falsely accused of breaking quarantine.

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A Darling Road woman was placed at a government quarantine facility for allegedly breaching the terms of her home quarantine. The woman denies the allegation, telling Prime she was falsely accused. And as we learn in this Miguel Fevrier report, none of the associated government departments have accepted responsibility for the detention.

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Labour Tribunal awards woman damages in Alize Inn wrongful dismissal claim

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MBC Prime is pleased to present to you the conclusion of a series of reports – the first of which aired in August 2019, A Pavee woman who mai0ntained that she was wrongfully dismissed by her employer whilst on sick leave, has finally been awarded damages by the Labour Tribunal. We now join Senior Correspondent Miguel Fevrier in studio who has been following and reporting on the Labour dispute and Maura’s plight from the onset.

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Central SLP Castries Opponents unite for a cause

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On Wednesday, the media noted the presence of two opponents at the Labour Party’s primaries for the Castries Central seat at an activity standing in solidarity with the fishers.
And since the seat remains the most controversial in this election cycle, the media wanted to know what’s up with that.

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