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TORRENTIAL RAINS TRIGGER FLASH FLOODS IN CASTRIES

Heavy rainfall and thunder-storms associated with what weather forecasters refer to as a shear-line, led to intense flash floods in the north of Saint Lucia on Monday. Several inches of rain were dumped on many Low-lying areas, including the capital city, Castries. Despite the continual down-pour, there were no reports of …

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LA SOUFRIERE VOLCANO DUMPS ASH ON SAINT VINCENT AND BARBADOS

The UWI seismic research centre and the national emergency management organization in Saint Vincent, have confirmed a large explosion at the la Soufriere volcano on Monday morning. Volcanic ash clouds from the frequent eruptions have blanketed Saint Vincent and neighboring Barbados, turning day into night.

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DEADLY SHOOTING IN GROS ISLET, POLICE CRACK HOMICIDE CASES

Another young Saint Lucian life has been taken away by gun violence after a deadly shooting in Gros Islet on Sunday. The latest homicide comes as police record major headway in a number of recent slayings, including the high-profile murder of the secretary of the Gros Islet bus association.

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SAINT LUCIA RECEIVES FIRST BATCH OF COVAX VACCINES

Saint Lucia has received its first batch of 24 thousand oxford Astra-Zeneca covid-19 vaccine doses under the Covax facility. Saint Lucia commemorated world health day with a ceremony marking the arrival of the historic consignment under the global program, aimed at the equitable distribution of the life-saving vaccines.

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