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Landmark Project Targets Youth With Diabetes

A group of children recently diagnosed with diabetes is receiving support, care and counseling from two young people who know the challenges of living with the disease. A special session on empowerment for young people living with diabetes was held in Castries on April 18th, 2017. It marked the first …

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Suspected Bandit Hospitalized

A bleeding masked and armed suspected burglar was picked up by police in the community of Girard, Cacoa, Babonneau in the wee hours of Sunday April 16th. He was one of 3 men police say robbed a bar owner in the community. His accomplices are on the run. The suspect …

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Micoud Teen Charged With Arson

A Micoud teen has been charged with arson, following a house fire that left his grand-mother and her house-hold homeless. The 19-year-old was on Thursday April 13th, charged for the crime, which carries a maximum 15-year prison sentence.

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Archdiocese Weighs-In On Social Ills

The archdiocese of Castries recently held its annual march for life. As organizers assess this year’s event, they say it is also a time for reflection on the social issues affecting Saint Lucia and assess whether traditional means of addressing them are working.

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Wife Of Slain British Tourist Wants Answers

3 years after a brutal attack on his yacht which was docked in the south of Saint Lucia, the widow of slain British tourist Roger Pratt wants answers from the authorities. Margaret Pratt says while the gruesome assault remains fresh in her memory, communication with the office of the director …

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Micoud Family Homeless

A Micoud family is facing the monumental task of starting over after losing their home to fire on Tuesday morning. Fire officials are investigating the cause of the blaze which started around 11:00 am.

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Crisis Centre Concerned About Domestic Violence

Officials of the Saint Lucia Crisis Centre are adding their voices to those concerned about domestic violence-related homicides. St. Lucia has recorded 20 killings thus far this year, with half of them listed as domestic in nature. Centre representatives say it is time to strengthen social services and provide anger …

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