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City Bus Stand Plagued by String of Robberies

Soufriere Minibus Operators are concerned about a spike in muggings and other attacks on citizens in the vicinity of their bus stand. They spoke to News4orce about the issue and what they think can be done to make passengers feel safe as they go about their daily routine.  

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Senator Mary Isaac says Healthcare is in ‘A Good Place’

Saint Lucia’s Health Sector is shaping up to be in a very good place, where the Owen King EU and St. Jude Hospitals are concerned. That is the sentiment of Health Minister Senator Mary Isaac, who provided the media with a brief update on the state of the medical facilities.

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NHC Chair Confirms Planned La Clery CDC Demolition

The Chairman of the National Housing Corporation has confirmed that the La Clery CDC’s will all be demolished to make way for something new. The decades old low-income housing facility has been the subject of much debate in recent months, following the electrocution of a young man who was previously …

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Police Issue Statement on Cap Estate Killing

(Press Release from the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force) – Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Anna Cecilia Mitchell of Flambouyant Crescent, Cap Estate, Gros Islet. Officers attached to the Gros Islet Police Station were summoned to a residence at Cap Estate, about 4:10 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. …

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OECS Commission & CDB Host Crucial (Re)Building Standards Forum

Our cameras recorded the devastation in Dominica following the 2017 Hurricane Season. We’ve seen homes destroyed and people displaced. Caribbean countries are still recovering from the ravages of that season and there is critical concern for the building sector. In this vein, the OECS Commission and the Caribbean Development Bank …

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One Man in Custody as Police Probe Cap Estate Killing

A male senior citizen is behind bars tonight, assisting with the investigation into a gruesome homicide at Cap Estate on Tuesday June 12th, 2018. Word of the incident began making the rounds early evening. Reports indicate that first responders and law enforcement officials were called to the scene just before …

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Sandals Saint Lucia Team Members Shine at Employee of the Year Gala in Jamaica

(Press Release) – The three Sandals Resorts in Saint Lucia were represented at the recently concluded Ultimate Team Member Awards held in Jamaica. Dwight Goodman representing Sandals Regency La Toc Golf Resort & Spa, Khadijah Preville representing Sandals Halcyon Beach Resort and Marvin Alfred representing Sandals Grande Saint Lucian Spa and …

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From the Region: Hurricane Maria’s Lessons Listed for the Caribbean

When Category 5 Hurricane Maria hit Dominica, it caused US$1.37 billion in damage, or 226 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Now, Dominica’s Physical Planning Ministry has published a handbook on lessons learned from Hurricane Maria relating to construction & building standards.  Physical Planning Officials say it’s an …

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