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Another Rabble-Rousing House Sitting

The Government of Saint Lucia sought parliamentary approval to borrow money to finance the 2017/2018 budget during the latest sitting of the house of assembly on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017. There was more partisan wrangling and bickering, as members on both sides of the house, traded barbs on who is …

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Speaker Takes Ill, House Sitting Postponed

Tuesday’s lengthy sitting of the house of assembly came to an abrupt end, after Speaker Of The House Leonne Theodore-John suddenly took ill. this development has re-ignited debate over the appointment of a deputy speaker with both sides of the aisle blaming each other for the vacancy.

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Security Wants More Aggressive Crime-Fighting

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis says more aggressive crime fighting is needed by Saint Lucia Police to tackle crime. members of the press questioned the minister on crime issues outside Wednesday’s senate sitting. he was quizzed on the 2017 homicide toll of 48 and government’s plan to deal with the …

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Parents Of Drowning Victim Speak Out

Four days after his body washed up on shore in the Micoud area, the parents of 20-year-old Marvin Xavier are speaking about their loss. Francillia Neptune and Robert Xavier say they are awaiting the official autopsy report to know how their son spent his last moments.

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Triple Homicide In Vieux Fort

New details are emerging from a suspected triple homicide near Bruceville, Vieux-Fort. According to reports, there was a fourth occupant in the home raided by multiple gunmen in the wee hours of October 28th. Officers from the south discovered the bodies of three men around 1:00 am. Reports indicate that …

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Partnering Against Poverty

The equity ministry, with the support of the Caribbean Development Bank, has officially rolled out the 9th edition of the regional poverty reduction programme known as the basic needs trust fund. As we hear in this report, the CDB has unveiled an ambitious plan for this cycle.

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Courts and Lensyl Donate to St Lucy’s Home

PRESS RELEASE:-Local furniture and electrical superstore Courts, has partnered with Regional Furniture supplier Lensyl Products Limited once again to donate fifteen brand new mattresses to the residents  of the St Lucy’s home, Cornerstone and Villa St Joseph respectively. Courts Team along with representative from Lensyl at Cornerstone This donation forms …

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Mary Francis Says Stop Crime Not Lives

A local Human Rights Advocate wants authorities to stop crime and not lives. Mary Francis’ call is in keeping with the theme for the 2017 observance of world day against the death penalty – “poverty and justice a deadly mix”. The attorney is continuing her crusade to have the death …

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SMHAT Mental Health Day Walk

The Spartan Health Science University commemorated World Mental Health Day with its annual walk. Medical students walked from the campus grounds to the Scotia Bank parking lot. This year, the university wants mental health patients to realize that that they can still survive and thrive in society in spite of …

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