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JOSEPH SAYS COOLIE TOWN INCIDENT NO LAUGHING MATTER

Castries South East MP Guy Joseph has described the deadly coolie town health incident as unfortunate. However, despite the tragedy he believes there are valuable lessons to learn about enforcing regulations and consumers being more discernible.

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Peterson’s last over steals one-run win for New Zealand

[ESPNcricinfo] New Zealand 134 for 7 (Bates 52*, Devine 41) beat West Indies 133 for 7 (Aguilleira 38*, Kasperek 3-31, Peterson 2-25) by one run. Just the way they had welcomed West Indies on their shores – with a one-run win in the first ODI – New Zealand sealed the T20 series in similar fashion in …

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Peshawar steal one-run win, Quetta knocked out

[ESPNcricinfo] Peshawar Zalmi 157 (Dawson 62, Rahat 4-16) beat Quetta Gladiators156 for 9 (Hasan 2-21, Sameen 2-21) by one run. In a nutshell The silly and the sublime came together in Lahore for a riveting finish as Peshawar Zalmi booked their place in the second qualifier and increased their chances of becoming back-to-back …

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TWO MEN CHARGED IN CUL DE SAC HOMICIDE

Shervon Henry and Marcellinus Jules of Cul de Sac were charged with causing the death of Robert Jean aka Paul White. They made their first court appearance on 20 March in the First District Court in Castries. According to police, Paul White was allegedly stabbed by three assailants in Cul …

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PM SLAMS OPPOSITION NO-SHOW AT THRONE SPEECH

Prime Minister and Leader of Government Business in the House of Assembly Allen Chastanet was not impressed with another apparent Opposition boycott. He claims that the Pierre J. Pierre led Opposition has “lost the plot” on their role.

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NEW HOUSE SPEAKER BUT STILL NO DEPUTY

The House of Assembly has a new Speaker but remains without a Deputy. However, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet remains resolute in his view that the entire House and not just the government side is responsible for filling the vacancy.

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NEW GG DELIVERS MAIDEN THRONE SPEECH 2018

Governor General His Excellency Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac delivered his first Throne Speech on 20 March. It marked the opening of the 3rd Session of the Eleventh Parliament and focused on building resilience in a number of areas including education, justice, security and healthcare. 

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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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