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Mayor Seeks French Assistance For City Police

Strengthening the capacity of the city police is high on the city council’s list of areas of Co-operation with the French government. The regional counsellor for co-operation at the embassy of France paid a courtesy call on the mayor of Castries on Tuesday morning.

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CCC Wants Garbage Collection to be Sole Responsibility

As the CCC tries to upgrade/beautify Castries City, the council is calling on private garbage collections to fulfill their mandate. In April, Mayor Peterson Francis disclosed that the Council would be sending a proposal to Cabinet to take over garbage collection in Saint Lucia.

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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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Dominican Netball Team Robbed

A visiting Dominica netball team was left traumatized after the squad’s manager was reportedly robbed at gunpoint on Good Friday. A large sum of cash was stolen along with travel documents and personal items.

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Tempers Flare At Land Registry

There was another episode of public frustration with the situation at the land registry. The department located on the ground floor of the Greaham Louisy Building has been open to the public until 12 noon due to occupational health and safety issues. On Tuesday, disgruntled members of the public once …

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Labor Minister Concerned About Security Sector

The labour minister is concerned about the proliferation of foreign nationals employed within the private security sector. Stephenson king expressed this concern to the media prior to Tuesday’s weekly pre-cabinet press briefing.

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Holy Week Observances 2017

Roman Catholics made a pilgrimage to Calvary during the wee hours of good Friday re-enacting the last moments in the life of Jesus Christ as part of activities commemorating holy week. Holy week observances culminated on Saturday night with the Easter Vigil and midnight mass, as well as church services …

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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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