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TEACHERS DEMAND SIT DOWN WITH GOVERNMENT OVER STALLED NEGOTIATIONS

Saint Lucia’s teachers were not in the classroom on Monday March 11th. Instead, they reported for an emergency meeting convened by the St. Lucia Teachers Union to discuss stalled negotiations with the government negotiating team. Union officials say proposals for the 2016-2019 negotiating period, were re-submitted seven months ago, but …

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JEAN FAMILY ATTORNEYS WANT LOCAL SUPPORT TO SECURE CONVICTION

Wednesday March 6th, marked 6 months since 26-year-old Saint Lucian, Botham Jean was shot and killed by an off-duty Dallas police officer. His parents selected this date to launch a special foundation in his honor. Ahead of the launch, the family’s trio of civil rights attorneys addressed the local press. …

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HEALTH OFFICIALS ISSUE DENGUE ALERT

Health officials have issued a Dengue alert amid reported deaths on neighboring island; Martinique. The alert comes after advisories from the Pan American Health Organization and the Caribbean Public Health Agency.  

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POLICE REACT TO DEATH OF SPECIAL RESERVE OFFICER

Officers of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force are mourning the loss of special reserve officer Oswald Simon, who succumbed to injuries sustained in a bike race over the weekend. Officer in charge of the unit Pancras Albert says Simon, who was motorcycle enthusiast, will be greatly missed.

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SAINT LUCIA PREPARES FOR TSUNAMI WARNING EXERCISE

The frequency of earthquakes in the Caribbean over the past months has resulted countries across the region taking an active role in Tsunami awareness. Locally, the National Emergency Management Organisation is preparing for Caribwave – the region’s largest Tsunami preparedness activity.  

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BODY FOUND IN ABANDONED HOUSE AT LA PANSEE

Residents of La Pansee, Castries discovered the body of a male individual in a derelict building in the community on Friday morning. James King told News4orce that he was one of the two men who discovered the body of the man commonly known as ‘Jay.’  

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