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CHARGES LAID IN ILLEGAL FIREARMS POSESSION

The high court on Wednesday set a record bail at a amount for one man allegedly found in possession of a veritable arsenal. Cuthbert Timaitre(temet) was granted bail by justice Lorraine williams in the sum of 4 hundred thousand dollars or suitable surety. National security minister Hermangild Francis who recently …

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FIELD EXTENSION OFFICERS PITCH 7 CROPS PROJECT TO FARMERS

Extension officers in the minister of agriculture are pitching the seven crops project to boost the marketing and production by of local farmers in the cultivation of selected plants. Contractual marketing will be the cornerstone of the effort to ensure that the farmers can sell their produce.

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COPS TAKE MORE GUNS OFF THE STREETS

The royal St. Lucia police force continues to seize more unlicensed firearms and arrests gun offenders. Two men from the community of Vieux Serieux were rounded up by law enforcement for the possession of illegal guns.

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SLTU BOSS JULIAN MONROSE STEPS DOWN

Julian Monrose has called it a career after decades in the teaching service. The man who has been at helm of the storied Saint Lucia teachers union and the umbrella trade union federation is now retired, ushering in a new era of leadership in the trade union movement. The SLTU …

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PAVEEE NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANUP

The hillside communities of Pavee, Maynard Hill and rock hall located in Castries east banded together over the weekend to conduct a massive clean-up exercise. The much advertised activity was held under theme ‘let us all take a stand one step at a time to clean up our communities’.

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BELOVED CORPORAL PEANUTS LAID TO REST

Beloved police officer, corporal Dennis “Peanuts” Didier was laid to rest on Monday March 2nd 2020 following a military funeral. Didier who spent over 30 years in law enforcement was remembered for his unwavering devotion to community.

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GOVT MULLS CONTESTING HIGH COURT DECISION

The government is weighing the option of appealing the millions in damages awarded by the high court to mentally challenged prisoners after ruling that their right to personal liberty was violated. The court argued that the men, given their mental state should have been placed in a mental facility rather …

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TULSIE NOT OPPOSED TO RAT ISLET AS QUARANTINE ZONE

Outgoing director of the Saint Lucia national trust Bishnu Tulsie has given the idea of rat islet as a quarantine zone for the novel Coronavirus the thumbs-up. The island is home to the rare Saint Lucia whip-tail lizard. The national trust and the government have been at loggerheads on a …

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TEENAGER DROWNS AT REDUIT BEACH

The carnival and sports fraternities have been hit hard by the untimely loss of a rising star. 17-year-old christal jean loss her life on sunday march 1st 2020 in a suspected drowning incident. Loved ones say the track athlete who wanted to be the next levern spencer was an aspiring …

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