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4-Lane Highway Under Review

Plans for the second phase of the four-lane highway from the Choc Bridge to Gros Islet have been put on hold for now. This was confirmed by infrastructure minister and former Prime Minister Stephenson King on Tuesday.

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Justice For Dirty White?

Home Affairs Minister Hermangild Francis is addressing allegations of abuse at the bordelais correctional facility. The accusations were levelled by re-captured BCF convict Hanson James, who the home affairs minister now confirms is at the centre of a probe.

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Home Affairs Minister Debates Sanctions Timeline

A 2014 CARICOM IMPACS investigation concluded that the deaths of 12 criminal suspects by Saint Lucia police between 2010/11 were unlawful. The national security minister claims the IMPACS report and not the police operation that led to the deaths of the suspects, influenced the U.S government’s decision to apply the …

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Taiwanese Cheque Donation To Benefit Forestierre

Residents in Castries southeast will be the beneficiaries of two major projects in the constituency. During a ceremony on Monday morning, the government of the republic of china on Taiwan presented three cheques to the government of Saint Lucia.

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Jounen Kweyol 2016 In The South

Organizers of Jounen Kweyol in Bellevue, Vieux Fort and Choiseul promised stellar community events and they did not disappoint. Patrons of Jounen Kweyol 2016 in the south say the activities were enjoyable and a true throw back to days gone by.

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Jounen Kweyol Price Control?

While preliminary assessments point to a successful Jounen Kweyol, the executive director of the folk research centre says the practice of price gouging remains a serious concern. Over the years, critics of St. Lucia’s Jounen Kweyol festivities say the cultural showpiece has become too commercialized.

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City Mayor And Vendors President Spar Over Upgrades

On-going works at the vendors arcade in Castries has sparked a row between City Mayor Peterson Francis and the president of the Vendors Association Peter Isaac. The two sides are at loggerheads over outstanding rent and allegations of a lack of consultation.

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Police Provide Update On Homicide Probes

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force will be adopting new strategies to deal with the resurgence of gun and gang violence in the city. This was confirmed on Friday morning by the acting deputy Commissioner Milton Desir.

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