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RSL Review Complete

The public will soon learn the fate of ‘the nation’s station’. That’s according to a member of the committee appointed to review the operations at radio Saint Lucia.

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Double Homicide At Active Hill

The homicide toll has risen from 11 to 13 as the The month of February starts with a double homicide. Police are investigating the brutal slaying of an active hill couple found dead inside their residence on Tuesday morning. Two young children who were reportedly at the house are now …

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Pawnshop Owner Assures Due Diligence

A Castries pawn-shop owner wants to assure the public that all due diligence checks are executed prior to trading cash for items. This comes in the wake of the arrest of three young men who attempted to receive cash for a stolen mobile phone.

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New Reduced Vat Rate Takes Effect

Saint Lucians are paying less value added taxes as of February 1st 2017. The Saint Lucia employer’s federation says the vat reduction will improve the cash flow of businesses and consumers.

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Cops Warn Of Crackdown On Illegal Trailer Parking

The traffic department of the police force is warning owners and drivers of trailer trucks to cease and desist from parking the trailer beds on the La Toc Road. The police warn that offenders could face the full extent of the law.

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Castries And Caracas Talk Bideau Talk Memorial

The mayor of Castries and Venezuela’s representative in Saint Lucia held talks at city hall on Tuesday. Mayor Peterson Francis says while his sit down with her excellency Leiff Escalona touched on areas of cooperation, the main item of discussion involved plans for honouring jean Baptiste Bideau – a Saint …

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Saint Lucia Records First Road Fatality Of 2017

Saint Lucia recorded its first road fatality in 2017 on January 30th. A dump truck slammed into 22-year-old pedestrian on the Sans Soucis Bridge along the John Compton Highway. He sustained traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at hospital. Rehani Isidore was on the accident scene from Monday night and …

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Soufriere Mariners Worried About Uptick In Crime

The Soufriere marine management association (SMMA) is committed to curbing breakings. An increasing number of yachts-men and women have found themselves victims of robberies and burglaries. Some locals who earn their living from the southern tourism sector say Soufriere residents are also targets for criminals.

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Fish Vendor Speaks Out On Resisting Arrest Charge

A fish vendor accused of resisting arrest for allegedly operating in a prohibited area in the capital city, is telling his side of the story. He claims he was unaware of a ‘no vending’ policy on Jeremie Street, Castries. He is reaching out to city hall in a bid to …

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Questions Abound On Royalton Wall

The value added tax rate is scheduled to slip to 12.5 Percent as of Wednesday this week. The February 1st 2017 roll out is keeping with the UWP’S “five-to-stay alive” election campaign pledge to bring tax relief to Saint Lucia. The government insists that Saint Lucians were over-taxed and that …

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