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Crime prevention tips

The members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force teamed up with the Ministry of The Public Service to arrange a presentation on crime prevention tips on June 17th. The presentation also sought to sensitize the general public on St. Lucia’s current trends in crime.

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Flood claims poll predicts doom for UWP

Days after party chairman Ezechiel Joseph announced the UWP’s preparedness for elections, former party chairman Michael Flood says the party’s house is not in order. According to flood, a poll conducted nearly 5 months ago, indicates that the UWP is likely to lose the next elections under the leadership of …

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Fire razes building to the ground

Residents of the Mongiraud community in Gros – Islet were thrust out of their slumber late Tuesday night when fire ravaged through a building in the neighbourhood. The St. Lucia Fire Service responded to the fire shortly after twelve midnight.

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Q&A for Venezuelan Scholarship awardees

The Bolivarian Republic and the St. Lucia Government met Venezuela scholarship recipients to allay their anxieties about the program. The students are set to enroll in a course of study at a school of medicine.

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Taxi-Drivers deny political motivation talk

A concerned group of taxi operators in St. Lucia met on Tuesday to discuss some of their long-standing grievances. However the meeting has been over-shadowed by reports that the sit-down was politically motivated. Organisers at the forefront of the gathering have taken umbrage with such a chacterization, claims their concerns …

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Stamping out elder abuse

The Ministry of Health held an exposition to commemorate “World Elder Abuse” awareness day. The day seeks to spotlight the challenges and opportunities presented by the ageing population. The observance brings together senior citizens, caregivers, the government and the private sector to exchange ideas on how best to reduce the …

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WASCO begins Dam maintenance operation

A local environmentalist believes the Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO) acted too slowly in dealing with the 2015 drought. Denys Springer says if the company had started taking action to thwart a water crisis at the start of the year, it would not be in full drought management mode today. …

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Panday on Warner Fiasco

Former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Basdeo Panday spoke exclusively to HTS Newsforce on Wednesday on the highly controversial Jack Warner – FIFA scandal. The former Prime Minister, who is visiting St. Lucia as the guest speaker at an NWU chaired seminar, says his country has been dealt a dreadful …

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