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Island records 13th homicide for 2015

The vicious assault of a 35-year-old male has brought the homicide toll to 13. The man identified as Tennyson Lionel is said to have been traversing the Morne Du Don road when he was attacked by unknown assailants in the wee hours of Thursday morning.

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MOPO’s got talent

Several artistes from Mon Repos will get a chance to showcase their talent at the MOPO Got Talent show in august. Numerous activities have been planned for the event; among these activities is poetry, dancing and a local arts exhibition.

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SDA community clean-up

The First Caribbean Union Congress on youth and community social service is underway in St. Lucia. In the lead up the event, attendees participated in a series of community social service programs, including community beautification projects and health expositions.

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All-set for climate and justice

Saint Lucia is preparing to host Caribbean journalists, artistes and climate change negotiators, to form the Caribbean voices on climate change. The two-day event begins on Thursday July 30th and is meant to protect the most vulnerable in society against the impact of climate change. Ahead of the event, organizers …

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Michael Chastanet on qualifications saga

Prominent business-man Michael Chastanet has come to the defence of his son Allen Chastanet in the qualifications row. The elder Chastanet is upset about the entire episode and wants those responsible for the affair to be brought to justice.

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Tourism power-brokers waver on gay marriage

The constantly evolving and highly competitive tourism market has brought about several necessary changes to Saint Lucian legislation. But will the recent US supreme court decision on same-sex marriage result in further reforms?

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Mexico makes pitch and Chamber luncheon

The Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture held its executive luncheon on Wednesday. The meeting was held under the theme “Mexico a trading partner of the Caribbean – import and export potential”.

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Latest US human rights trafficking report on St. Lucia

The US State Department has just issued its 2015 trafficking in persons report. The narrative on Saint Lucia states that while the government does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, it is making significant efforts to do so. It however lists a number of …

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The one man protest against debt financing

On Tuesday, July 28th members of parliament were greeted by a one-man political protest. In the parking lot stood a concerned citizen with a placard displaying his dissatisfaction with the current administration.

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