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DOZENS DISPLACED BY ROSE HILL FIRE

The seven families whose houses were gutted by the New Year’s Day fire are struggling to come to terms with their new reality. It could have been far worse given the cluster of houses in the community and the difficulty in getting to the fire. The situation was a challenge for the …

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SHOOTING IN MARCHAND KILLS ONE AND INJURES TWO

A brazen gun attack on a busy Marchand road on Thursday evening about 8 o’clock sent pedestrians and residents scattering to safety, as two gun-men took aim at their suspected targets – two teenagers. The two fifteen-year olds were shot and are recovering at hospital, but an elderly man was …

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CANARIES CHRISTMAS EVE DROWNING

The death and destruction were not confined to the roads. Sea bathing is a popular pass-time particularly on weekends and holidays. In the community of Canaries, one man who took on a swimming challenge lost the bet and his life.

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TWO DEAD IN ROSEAU ROAD CRASH

It’s the season to be jolly, but for a number of families tragedy struck, disrupting the Christmas cheer. A number of accidents on Christmas holiday stretched the emergency services leaving a trail serious injury and death in its wake. The community of Bois Den, Jacmel is dealing with the deaths of two …

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SIBLING AUTO CRASH VICTIMS LAID TO REST

Two siblings who lost their lives in a Bexon car crash last month were laid to rest on Wednesday November 21st. The funeral service was held the at the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Castries.  

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INTER SCHOOLS TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS- RESULTS

Press release- Ministry of Youth Development & Sports- Castries Comprehensive Secondary School emerged boys champions while Saint Joseph’s Convent A  emerged girls champions at the completion of the Secondary Schools Team Table Tennis Championships which was held at the  Stanley Jon Odlum Secondary School Auditorium on Monday.   In the …

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CAR ACCIDENT ON BARRE DE L’ISLE

A truck has left the road on the Barre De L’isle. It is unclear what the cause of the accident was, but the driver is reported to have survived. Officials are currently investigating.

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Caribbean Governments Urged to Ban Sugary Drinks in Schools

Regional health and agriculture experts are urging Caribbean Governments to ban sugary drinks in schools. The call comes as Barbados hosts Caribbean Week in Agriculture 2018, under the theme ‘Strengthening Agriculture for a Healthier Future in the Region.” Barbados’ Special Envoy on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD’s) and Chairman of the Barbados …

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