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ATTEMPTED CHILD ABDUCTION IN CICERON

The family of a nine-year-old boy has alleged a masked man made a daring attempt to kidnap the child on his way home from school in Ciceron on January 15th. His mother says her son managed to fight off his attacker and flee to safety. The emotional stress was exacerbated …

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20 YEAR OLD MAN IS 2019’S 2ND HOMICIDE VICTIM

The second homicide in 2019 was recorded within 48 hours after the year’s first on January 13. 20-year-old Hendi Calderon was gunned down on water works road in Castries shortly after 9 pm on January 14. Despite attempts by neighbours to stabilize an injured Calderon at the scene – he …

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SUSPECTED DROWNING AT CAP ESTATE

Police are investigating the drowning of a Gros-Islet fisherman, following a diving expedition on Sunday afternoon. The man is said to be in his early 50’s.  

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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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