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OECS Court Turns 50

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court is celebrating its golden jubilee and its chief justice says 50 years in existence is by any measure a signature milestone. The court held a special sitting in Castries on February 27th.

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National Archives To Host Flag Day

Saint Lucia’s national archivist is on an intense campaign to have Flag Day recognized as a national observance. Miguel Fevrier reports on plans for the first ever Flag Day in Saint Lucia.

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OPM Claims Facebook Independence Post Unauthorized

The office of the prime minister says it did not approve an Independence Day post to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s Facebook page. The post has resulted in allegations of plagiarism. The senior communications officer says steps have been taken to limit access to the page to two people and ensure …

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Government Announces Re-Opening Of Forensic Lab

The forensic science lab will be incrementally re-opened. The home affairs and national security minister made the disclosure during a February 24th press briefing. Security protocols at the forensic science lab have been overhauled and assurances have been given of a return to assisting the state in criminal investigations.

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CCC Appoints New CEO

The Castries Constituencies Council has a Chief Executive Officer. She is Anselma Calderon. The new CEO says while the title might seem grand, her role is by no means new. She told hts news4orce that she is simply assuming the duties of a town clerk.

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Bordelais Inmates Turn To The Arts

The Bordelais Correctional facility recently launched an arts center. The center is a new initiative and geared towards adding arts to the CXC curriculum in the future.

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Japanese Funded Drainage System For Laborie/Augier

The embassy of japan recently provided financing for a main drain in the Laborie/Augier community. This week, the Laborie development foundation, the Laborie/Augier constituency council, and the Japanese embassy officially unveiled the completed project.

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Jamshidi Sentenced In Death Of Young Child

A Canadian national charged with manslaughter in the drowning death of a toddler in 2015 had his sentence handed down to him on Thursday. Miguel Fevrier was at the court house and begins our reporting this evening.

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Med Students Seek Recourse

The first group of Saint Lucian students who received scholarships to study medicine in Venezuela in 2015, returned to St. Lucia less than one year after embarking on their studies. The students say their short stay in the South American country was plagued with issues ranging from poor living conditions …

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Nice Employees Cry Foul

There is fall-out from the suspension of the national initiative to create employment [nice] project. Castries east home help attendants were served on february 23rd. Some affected employees told hts news4orce that nice was their only source of steady income.

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