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Elder gunned down near Leslie Land

The scourge of gun related violence in the city centre has once again reared its ugly face and within the space of a few days, St. Lucia has recorded 3 homicides thus far for 2015. A brazen mid morning shooting reportedly in the Leslie Land area, has left a resident …

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Monchy Centenarian celebrates

Saint Lucia has recorded another centenarian. She is Anne Alphonse of Monchy, Gros Islet. Alphonse, known affectionately as Ma Etienne or Noratta celebrated her milestone birthday on Saturday April 4, with a major celebration.

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Homeless man shot dead!

Weeks of gun violence in the capital resulted in the first official homicide for 2015. The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force responded to reports of a shoot out near the Wilton’s Yard area. One man was killed in the crossfire, while another young man sustained a gunshot wound to the …

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1st National Glaucoma Awareness walk

The St. Lucia Glaucoma Association has partnered with 1st National Bank for the 6th consecutive year in observing glaucoma awareness week. The association brought the curtains down on this year’s activities with a walk throughout the community of Babonneau.

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Ciceron man gunned down

The second homicide of 2015 was recorded in Ciceron Castries on Sunday April 5th. The victim was Oran Charles who resided within the community. The man was found near his home shot multiple times about the body.

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NYC extols Youth Parliament

The National Youth Council [NYC] along with the Ministry of Youth & Sports recognizes the month of April as Youth Month. NYC President Louise Victor explained to HTS News Force on Thursday that this month’s focus will target youth leadership at the secondary school level. Chronic youth unemployment is also …

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Labor force skill-set mismatch

Well it’s been a long and tumultuous 6 years for business in Saint Lucia. The global economic crisis has taken a toll on the local economy and according to the Employers Federation; businesses are suffering as many young university trained professionals seek job opportunities outside of Saint Lucia.

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CARCIP Internet Exchange Signing

Telecommunications giant Digicel has signed onto a deal that will make the Saint Lucian clientele receive better service. The signing occurred at the offices of the Ministry of Public Service Information And Broadcasting, under with the Caribbean Regional Communication Infrastructure Programme.

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