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City crime update

The man at the helm of the investigative arm of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force has expressed confidence in his staff’s ability. The capital has been rocked by a recent spate of deadly shootings, which have sparked fears of a spike in violent crime in the city. According to …

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Tough Man Service workshop

A local security firm recently organized a workshop for unemployed individuals. The training activity sought to improve St. Lucia’s tourism product by highlighting the importance of customer service.

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Higher Education Licencing Bill

The Off-Shore Higher Education Licensing and Incentives bill was one of seven bills down for discussion at a sitting of the house of assembly on Tuesday. Although the bill is several years in the making, it follows the Lambirds Academy affair – a case that is heading to the courts, …

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Frederick on top-cop vacation mix-up

Castries Central MP Richard Frederick has some words of advice for the ministry of public service on police commissioner Vernon François. Frederick says the top cop deserves better.

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Francis addresses Speaker’s role

Meanwhile host of ‘Straight Up’ on radio 100 Claudius Francis sought to clarify the speaker’s role in maintaining order in the house. The senate president, who declined to speak specifically to the south roads rant, says the standing order affords the speaker a number of options.

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RC Infant School Jam

The St. Aloysius R.C. Boys Infant School organized their second annual RC Jam last Friday. With the carnival season well underway, the principal wants the event to become a staple on the annual cultural carnival celebrations.

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Water shortages and the stomach bug

The Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO) continues to ration water to cope with the 2015 drought. Health officials are urging members of the public to be on their guard, as the risk of water and food-borne illnesses are much greater at this time.

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Castries Southeast MP confronts speaker

When parliament convened on Tuesday July 7th, there were three motions down for consideration, but it was a motion seeking to guarantee financing of one component of the sought roads rehabilitation project, that stoked the ire of the Castries South East MP and created fire-works in the house. Guy Joseph …

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ILO-Bipartite policy deliberations

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is helping the Caribbean Employers Confederation and Caribbean Congress of Labour to be more effective in shaping regional policy. The organisation hosted a national bi-partite meeting for social partners in Saint Lucia on Tuesday July 7th.

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