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Frank Norville Remembered

On Wednesday April 8th Saint Lucia woke to the news of the passing of Frank Norville. An acclaimed contributor to cultural development and music, Frank Norville was highly respected in his field. Throughout his life, Norville was devoted to sharing Saint Lucian folk culture to promote and preserve Saint Lucian …

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Tomb-raiders strike again!

One family is demanding answers from the management and staff of the Choc Cemetery. A grieving daughter is livid after finding out that her parents’ grave-site had been defaced. The family says it has been three weeks since the incident has been reported to the relevant authorities, but the necessary …

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Ex-Security Minister on IMPACS and CCTV

Exactly one month after Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony addressed the nation on the findings of the IMPACS probe into alleged extrajudicial police killing of 2010 – 2011, former National Security Minister Guy Meyers has broken his silence on the matter. With Operation Restore Confidence occurring under his watch, many …

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La Corbiniere addresses CCTV concerns

Home affairs minister Phillip La Corbiniere says it is not correct to state that there are no functional CCTV cameras in Castries. The minister concedes that some of the cameras are not working, but is warning against a generalization that could result in negative implications.

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More death on the streets of Castries

Meanwhile, the third homicide for the year 2015 has come as a shock to residents of Wilton’s Yard after one of the pillars of the community was gunned down on the Chausse Road Tuesday morning. The violent act is believed to be the latest in a string of shootings linked …

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Health Ministry crackdown on Food Safety

The Ministry Of Health joined the global community in marking World Health Day on April 7th under the theme, “Food safety- from mouth to plate”. The theme seeks to raise awareness and promote preventive action throughout the food chain, to combat the issue of food and water-borne illnesses affecting millions …

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Jazz on the Square launch

Jazz on the Derek Walcott Square has been in existence for 18 years. This year the Saint Lucia Tourist Board along with its presenting sponsors plan to raise the profile of the acclaimed event.

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Springer scoffs at Obama visit

Political scientist Denys Springer says CARICOM heads of government must summon the will to speak in one firm voice, when they meet with US President Barack Obama this week. Springer says while he is doubtful that the heads of government have the fortitude required to take a firm stance on …

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Lion’s Club St. Jude donations

The Lions Club of Vieux-Fort donated various food items to the St. Jude Hospital on the weekend. Director of the club Mervin Philbert says the hospital serves a wide cross section of people and needs supplies to operate efficiently.

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Rising demand tops fisher folk meeting

The Saint Lucia Fisher-Folk Cooperative Society Ltd. Held a general meeting last week with the Ministry of Agriculture and Partners. The purpose of the meeting was to address the on-going issue of late payments to fishermen.

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