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FRANCIS FIRES BACK AT CRIME MANAGEMENT CRITICISM

Crime management continues to be a hot button issue, with a former minister for national security launching a blistering attack on the current holder of the office for his handling of the scrooge of violence. Now, the minister for national security Hermangild Francis has issued a scathing riposte of his …

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MEDIA, POLICE SLAMMED FOR CONTAINER DRUG BUST COVERAGE

The continued lack of information in a major drug bust in April, 2021, has drawn the ire of some members of the public, who demanding a level of consistency from the press and law enforcement. The media in particular has been raked over Hot coals by critics, who point to …

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TROPICAL WAVE DUMPS HEAVY SHOWERS ON SAINT LUCIA

Officials are urging residents in low lying areas to proceed with caution, as a tropical wave continues to blanket Saint Lucia with heavy rain. The national emergency management organization and the met office say the Thursday thunderstorms are a stark reminder of severe weather during the annual Atlantic hurricane season.

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US EASES SOME LEAHY LAW RESTRICTIONS ON RSLPF

The U.S government has relaxed some of the leahy law sanctions on the royal Saint Lucia police force. The big announcement was made on Friday at a joint US/Saint Lucia security briefing with prime minister Allen Chastanet and the us ambassador to Barbados and the eastern Caribbean in attendance. The …

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TWO CAMPAIGN MANAGERS QUIT HERMANGILD FRANCIS’ BID FOR VF SOUTH

UWP Vieux fort south endorsed candidate Hermagild Francis has now exhausted two campaign managers on the heels of an upcoming general election. The two campaign managers citing irreconcilable differences with the party, called its quits in quick succession. So what does this mean for Semator Hermangild Francis’s run for parliamentary …

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MARY FRANCIS QUESTIONS TIMING OF US RSLPF SANCTIONS RELIEF

Human rights advocate and attorney Mary Francis is not happy with news of the partial leahy law sanctions relief for the royal Saint Lucia police force. She is also questioning the timing of the announcement. Francis who has been calling for closure in the deaths of the Vieux Fort five …

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SLP SUPPORTER CRIES FOUL FOLLOWING PAN SUNDAY VICTIMIZATION

One well known supporter of the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party is crying foul. The vendor is accusing the Castries constituency council of victimization, after he was stripped of his prized spot in the heart of the city. He claims its payback for his participation in “pan Sunday” activities.

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