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Chastanet to contest Micoud South seat

After weeks of speculation, the leader of the United Workers Party Allen Chastanet will contest the Micoud South Seat at the next general elections. This was decided on Tuesday night at a meeting of the Micoud south constituency branch, where MP Arsene James informed supporters that he will not seek …

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Baby Carlos Update

It’s a difficult task raising a child with health complications. This rings true for Donna Jn Baptiste – mother to 4 year-old Carlos. When he was born with a curvature of the spine, she realised it would be an uphill battle to afford her son a normal life. Now with …

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Sir Dunstan laid to rest

Two weeks after his passing, Saint Lucia’s celebrated artist and muralist Sir Dunstan St. Omer was laid to rest. An official funeral service was held at the minor basilica of the immaculate conception on Wednesday May 20th.

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Disaster risk reduction camp

The Vieux-Fort South Disaster Committee and NEMO used a disaster risk reduction exercise to shore-up the capabilities of communities susceptible to natural disasters. The exercise sought to educate participants on reducing hazards through systematic efforts.

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Accused arraigned in major drug bust

The two men charged in connection with a major cocaine bust last week appeared before the First District Court in Castries on Tuesday May 19th. The men’s attorneys say they will fight the charges.

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Myers still looking for the “WOW” factor

As more finance and accounting professionals weigh in on the 2015 estimates of expenditure, a common concern being expressed involves the lack of initiative to jump start investment. President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean Frank Myers says after 3 years of negative growth, what the economy …

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Tribute to Sir Dunstan

The tributes continue to pour in for the late Sir Dunstan St. Omer. The body of the celebrated muralist and painter lay in state on Tuesday, as cultural and educational institutions host events in honour of his life and works.

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Another fatal Bexon road accident

A young father of 2 was pronounced dead at Victoria Hospital on Saturday night, shortly after his motor-cycle collided with a pick-up truck on the Bexon highway. This latest fatality on that thorough-fare has again sparked concerns about road safety. The victim’s girlfriend says the family is having a rough …

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1st National First Choice

1st National Bank has taken another step to advance its objective of getting more St. Lucians to become land-owners. A campaign called 1st Choice is promising a 48-hour approval on car and land loans and more affordable deals on land purchases.

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Courts donates to fire victims

Courts gave back to two families affected by the February Lastic Hill fire. The families whose homes were ravaged in the great blaze were recipients of beds, drawers and refrigerators.

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