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First Responders offer fire prevention tips

The fire-men attached to the Micoud station paid a trip to students of the Micoud Primary School on April 22nd. The purpose of the visit was to educate the staff and students on the importance of fire safety.

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Carnival 2015 Media Launch

According to the CPMA, the carnival product is on the rise. The event, which traditionally takes place in June and July each year, is off to an early start. The organisers along with the Tourism Minister Lorne Theophilus ushered in the new vision for Saint Lucian Carnival at the media …

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Baptiste backs LIAT on regional airline spat

The Civil Aviation Minister for Saint Lucia has spoken out on the possibility of a new airline to compete with regional air carrier LIAT. The minister is sceptical about the proposed air carrier. Alva Baptiste also says more attention should be paid to LIAT, given its importance to the region.

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Fire displaces La Clery family

A family of seven has been displaced by a ferocious fire, which completely destroyed their home in La Clery on Saturday. The blaze occurred at approximately 2pm. The family is now in search of a place to stay.

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Oliver Gobat one year later

It’s been one year since the charred remains of prominent hotelier Oliver Gobat were found in his vehicle in up-scale Cap Estate. Despite a half-a-million dollar reward established by his family, no one has been arrested in relation to his killing. On Saturday, Gobat family members and friends gathered at …

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Stranded Nepalese students on Earthquake

The world over, family and friends of people in Nepal are scrambling to access information in the aftermath of the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake which rocked Nepal on Saturday April 25, 2015. It is a tough task establishing communication. Some of the Nepalese students stranded in Saint Lucia following the …

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Another NSDC graduation

The National Skills Development Centre (NSDC) rewarded trainees who completed its latest certificate program last week. A graduation ceremony, culminated with the alumna attaining their certificates in technical vocation fields. The agency says certification is becoming an important asset in the region-wide job market.

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NICE teaches productivity enhancement

The national initiative to create employment held a two-day workshop for employees in the education sector. The session sought to improve the quality of the personnel’s daily output.

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Primed and ready for Jazz

Activities leading up to the Soufriere Creole Jazz event set off with a bang on the weekend. The event, championed by The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation was launched to members of the media and sponsors on Saturday.

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Grisly chopping incident in Bexon

A 38-year-old man is currently nursing serious wounds at Victoria Hospital after a chopping incident. The man was allegedly involved in an argument with a close friend over stolen item. The heated exchange quickly turned into a blood bath when the accused pulled out a cutlass.

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