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WASCO SAYS SAHARA DUST NO THREAT TO WATER SUPPLY

The Water And Sewage Company (WASCO) sought to ensure customers of the safety of the water supply as the Saharan dust batters the Caribbean region. However, with a water related state of emergency in effect, WASCO is urging Saint Lucians to conserve water, as the dust cloud could reduce rainfall …

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INFANT SUFFERS SEVERE BURNS IN HOUSE FIRE

A 15-month-old infant is nursing injuries after a residential fire on Saturday. The blaze is just one of many emergencies that kept first responders of the Saint Lucia fire service occupied on the weekend.

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FISHER FOLK LAUNCH FOOD DRIVE

The Castries fishermen’s co-operative society has jump started the celebration of the 2020 fishermen’s feast. The commemoration got underway a week early with a food drive for senior fisher-folk.

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MAYOR FRANCIS CHIDES RECIPIENTS FOR LACK OF APPRECIATION

Mayor of Castries Peterson Francis is lamenting what he views as the lack of appreciation for the donation of relief packages to staff by the ccc. Over 160 employees benefited from the gesture, which was a collaborative effort between the St. Lucia red cross and the Castries constituency council.

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PM ALLEN CHASTANET ASKS FORGIVENESS, PRAYS FOR NATION

Prime minister Allen Chastanet prayed for the nation on the weekend. The government leader who made a surprise appearance on a religious tv program on Sunday, also beseeched the forgiveness of those he may have wronged in the past. But, despite the overture some staunch critics remain skeptical about the …

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KENNETH FOSTER DEAD AT 89

Kenneth foster has died. The charismatic legal eagle passed away at his home at bishops gap on Thursday June 18th 2020. Tributes have begun pouring in for the brilliant criminal lawyer and master orator who captivated audiences with his mastery of the courtroom and prowess as an attorney.

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