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POLICE HIGH COMMAND ADDRESSES SECURITY BREACH

The High Command at Chesterfield has addressed a major security breach during which thieves stole cash and gained access to numerous administrative offices, where sensitive documents are stored. Police Chief Severin Moncherry is however refuting claims that passports were taken, as an investigation into the break-in advances. In response to …

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TOP COP COMMENTS ON CHAKADAN DANIEL DEATH INVESTIGATION

Police Chief Severin Moncherry will not take administrative action against his officers now at the center of a criminal investigation into the unlawful death of 21-year-old Chakadan Daniel. In October 2013 police, acting on a warrant for Chakadan’s arrest, detained him at the Micoud police station, where he was later …

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CCC APPEALS FOR HELP FOR ROSE HILL FIRE VICTIMS

The Castries Constituency Council (CCC) is asking for help in its relief effort for victims of the January 1st Rose Hill fire. Dozens of residents were displaced following the massive fire which started just after 12:00 am on New Year’s Day and raged on for almost three hours.  The CCC is …

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LABORIE CREDIT UNION VIEUX FORT RELOCATES

The Laborie credit union has moved its Vieux Fort operation to a larger building in the southern town. Credit union officials say the new location will provide customers with a more spacious environment to do business, while enhancing services.

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BANDITS TARGET DAX

Thousands in cash and goods were reportedly stolen from local wholesaler DAX enterprises over the weekend. Company officials say they are cooperating with law enforcement to bring the perpetrators to justice.

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ST LUCIA CELEBRATES JAZZ SINGER POPPY AJUDHA

A jazz singer who boasts Saint Lucian roots and a recent endorsement by former US President Barack Obama is currently on island and is expected to make a series of appearances this week. Poppy Ajudha is already on a social media blitz, updating her Instagram and Facebook accounts from Saint …

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SANDALS TO BAN STYROFOAM PRODUCTS

Sandals resorts international has said that effective next month, it will eliminate all Styrofoam products from its operation across the region. A number of Caribbean countries have already banned the use of plastics. Deputy chairman of sandals resorts international Adam Stewart said after banning plastic straws, stirrers, laundry bags and …

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CSA LOOKS AHEAD IN 2019

Saint Lucia’s largest trade union – the Civil Service Association has its 2019 agenda set on securing benefits for thousands of its members employed in the public service.

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