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EMMA HIPPOLYTE CALLS ON ORGANIZATIONS TO SPEAK OUT

Former minister for Commerce Emma Hippolyte is calling on corporate and civic organisations to speak out against what she describes as the governments wastefulness. The former minister believes that St. Lucia can ill-afford the poor management of this government.

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MASSY PARTNERS WITH SALVATION ARMY FOR 1000 HAMPERS DRIVE

Regional supermarket giant Massy stores has again embraced the Salvation Army as the globally respected philanthropic agency embarks on another initiative to make life a little easier for needy Saint Lucians. With help from the public, the Salvation Army in partnership with Massy stores wants to provide 1000 food and …

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CASTRIES CENTRAL MP WEIGHS IN ON CITY SHOOTINGS

The member for Castries Central Sarah Flood Beaubrun has called on the warring communities halt the criminal activity that is making life exceedingly difficult for residents. The parliamentary representative for the affected area says her plan can help address the violent crime situation.

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ST LUCIA FIRE SERVICE GRADUATION

The St Lucia Fire Service now has a fresh batch of fire fighters to help in their efforts to protect property and save lives.  The Passing Out Parade for the fire men and women was held in the community of Vieux Fort.  Many of the new graduates will be posted at Babonneau.

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TRAGIC LABORIE VIEUX FORT HIGHWAY ACCIDENT

A tragic head-on collision along the Laborie Vieux Fort highway involving a minibus and a motorcycle result in serious injury to the driver and death of the motorcyclist. Both of the men are from the village of Laborie.

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MOTHER OF TWO KILLED IN SHOOTOUT

Yet another life is lost, as a result of the ongoing inner city violence. The mother-of-two died during the early hours of Tuesday morning as a result of gunshot wounds sustained on Monday night.  The violence in this section of the city has some of the residents considering relocating to more peaceful …

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THE PEOPLE’S KNOWLEDGE FAIR

The much anticipated knowledge fair – a first for St. Lucia was held on the William Peter Boulevard in Castries on Monday. Day one of the two day activity attracted hundreds of persons who came to see a wide range of products, services and ideas on display. The knowledge fair puts on …

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ALLEN CHASTANET SPEAKS AT 40TH UWP CONVENTION

The ruling United Workers Party held its 40th convention in Marigot on Sunday. There were no surprises in the leadership of the party, as the life of the previous executive was simply extended for another year. Sunday’s convention was held at the mid-way point in the life of the Allen Chastanet led …

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VIEUX FORT MURDER

Another feud – this time between family and friends ending in the loss of a young life. The two young men had grown up together in the quiet community of La Ressource, Vieux Fort – they were after all neighbors and close cousins. However, a dispute between the two on …

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GRENADA PM CALLS ON ISLANDS TO UNITE

The practicality of Caribbean unity was weighed heavily on the mind of Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell. He says that the Caribbean unity must be made to work for Caribbean people in a way that impacts their lives positively.

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