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EPOLL APRIL 3RD 2019

We want to know: DO YOU THINK IT IS FAIR FOR TEACHERS TO DEMAND PAYMENT FOR CORRECTING SBAS WHICH ARE CONSIDERED TO BE PART OF NORMAL SCHOOL WORK? Voting is easy! Just log on to HTSSTLUCIA.ORG or Facebook at HTS ST. LUCIA OFFICIAL and vote! You can also send your …

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MAYOR LASHES OUT AT PWA PRESIDENT

The back and forth over the granting of island wide powers of arrest to city police took another turn on Wednesday, with the Mayor of Castries lashing out at the police welfare association (PWA) President Travis Chicot. Mayor Peterson Francis convened a press conference and did not mince words, when …

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SALCC REGISTRATION DEADLINE APPROACHING

Officials at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College are issuing a reminder to the public that they are still receiving applications for the upcoming term, but the period for registration will soon end.  

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LIVE TO SOAR TO HOST 2ND ANNUAL ‘JUST FLY’

Non-profit organization Live 2 Soar, in collaboration with the department of education, will host the 2nd annual just-fly youth symposium on Wednesday and Thursday in the north and south of Saint Lucia respectively. Organizers say that about 600 students will benefit from this career development initiative.  

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CASTRIES PHONE SNATCHER CAUGHT & HAULED BEFORE THE COURTS

Quick thinking and action by witnesses and the police helped to nab a phone snatcher in the city centre on Tuesday morning. The robber pounced on an unsuspecting Italian national and was running off with the visitor’s cell phone, when a group of locals gave chase and managed to detain him. …

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MAYOR DEFENDS CITY POLICE

Castries Mayor Peterson Francis maintains that once the police commissioner has given a city police officer the oath of office, that officer can carry out arrests across Saint Lucia. The Police Welfare Association has criticized legislation that allows city police to extend their reach outside their municipality. Mayor Francis is …

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HTS NEWS4ORCE PREVIEW APRIL 2ND 2019

Here’s what’s coming up in the HTS News4orce tonight, for Tuesday the 2nd of April.   The Police Welfare Association (PWA) takes a strong stance against the legislation broadening the powers of the City Constabulary. The PWA president Travis Chicot wants the new law repealed.   The Mayor of Castries …

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GRANDMOTHER ACTS AS SURROGATE FOR GAY SON

[BBC NEWS (US & Canada)- April 2nd, 2019]:- A 61-year-old Nebraskan woman has told of her joy after giving birth to her own grandchild, acting as the surrogate for her son and his husband.   Cecile Eledge carried the daughter of her son Matthew Eledge and his husband Elliot Dougherty …

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