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THIEVES PILFER SUICIDE VICTIM’S HOME

The loved ones of a suspected suicide victim are denouncing the actions of some people who apparently took advantage of the deceased. According to the family, items of value were stolen from the Jacmel residence of the late Leo St. Rose moments after he passed. Police are treating the matter …

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INDEPENDENT SENATOR ON TOUGHER PENALTIES

Meanwhile, independent senator Mauricio thomas-francis is calling for draconian penalties for the perpetrators of violent crime. The member of the upper house wants tougher laws on the statute book to address criminality.

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PM CONFIRMS NON – DOMICILE RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Prime minister Allen Chastanet has announced that Saint Lucia is creating a residency program to allow people to have a non-domicile tax rate. The leader of Saint Lucia revealed this news at the world’s most high profile conference on investment migration, which includes citizenship-by-investment and residency programs.

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DEMOLITION OF ST JUDE HOSPITAL BEGINS

One of the buildings at the St. Jude construction site scheduled for destruction was razed to the ground on Wednesday. Another building deemed structurally unsound by the government will be torn down soon.

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CRISIS CENTER WANTS MEN TO STEP UP

The Saint Lucia crisis centre was among a number of non-governmental organizations across Saint Lucia which commemorated international men’s day. Although there were no official activities, the department of gender relations is encouraging local groups to place greater prominence on the issues affecting man.

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WOMAN FOUND UNRESPONSIVE IN ROAD CRASH

Saint Lucia has recorded another tragic road crash. First responders reportedly found a female passenger unresponsive, after a pick up truck veered off the road in the vicinity of the Barre de L’isle and hit a wall early Wednesday morning. Assistant divisional officer at the Saint Lucia fire service Germain …

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PM ATTENDS CONGRESSIONAL DE-RISKING HEARING

Prime minister Allen Chastanet is in Washington DC for a special congressional hearing on the impact of de-risking on correspondent banking and the potential fallout for small states like saint Lucia. The leader of Saint Lucia and other regional heads of government will try to make a compelling case to …

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ROAD SAFETY CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED IN SAINT LUCIA

Saint Lucia and the rest of the world are observing road safety month. On Monday, the government launched its drive safe campaign, showcasing locally produced public service announcements aimed at reducing road deaths. The videos highlight the perils of dangerous driving practices.

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