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BANDITS BREAK INTO TALK SHOW HOST’S HOME, STEAL CAR

Talk show host Tresha Lionel has described the burglary of her home and theft of her privare property as a violation. Bandits broke into the journalist’s home this week and made-off with her vehicle. Law enforcement authorities are investigating what some have described as a very suspicious turn of events.

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SAINT LUCIA FAR FROM POPULATION IMMUNITY

Public health officials have made another appeal to Saint Lucians to get vaccinated. According to authorities the island is far from the important milestone of population immunity in the fight against the covid-19 pandemic.

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RASTAFARIAN COMMUNITY WELCOMES GANJA LAW AMENDMENT-

Sections of the Rastafarian community have welcomed news of the scheduled decriminalization of marijuana possession at the latest sitting of the house of assembly on Tuesday. However, an opposition MP and former government minister argues that the legislative amendments were too soon and falls short of full cannabis law reform.

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NEW HOUSING MINISTER UNEARTHS ALLEGED SHOCKING INFO

Housing minister Richard Frederick on Tuesday made some eye-opening and damning revelations regarding the operations of the national housing corporation (NHC). During a report to the house of assembly, the Castries central MP raised questions about an alleged arrangement between the NHC, the previous government and a well-known construction company.

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PANDEMIC CLAIMS ANOTHER WELL-KNOWN BUS DRIVER

A second bus driver has reportedly succumbed as the 4th wave of the covid-19 pandemic in Saint Lucia takes a toll on the transportation sector. This week came word that more operators have been afflicted with the viral respiratory disease, which has been wreaking havoc in Saint Lucia over the …

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GOV’T SET TO DECRIMINALIZE CANNABIS POSSESSION?

Are members of the Rastafarian community owed an apology over cannabis use. The land-mark move by the SLP administration to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of the herb, has resulted in calls for the state to disavow past actions which some activists claim discriminated against the Rastafarian community.

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STUDENTS COUNCIL WANTS GOV’T TO BRIDGE DIGITAL DIVIDE

The national students council is lamenting another covid-19 wave on the education system. The start of the new school year has been delayed by a week and in-person classes suspended due to the alarming increase in covid-19 cases in the community. The students council is imploring the government to get …

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