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YOUTH MONTH 2019 IS LAUNCHED

Annually the youth and sports department observes April as youth month. This year, the Independence 40 committee, the department of youth development and the St. Lucia National Youth Council, have organized a host of activities to observe the month.  

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NEW SLMDA PRESIDENT READY FOR THE TASK AHEAD

The St. Lucia Medical and Dental Association (SLMDA) has a new president. Dr. Merle Clarke, who was elected for a two-year term, says she is aware of the pressing concerns in health-care and is ready to hit the ground running.

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THE CCC & CATHOLIC CHURCH COLLABORATE ON CALVARY

The Castries Constituency Council (CCC) has vowed to take up the reins and help the Roman Catholic Church maintain and preserve the Calvary. Over the last few years, the site has been left unattended and attracted homeless individuals.  

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FAMILY OF 4 HOMELESS FOLLOWING FIRE

A family of four is homeless after a fire gutted their two-storey house in the Diamond area of Soufriere on Monday. Fire officials say they encountered many challenges extinguishing the flames. Those included the vehicles of curious residents blocking access to the home and no available hydrants near the scene, …

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YOUNG MAN LOSES LIFE IN MOTORCYCLE COLLISION

35-year-old Brad Fatal of Independence City is Saint Lucia’s latest road fatality. Fatal was heading to his home at Independence City, Castries, when he collided with a vehicle in the Ravine Chabot community. His grieving mother is appealing to motor-cyclists to wear safety gear and watch their speed on the …

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48 LBS OF PLASTIC FOUND IN DEAD WHALE

[By Colleen Barry via Associated Press -April 1st 2019]:- An 8-meter (26-foot) sperm whale was found dead off Sardinia with 22 kilograms (48.5 pounds) of plastic in its belly, prompting the World Wildlife Foundation to sound an alarm Monday over the dangers of plastic waste in the Mediterranean Sea. The environmental group …

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TWENTY YEAR OLD ST. LUCIAN FATALLY SHOT IN MARTINIQUE

A 20 year old St. Lucian has been fatally shot in neighboring Martinique.  The young man is said to have been shot in the stomach and back at La Martin on Thursday night. He was rushed to the University Hospital in Fort De France where he later succumbed to his injuries. Martinique …

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BREAKING NEWS : SERIOUS MOTOR VEHICULAR ACCIDENT IN CHABOT

The HTS News4orce team has been informed of a serious motor vehicular accident which occurred at approximately 8:30 this morning in Chabot. Initial reports state that a motorbike which was carrying two male individuals collided head on with a coaster. Reports state that the driver of the motorbike and his …

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FAMILY OF JOSEPHINE NEPTUNE CELEBRATES HER 103RD BIRTHDAY

The family of Josephine Neptune celebrated her 103rd birthday on Thursday. It was a joyous occasion for the family of Josephine, who was born during the first world war. Her daughters believe her love of singing, gardening and family, as well as her simple St. Lucian diet may be the secret to …

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