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ARMED GUNMEN STORM THE MORNE BAKERY

Police are searching for four men who held up employees at the Morne Bakery on Tuesday afternoon, making off with a large sum of money. Eyewitnesses say the bandits entered the business and demanded that employees empty their cash registers.  

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ST LUCIA NOT PART OF LIMA DECLARATION IN SUPPORT OF JUAN GUAIDO

Saint Lucia has decided against recognizing Venezuela’s opposition leader as interim President. The Lima group, which consists of Latin American countries and Canada, has urged the Venezuelan military to support Guaidó. However, three members of the group – Guyana, Mexico and Saint Lucia – have not backed the declaration.  

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SLP WANTS PROBE INTO WASCO DEALINGS

The war of words between the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party and The Water and Sewage Company [WASCO] was amplified, during a February 6th press conference, when Castries South MP Dr. Ernest Hilaire, appealed for an independent probe into the WASCO’S recent business dealings. Dr. Hilaire accused WASCO of undertaking what …

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SNAKE RECOVERED FROM CONSTRUCTION SITE

WASCO employees got quite a scare, when a six-foot-long Boa Constrictor was spotted on the water management site at Union on Wednesday February 6th. Forestry officials are reporting increased snake sightings outside of their natural habitats. The public is being urged to contact the Department of Forestry, if they suspect …

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LOOKING FOR A HOME FOR ROSEHILL FIRE VICTIMS

The Concerned Citizens Committee is lending its support to those displaced by the New Year’s Day Rose-Hill fire. The organization has joined efforts with the Rose-Hill fire committee and other partners to find suitable housing for the families.

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SLP DEMANDS ANSWERS ON STATE OF HEALTHCARE

The SLP is re-iterating calls for answers on the state of health-care. Last week, Health Minister Mary Isaac promised to update the nation on matters of health, but only after she briefed health personnel and relevant authorities. The SLP’s health spokesman Moses Jn Baptiste says the people deserve answers now.

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FIRE AT SUNBUILT LEAVES TWO FAMILIES HOMELESS

Two families including 5 children and 3 adults are homeless; after gutted their homes in Sunbuilt on Wednesday evening. The fire started around 6 in the upstairs apartment and moved to the downstairs destroying both structures.

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