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Caribbean Cup: Curacao dethrone Jamaica as Caribbean champions

FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique — Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz were dethroned as champions of the Caribbean when they went down 1-2 to minnows Curacao in the final of the Scotiabank CFU Men’s Caribbean Cup at the Stade Pierre Aliker here a short while ago. Elson Hooi got a double in the 10th and …

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LIAT promises better employer/employee relations

Regional carrier LIAT is admitting that it has not done enough to engage its employees over the years since more attention was paid on how to turn around its financial challenges and then the re-fleeting exercise. The company said it is now focusing on building employee/employer confidence. This admission was …

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Prime Minister visits Victoria Hospital

OPM:-Prime Minister Hon Allen M Chastanet took a tour of Victoria Hospital last week, to view firsthand the working conditions of public servants, and to listen to their concerns and challenges. The tour is one in a series that will allow the prime minister to assess the true state of …

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Chausee Rd Shooting Victim Identified

28 year old Simon Peter was shot multiple times between 2:50 pm and 3:10pm June 24th, on upper Chausee road in Castries. Reports suggest the shooter or shooters alighted from a motor vehicle. The assailants reportedly made off in a vehicle. The shooting victim was rushed to hospital via private …

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PM Provides Quarry Explosion Update

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has disclosed that his office is working with the labor department to determine insurance companies next move in the wake of the RG Quarry disaster. On march 21st, a container exploded at Rayneau Quarry construction in cul-de-sac killing four people, wounding over 30 others and damaging …

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Shooting on Chausee Rd

Between 2:50 pm and 3:10pm June 24th, gun shots rang out on upper Chausee road in Castries. Reports suggest the shooter or shooters alighted from a motor vehicle. At least one man is believed to have been shot in the incident. The assailants reportedly made off in a vehicle. The …

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Man Shot at Corinth

A man has been hospitalized after a suspected drive – by shooting incident at Corinth, Gros-Islet. The incident reportedly occurred between 10p.m and 11p.m, June 23rd. The victim is believed to have sustained multiple gunshot wounds about the body. Cell phone video of the aftermath has surfaced on social media …

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Fisheries Dept Hosts World Oceans Day Clean Up

On June 8th, agencies and community groups across the globe undertook beach clean-ups and other activities geared at bringing awareness to the plight of the oceans. World Ocean Day 2017 is being held under the theme, “Our Oceans, Our Future.” Locally, the Department of Fisheries brought together students, corporate entities, …

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Flow and C&W Business Boost Cyber-Security

Castries, Saint Lucia – June 23, 2017 – More and more, it is becoming difficult – if not impossible – to do business without access to the internet, whether fixed, home or office wireless, or even a mobile connection, with the proliferation of smartphones and other similar devices. But with …

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