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SALCC remembers Zhané and Zina

On May 5th, students and faculty of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College celebrated the lives of 18-year-old Zhané Williams and 19-year-old Zina Anthony who died tragically on April 29th in a car crash. 18-year-old Zhané Williams and 19-year-old Zina Anthony died in a car crash on April 29thThe memorial …

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SLNT wants Tulsie to Stay

Director of the Saint Lucia National Trust [SLNT] Bishnu Tulsie has been asked to forgo his retirement and stay on for an additional term. According to SLNT communications officer, Karetta Crooks-Charles the Trust membership unanimously voted on a resolution to retain Tulsie as director following the April 29th ‘emergency national …

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Youth Revolution hosts ‘Strides of Unity’ relay

Press Release 5th May 2017             The Youth Revolution hosts an island wide relay deemed Strides of Unity on the 7th of May 2017. The first event of its kind; Strides of Unity aims to promote national unity, peace and healthy lifestyles a number of athletes will participate in passing …

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No Tsnunami Threat From Volcano Eruption

The director of the UWI seismic research centre based in Trinidad, Richard Robertson says there is no threat of a tsunami to Saint Lucia due to the recent eruption of the Kick’em Jenny volcano in Grenada. The volcano erupted 8km north of saint lucia on the evening of Saturday April …

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Driver Association Calls For Demerit System

The national association of driving schools is urging the traffic department to implement a demerit system for drivers who violate Saint Lucia’s traffic laws. The plea follows the Labor Day weekend choc traffic crash, which claimed the lives of two teenagers. Through the demerit system, points are deducted from a …

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Suspicious Death at Choiseul

A man identified as Mathew Joseph of Morne Jacques, Choiseul was reportedly discovered hanging from a tree on May 4th. Joseph was pronounced dead on the scene. Preliminary police investigations reveal the deceased reportedly informed family of intentions to commit suicide. According to police investigators, Joseph told relatives, “This is …

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Jacmel Bar Owner Seeks Help to Nab Would-Be Bandits

HTS News4orce obtained CCTV footage that captured three unmasked  men allegedly attempting to break into Chilli’s Bar in Jacmel on May 3rd. The men can be seen approaching the entrance of Chilli’s Bar at 01:55 am. Two of the men appear to be unarmed, only carrying a mobile phone to …

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Saint Lucia and Taiwan plan New Banana Cooperation Project

PRESS RELEASE – The government of Republic of China (Taiwan) recently assigned Taiwan Banana expert Dr. Chih-Ping Chao, director of Taiwan Banana Research Institute (TBRI) to visit Saint Lucia from 2nd to 6th May 2017 for the evaluation of new banana cooperation project- “Rehabilitate Banana Production and Productivity in Saint …

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KFC National Basketball League Tips Off

PRESS RELEASE – The 2017  KFC National Basketball League kicked off Wednesday night with the reigning National League champions demonstrating why they’re the perennial title trophy holders. 2016 champs Courts Jets asserted their dominance from the first whistle to the final buzzer, defeating Micoud 71-31 in the first Group A …

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