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CHAMPAGNE SEEKS TO CLEAR HIS NAME

The Marchand Combined School is the recipient of newly installed, custom fitted steal doors, thanks in part, to past student Felix ‘Champagne’ Deterville. But, ‘Champagne’ has been accused of inflating labour costs which he confirmed amounted to about $12,000. He denies the charges and wants to clear his name.

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POLITICAL SCIENTIST OPPOSES ABATTOIR RELOCATION

Political commentator Denys Springer is voicing concern about the decision to re-locate the multi-million-dollar abattoir at Beausejour, Vieux-Fort. Springer says this decision might be a case of putting the cart before the horse. Springer says he is also concerned about ongoing legal action in the Desert Star Holdings matter.  

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ALLEN CHASTANET TO GO TO CONVENTION UNOPPOSED

The top spots on the executive of the United Workers Party were un-opposed at the November 11th Conference of Delegates held in Vieux-Fort. Allen Chastanet according UWP insiders, again secured the nod for the post of Political Leader heading into the party’s national convention carded for December 9th.

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TAWAINESE ABATTOIR TO MAKE WAY FOR CHINESE INVESTMENT PROJECT

Agriculture Minister Ezechiel Joseph on November 12th, confirmed that the Taiwanese funded multi-million-dollar abattoir in Beausejour, Vieux-Fort, will make way for the Chinese backed Desert Star Holdings horse racing track. Agriculture Minister Joseph who lobbied for the abattoir, also disclosed that the DSH front man Teo Ah Khing, will foot …

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LOCAL BAKERY HELD UP AT GUNPOINT

The lone cashier working at the water works road branch of Ideal Bakery in Castries was not harmed during a brazen early evening November 12 armed robbery. CCTV footage now viral on social media, captured the moments when two un-masked men accosted the cashier before making off with an undisclosed …

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NEW DALLAS COUNTY DA – NEW HOPE IN BOTHAM JEAN CASE

A pending shake up in the Dallas county District Attorney’s office is brining renewed hope to the justice for Botham movement. The incoming Dallas District Attorney believes that former police officer Amber Guyer, should be charged with murder in the shooting death of the 26-year-old Saint Lucian.

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TRADE UNIONS DEMAND ACTION FROM GOV’T ON HEALTHCARE

The Civil Service Association, the Saint Lucia Nurses Association and the Medical and Dental Association under the Trade Union Federation umbrella, on November 13th, made it clear to the Allen Chastanet led Administration: “take immediate action on the healthcare crisis or else.”

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CCSS ALUMNI OPPOSE PROPOSED RELOCATION TALKS

Generations of past students of the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School [CCSS] have made it clear to the Allen Chastanet led Cabinet, that “we shall not move”. Although no decision has been announced by the government, CCSS alumni have planned an ‘urgent meeting’ slated for November 10th to discuss proposed relocation …

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SLNT ‘SADDENED’ AFTER FIRE RAZES HISTORIC BUILDINGS

[PRESS RELEASE] The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) is saddened by the destruction of the colonial-era historic ‘Glasgow’ townhouse and other nearby properties, which were burnt by fire during the early morning of Tuesday 30th October, 2018. The Glasgow House was located at the north-eastern corner of the junctions of Mary-Ann …

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