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HURRICANE DORIAN DEATH TOLL RISING IN THE BAHAMAS

The death toll from the Bahamas is predicted to continue to rise as search and rescue teams survey the affected islands. Though the number of confirmed dead is under 50 that figure is increasing as the searches progress. The cries for assistance from the affected residents of The Bahamas continues to grow …

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TODAY MARKS ONE YEAR SINCE THE DEATH OF BOTHAM JEAN

Exactly one year to the day, St. Lucia was greeted with the news of one of its sons being shot by an off duty police officer while he was relaxing and having a meal at his apartment in Dallas, Texas. News of the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Botham jean …

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LIGHTNING STORM ON FRIDAY CAUSES PROPERTY DAMAGE

A family of Vide Boutielle, Castries, had a narrow escape on Friday morning during a thunder storm. Though they could count their blessings, the family did not escape unscathed. The lightning strike broke the back wind-screen of their vehicle. The family was shaken, but fine.  

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SALCC PAYS TRIBUTE TO CHAZ CEPAL

The Alma Matter of Chaz Cepal – the young man who died in a vehicular accident during the early morning hours of Saturday 31st August held a special tribute for him. Friday afternoon’s gathering, held at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, was attended by his former classmates.  

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MAN SHOT IN HEAD DURING DENNERY VALLEY J’OUVERT ACTIVITIES

St Lucia recorded another homicide, with a shooting death on Saturday  morning in the Dennery valley. The fatal incident happened during the community j’ouvert festivities.  According to preliminary reports the man was at the j’ouvert jump up when a man walked up to him with a gun and shot him …

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CLARKE STREET FIRE ENGULFS SEVERAL BUSINESSES

The business section of upper Clarke street, Vieux Fort was on alert Thursday afternoon, following a fire in the building housing wet and cold enterprises and other businesses. The fire service had to be at the top of its game in order minimize the damage.  

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CSA CALLS OUT LABOUR TRIBUNAL ON ABUSE OF POWER

The civil service association is seeking government intervention in helping the labour tribunal understand its role. The CSA accuses the labour tribunal of abusing its authority by not delivering a ruling on the st. Lucia electricity services limited (LUCELEC) grade structure issue. The grade structure issue is one of two matters …

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SENATOR HERMANGILD FRANCIS BACK ON THE JOB

A word of caution from the minister for national security and home affairs Senator Hermandgild Francis. Francis who is back at work following a long leave of absence for medical reasons, says both the police and the public must work at building trust.  

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