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CANARIES CHRISTMAS EVE DROWNING

The death and destruction were not confined to the roads. Sea bathing is a popular pass-time particularly on weekends and holidays. In the community of Canaries, one man who took on a swimming challenge lost the bet and his life.

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TWO DEAD IN ROSEAU ROAD CRASH

It’s the season to be jolly, but for a number of families tragedy struck, disrupting the Christmas cheer. A number of accidents on Christmas holiday stretched the emergency services leaving a trail serious injury and death in its wake. The community of Bois Den, Jacmel is dealing with the deaths of two …

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POLICE WELFARE ASSOCIATION SEEKS TO BECOME INDEPENDENT

It’s official, the Police Welfare Association (PWA) has severed ties with the Trade Union Federation (TUF). The sign had been on the wall over the past few days, that the police welfare association was not satisfied with its membership of the Trade Union umbrella organization. The leadership of the PWA …

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TOP COP ACKNOWLEDGES FAILURE TO CAP HOMICIDE TOLL AT 25

Police commissioner Severin Moncherry is getting back to the drawing board following his concession that his plans to curtail violent crimes and homicides have failed. With the crime situation worsening, the commissioner is under pressure to get a working solution.  

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CASTRIES CENTRAL MP WEIGHS IN ON CITY SHOOTINGS

The member for Castries Central Sarah Flood Beaubrun has called on the warring communities halt the criminal activity that is making life exceedingly difficult for residents. The parliamentary representative for the affected area says her plan can help address the violent crime situation.

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TRAGIC LABORIE VIEUX FORT HIGHWAY ACCIDENT

A tragic head-on collision along the Laborie Vieux Fort highway involving a minibus and a motorcycle result in serious injury to the driver and death of the motorcyclist. Both of the men are from the village of Laborie.

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MOTHER OF TWO KILLED IN SHOOTOUT

Yet another life is lost, as a result of the ongoing inner city violence. The mother-of-two died during the early hours of Tuesday morning as a result of gunshot wounds sustained on Monday night.  The violence in this section of the city has some of the residents considering relocating to more peaceful …

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VIEUX FORT MURDER

Another feud – this time between family and friends ending in the loss of a young life. The two young men had grown up together in the quiet community of La Ressource, Vieux Fort – they were after all neighbors and close cousins. However, a dispute between the two on …

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TOP COP COMMENTS ON CRIME SITUATION

The top brass of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force has sent is strongest signal to date to residents and the criminal elements. The police commissioner Severin Moncherry and his top team say they will place relentless pressure to curb the recent crime upsurge. Moncherry on Monday characterized the recent rise in …

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