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SUSPECTED DROWNING AT CAP ESTATE

Police are investigating the drowning of a Gros-Islet fisherman, following a diving expedition on Sunday afternoon. The man is said to be in his early 50’s.  

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GROS ISLET BUS DRIVERS TO MEET IRATE PASSENGER

The Gros-Islet Minibus Association is hoping to resolve a squabble involving two of its members and an irate passenger.  The aggrieved female passenger took posted a video on social media, alleging that a driver threatened to kill her and other passengers, during an argument.

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TEEN DUO REMANDED ON MURDER CHARGE

The 16-year-old duo on murder charges in connection with the shooting death of a 74-year-old Marchand resident appeared in the first district court on January 7.  Shaquille Lionel and Walter Hofer were arrested on January 3rd, – roughly one week after three people including two 15-year-olds were shot on Marchand …

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TWO TEENS CHARGED WITH MARCHAND MURDER

Police have made a breakthrough in the shooting death of a 74-year-old Marchand resident. Two 16-year-olds have been arrested and formally charged with murder. Shaquille Lionel and Walter Hofer are each facing possible life sentences, for allegedly killing Joachim Joseph during a December 27th shooting.

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REGIONAL COAST GUARD RESCUES SAINT LUCIAN FISHERMEN

Two sets of fishermen from Vieux Fort had to be rescued at sea during the festive season. The two vessels on separate fishing expeditions experienced difficulties in very treacherous conditions at sea. Both teams of fishermen were rescued by separate neighboring crews.

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LABORIE HIGHWAY COLLISION

A section along the Laborie Vieux Fort Highway is fast developing a reputation as a danger point, given the number of serious accidents in the area.

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DOZENS DISPLACED BY ROSE HILL FIRE

The seven families whose houses were gutted by the New Year’s Day fire are struggling to come to terms with their new reality. It could have been far worse given the cluster of houses in the community and the difficulty in getting to the fire. The situation was a challenge for the …

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SHOOTING IN MARCHAND KILLS ONE AND INJURES TWO

A brazen gun attack on a busy Marchand road on Thursday evening about 8 o’clock sent pedestrians and residents scattering to safety, as two gun-men took aim at their suspected targets – two teenagers. The two fifteen-year olds were shot and are recovering at hospital, but an elderly man was …

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