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MOTORCYCLIST DIES IN ROAD CRASH

Austin Hill in Derniere Riviere, Dennery was the scene of Saint Lucia’s second recorded road fatality for 2019. Shortly after 9 am on February 26th, 27-year-old Dwight St. Juste reportedly lost control of the motorcycle he was riding which crashed in a roadside gutter. Emergency Medical Technicians rushed the rider’s …

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22 YEAR OLD MALE GUNNED DOWN AT ASSOU CANAL

An Assou Canal resident was gunned down in a suspected drive by shooting on the evening of February 25. The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Miguel Alphonse. Witnesses say gunmen alighted from a motor vehicle and fired multiple rounds at Alphonse as he stood near a small convenience shop. …

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GUYANESE NATIONAL DEAD FOLLOWING BAGATELLE STABBING INCIDENT

A 26-year-old Guyanese national and Bagatelle resident is homicide victim number 5. Michael Pooran reportedly sustained multiple stab wounds during an alleged skirmish with a known individual. The incident occurred during the wee hours of February 24 in Bagatelle after Pooran reportedly left home to attend a house party. Police …

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PM DELIVERS INDEPENDENCE ADDRESS

In his Independence speech Prime Minister Allen Chastanet appealed to Saint Lucians come together and take greater accountability. The Prime Minister is confident amid the challenges Saint Lucia is nearing a turning point.  

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SAINT LUCIA ON ALERT FOR SWINE FLU

There have been no recorded cases of the H1N1 Swine Flu disease in Saint Lucia however, the health ministry remains on high alert as neighbouring islands continue to grapple with the virus which has claimed lives in recent months.

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12 SAVED FROM SINKING SHIP

A sea vessel traveling from neighboring Martinique to saint Lucia on February 20 began to sink some three nautical miles north of Pigeon Island. A quick response from the marine unit reportedly saved up to 12 lives and the vessel.

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CASTRIES MAYOR CONCERNED ABOUT NOISE IN THE CAPITAL

Castries Mayor Peterson Francis is going after unruly noise-makers. The Mayor says he is concerned about noise from bicycles with speakers in the capital. According to Francis, there have been complaints of bikes blasting music at odd hours of the morning.  

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SMOOTHIE SHOP THIEF CAPTURED

Police have detained a suspect linked to a recent smoothie shop robbery which left the owner out of several personal effects and cash. However, a less than clever attempt by the alleged thief to return some of the personal documents have now landed him in jail.  

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POLICE LED INDEPENDENCE BOYCOTT AVERTED

Plans by police officers to boycott 40th Independence anniversary celebrations may have been averted, reportedly after intervention from top level security officials. Police Welfare Association (PWA) President Travis Chicot has come under fire by his membership, following a decision to re-schedule a key meeting with the government negotiating team. The …

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