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SAINT LUCIA OBSERVES NO TOBACCO DAY

St. Lucia observed No Smoking Day on Friday. Some of the planned events had to be cancelled because of the inclement weather. However, the World No Tobacco Day was still observed with a call for smokers to seek assistance to kick the habit. The call comes against the backdrop of …

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SLP REJECTS PM’S POSITION ON PAJOAH LETTER

The opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) called a press conference on Thursday. The main subject of the press conference was the Prime Minister’s response to the question of the commitment letter, bearing what appears to be the signature of minister Guy Joseph. The Labour party is calling the Prime …

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JEREMIE STREET VENDORS AND CCC GO HEAD TO HEAD

The battle lines between the Jeremie Street fruit and vegetable vendors and the mayor’s office are firmly drawn. The Jeremie Street vendors are protesting their eviction by the mayor from their place of operation. They say that unlike car park vendors, who were consulted and assisted in relocating, they were …

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MARY FRANCIS CALLS FOR IN-DEPTH PROBE INTO STUDENT’S SHOOTING

Human rights advocate and attorney at law Mary Francis has called for an independent investigation into the shooting death of the 17-year-old Entrepot Secondary School student.¬†Neither the ministry of education, nor the Entrepot Secondary School have commented on the incident. However, the fact that the student was in the presence …

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BODY WASHES UP ON SHORE IN VIEUX FORT

Police are in the process of formally identifying the body of a man that washed ashore on Tuesday in the town of Vieux Fort. It is feared that it may be the body of a man who went missing at sea last week Friday, during a routine check at sea …

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PASTOR BEN WEIGHS IN ON IMPLICATIONS OF CRIME

One of the region’s longest serving tele-evangelists is reaching out to young persons, in order to stop them getting involved in criminal behavior. Pastor Benedict Jn Baptist better known as Pastor Ben, says it is far better for one not to get involved in crime in the first place, that …

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