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MARY FRANCIS SPEAKS OF ‘VINDICATED’ LOUISY FAMILY

Attorney-at-law Mary Francis says the family of Mandy Louisy feels vindicated after a May 3rd judgment against the state in his shooting death by police. The human rights advocate filed a wrongful death lawsuit in 2014, following the august 2013 incident at Babonneau. While the attorney has some issues with …

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ARMED BANDITS ROB CHINESE RESTAURANT

Police are on the hunt for two armed bandits who targeted the Sea Town Chinese restaurant on Brazil Street, Castries on Sunday night. The criminals emptied the establishment’s cash register, as they pillaged the cashier’s station. However, any jubilation at their heist might be short lived, as the bandits were …

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ACTING POLICE COMMISSIONER TALKS TARGETED POLICING STRATEGIES

Acting Commissioner of Police Milton Desir says a combination of traditional policing and targeted interventions is starting to pay off. Desir is also commending members of the public who have come forward with information to the police and is urging others to do likewise. The acting police commissioner’s comments follow an …

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STATE LOSES FATAL POLICE SHOOTING CASE

A judgment has been awarded against the state in an almost 6-year-old fatal police shooting. 32-year-old Mandy Louisy was shot by law enforcement officers in Babonneau on August 9th, 2013. The ruling was handed down on Friday May 3rd. Attorney-at-law and human rights advocate Mary Francis issued a statement on …

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ONCOLOGIST WARNS OF YOUTH SMOKING ‘EPIDEMIC IN THE MAKING’

Health officials are focusing on the dangers of tobacco to the lungs, as part of activities to mark World No Tobacco Day on May 31st 2019. Ahead of the annual observance, the Substance Abuse Unit held a press launch, to publicize the various components of an educational anti-tobacco campaign. They …

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PRIME MINISTER EMBRACES REGIONAL APPROACH TO CRIME FIGHTING

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is back from the 19th special meeting of the conference of CARICOM heads of government on security. The meeting, which began on May 3rd, took place against the back-drop of what leaders said were ‘deep concerns about the level of crime in the community and the …

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