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Man Gunned Down In Ravine Poison, Homicide #34

The shooting death of a Vanard man on Wednesday night has brought St. Lucia’s homicide count for 2017 to 34. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 41-year-old Sherwin Auguste also known as “Shervy”.

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Tropical Storm Harvey Weather Advisory

HURRICANE HUNTER FINDS THAT THE DISTURBANCE HAS BECOME TROPICAL STORM HARVEY… SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST…2100 UTC…INFORMATION LOCATION…13.0N 55.8W ABOUT 250 MI…400 KM E OF BARBADOS ABOUT 355 MI…570 KM E OF ST. LUCIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 270 DEGREES AT 18 MPH…30 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL …

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New Tobacco Standards in Effect

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards has updated its standards for tobacco products. The updated version now includes graphic warning on labels to draw attention to the negative effects of smoking. On August 16th, 2017, the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) implemented revised standards for the labeling of tobacco …

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Ravine Poisson Shooting Victim Discharged with Bullet Lodged in Leg

Two people sustained gunshot wounds during a suspected drive-by shooting incident at Ravine Poisson, Bexon on August 16. 41-year-old Sherwin Auguste was shot multiple times and later succumbed at the scene. Auguste, also known as Shervy was, at the time of the shooting, patronizing a roadside bar. The gunshots reportedly …

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Tropical Storm Warning in Effect for Saint Lucia

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the disturbance was centered near latitude 13.1 North, longitude 54.1 West. The system is moving toward the west near 17 mph (28 km/h) and this motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days. On the forecast track, the disturbance should move …

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UPDATE: Drive-by Shooting Suspected in Shervy Killing, Second Person Injured

Official police statement.  August 17, 2017 – Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a forty one (41) year old resident of Vanard, Anse La Raye, namely Sherwin Auguste also known as “Shervy”. Officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department, Castries, received a report of a shooting, at Ravine …

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