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Off Duty Cop Kills Would be Robber, Breaks 2016 Homicide Toll

Simon Joseph of Balata, Babonneau was reportedly shot dead by an off duty police officer on July 14. It is alleged that Joseph along with two other men attempted to rob the plain clothes officer at knife point. The botched, strong armed mugging reportedly happened in George the V Park …

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2 Reported Shootings

Saint Lucia recorded two separate shooting incidents in the north of the island on Friday afternoon. One man, identified as Michael nelson is reportedly in stable condition at hospital, after being shot in Reduit, Rodney Bay, Gros Islet on Friday afternoon. The incident reportedly occurred around 2 p.m. Meanwhile, another …

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27th Homicide Accused Arraigned In Court

Meanwhile, the relatives of a man charged in connection with the 27th homicide for 2017 are professing his innocence. The accused in the Grand Riviere homicide case made his first court appearance on Friday.

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Frustrated Window Pleads With PM In Open Letter

3 years after a brutal attack on his yacht, which was docked in the south of Saint Lucia, the widow of slain British tourist roger Pratt, is expressing frustration with the pace of justice in St Lucia. Margaret Pratt has written to the prime minister, registering her disappointment with various …

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Saint Lucia Records Increase In Red Eye Cases

Public health officials are imploring Saint Lucians to practice proper hygiene following a reported significant rise in red eye cases in St. Lucia. The increase in the number of cases follows an outbreak in five countries and territories of the Americas, including Martinique and Guadeloupe.

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Bio-Safety Bill Consultation

More than a decade after the legislation was first developed, a bio-safety bill might soon be a reality for Saint Lucia. This week, government announced that it has endorsed a bio-safety policy that will regulate the use of genetically modified organisms (GMO’s). On Thursday, the sustainable development department held a …

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Benjamin Emmanuel Appointed Cabinet Secretary

GIS:-Benjamin Emmanuel was Appointed as Cabinet Secretary in June 2017. The newly appointed Cabinet Secretary Benjamin Emmanuel encourages Saint Lucians, in both the public and private sectors, to cooperate for the benefit of the country. With most of his professional years spent as a public servant, having served in positions …

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Increased Cases of Red Eye in Saint Lucia

On June 16, 2017 the Ministry of Health and Wellness has received notification from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) indicating the recording of increased cases of Conjunctivitis also known as Red Eye. Reports of outbreaks were made to PAHO/WHO from the Bahamas, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe and …

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