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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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WINERA WORKERS DOWN THEIR TOOLS

Employees of the Vieux Fort-based Windward Islands Packaging Company Limited (WINERA), downed their tools on Monday May 6th and are demanding answers from the company’s directors about their future. The WINERA employees told HTS News4orce that they can no longer remain in limbo.

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3 SAINT LUCIANS AND 4 VENEZUELANS RESCUED BY US COAST GUARD

The US Coast Guard transferred seven men – 3 Saint Lucians and 4 Venezuelans to Saint Lucia on Monday, after a rescue at sea. The acting commissioner of police says while Saint Lucia’s visa restrictions on Venezuela nationals provide proper vetting, there are citizens from the Latin American nation who …

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TAXI DRIVERS WEIGH IN ON QUARANTINED CRUISE SHIP AT PORT CASTRIES

Measles is a highly contagious, infectious disease caused by the measles virus. The symptoms usually develop between ten to twelve days after exposure to an infected person, with the disease lasting between seven to ten days. The symptoms include high fever, runny nose, inflamed eyes and spots in the mouth …

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DOMINICAN NATIONAL FOUND MURDERED IN MICOUD

A Dominican man who proudly proclaimed that he had changed his life around, was found dead at Latille, Micoud on Wednesday. The man, who hails from Ravine Chabot was discovered with bullet wounds on his body.  

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