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Ex-Sports Ministers Denies Claims Of Special NLA Account

Dennery North MP Shawn Edward continues to reject claims that an account was created in the name of the national lotteries authority (NLA) or other agencies, entitled “ministers account” when he was sports minister in 2012. Economic development minister guy joseph brought the matter to the fore-front during debate last …

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Police Welfare Association Reaches Out to Suspended Officers

The recently elected Police Welfare Association [PWA] on May 3rd met with 10 suspended police officers at Chesterfield to offer support and stand in solidarity in a bid to restore their tenure. Travis Chicot is the PWA president.  Listen below. The ranks of the suspended officers vary. The Commissioner of …

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U.S State Department names Saint Lucia as ‘major money laundering’ country

Saint Lucia has been categorized as a “Major Money Laundering Country” by the United States Department of State Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. The annual report published in March 2017, details perceived deficiencies in Saint Lucia’s anti-money laundering infrastructure.  Volume II of the report on Money Laundering …

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Saint Lucia ranks number 2 in Americas for Press Freedom

Freedom House lists Saint Lucia as second best in the Americas region for press freedom in the 2017 freedom of the press index. Freedom House studied 35 countries in the Americas and found 46% has an environment conducive for a free press.   Saint Lucia ranks number one in the …

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Nation Mourning Loss Of Teens In Tragic Accident

The nation is mourning the loss of two promising young women as a result of a fatal car crash on the Castries-Gros Islet Highway on Saturday. Police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal accident, which occurred about 9:00pm near Samaan’s Park at Choc.  

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Labor Day Weekend Poses Challenges For Fire Service

The saint lucia fire service recorded another challenging holiday weekend with over 80 distress calls across saint lucia. Emergency personnel attended to 56 calls in the north and 31 calls in the south, 1 stabbing incident, 6 fires and 6 motor vehicular accidents.

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Hundreds Participant In Anti-DSH March

Hundreds on Sunday converged on the southern town of Vieux Fort in protest against the proposed 2.6 billion us dollar desert start holdings (DSH) pearl of the Caribbean project. The Vieux Fort concerned citizens coalition organized the protest march for change (VF4CS) in collaboration with the concerned citizens of Saint …

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