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Fatal Traffic Accident At Marigot

Saint Lucia has recorded another road fatality for 2017. Jason St. Luce, a 34 year old resident of Rock Hall, Castries, died on Tuesday April 25th, following a motor vehicle collision in Marigot. Initial reports indicate that a truck, reportedly driven by Marlon Lubrin registration number PG 4440, encountered mechanical …

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Throne Speech 2017 Ushers In Legislative Agenda

The second session of the 11th parliament convened on Tuesday April 25th, with the annual throne speech by governor general her Excellency dame Pearlette Louisy. According to the head of state, government’s 2017/2018 legislative agenda includes new programs in education, health, social services, climate change, energy and justice reform.

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National Trust Supporters Stage Silent Protest

Members, employees and supporters of the Saint Lucia National Trust are not taking the de-funding of the environmental organization lightly. A number of individuals converged on parliament to hold a silent protest over the elimination of the trust’s subvention for the 2017/2018 estimates.

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MP’s, Ministers React To Trust Defunding

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister and the leader of the opposition are weighing in on Tuesday’s protest outside parliament. Placard carrying citizens voiced their dissent over the UWP administration’s axing of the Saint Lucia National Trust’s annual subvention.

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House Speaker Wants A Deputy

Another session of Parliament has opened and the House Speaker Leonne Theodore-John is still without a deputy. The Deputy Speaker debate has raged on since the first session of the eleventh parliament last June.

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Rock Hall man perishes in Marigot road accident

Jason St. Luce, a thirty-four (34) year old resident of Rock Hall, Castries died on April 25th following a motor vehicle collision in Marigot. Initial reports indicate a truck driven by Marlon Lubrin registration number PG 4440, encountered mechanical difficulty before fatally hitting St. Luce. EMTs and Traffic police were on …

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Police make drug bust

Two (2) Saint Lucian nationals on a local fishing canoe, named “Stranger” were arrested and charged on April 24th in the Second District Court for multiple drug offences. An April 22nd  police drug operation about ten nautical miles (10NM) over south western territorial waters led to the recovery of forty-seven (47) …

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I want a Deputy Speaker

Is the Member of Parliament for Soufriere Herod Stanislaus tipped to fill the  vacant Deputy Speaker slot in Parliament? Questions abound following a recent trip to the United Kingdom by a Saint Lucian delegation that included Speaker of the House of Parliament Leonne Theodore-John and other officials at Parliament Office. …

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Security Minister Denies Hacking Reports

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis has denied media reports that his government is seeking support from intelligence organizations overseas to intercept the communications of perceived opponents.

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Francis versus Francis

A war of words has ensued between brothers, ex-Senate President and SLP Chairman Claudius Francis and National Security and Home Affairs Minister Senator Hermangild Francis over reports by regional press – the Antigua Observer and Caribbean News Now of alleged state sponsored surveillance. SLP Chairman Francis made the bombshell disclosure …

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