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OPPOSITION’S ‘NO CONFIDENCE’ MOTION STILL IN PLAY

Opposition leader Philip J Pierre on January 23rd announced that house speaker Andy Daniel has green lit the anticipated debate on a ‘no confidence’ motion against Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. Pierre has accused the United Workers Party government of attempting to distract public interest with more frequent announcements on proposed …

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ALL IS WELL BETWEEN TOP COP & SECURITY MINISTER

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis is dismissing allegations of a rift between him and police commissioner Severin Moncherry as ridiculous. Francis responded to questions about police accountability and practices at a press conference on Monday.

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE LAUNCHED

If you or someone you know appears to have been trapped, tricked, threatened or imprisoned by a stranger, friend or family member, there is a new toll free, 24-hour number you can dial for help. It is 8-4-7. The human trafficking reporting hotline was launched on Tuesday.  It is one component …

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MALL SHOOTING VICTIM DENIES SHOPLIFTING ALLEGATIONS

More details surrounding the midday mall shooting that left one man injured and in the ICU are emerging. Sources close to the victim identified by police as 20-year-old Kimran Clarke are refuting shoplifting claims. The victim alleges a physical confrontation stemming from a ‘personal beef’ with the Secure Saint Lucia …

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STUDENT CAUGHT WITH GUN; TEACHER GIVES IT BACK

A 16-year old fifth form student enrolled at the Corinth Secondary School has been suspended for bringing a firearm on school grounds. The teacher at the center of the incident, already under pressure from authorities in the Education Ministry, could also face criminal charges for giving the gun back to …

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SECURITY GUARD OPENS FIRE IN MALL; ONE MAN INJURED

Gun shots dispersed scores of blue coral mall shoppers in Castries after a security guard opened fire. One man believed to be in his 20’s was injured and later rushed to hospital. His condition at news time was critical but stable. Police have brought in the mall security guard for …

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