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REGIONAL COAST GUARD RESCUES SAINT LUCIAN FISHERMEN

Two sets of fishermen from Vieux Fort had to be rescued at sea during the festive season. The two vessels on separate fishing expeditions experienced difficulties in very treacherous conditions at sea. Both teams of fishermen were rescued by separate neighboring crews.

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LABORIE HIGHWAY COLLISION

A section along the Laborie Vieux Fort Highway is fast developing a reputation as a danger point, given the number of serious accidents in the area.

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DOZENS DISPLACED BY ROSE HILL FIRE

The seven families whose houses were gutted by the New Year’s Day fire are struggling to come to terms with their new reality. It could have been far worse given the cluster of houses in the community and the difficulty in getting to the fire. The situation was a challenge for the …

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SHOOTING IN MARCHAND KILLS ONE AND INJURES TWO

A brazen gun attack on a busy Marchand road on Thursday evening about 8 o’clock sent pedestrians and residents scattering to safety, as two gun-men took aim at their suspected targets – two teenagers. The two fifteen-year olds were shot and are recovering at hospital, but an elderly man was …

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DROWNING IN GROS ISLET

There were two other confirmed cases of drownings – one at the popular Choc Bay, and the other in Gros Islet, where a mentally challenged man, who went for a swim was later seen floating lifelessly on the water.

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CANARIES CHRISTMAS EVE DROWNING

The death and destruction were not confined to the roads. Sea bathing is a popular pass-time particularly on weekends and holidays. In the community of Canaries, one man who took on a swimming challenge lost the bet and his life.

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TWO DEAD IN ROSEAU ROAD CRASH

It’s the season to be jolly, but for a number of families tragedy struck, disrupting the Christmas cheer. A number of accidents on Christmas holiday stretched the emergency services leaving a trail serious injury and death in its wake. The community of Bois Den, Jacmel is dealing with the deaths of two …

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POLICE WELFARE ASSOCIATION SEEKS TO BECOME INDEPENDENT

It’s official, the Police Welfare Association (PWA) has severed ties with the Trade Union Federation (TUF). The sign had been on the wall over the past few days, that the police welfare association was not satisfied with its membership of the Trade Union umbrella organization. The leadership of the PWA …

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TOP COP ACKNOWLEDGES FAILURE TO CAP HOMICIDE TOLL AT 25

Police commissioner Severin Moncherry is getting back to the drawing board following his concession that his plans to curtail violent crimes and homicides have failed. With the crime situation worsening, the commissioner is under pressure to get a working solution.  

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