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‘BOUG BEF’ STILL ALIVE, EXCUSES HTS FOR MIX UP

Its not a case of rising from the dead, but reports suggesting that the young man stabbed to death at La Ressouce, Vieux Fort on the weekend was Alex ‘Boug Beauf’ Dalphinis, were misleading. On Wednesday the young man, who is popular on social media for his entertaining videos, emerged …

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ST LUCIA SELECTED FOR RAIN WATER HARVESTING SYSTEM

Water shortages may be a regular feature in the not too distant future, as climate change and increased pressure on the water supply take their toll. This in mind, St. Lucia is one of a handful of states selected to be part of a programme aimed at having households, public buildings …

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DON’T LET CERVICAL CANCER STOP YOU !

[World Health Organization, Pan-American Health Organization] – In the Americas, more than 34,000 women die each year from this disease, which can be prevented through vaccination, screening, and treatment of precancerous lesions. [Washington, D.C., 27 November 2018 (PAHO)] – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launched a communication campaign today …

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PM ON HEWANORRA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT

The Parliament of St. Lucia convened on Tuesday to debate and vote on a motion, seeking to authorize the Minister for Finance to secure a loan of one hundred million us dollars for the re-development of the Hewanorra International Airport (HIA). At the heart of Tuesday’s lively debate in parliament, is …

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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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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2018

Human rights advocate Mary Francis has called on the St Lucian society to ensure greater access to justice for disadvantaged members of society. 

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EMMA HIPPOLYTE CALLS ON ORGANIZATIONS TO SPEAK OUT

Former minister for Commerce Emma Hippolyte is calling on corporate and civic organisations to speak out against what she describes as the governments wastefulness. The former minister believes that St. Lucia can ill-afford the poor management of this government.

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MASSY PARTNERS WITH SALVATION ARMY FOR 1000 HAMPERS DRIVE

Regional supermarket giant Massy stores has again embraced the Salvation Army as the globally respected philanthropic agency embarks on another initiative to make life a little easier for needy Saint Lucians. With help from the public, the Salvation Army in partnership with Massy stores wants to provide 1000 food and …

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CASTRIES CENTRAL MP WEIGHS IN ON CITY SHOOTINGS

The member for Castries Central Sarah Flood Beaubrun has called on the warring communities halt the criminal activity that is making life exceedingly difficult for residents. The parliamentary representative for the affected area says her plan can help address the violent crime situation.

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ST LUCIA FIRE SERVICE GRADUATION

The St Lucia Fire Service now has a fresh batch of fire fighters to help in their efforts to protect property and save lives.  The Passing Out Parade for the fire men and women was held in the community of Vieux Fort.  Many of the new graduates will be posted at Babonneau.

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TRAGIC LABORIE VIEUX FORT HIGHWAY ACCIDENT

A tragic head-on collision along the Laborie Vieux Fort highway involving a minibus and a motorcycle result in serious injury to the driver and death of the motorcyclist. Both of the men are from the village of Laborie.

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MOTHER OF TWO KILLED IN SHOOTOUT

Yet another life is lost, as a result of the ongoing inner city violence. The mother-of-two died during the early hours of Tuesday morning as a result of gunshot wounds sustained on Monday night.  The violence in this section of the city has some of the residents considering relocating to more peaceful …

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