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AG DEFENDS CITY POLICE POWER OF ARREST

Attorney General Stephen Julien says that granting the city police island wide power of arrest is not about taking powers away from police officers, but making Saint Lucia safer. Julien, who has kept a low profile since his appointment in 2016, broke his silence and spoke on the matter outside …

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MARCH FOR LIFE 2019

The Roman Catholic church through the family and life secretariat will host the Witness For Life march on Saturday April 13th, 2019. The objective is to sensitize the public on the divinity of life.  

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SALCC PARTICIPATES IN FRENCH EXCHANGE

The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College recently received an extended visit from students and instructors of a university in Martinique, as part of the ‘Caribbean Mobility Project’ exchange program.  

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EXPERTS PREDICT 13 NAMED STORMS FOR 2019 HURRICANE SEASON

At least 13 storm systems should reach tropical strength and get a name in 2019, with 5 becoming hurricanes and two spawning winds of 111 miles per hour or more. That’s according to the first official hurricane season prediction for the 2019. The official start of the hurricane season is …

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FIRE OFFICIALS WANT TRAINED INVESTIGATOR HIRED

The chairman of the St. Lucia Fire Service Association is calling on the authorities to move swiftly to appoint a fire investigator. Felix told reporters on Monday that the absence of an appointment remains a sore point for officers. He said the most disheartening aspect of the matter is that …

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TWIN SERVES AS SURROGATE FOR SISTER WITH RARE DISEASE

[Jackie Salo (The New York Post)- April 8th 2019]:- An Oregon woman unable to give birth to kids of her own is about to become a mom to twins — all thanks to her own twin sister who stepped up to serve as an egg donor and surrogate, according to reports. …

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MASSIVE PREGNANT SNAKE CAUGHT USING NEW APPROACH

[BBC News -April 8th 2019]:-  A national park in Florida has captured a record 17 ft (5.2 m) python using an innovative approach to tackling the invasive species. The female snake, the largest ever to be removed from Big Cypress National Preserve, weighed 140lb (63.5kg) and was carrying 73 developing …

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SCHOOL REGISTRATION 2019 – 2020

[PRESS RELEASE- April 8th 2019]:- SCHOOL REGISTRATION – 2019 – 2020 The Department of Education would like to inform parents and guardians, who registered their child/ward for Kindergarten for the Academic Year 2019/2020, to report to District Two or District Three Education Office, to obtain the results of their child’s/ward’s Kindergarten …

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FORECASTERS PREDICT ‘SLIGHTLY BELOW AVERAGE’ 2019 HURRICANE SEASON

Slightly below average! That’s the forecast for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season from Colorado State University. Dr. Philip Klots-Back presented the forecast for the upcoming hurricane season from the national tropical weather conference in South Padre, Texas. So what can we expect this hurricane season? Well the experts say due …

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YOUTH MONTH 2019 LAUNCHED ON APRIL 5TH

A youth expose and good deeds day event signaled the official opening of Youth Month 2019 on Friday. The month-long celebration is a collaborative effort of the youth development and sports ministry, the National Students Council and Volunteer St. Lucia.  

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CDB & GERMAN ASSISTANCE FOR OECS CLIMATE CHANGE PROJECTS

The Caribbean Development Bank is supporting member states of the organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) in their efforts to build capacity to develop robust climate change projects for financing. Saint Lucia is among the OECS member states expected to benefit from the initiative.

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