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DESRAMEAUX DOUBLE HOMICIDE

Two Lives Were Cut Short On Saturday Afternoon When Gunmen Opened Fire In The Desrameaux, Monchy Community. A 13 Year-Old Boy Was Killed As He Played With Friends – His 19-Year-Old Cousin, Who Was Also Shot, Later Succumbed At Hospital. Police Have Launched An Investigation Into The Double Homicide.

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MINISTER BEGINS ACTION FOLLOWING CRIME SYMPOSIUM

[Press release] The Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Senator the Honourable Hermangild Francis on Friday, August 31, 2018 convened a meeting with several stakeholders as a follow-up on the recommendations of the Crime Symposium held on November 24, 2017. The vast bank of information garnered at the Crime Symposium, …

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FILM CREW SEEKS TO HELP THE CARIBBEAN

[Press Release] After the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, We would all like to see the region thrive again. A film crew is doing just that. Isla y Vuelta is an Emmy nominated travel series that shows the true Caribbean. The film crew has set up an online store where …

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WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY – SEPT 10TH

[Press Release] Saint Lucia will join the rest of the world in observing World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2018. The World Health Organization estimates that over 800,000 people die by suicide each year – that’s one person every 40 seconds. World Suicide Prevention Day is held every year …

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ACCIDENT AT BARRE DE L’ISLE – 11 INJURED

Around 5 AM on Saturday, September 1st, authorities responded to an accident at Barre de L’isle involving a minibus and a flatbed truck. Sources report that 11 people were transported to the hospital in stable condition following the accident. No further details are available at this time.    Authorities are …

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DAREN SAMMY FOUNDATION ASSISTS STUDENTS IN FURTHERING THEIR EDUCATION

[Press Release] The Daren Sammy Foundation (DSF) has awarded fourteen (14) students, from across Saint Lucia, with scholarships to pursue their education for the upcoming school year. Covering books, bags, uniforms and tuition fees, the Daren Sammy Foundation Scholarship is a yearly initiative that seeks to reward underprivileged, but hardworking …

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SLP GEARS UP FOR PROTEST

The St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) Says Its March Slated For Sunday 9th September Targets People Of All Political Persuasions. The March Is Intended To Highlight What The SLP Says Are Serious Concerns About The Government’s Handling Of The Health Care Sector.

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SLNT TAKES ADVOCACY AGAINST DOLPHIN CAPTIVITY TO FILM

The St. Lucia National Trust Is Embracing Film In Its Fight Against The Creation Of A Dolphinarium In The Waters Off Pigeon Island. The Trust Has Been Very Vocal In Its Opposition To The Dolphin Park, Noting The Negative Impact On The Environment. The National Trust Will Be Staging A …

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IS COCONUT OIL PURE POISON OR SUPERFOOD

International Nutritional Health Experts Are Continuing To Raise Doubts About The Findings Of A Recent Study That Labelled Coconut Oil As Pure Poison. Some Of The Experts Are Pointing To Research Undertaken By Prestigious Universities That Paint A Very Flattering Picture Of The Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil.

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ROOTS & SOUL – MEDIA INTRODUCTION

 The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority will be hosting thirty-five regional and international media for the Roots and Soul Festival beginning here on August 31, 2018. The 3-day event is part of the Soleil Saint Lucia Summer Festival, which is now into its second year. The regional and international media represent …

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TAIWANS’ GOALS AT THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

PRESS RELEASE: The 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will convene on September 18, 2018, at UN headquarters. The UNGA General Debate is scheduled to be held from September 25 to October 1. In order to meet the expectations of the 23 million people of Taiwan of participating …

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