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WHO ON SUICIDE

The issue of suicide will be center stage at a special conference on Tuesday, as St. Lucia like the rest of the international community observes world suicide prevention day.

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CUTLASS CLASH

Another video of two men going at each other with cutlasses has emerged on social media. The incident which is said to have taken place in Rosseau, could have easily ended in a loss of life. Despite the ferocity of the battle, no life threatening injury was sustained.

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH

Climate change is widely accepted as having a serious and in some cases an irreversible impact on the environment. However, what is less spoken about is the impact of climate change on the health of humans. On Monday a few group gathered at a workshop to examine ways in which …

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NEWS ON BRITISH AIRWAYS

Tourism officials are closely monitoring the situation with British airways, as the airline’s pilots stage a strike for the first time in its history. The pilots are demanding a share of the profits. They argue that they sacrificed during the lean years with British airways, and would like to enjoy …

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TODAY MARKS ONE YEAR SINCE THE DEATH OF BOTHAM JEAN

Exactly one year to the day, St. Lucia was greeted with the news of one of its sons being shot by an off duty police officer while he was relaxing and having a meal at his apartment in Dallas, Texas.¬†News of the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Botham jean …

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ST LUCIA RED CROSS CELEBRATES 70TH ANNIVERSARY

St. Lucia Red Cross is finalizing plans for the celebration of 70 years of assisting the St. Lucia community. The organisation plans a grand celebration and intends to bring to the fore the outstanding work it does particularly in times of need. The assistance of the St. Lucia Red Cross …

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SALCC PAYS TRIBUTE TO CHAZ CEPAL

The Alma Matter of Chaz Cepal – the young man who died in a vehicular accident during the early morning hours of Saturday 31st August held a special tribute for him. Friday afternoon’s gathering, held at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, was attended by his former classmates.  

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REPORT ON TRIPLE E

A deadly mosquito borne virus is on the rise in the united states. The disease known as triple e, and is known to result in the death of about one in every three persons infected. Survivors are known to suffer the debilitating effects of the triple e disease.

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RED CROSS ON BAHAMAS

St. Lucia’s prime minister and chairman of Caricom Allen Chastanet on Wednesday headed a Caricom mission to the Bahamas to get a first hand look at the situation in that hurricane ravaged nation. This comes as pledges of support for the Bahamas have been made by several Caribbean governments – …

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MAYOR ON STUDENTS LOITERING

The mayor of Castries his worship Peterson Francis has promised to continue his crackdown on students loitering in the city after school hours. Mayor Francis says he will not be deterred by those who oppose his plans.

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