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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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KENNY ON HOSPITAL

Former prime minister and member of parliament for Vieux fort south Dr. Kenny Anthony has issued a list of questions he wants answered about the ongoing works at the St. Jude hospital site.

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FET LA ROSE

The La Rose festival was a grand affair, but one may not get that impression by the coverage of the event in the national media. On Friday 30th august, several groups converged on the community of Monchy to celebrate their big day.

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ECCB ON POLYMER NOTES

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank is again talking up its new polymer notes. The notes – the first for the region, have several advantages over the paper currency which it is expected to slowly replace. However, there have been a few cases of businesses not accepting the new notes, which …

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AMBER GUYGER TRIAL JURY SELECTION

Jury selection in the trial of former Dallas city police-woman amber Guyger begins on Friday. Guyger is standing trial for the murder of the young promising St. Lucian Botham Jean who was killed at his apartment about a year ago.  

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Update – Hurricane Dorian

Images of the devastation caused by hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas continue to shock the world. The hurricane impacted the northern Bahamas, destroying about 15 thousand homes and businesses, along with roads, bridges and other public infrastructure.

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Island Cup

The leading side in this year’s island cup are beginning to emerge as the football tournament progresses.

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