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UK MP IS FRUSTRATED

The United Kingdom is facing fresh turmoil. The new prime minister lost his slim majority in parliament and later was defeated on a motion to hold fresh elections. The uncertainty in Britain could have serious implications for its trading partners – among them St. Lucia.

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NWU FIRES FIRST SALVO AT SLASPA

Operations at the St. Lucia air and sea ports authority (SLASPA) were back to normal on Wednesday, following industrial protest by the workers represented by the national workers union. The action of the workers is said to have impacted the operations at both port Castries and port Vieux fort.

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US COMFORT HOSPITAL SHIP

The rumours swirling around the visit of the us comfort, – the mega hospital ship expected to berth in St Lucia on the 25th of September, have been roundly dismissed. Public affairs officer at the us embassy Larry Socha says the comfort has a long and distinguished history of service …

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SAINT LUCIA ZOUKS 2019

The government of St. Lucia has come to the assistance of the St. Lucia Zouks to ensure that the team participates in this year’s Caribbean premier league t-20 tournament.

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The St. Lucia police force is placing much effort on stemming the rise in burglaries in the south of St. Lucia. Law enforcers have observed a growing trend in the south of the island of robberies, most sharing some common elements.

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FIRE IN TROU ROUGE

The St. Lucia fire service says the frustration it experiences in tackling fires in the Castries environs, is resulting in greater damage than it should. A fire at Trou rouge last Friday, was a major test for the service, as they faced serious setbacks in dealing with the fire.

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DORIAN DEMOLISHES BAHAMAS

The Bahamas is beginning to assess the damage cause by hurricane Dorian. The category 5 hurricane moved very slowly over the northern Bahamas, pounding the islands with heavy rains and powerful winds.

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PATIENCE COMBINED SCHOOL

The withdrew their children from the school over their concerns about the impact that ongoing construction works were having.parents of children attending the patience school in Micoud  

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PM SAYS ROAD TO RECOVERY FOR BAHAMAS WILL BE DIFFICULT

via Saint Lucia Times Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has told reporters here that the road to recovery for the Bahamas, which has been battered by Hurricane Dorian, will be long and hard. Chastanet explained that both Abaco and Grand Bahama are key economic drivers for the country. He said Grand …

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MURDER IN MICOULD

It was a hectic weekend for the emergency services, which had to respond to three fatalities. The community of Micoud, like many communities in the south of St. Lucia had witnessed a spike in the number of robberies. One such robbery early Saturday morning, resulted in the death of a …

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POLICE SPEAK ON KIDNAPPING

The man suspected of kidnapping the 18 year old Ciceron girl has been arrested and charged. He is now being held on remand at the Bordelais prison having been denied bail.

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