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AUTO THEFT VICTIM RECOVERS STOLEN VEHICLE

ONE AUTO THEFT VICTIM HONED HIS INSTINCTS TO RECOVER HIS STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH HE RECENTLY GIFTED TO HIS DAUGHTER. THE VEHICLE WAS REPORTED MISSING ON NOVEMBER 19TH, AND FOUND TWO DAYS LATER ON THE 21ST – SOLELY ON THE ACTIONS OF DENNIS ‘PRIO’ LOUIS AND WITH HELP FROM CONCERNED …

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NATIONAL SECURITY PERSONNEL TRAINED IN SOPS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

THE NATIONAL SECURITY AND HOME AFFAIRS MINISTRY, THE US STATE DEPARTMENT AND THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION (IOM) ARE CONDUCTING A SEMINAR ON VICTIM IDENTIFICATION, PROTECTION AND REFERRAL IN THE NEWLY FINALIZED STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING.THE MINISTRY FIRST STARTED WORKING WITH THE US STATE DEPARTMENT AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION …

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MAYOR AND TOP COP SPAR

CITY MAYOR PETERSON FRANCIS HAS ACCUSED THE OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE OF DISRESPECT FOR ALLEGEDLY SNUBBING A MEETING REQUEST. POLICE CHIEF SEVERIN MONCHERRY HAS REFUTED MAYOR FRANCIS’ CLAIMS AND SAYS HIS COMMENTS ARE AN ATTACK ON THE ROYAL SAINT LUCIA POLICE FORCE.

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GUNMEN STORM SHIPPING COMPANY

AN UNDISCLOSED SUM OF CASH WAS REPORTEDLY STOLEN FROM THE RODNEY BAY BRANCH OF LOCAL SHIPPING COMPANY “WEST TECH”, AFTER THREE MEN STORMED THE OFFICE ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE WEST TECH HEIST WAS CAUGHT ON IN-STORE SECURITY CAMERAS. TWO OF THE ARMED SUSPECTS CONCEALED THEIR IDENTITIES, BUT A THIRD SUSPECT …

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EX UWP MINISTER SUPPORTS SLP’S NO CONFIDENCE MOTION

Former United Workers Party Minister for National Security Dr. Keith Mondesir says the Opposition’s no confidence motion in the Prime Minister is ‘democracy at its best.’ Mondesir says he supports the motion, which was delivered to the clerk of the House of Assembly ahead of the November 20th House Sitting.

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ARE SLU WORKERS ON CANNABIS FARMS VIOLATING LOCAL LAWS?

Labor Minister Stephenson King has expressed concern about whether nationals working on Canada’s cannabis farms are in violation of local cannabis laws. Saint Lucians and Grenadians are currently employed on cannabis farms through the Canada-Caribbean Seasonal Agricultural Workers Programme (SAWP).

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PM UPDATES ON $1.5 BILLION ‘COMMITTED’ TO SAINT LUCIA

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is standing by his claims that $1.5 billion derived from his overseas meetings has been committed to Saint Lucia. Prime Minister Chastanet who first made the disclosure in 2017 told HTS News4orce on November 20th, that the funds are still on train to flow into Saint …

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LOCAL GOVT MINISTER SEEKS TO SETTLE AFFAIRS AT CCC

Local Government Minister Lenard Montoute wants to set the tone at the embattled Castries Constituencies Council [CCC]. Montoute’s Junior Minister Senator Fortuna Belrose recently denied reports that a rift with city mayor Peterson Francis was a factor in her ministerial re-alignment to the Ministry of Tourism. Minister Montoute says he …

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UNS REJECTS BEAUBRUN’S ‘SCIENCE’ ARGUMENT

Saint Lucia’s only gay rights advocacy group United and Strong is not convinced with the ‘science’ referenced by religious, conservative Cabinet Minister Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, on her disapproval of same sex parenting. United and Strong communications officer Bennet Charles criticized the government Minister’s comments and has appealed to the Allen Chastanet …

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NRDF POLICE LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

The National Research and Development Foundation (NRDF) and the John Maxwell team recently joined forces to host a leadership training for the Royal St. Lucia Police Force and St. Lucia Fire Service.

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MAN FOUND DEAD IN MONCHY RAVINE

Family members of a man found dead in a Monchy ravine on Monday November 19th are hoping that a police investigation will bring answers about his final hours. Julian Alfred was last seen by relatives on night of Sunday November 18th. Police are investigating the death of the man described …

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SLP CHANGES STANCE ON DOLPHIN PARK ROW

Not one, but two – that’s the number of dolphin park proposals which were then given the green light by the former Saint Lucia Labour Party Administration, says Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee. On Monday November 19th, Economic Development Minister Guy Joseph unearthed what he says, was a cabinet conclusion which …

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PRIME MINISTER STILL UNFAZED BY ‘NO CONFIDENCE’ MOTION

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is not losing any sleep over the St. Lucia Labor Party’s “no confidence motion.” An unperturbed Chastanet told reporters on November 20th, that he was excited with the growth of the economy and is looking forward to his cabinet’s Parliamentary agenda for the remainder of the …

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