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END OF HURRICANE SEASON

THE ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON IS OFFICIALLY OVER. HOWEVER, NEMO IS ENCOURAGING ST. LUCIANS TO REMAIN VIGILANT AS STORMS ARE NOT THE ONLY HARZARDS THEY FACE. OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS NEMO, A FEW OF ITS PARTNERS AND THE GOVERNMENT OF CUBA TEAMED UP TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN THE AREAS OF …

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OECS HIV HEALTH FAIR

THE ORGANISATION OF EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES TEAMED UP WITH A NUMBER OF ORGANISATIONS TO HOST A HEALTH FAIR AS PART OF ACTIVITIES TO MARK WORLD’S AIDS DAY 2018. THE FOCUS OF THE FAIR WAS TO EMPOWER MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WITH KNOWLEDGE TO MAKE SENSIBLE DECISIONS REGARDING THEIR HEALTH. CITIZENS …

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SAINT LUCIA OBSERVES WORLD AIDS DAY

[Ministry of Health] – Saint Lucia will join the rest of the world in celebrating World Aids Day on Dec. 1, under the theme, “Know Your Status.” The theme highlights the need for greater commitment to fighting HIV and raising awareness about the importance of a person knowing his/her HIV …

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THE LIGHTS COME ON FOR DECEMBER FESTIVALS

[Press Release] – The annual Lantern Competition which follows a series of lantern-making workshops held at various venues is scheduled for Saturday, December 1st, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. Between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on competition day,  pre-judging of lanterns will take place.  Admission to Saturday’s competition is FREE! This …

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NOVEMBER 29TH SHOOTING VICTIM’S FAMILY SPEAK

THE FAMILY OF WINDRY ‘FATBOY’ COLE – THE YOUNG MAN WHO WAS FATALLY SHOT ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON ON WATERWORKS ROAD SAY THE LACK OF PARENTAL SUPERVISION MAY HAVE LED TO THE QUESTIONABLE FRIENDS HE MAY HAVE ASSOCIATED WITH. WITH BOTH PARENTS RESIDING OVERSEAS, HIS FAMILY SAID THEY TRIED HARD TO …

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CHASTANET VS HILAIRE ROUND ONE CONCLUDES

ROUND ONE IN THE MATTER BETWEEN DR. EARNEST HILAIRE VERSUS PRIME MINISTER ALLEN CHASTANET BELONGS TO THE OPPOSITION CASTRIES SOUTH MP DR. HILAIRE. THE PRIME MINISTER’S TEAM SOUGHT, UNSUCCESSFULLY,  TO HAVE THE DEFAMATION LAW SUIT AGAINST HIM DISMISSED.  

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GRAND JURY AGREES ON MURDER

THE TWO MONTH EXCRUCIATING WAIT BY THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF BOTHAM JEAN, WHO WAS FATALLY SHOT IN HIS APARTMENT BY A WHITE POLICE WOMEN, FOR THE OUTCOME OF THE GRAND JURY IS OVER. LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON, THE GRAND JURY DECIDED THAT AMBER GUYGER, A FORMER POLICE OFFICER WHO SHOT …

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FRC MOVES TO NEW PREMISES

[Press Release] –  The Folk Research Centre announces that it has moved to new premises. These are located in the building formerly used by Monroe College, on Barnard Hill, opposite the entrance to the National Cultural Centre. Phone numbers remain 4531477 and 4522279. Email: frc@candw.lc. The FRC’s headquarters at Mount Pleasant were completely …

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HOMICIDE ON WATERWORKS ROAD

The Sounds Of Bullets Disturbed The Thursday Afternoon Calm, Along The Water-Works Road In Castries Near The Adelaides Home. When The Dust Settled, A Man Of Grass Street, Castries, Lay Dead, As A Result Of What Is Suspected To Have Been A Drive-By Shooting.

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STARTUP ST LUCIA

“Start Up Huddle St. Lucia”, Is On A Quest To Assist Young Persons Become Interested In Business. Michelle Samuel Who Is The Driver Behind This Enterprise Says There Are More Options Available For The Youth Than Is Commonly Believed.  

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MENTORING WORKSHOP

Young Persons In The South Of Saint Lucia Are Being Exposed To A Special Mentorship Programme Aimed At Assisting Them In Making Sensible Decisions That May Impact Their Lives. That The Programme May Soon Be Extended To Older Students Of The Community.

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SLBS ON CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

The Bureau Of Standards Is Calling On St. Lucian Consumers To Be Mindful During This Festive Season, Of The Commodities That They Purchase. The Bureau Says Some Products May Place Property And Lives At Risk.

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