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PM VOWS TO ADDRESS RISING HOMICIDE RATE

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has given assurances that cabinet will find a resolution to the homicide rate. He made the affirmation during the weekly pre-Cabinet media conference at which he also questioned the notion that crime was up overall in Saint Lucia.

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JOSEPH POINTS TO NEW EVIDENCE IN ST. JUDE PROBE

Economic Development Minister Guy Joseph is holding Dr. Kenny Anthony responsible for the delay in the St. Jude Hospital project. Joseph alleges that back in 2015; the ex-Prime Minister indicated that he intended to spend no more than $60 million dollars on the hospital.

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PM SAYS SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY IN THE WORKS

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet reveals that the government is working on establishing a national sex offender registration in Saint Lucia. He was speaking against the background of news of the launch of sex offenders list in Grenada. Speaking during the pre-Cabinet press briefing, Prime Minister Chastanet explained that the intention …

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PM Doubts Crime is up Overall, talks Finalizing Solutions

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet does not believe that crime is up overall in Saint Lucia, while acknowledging that the homicide rate is very disturbing to authorities. In November the Police Force reported increases across most major crime categories – that disclosure was made during a National Crime Symposium convened by …

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Fetus Found in Vieux-Fort Landfill

A sanitation worker reportedly found what police suspect is a human fetus in a garbage disposal site at Vieux-Fort. The find was made early morning December 4.  Police have launched an investigation. 

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Flow Christmas Comunity Projects – Piaye, Choiseul

(PRESS RELEASE) – Team Flow undertook to refurbish the laundry and comfort station at Piaye, Choiseul this week. This is the fifth district project undertaken by Saint Lucia and the Caribbean’s leading telecommunications service provider as part of its Christmas celebrations for the year, giving back to every Saint Lucian municipality, …

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Police Investigating Suspected Suicide

(PRESS RELEASE) – On Saturday December 02, 2017, officers attached to the Gros Islet Police Station, received a report of a suspected suicide at Trouya, Gros Islet. Lee Burgham, a sixty seven (67) year old resident of Trouya, Gros Islet, was found at his residence, suspended by the neck. He was …

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Sparkling Miller leads 10-wicket rout of Windward Islands

Windward Islands 200 & 186 Jamaica 352 & 35/0 (5.4 ov) [ESPNcricinfo] Jamaica captain Nikita Miller‘s 13-wicket match haul and ninth-wicket partnership of 141 runs with Fabian Allen consigned Windward Islands to a 10-wicket defeat at Sabina Park. Chasing 35, openers Trevon Griffith and Campbell wrapped up Jamaica’s second victory in five games, after …

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House of Assembly sitting, Tuesday, December 05, 2017

(PRESS RELEASE) – A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, December 05, 2017 with Papers to be laid and Bills to be presented by the Honourable Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service, Honourable Minister for Economic Development, …

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West Indies show fight with Brathwaite, Hetmyer fifties

West Indies 134 and 214 for 2 (Brathwaite 79*, Hetmyer 66, Hope 21*) trail New Zealand 520 for 9 dec. (Blundell 107*, de Grandhomme 105, Taylor 93, Nicholls 67) by 172 runs. New Zealand hurtled to a profoundly commanding position in the first seven sessions of the Wellington Test, but the opposition began …

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Soufriere Hospital on Fire-Again

HTS News4orce has been informed of a reported fire at the Soufriere Hospital. Details are emerging however, News4orce understands first responders including the Soufriere Fire Service have begun attempts to contain the blaze. Unconfirmed reports suggests the fire began in the records room at the hospital. There have been no …

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