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SANDALS HOLDS TOUR OF BARBADOS PROPERTY

Officials of Sandals Resorts International say they remain committed to a 4th property in Saint Lucia, despite legal action instituted by attorneys for the Landings Resort. In November, the resort chain confirmed that it had suspended construction work on Sandals La Source, pending the outcome of the case. On November …

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LOCAL BAKERY HELD UP AT GUNPOINT

The lone cashier working at the water works road branch of Ideal Bakery in Castries was not harmed during a brazen early evening November 12 armed robbery. CCTV footage now viral on social media, captured the moments when two un-masked men accosted the cashier before making off with an undisclosed …

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NEW DALLAS COUNTY DA – NEW HOPE IN BOTHAM JEAN CASE

A pending shake up in the Dallas county District Attorney’s office is brining renewed hope to the justice for Botham movement. The incoming Dallas District Attorney believes that former police officer Amber Guyer, should be charged with murder in the shooting death of the 26-year-old Saint Lucian.

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TRADE UNIONS DEMAND ACTION FROM GOV’T ON HEALTHCARE

The Civil Service Association, the Saint Lucia Nurses Association and the Medical and Dental Association under the Trade Union Federation umbrella, on November 13th, made it clear to the Allen Chastanet led Administration: “take immediate action on the healthcare crisis or else.”

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WEEKEND RAINS DRENCHED SAINT LUCIA

The Saint Lucia Met Service Recorded More Than Five Inches Of Rainfall Over The Weekend. The Downpours Triggered Landslides, Flash Flooding And In One Incident, Swept Away A Vehicle. Flooding Forced Residents In Malgretoute, Micoud Out Of Their Homes And Invaded Houses In The Low Lying Dennery Village. HTS News4orce …

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MICOUD PROWLER IN CUSTODY AFTER ATTEMPT ON SENIOR

A Senior Micoud Resident Says She Fought Off An Intruder After He Allegedly Tried To Lure Her Out Of Her Home Last Saturday Night. The Accused Is Reportedly In Police Custody After What One Resident Claims Was The Latest In A Series Of Attacks On Elderly Older Micoud Women.

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SLU GOVERNMENT EXPLORES AGRICULTURE OPPORTUNITIES IN TAIWAN

Agriculture Minister Ezechiel Joseph And Minister In The Ministry Of Agriculture Herod Stanislas Recently Met With Key Members Of The International Cooperation And Development Fund (ICDF). The Taiwan Meeting Explored Opportunities For St. Lucia’s Agriculture Sector. Agro-Processing And Value-Added Initiatives Were Among The Topics Discussed.

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HEAVY RAINS BLAMED FOR VH COLLAPSED CEILING

Victoria Hospital Is Reporting No Injuries From A Collapsed Ceiling On The Maternity Ward’s Nurses Quarters. Acting Executive Director Brenda Calixte Blamed The Incident On Heavy Rains Which She Explained Further Strained Already “Compromised” Infrastructure.

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EARTH SCIENCE WEEK 2018 FOCUSES ON GEOLOGICAL HARZARDS

The 2018 Earth Science Week Has Been Officially Launched. This Year’s Activities Are Designed To Foster Greater Awareness Of Geological Hazards. They Are Being Spearheaded By The National Emergency Management Organization (Nemo) And UWI Seismic Research Center. The 2018 Theme Is “Earth As Inspiration.”

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NEMO IMPLORES CITIZENS TO BE CAUTIOUS

Meanwhile, The National Emergency Management Organization (Nemo) Is Rethinking Its Public Education Strategy On Natural Disasters, To Ensure Citizens Take An ‘All-Hazards Approach’ To Preparedness. This After Citizens Claimed That They Were Not Adequately Informed Of The Tropical Wave Over The Weekend.

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GIVEAWAY OPPORTUNITY

We’re doing a giveaway of for tickets to the ICC Women’s World T20 finals in Antigua. All you have to do is correctly answer all our questions here on facebook this week to be entered into the giveaway!   QUESTION 1: What teams are scheduled to play in St. Lucia …

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REMEMBRANCE DAY 2018

The Sacrifices Of Those Who Volunteered For Service In The Two World Wars Were Remembered On Friday With A Special Ceremony In The Town Of Vieux Fort. Remembrance Day Is Officially Observed On The 11th Day, Of The 11th Month Of Each Year. Friday’s Ceremony In Vieux Fort Was Held …

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