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Emeron Jn Marie Confirmed as Road Fatality #14

PRESS RELEASE: Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Emeron Jn Marie, consequent to a vehicular accident which occurred on Monday, October 23, 2017, about 5:30 p.m. along the promenade, adjacent to the Phillip Marcellin Grounds, in Vieux Fort. Emeron Jn Marie alias “Shem”, a twenty five (25) year …

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Motorcyclist Dies in Bruce Ville Auto Crash

25 year old Emran ‘Shem’ Jn Marie of Bruce Ville, Vieux-Fort on October 23 succumbed to injuries sustained from a motor vehicle collision. Jn Marie while riding a motorcycle collided with a pickup truck along the main Bruce Ville thoroughfare between 5: 30 and 6 pm.  Source at the scene …

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SLDHA Preparing for Diabetes Awareness Month

The St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association is preparing for the annual observance of Diabetes Awareness Month in November and officials are urging the public to support the events. Its the association’s first month of activities since becoming a partner in the ground-breaking St. Lucia public health diabetes project. The …

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KIWANIS DIV 27 DONATES TO DOMINICA RELIEF EFFOR

Relief supplies are pouring in for hurricane hit Dominica. The Kiwanis Eastern Canada and the Caribbean district recently donated supplies to the president of the Roseau Kiwanis Club in Dominica in aid of the hurricane ravaged nature isle.    

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CSA AND POLICE ALLIED UNION INK AGREEMENT

Employers at the Police and Allied Services Cooperative Credit Union will benefit from back pay from January 2015 to the present. The Civil Service Association (CSA) officially completed negotiations on a collective bargaining agreement for the triennium ending June 2018. The die was cast with an official ceremony at the …

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FAMILY OF HOMICIDE VICTIMS ON PARDON MISSION

The aunt of a young woman who, along with her two sons was brutally killed in Martinique, says she has met with the alleged perpetrator’s family in Saint Lucia to bring closure to her family. The relatives who journeyed to Saint Lucia from the neighbouring French country, say revenge is …

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Antiguan MP Asot Michael detained in the UK

Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, Asot Michael has been detained in the UK by Metropolitan Police.  OBSERVER media has learnt that Michael was taken into custody some time between yesterday and today when he arrived there on a British Airways flight. Government’s Chief of Staff, Lionel “Max” Hurst confirmed …

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PM BROWNE RELIEVES ASOT MICHAEL OF MINISTERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – October 23, 2017…..The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, has announced that he has advised the Governor General, Sir Rodney Williams to revoke immediately the appointment from the Cabinet, of Tourism and Investment Minister, Asot Michael pending the outcome of his arrest …

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Head Injury Linked to Cause of Death in Homicide 43

Homicide at Vieux Sucre On Friday, October 20, 2017, officers attached to the Gros Islet Police Station, received a report of an unresponsive male found along the Vieux Sucre Road in Gros Islet, about 9:15p.m. Ian Celestin, a thirty two (32) year old resident of Vieux Sucre, Gros Islet, was …

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Fatal Mon Repos Shooting is Homicide 44

On Sunday, October 22, 2017, officers attached to the Micoud Police Station, received a report of a shooting at Mon Repos, Micoud, about 3:25p.m. Curldon Marius, a twenty five (25) year old resident of St. Marie, Mon Repos, sustained a gunshot wound during the said incident. He was pronounced dead …

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NWU Petition Prime Minister over conditions at Temporary St. Jude Site

Workers employed with St. Jude Hospital who are within the National Workers Union (NWU) Bargaining Unit have dispatched a signed collective petition to Prime Minister Hon. Allen M. Chastanet. The Petition conveyed the workers’ concerns over the handling of the reconstruction of the St. Jude Hospital which costs millions of …

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BCF officers graduate from health program

GIS – THE STANFORD UNIVERSITY CHRONIC DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM REPORT TRAINS PARTICIPANTS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC CONDITIONS. The Ministry of Health and Wellness continued the training of persons in chronic disease self-management earlier this month. The Stanford University Chronic Disease Self-management program implemented by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), …

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