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25 y-o Identified in Fatal Mon Repos Shooting

25 year old Curldon Marius of Patience, Mon Repos succumbed to a gun shot wound on October 22 during an alleged burglary attempt. According to residents, Marius was confronted by the proprietor of a local guesthouse after he was allegedly caught trespassing. Reports from the community claim a struggle ensued …

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Alleged Burglar Gunned Down in Mon Repos

Police are investigating a shooting in the Mon Repos community that occurred on October 22. Reports indicate one person was fatally shot near a local guesthouse between 3 and 4:30 pm. Details surrounding the suspected homicide remain unclear.   

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Police Investigating Suspected Homicide

Police sources have launched and investigation into a suspected homicide. Reports indicate a body was found in the Vieux Sucre community in Gros – Islet on October 21. The reported discovery was made after midnight. The body was said to have been unresponsive and found with an apparent gunshot wound …

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ICU Day Lecture

The St. Lucia Teachers Credit Cooperative Union (SLTCC) celebrated the annual International Credit Union Day with a lecture. Guest Speaker for the speech titled; “Dreams Thrive Here” was Director of the World Council of Credit Unions. His lecture touched on current trends and address issues in the Caribbean credit union …

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Martinique Police Arrest three Saint Lucians for Robbery Sprees

Martinique The perpetrators of violent robberies at Fort de France, Lamentin, Francois and Salty River, are arrested. A young 17-year-old Martiniquais and 3 Saint-Lucians, perpetrators of violent robberies at Fort de France, Lamentin, Francois and Salty River, on 4 and 5 October, were arrested and detained. On the night of …

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FIRE SERVICE RECEIVES TWO NEW FIRE APPLIANCES

The Saint Lucia Fire Service has commissioned two new fire appliances. The trucks were put into operation following a special inauguration ceremony in Vieux Fort on October 20. The first truck, which cost 2.1 million dollars, will be assigned to the crash fire hall at the Hewanorra International Airport. The …

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COULD THE TRAFFIC DEPT BE HEADED TO OLD SSDF SITE

The previous head office of the SSDF is being considered as the new location for the Traffic Department of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force. National Security Minister Hermangild Francis has welcomed the proposal, given the current issues facing the Department.

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DIABETES ASSOCIATION GETS DONATION LIFE-SAVING PRODUCT

The St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association (SLDHA) has received a donation from a US-based company that will help with wound care for people with diabetes. The Association has welcomed a consignment of skin-smart wound therapy, which they hope will help Saint Lucians, as well as the people of hurricane-battered …

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DIGICEL-AGRI MIN REWARD COMMON ENTRANCE STANDOUTS

The telecommunications company this week collaborated with the Agriculture Ministry to reward four top achievers at the Common Entrance Examinations. The awardees were encouraged to stay focused and use the financial rewards to improve their academic performance. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture John Calixte told the students to …

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FLOW TARGETS COMMUNITIES IN 2017 CHRISTMAS PROMOTION

Telecoms company flow officially launched its Christmas 2017 promotion with over 100 thousand dollars’ worth of prizes at stake. Flow, which is collaborating with a number of partners, is guaranteeing winners from every district in Saint Lucia, as well as support for community projects. This is in keeping with the …

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