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Castries mayor begins official visit to New York City

Mayor of the City of Castries, His Worship Peterson D Francis has commenced a series of meetings as part of an official visit to New York City. Mayor Francis and his delegation, which include Chief Executive Officer Anselma Calderon and Press and Communications Manager Jason Hullingseed, left the island on …

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Snorkeling Excursion Ends in Death

A guest staying at the Anse Chastanet Hotel in Soufriere reportedly died following what was suppose to be a routine snorkeling excursion on July 19. Details on the mishap are still emerging. HTS News4orce understands the suspected drowning victim identified as Mary Jane Kamm reportedly encountered ‘difficultly’ at sea. Kamm, said …

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Carnival Wrap Up 2017

The 2017 carnival season culminated over the long weekend, with the traditional two-day national parade of the bands in the capital on Monday and Tuesday. The weekend was packed with activities, including the Panorama, Calypso, Power and Groovy Soca Monarch competitions ahead of a national Jouvert jump up. On Wednesday …

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Ballet Instructor Gives Back

Saint Lucian us based ballet instructor Weslyn Stephens wants to give back to her land of birth. This summer, Stephens will teach young dancers ballet as well as help them find lucrative careers in the field.

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Manhunt for Saint Lucian Convict in Guadeloupe

Saint Lucian native Henry Reagan, 31, currently residing in Guadeloupe is an inmate of the Baie Mahault penitentiary. Reportedly, on July 17 Reagan and Vincentian national Peters Orvel, 32, escaped from the prison. Henry Reagan was convicted of murder for killing a fifty year old man in Martinique. Reagan was …

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LIAT resumes operations to islands affected by Tropical Storm Don

Regional airline LIAT says it has resumed normal operations following interruptions to its service caused by the passage of Tropical Storm Don yesterday. In a statement posted on its Facebook page, the airline stated said it has started operations to stations that were closed due to the passage of Tropical …

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Wet FETE to Get New Date

Blueprint Entertainment Inc, organizers of the popular ‘H2O Wet Fete’ party have informed HTS News4orce rescheduling plans are advancing. ‘H2O Wet Fete’, initially carded for July 16, was postponed after police reportedly denied Blueprint Entertainment Inc a permit to host the event at Beach Park, Sunny Acres. Police publicly informed of …

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Saint Lucia on Tropical Storm Watch, Parade of the Bands in Doubt?

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SAINT LUCIA.      TROPICAL STORM DON CONTINUES ON A WESTWARD TRACK TOWARD THE SOUTHERN WINDWARD ISLANDS.      AT 5:00 AM TODAY THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DON WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 11.5 DEGREES NORTH, LONGITUDE 56.2 DEGREES WEST OR ABOUT 318 MILES OR 512 KILOMETERS …

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4 in Police Custody following Brutal Chopping in Vieux-Fort

21 year old Nerius Batchoo, a resident of Augier, Vieux – Fort is fighting for his life at hospital. Batchoo was allegedly slashed in the head with a machete during an apparent home invasion on July 12. According to residents, a number of armed men stormed the house where Batchoo …

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Pep is the 2017 Calypso Monarch

The Mighty Pep is new national Monarch of Calypso. After two rounds of intense competition among the best 10 Calypsonians in Saint Lucia, the judges on the night (July 15) scored Pep at number one overall. The strength of songs ‘Why I Die’ and, ‘Fraid the Doctor’ were by the …

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