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American Students Evacuated from Dominica

Over 1500 American students descended on Saint Lucia over the weekend in order to be repatriated to the United States. The students all attend the Ross University located in Dominica seeking to escape the storm-ravaged country. Some students started arriving via boat on Friday night, a process which continued throughout …

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No Visa Restrictions for Travel to UAE

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Government of Saint Lucia and the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday 21st September 2017 signed a visa waiver agreement for citizens of Saint Lucia and citizens of the UAE. The agreement will facilitate easy movement of citizens between the two countries. The agreement …

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Saint Lucia: Hurricane Relief Drive on the Square

Monday, September 25, 2017 — Saint Lucians are encouraged to gather at the square (next to the cathedral) in Castries tomorrow, Tuesday September 26, to donate much-needed items for hurricane-stricken Dominica. The community drive is geared towards children and babies affected by the hurricane, as such a special focus is placed …

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New Date for Oktoberfest en Kweyol

(PRESS RELEASE) – The much anticipated 10th Anniversary of Oktoberfest en Kweyol has been delayed by one week to now be held on Sunday October 08th, 2017 at the Pigeon Island Landmark. “Changes in weather patterns in the recent weeks have delayed the shipping of the international beers for Oktoberfest En …

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Police Make Weapons and Ammunition Bust

On Friday, September 22, 2017, during a police operation at Cacao, Babonneau, a .380 pistol, ten rounds of ammunition and two magazines were recovered. Two individuals were arrested as a consequence. Twenty nine (29) year old Jervaughn St. Claire and thirty (30) year old Steve Joseph both residents of Cacao, …

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Bois d’Orange Accident Leaves Two Injured

An accident along the Gros Islet Highway has left at least one person nursing injuries. According to eyewitness reports, a brown Chevy Colorado, registration # PB97 travelling northbound, collided with a southbound Mitsubishi Pajero iO driven by Marie Felix. The details surrounding the collision are still sketchy, but Felix told …

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Stabbing Victim Succumbs at Hospital

Julianus Felix who sustained a stab wound during a physical altercation succumbed to injuries at hospital on September 24. Felix and another known individual were involved in a violent encounter that occurred weeks ago.  Julianus Felix remained in intensive care at hospital since.  It is not clear if an initial …

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MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE GIVEN 14 DAY ULTIMATUM

The National Workers Union (NWU) has given a fourteen (14) day ultimatum to the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour. This was contained in a letter to that Ministry dated September 15, 2017, addressed to Permanent Secretary, Mr. Ivor Daniel, requesting that the Ministry informs the NWU of its …

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