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CWHE Saint Lucia Ramps Up Suicide Prevent Campaign

PRESS RELEASE:-September 10 marked International Suicide Prevention Day. Rather than solely creating awareness, the day presented an opportunity for organisations and regular people around the world to do all they could to share love, comfort and encouragement with the more vulnerable, in the hopes of saving a life. This month, …

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Boas Fight for an Education Continues

A concerned mother has landed herself in hot water with the Education Ministry after withdrawing her son from the education system in 2016. Louina Joseph claims that her son Boaz has been isolated from classroom learning due to his skin condition, so, she decided to keep him at home. The Education Ministry …

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$1500 Fine for Bisee Man Caught with Turtle Meat

Press Release: On Tuesday September 12, 2017, staff of the Department of Fisheries along with Police Officers from the Criminal Investigations Department conducted a search of a residence in Bisee, Castries on suspicion of possession of sea turtle meat. The search revealed a total of seven pounds of sea turtle which …

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7th annual Caribbean Development Education Program

The 7th annual Caribbean Development Education Program was intended to build internal capacity within the credit union movement, to provide better services to customers. CaribDe is a development course for current and rising credit union leaders, 40 years and under. This year the forum was held on Wednesday, September 20th …

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Gov’t Must Increase Budget for Storm Preparedness – SLP

PRESS RELEASE:-Saint Lucia Labour Party Leader Hon Philip J. Pierre has once again expressed condolences to the government and people of Dominica on the recent loss of lives and damage to property as a result of Hurricane Maria. Hon Pierre firmly believes that based on the growing intensity and the …

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Homicide Count at 38 following Beasejour Shooting

Alvin Lewis, 45, is dead and another is reportedly hanging on for life following a Thursday night shooting. The journey to and from home for some residents of a section of the Beausejour community was delayed for hours Thursday night after gunfire rang out in the Gros Islet suburb. At …

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USAID/OFDA Lending Support to Dominica

PRESS RELEASE:-Working through the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), the Government of the United States committed USD$100,000 to provide immediate humanitarian assistance, and will be working closely with the Dominica Red Cross to address the most critical needs. According to the Caribbean …

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C&W Announces Partial Restoration Of Mobile Network in Dominica

PRESS RELEASE:-MIAMI, FL – September 21, 2017 – Caribbean telecoms leader Cable & Wireless Communications  (C&W) today announced that it has begun the successful restoration of mobile services to Dominica.  The island’s infrastructure, including its communications networks, suffered significant impact from Category 5 Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in Dominica on Wednesday night. The Company …

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The teacher was killed because of a supposed new ‘lover’

Martinique: The 33-year-old man, arrested on Tuesday (19 September) and held in custody, was charged and detained on Thursday (21 September). He is accused of the murder of Leila Laviolette, 34, and her two children, 4 and 6 years old . The accused of the triple murder of Leila Laviolette, a 34-year-old teacher with whom …

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Man Gunned Down in Beausejour

HTS News4orce has learned of a reported homicide that occurred in Beausejour, Gros-Islet on September 21. Initial reports indicate the victim was fatally shot between 8:00 and 8:30 pm. The identity of the shooting victim has not been determined.  Crime scene investigators have begun probing the homicide scene.   

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OFFICERS BROUGHT IN FOR QUESTIONING OVER ORC

Three police officers have so far been brought in for questioning over alleged extra judicial killings. These killings are linked to the Royal Saint Lucia Police [RSLPF] 2010 anti-crime strategy to mitigate a then spike in criminal gang activity.

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