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$10bn to Restore Caribbean Islands Ravaged by Hurricane Irma

BBC ;  It has caused more than $10bn (£7.6bn) in damage across the Caribbean so far, disaster risk experts said on Friday. That would make it the costliest storm ever to hit the region, the Centre for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology said. Airports are closed or inoperable and cruise lines …

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Rape Suspect Caught by Civilians after Alleged Victim Escaped Assault

Piaye residents reportedly took matters in their hands September 9 to apprehend an alleged serial rapist. The Criminal Code prohibits the publication of identities of suspects and victims of sexual crimes. Reports from Piaye residents claim a woman sounded the alarm to the neighborhood after escaping her alleged attacker. According …

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Coconut Production Workshop

The Agriculture Ministry is training extension officers and farmers to grow quality coconut plants. The instruction backed by the adoption of more disease resistant plans will ensure that farmers achieve the sustainable production of coconuts for enterprise.

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Double Homicide at La Clery

Two men were gunned down Saturday (September 9) in La Clery, Castries during a suspected drive by shooting. Authorities have identified the deceased as David Khodra, 28, and Shane Augustin, 25. The two were said to be seated on a motor cycle when gunshots were discharged in their direction shortly …

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USAID Reaches Out To Antigua and Barbuda

  USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Call with The Honorable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister, Antigua and Barbuda The below is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Clayton M. McCleskey: USAID Administrator Mark Green called Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda this afternoon to convey the condolences and support of the United …

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PM On BVI Evacuation Plans

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has disclosed that Saint Lucia has offered to temporarily house prisoners from the BVI in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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SLTU And NPA Hold Emergency Meeting

The conditions of schools around Saint Lucia have reached an unbearable point. So says the Saint Lucia teachers’ union and the national principals association. An emergency meeting was called on Friday to discuss these and other pressing issues facing the education sector in Saint Lucia.

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