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Teen Allegedly Assaulted by Police

The relatives of 17-year-old Shervin Henry are crying foul following an alleged incident at Coolie Town, Marigot on May 26th involving men clad in black tactical wear who purported to be law enforcement personnel. Henry alleges that Police officers assaulted him after he attempted to flee a police patrol. Relatives …

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Culture Ministry Readies for Carnival

The Local Government and Culture Ministry led by Senator Fortuna Belrose is reading for a “satisfactory” carnival season. The government has allocated a reported EC $3 million dollars for Saint Lucia carnival 2017. The Carnival Management Committee [CMC] with support from the Cultural Development Foundation [CDF] was previously tasked with …

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Police Confirm 26th Homicide

Press release: Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a forty-nine (49) year old resident of Pierrot Vieux Fort, namely Moses Clovis also known as ‘The Mole’. Officers attached to the Vieux Fort Police Station received a report of a suspicious death, about 11:55 a.m. on Sunday, May …

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Marchand P.O to Temporarily Relocate

The Saint Lucia Postal Service wishes to inform the general public that the Marchand Post Office will be temporarily relocated to the General Post Office, Bridge Street, Castries, effective Monday, May 29, until further notice. The Saint Lucia Postal Service apologizes for any inconvenience caused.

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Juveniles Held for Suspected Homicide

Sources in the police force Southern Division at Vieux-Fort confirm the discovery of a dead body found on May 28th at Boriel Beach in Pierrot, Vieux-Fort. Police have identified the deceased as 50-year old Moses Clovis. Clovis’ body was found around midday and reportedly bore marks of violence. Major crimes …

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NYC ELECTS NEW EXECUTIVE

On Saturday, May 27 2017, The General Assembly of the Saint Lucia National Youth Council elected a new Executive. The new team consists of the following President:                                 Jeshurun Andrew First Vice President:     …

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2017 Club Gar’s Walk For A Cause Montage

We caught up with Anthony Bristol executive member of Club Gar​ who spoke on the success of today’s walk for a cause event and future plans the club has for creating greater awareness on the issue of domestic violence. 2017 Club Gar's Walk For A Cause Montage We caught up …

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Club Gar 2017 Walk For a Cause Under Way – Check Out Our Gallery!

Today’s annual walk for a cause saw an impressive turn out for Club Gar’s walk against domestic violence which urges citizens to to break the silence surrounding domestic abuse. The  walk which began at the Vigie Round About continues to the club’s headquarters in Mongiraud Gros-Islet, stay posted to our Facebook …

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Regional Testing Day 10th Anniversary Aims To Test 100,000

REGIONAL TESTING DAY (RTD) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year and is aiming to test 100,000 people in the Caribbean. In 2016, over twenty thousand (20,000) people were tested in 20 countries at over 300 testing sites. Regional Testing Day which started as an idea by Dr. Allyson Leacock …

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SDA Church Breaks Silence On Pastors Scandal

The Saint Lucia mission of 7th day Adventists wants the public not rush to judgment in the wake of a sex scandal involving two of the church’s leaders. This week, police confirmed that two senior pastors in the SDA church were arrested, charged and bailed for unlawful sexual connection and …

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Local Gov’t Minister Speaks Out On Death Of Infant

Minister for local government and culture senator Fortuna Belrose on Friday offered condolences to the mother and family of 9-month old Gemma Lambert who police say was murdered on May 22nd. The infant’s mother said she left the baby at home to run an errand.  Upon returning to her home …

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Security Minister Eyes Regional Witness Protection

The national security minister wants to collaborate with regional territories in establishing a witness protection program. During a police town hall in Jacmel on Thursday, Hermangild Francis conceded that it is difficult to re-locate witnesses to crime in Saint Lucia. Back in January, the minister hinted at holding deliberations with …

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Castries Mayor Resolve To Clean City Streets

The Castries mayor is following through on his promise of a cleaner city. This month, the Castries Constituency Council plans to upgrade the vending stalls around the city. Castries mayor Peterson Francis disclosed that the council is scheduled to meet with vendors to discuss a more uniformed plan. Francis also …

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