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Beanfield Secondary Elocution Contest

The curtains came down on reading month on Friday as the Beanfield Comprehensive Secondary School staged their second successive Elocution Competition. The activity was aimed at promoting literacy among the students.

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New Flow Kids app delivers anytime/anywhere content to Caribbean children

Flow’s younger viewers now have a kid-friendly service that delivers children’s content anytime, anywhere, on any device via the new “Flow Kids” app specially developed by Toon Goggles, the top kids’ on-demand entertainment service. The Flow Kids app offers viewers approximately 1000 hours of high-definition children’s content – thousands of …

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Family Say’s Seasme Cherry Death “No Surprise”

Cathy Cherry, sister of Seasme Cherry who was fatally shot on June 10th, told HTS News4orce word of her brother’s death did not come as a shock. Watch video. The young man’s grandmother was one of the family members present for his post mortem on Monday June 12th. She said …

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Gov’t Will Not Fully Sponsor Local Arts Contingent for CARIFESTA

Culture and Local government Minister, Senator Fortuna Belrose addressed concern over Saint Lucia’s representation at the biennial Caribbean Festival of Performing Arts [CARIFESTA] regional showcase carded for August 2017. Sections of the local art industry lamented government’s willingness to sponsor Saint Lucia’s contingent to CARIFESTA. Culture Minister Belrose gave assurances …

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Hit and Run Suspect Charged for Leaving Accident Scene

Lance Alfred, 24 of Monier, Grand Riviere is charged for leaving the scene of an accident. On June 7th, 74-year old senior citizen Joseph Altidore succumbed to injuries sustained from a vehicle collision at Rodney Heights, Gros – Islet. Altidore was reportedly attempting to cross the road when a motorcycle …

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Gov’t Moving Ahead With NCC Relocation

“We need a venue.” Local Government and Culture Minister, Senator Fortuna Belrose explained to the press on June 12th, the Allen Chastanet led Administration is making good on a mandate to development the local entertainment industry. Amongst the strategies to add value to the local entertainment scene is constructing event …

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No Arrests in 27th Homicide

Press Release June 12, 2017 Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a twenty-seven (27) year old resident of Corinth, Gros Islet, namely Seasme Cherry also known as “Shem Cherry” and “Snake Oil”. The Gros Islet Police Station received a report of a possible homicide, about 1:30 a.m. …

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27th Homicide Victim Shot 4 Times

HTS News4orce can confirm 27-year old Seame Cherry succumbed to injuries sustainted from multiple gun shot wounds, after a shooting in Piat, Grande Riviere. Police information suggests Cherry, was shot at least four (4) times about the body. The motive for the fatal shooting is unclear. Reports indicate Shem Cherry …

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Bois d’Orange bypass reopens

The bypass road located off the Castries-Gros Islet highway, near the Bois d’Orange bridge was reopened today, Monday, June 12. The road has been opened for vehicles proceeding southbound from Gros Islet. NO RIGHT TURNS are being allowed for northbound vehicles unto the bypass road. Sherman Sylvester, Civil Engineer at the Department …

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FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENTS

PRESS RELEASE June 12, 2017 FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENTS The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail prices of gasoline (unleaded), diesel, LPG 20, 22, and 100 lb cylinders have been changed. …

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SAINT LUCIA TOURIST BOARD WOOS TRAVEL AGENTS

SAINT LUCIA (June 8, 2017) – Travel agents are vital to the success of any tourist destination, a fact that the Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) never loses sight of. Once again, the SLTB has launched its annual travel agent incentive program, Saint Lucia Agent Months (SLAM). Now in its 7th year, SLAM’s …

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Raise Your Voice: Our women leaders continue to fail us!

Press Release:-In Saint Lucia, women and girls continue to be subjected to violence, such as Domestic Violence & Murder, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Social Media Pornography Abuse, etc, at no time did women hear a strong statement or position from female parliamentarians and heads of public sector agencies mandated to be …

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SLU’s Ambassador In The US Wants Action On Venezuela

Saint Lucia’s Ambassador in Washington says the Organization of American States (OAS) must maintain its reputation through decisive action on the crisis in Venezuela. As Venezuela spirals downward, the OAS convened a special meeting of foreign ministers from the region to discuss the escalating crisis. The meeting followed president Nicolas …

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