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Chausee Rd Shooting Victim Identified

28 year old Simon Peter was shot multiple times between 2:50 pm and 3:10pm June 24th, on upper Chausee road in Castries. Reports suggest the shooter or shooters alighted from a motor vehicle. The assailants reportedly made off in a vehicle. The shooting victim was rushed to hospital via private …

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PM On Talk Of No New Teaching Hires

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says there could be a limit on new teachers entering the school system due to shrinking class sizes. This week, reporters asked Chastanet about concerns in some quarters about possible dismissals. Chastanet declares that the school system is due for an overhaul. He says the education …

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PM Provides Quarry Explosion Update

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has disclosed that his office is working with the labor department to determine insurance companies next move in the wake of the RG Quarry disaster. On march 21st, a container exploded at Rayneau Quarry construction in cul-de-sac killing four people, wounding over 30 others and damaging …

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Health Minister On March Towards UHC

Plans for the universal health-care system are underway. The UWP’s 2016 manifesto stated it would create an affordable health care system characterized by excellence and a universal service to Saint Lucians. This week, Health Minister Mary Isaac announced that the UWP intends to bring the health-care program on stream this …

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Shooting on Chausee Rd

Between 2:50 pm and 3:10pm June 24th, gun shots rang out on upper Chausee road in Castries. Reports suggest the shooter or shooters alighted from a motor vehicle. At least one man is believed to have been shot in the incident. The assailants reportedly made off in a vehicle. The …

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Man Shot at Corinth

A man has been hospitalized after a suspected drive – by shooting incident at Corinth, Gros-Islet. The incident reportedly occurred between 10p.m and 11p.m, June 23rd. The victim is believed to have sustained multiple gunshot wounds about the body. Cell phone video of the aftermath has surfaced on social media …

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King On Opposition Walk Out Of The House

“My contribution does not reside entirely at budget debates” That’s according to ex-prime minister and minister for infrastructure Stephenson King, amid the row over the opposition’s walkout during the budget debate on Tuesday. After a brief standoff following Laborie MP Alva Baptiste’s contribution, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet rose to deliver …

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Pierre Victorious In Libel Suit

Leader of the opposition Philip J. Pierre is celebrating a pair of legal victories. A high court judge has ordered that the Castries East MP be paid $40,000 in damages in two separate libel suits.

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BCF To Undertake Praslin Beach Project

The Bordelais Correctional Facility has adopted the Praslin Beach. The facility intends to build park benches and a barbeque pit and plant trees along the coastline. The initiative has been dubbed the “Praslin Beach Rehabilitation Project.”

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Fisheries Dept Hosts World Oceans Day Clean Up

On June 8th, agencies and community groups across the globe undertook beach clean-ups and other activities geared at bringing awareness to the plight of the oceans. World Ocean Day 2017 is being held under the theme, “Our Oceans, Our Future.” Locally, the Department of Fisheries brought together students, corporate entities, …

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Flow and C&W Business Boost Cyber-Security

Castries, Saint Lucia – June 23, 2017 – More and more, it is becoming difficult – if not impossible – to do business without access to the internet, whether fixed, home or office wireless, or even a mobile connection, with the proliferation of smartphones and other similar devices. But with …

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SRDF Upholds Commitment to Visitor Safety at Gros Piton Nature Trail

PRESS RELEASE:-Soufriere, St. Lucia – On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017, the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF) carried out a trail maintenance assessment exercise at the Gros Piton Nature Trail to ascertain the viability of the footpath’s integrity at the world renowned tourist attraction. An evaluation team comprising officers from the …

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Flow Unveils 2017 Carnival Partnership

PRESS RELEASE:-Castries, Saint Lucia, June 23, 2017 – With the launch last week of Saint Lucia Carnival 2017, we are officially into the third leg of the Soleil Saint Lucia Summer Festival, and the island’s biggest cultural showcase is well and truly underway. Flow, Saint Lucia and the Caribbean’s leading telecommunications service provider, …

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Spring Water for the people by the people

PRESS RELEASE:- To our fellow St. Lucians, Following extensive testing by the St Lucia Bureau of Standards, Forest Springs Ltd is pleased to announce our return to the market. Passionate about the safety and ‘’well-being’’ of our consumers, we reaffirm our commitment and dedication to providing the purest, high quality …

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