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No Tsnunami Threat From Volcano Eruption

The director of the UWI seismic research centre based in Trinidad, Richard Robertson says there is no threat of a tsunami to Saint Lucia due to the recent eruption of the Kick’em Jenny volcano in Grenada. The volcano erupted 8km north of saint lucia on the evening of Saturday April …

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Driver Association Calls For Demerit System

The national association of driving schools is urging the traffic department to implement a demerit system for drivers who violate Saint Lucia’s traffic laws. The plea follows the Labor Day weekend choc traffic crash, which claimed the lives of two teenagers. Through the demerit system, points are deducted from a …

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Suspicious Death at Choiseul

A man identified as Mathew Joseph of Morne Jacques, Choiseul was reportedly discovered hanging from a tree on May 4th. Joseph was pronounced dead on the scene. Preliminary police investigations reveal the deceased reportedly informed family of intentions to commit suicide. According to police investigators, Joseph told relatives, “This is …

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Jacmel Bar Owner Seeks Help to Nab Would-Be Bandits

HTS News4orce obtained CCTV footage that captured three unmasked  men allegedly attempting to break into Chilli’s Bar in Jacmel on May 3rd. The men can be seen approaching the entrance of Chilli’s Bar at 01:55 am. Two of the men appear to be unarmed, only carrying a mobile phone to …

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Saint Lucia and Taiwan plan New Banana Cooperation Project

PRESS RELEASE – The government of Republic of China (Taiwan) recently assigned Taiwan Banana expert Dr. Chih-Ping Chao, director of Taiwan Banana Research Institute (TBRI) to visit Saint Lucia from 2nd to 6th May 2017 for the evaluation of new banana cooperation project- “Rehabilitate Banana Production and Productivity in Saint …

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Nat Geo to host photography Master Class in Saint Lucia

GIS – Joe McNally, one of the world’s most accomplished photographers, will be hosting a master class at the Anse Chastanet Resort for National Geographic Expeditions. McNally, who will be leading the classes at the eco-friendly resort, boasts a career that includes assignments in more than 50 countries. He has …

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Gov’t raises Housing Allocation by 100%

GIS – Minister in the Ministry of Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport, and Civil Aviation, Hon. Herod Stanislaus, stated that there can be no national economic development without the people of a country having access to quality affordable housing. The minister’s statement was part of a presentation made at …

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Regional Agriculture Stakeholders discuss Food Safety

GIS – In an effort to enhance the quality of agricultural produce in the region, food safety stakeholders convened in Barbados last week, to discuss the improvement of plant health. The two-day consultation conducted by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), and …

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Dr. Rigobert On Tragic Accident At Choc

Tributes continue to pour in the wake of the tragic accident that claimed the lives of two teenage students on the weekend. Another young man is reportedly admitted in critical condition at hospital. 18-year-old Zhané Bianca Williams and 19-year-old Zina Omega Anthony died as a result of a road accident …

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Ex-Sports Ministers Denies Claims Of Special NLA Account

Dennery North MP Shawn Edward continues to reject claims that an account was created in the name of the national lotteries authority (NLA) or other agencies, entitled “ministers account” when he was sports minister in 2012. Economic development minister guy joseph brought the matter to the fore-front during debate last …

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