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HOMICIDE COUNT RISES TO 22

Another Young Man Has Perished As A Result Of Violence. Early Tuesday Afternoon A Fight Between Two Young Men Ended With The Victim, An 18 Year Old Of Bagatelle Being Stabbed Three Times. The Victim Was Rushed To Hospital In A Failed Effort To Save His Life.

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WASCO PRESENTS STUDENTS WITH SCHOLARSHIPS

Continuing in the news of scholarships, WASCO presents an opportunity for students to continue their education.  [Press Release] – The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. WASCO is excited to announce its continued investment in the children of staff, through the company’s annual scholarship program.   This year, over a dozen students, …

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HILAIRE’S RESPONSE TO FEDEE – RANGE CONTROVERSY

Press Release:-  STATEMENT BY HON. ERNEST HILAIRE AT THE SAINT LUCIA LABOUR PARTY PRESS CONFERENCE AUGUST 28 2018 Members of the Media, Last Friday Hon. Dominic Fedee sought to respond to my statement on the Range Fiasco which included a call for Government to provide explanation on the settlement of the dispute …

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18 YEAR OLD KILLED IN BAGATELLE

Glendon Barthelmy, an 18 year old young man has been killed in a stabbing incident that took place at around 12:40 PM (according to a police source) on Tuesday afternoon in Bagatelle. The incident following an altercation with another male.    He was taken to the hospital and was declared …

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REGIONAL COMPANIES JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST DIABETES

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, St. Lucia – In anticipation of World Diabetes awareness month (November) Bon Santé has partnered with Collins Barbados Limited to provide free Sky Era Glucometers to the general public. Interested persons are asked to come down to Bon Santé on 36 Chisel Street Castries, Wednesday August 29, 2018. Diabetes is …

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FOLK RESEARCH CENTRE INTERIM BOARD APPOINTED

[Press Release] The Msgr. Patrick Anthony Folk Research Centre (FRC) held a membership meeting on Saturday August 25, at the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) conference room.  The meeting was convened to review FRC’s Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association. The meeting also visited the draft Parastatal Act which is in …

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HIV CARE SUMMIT STARTS OFF IN ST LUCIA

[Press Release] The 15th annual Caribbean Cytometry & Analytical Society’s (CCAS) expert summit, “From Care to Cure – Towards the Elimination of HIV”, launched last evening in St. Lucia. The summit brings together regional and international HIV experts to explore scientific innovations and social interventions that will accelerate progress toward ending …

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DENNERY SEGMENT TOUR WORKSHOP

The Leading Exponents Of The Dennery Segment Genre Are Going Through The Last Minute Preparation Ahead Of Their Six Week Tour Of The United States. The Government Earlier This Month Announced That It Was Sponsoring The Tour In Order To Promote The Indigenous St. Lucian Music. Dennery Segment, Valley Soca …

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NEW ACADEMIC YEAR FOR STUDENTS

The University Of The West Indies Open Campus, Which Offers A Range Of Courses From Bachelors To Doctorial Programmes For Working People, Is All Ready For The New School Year. Both The UWI Open Campus And The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Have Welcomed Their Batches Of New Students For …

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UPDATE ON RANGE DEVELOPMENT SITUATION

The Back And Forth Between The Minister Responsible For Tourism And The Member Of Parliament For Castries South Dr. Earnest Hilaire Will Take Another Turn. This When Dr. Hilaire Convenes A Press Conference On Tuesday To Refute, He Says, The Denial And Counter Claim Made By The Minister Responsible For …

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SHADY MURDERED IN MARTINIQUE

News On the Death Of Another Young St. Lucian – This Time In The Neighbouring Island Of Martinique. Dead Is Marlon Shaddy Hazel-Wood. Shady As He Was Popularly Known, Had Settled In Martinique.

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REACTION TO COCONUT CONTROVERSY

Business People Involved In The Coconut Industry Are Expressing Alarm Over The Latest Findings From A Harvard Study Which Labelled Coconut Oil As Poison. Two Decades Ago Commentators From The Developed Countries Launched An Attach On Coconut Oil, Only Later To Laud It As One Of The Healthiest Oils On …

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ADDITIONAL US FLIGHTS COMING TO ST LUCIA STARTING THIS FALL

[Press Release] – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is pleased to announce the addition of international flights to the island from the U.S. starting in the Fall 2018 with American Airlines, JetBlue and United Airlines. JetBlue is expanding its luxury Mint service in the Caribbean and will launch this service on …

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