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REGIONAL COAST GUARD RESCUES SAINT LUCIAN FISHERMEN

Two sets of fishermen from Vieux Fort had to be rescued at sea during the festive season. The two vessels on separate fishing expeditions experienced difficulties in very treacherous conditions at sea. Both teams of fishermen were rescued by separate neighboring crews.

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VIEUX FORT ASSOU SQUARE 2019

Assou Square in the south of the island was not to be out done by the activities in the north. Patrons in the town of Vieux Fort were treated to a family friendly entertaining event.

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LATEST PRICE ADJUSTMENTS FOR PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

The government of St. Lucia released on Monday 31st December 2018, the latest prices for petroleum products. According to the latest government fuel price adjustment, the prices of gasoline and diesel remain unchanged at $13.95 a gallon. The price of kerosene has been increased by 19 cents to $9.50 a …

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SECURITY MINISTER UPDATE ON IMPACS

Minister for National Security Senator Hermangild Francis says no amount of campaigning on social media can lead to his dismissal. Following a recent rise in gun violence in the city there have been calls on various social media platforms for the minister’s resignation.  Senator Francis says he serves at the behest of …

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SENATOR FRANCIS DEFENDS WIFE

Senator Hermingild Francis has described the social media storm over assistance from government given to his ailing wife as mischievous. In an HTS exclusive, Senator Francis says there is nothing untoward about the assistance that his wife – a long serving police officer received from government. The Senator says the criticism …

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MISSING LA CROIX MAINGOT MAN

A family of La Croix Maingot has a simple wish ahead of the new year. They want the return of their loved one who has gone missing days now, following his arrest and detention at the Anse La Raye police station. The missing man is not of sound mind and …

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JUSTICE MINISTER RESPONDS TO PRATT FAMILY

The Minister of National Security Senator Hermingild Francis says he sympathizes with the Pratt family from the United Kingdom for the inordinate delay in getting justice for the slain John Pratt.  John Pratt was killed some 4 years ago, while he and his wife slept in their yacht in the …

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SALVATION ARMY DISTRIBUTES CHRISTMAS HAMPERS

The Salvation Army’s kettle drive was handed over to some special persons in the community. The traditional kettle collection attracted the support of the community and corporate entities. Beneficiaries of this yearly effort had their spirits lifted for the season.

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DROWNING IN GROS ISLET

There were two other confirmed cases of drownings – one at the popular Choc Bay, and the other in Gros Islet, where a mentally challenged man, who went for a swim was later seen floating lifelessly on the water.

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JAPAN TO RECOMMENCE COMMERCIAL WHALING

In previous years, when the issue of whaling comes up, St. Lucia has been placed under pressure by international groups who threatened to organise a boycott of Saint Lucia’s economic interests. As a member of the powerful international whaling commission, environmental organisations like Green Peace, may soon place pressure on …

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