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AMBER GUYGER FOUND GUILTY

We begin tonight with a measure of relief for the Botham Jean family. After one year of campaigning for justice for the shooting death of Botham Jean in his Dallas apartment, the family and supporters of their cause received the outcome for which they had long pleaded. The jury on …

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ALLISON JEAN SPEAKS ON VERDICT

The mother of Botham Jean took the witness stand following the delivery of the guilty verdict, telling the court and the world about the impact of her son’s untimely death on her and her family.

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SLP ELECTIONS

There is a change in the deputy leadership position of the St. Lucia labour party. On Saturday the party held elections for its first and second deputy leaders. The voting was done through secret ballot. The member for Castries south dr. Ernest Hilaire was elected to the post of first …

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MINIBUS ACCIDENT

It was a fairly busy weekend for the emergency services, which responded to just under one hundred calls. Regional officer for the St. Lucia fire service David Antoine says the ambulance service had to treat eight passengers injured in an accident involving a minibus. The service also had to respond …

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GASTROINTESTINITIS IN SLU

The St. Lucian public has been alerted to the rise in the number of cases of gastroenteritis. The ministry of wellness is calling on persons to exercise good hygiene practices in order to reduce the chances of becoming infected with the illness.

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BLUE ECONOMY GOALS

Millions of people in the Caribbean region are dependent on the blue economy. But the marine environment is under increasing threat from pollution, global warming and over fishing. The university of the west indies and the united nations development programme have teamed up, in an effort to help sustain the …

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MARIJUANA DISCUSSION

The president of the cannabis movement Andre Decares is calling for action to ensure St. Lucia is not left behind in what he says is potentially a very lucrative industry.

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SARROT UNDER SIEGE

The community of Sarot and environs are calling for assistance to help curb the sharp rise in robberies. The near daily acts are making normal life for the communities difficult.

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PM AT UN GENRAL ASSEMBLY

still to come, the government seeks to unlock the potential of agro processing, prime minister Allen Chastanet addresses the un general assembly on Friday, and creole heritage month to be launched in Soufriere on Sunday.

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JOUNEN KWEYOL DEVELOPMENT

The folk research centre, the Soufriere regional development foundation and other partners will be launching creole heritage month in the town of Soufriere on Sunday.

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