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SLBS PULLS NON CONFORMING ELECTRICAL ITEMS FROM THE MARKET

If you’ve purchased a potentially hazardous home appliance you could be entitled to refunds according to the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards.  The hazard was discovered during routine audits and has led to an island wide recall of three models of the Trisonic Step Up and Down transformer.  

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COP, SECURITY MINISTER DIFFER ON ANTI GANG STRATEGIES

Police Chief Severin Moncherry and National Security Minister Senator Hermangild Francis appear to be at odds over proposed strategies to crack down on crime and gang activity in Saint Lucia. In December, Senator Francis revealed to News4orce that he is open to revisiting a once tried idea – that is, …

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GROS ISLET BUS DRIVERS TO MEET IRATE PASSENGER

The Gros-Islet Minibus Association is hoping to resolve a squabble involving two of its members and an irate passenger.  The aggrieved female passenger took posted a video on social media, alleging that a driver threatened to kill her and other passengers, during an argument.

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POLICE HIGH COMMAND ADDRESSES SECURITY BREACH

The High Command at Chesterfield has addressed a major security breach during which thieves stole cash and gained access to numerous administrative offices, where sensitive documents are stored. Police Chief Severin Moncherry is however refuting claims that passports were taken, as an investigation into the break-in advances. In response to …

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TOP COP COMMENTS ON CHAKADAN DANIEL DEATH INVESTIGATION

Police Chief Severin Moncherry will not take administrative action against his officers now at the center of a criminal investigation into the unlawful death of 21-year-old Chakadan Daniel. In October 2013 police, acting on a warrant for Chakadan’s arrest, detained him at the Micoud police station, where he was later …

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CCC APPEALS FOR HELP FOR ROSE HILL FIRE VICTIMS

The Castries Constituency Council (CCC) is asking for help in its relief effort for victims of the January 1st Rose Hill fire. Dozens of residents were displaced following the massive fire which started just after 12:00 am on New Year’s Day and raged on for almost three hours.  The CCC is …

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LABORIE CREDIT UNION VIEUX FORT RELOCATES

The Laborie credit union has moved its Vieux Fort operation to a larger building in the southern town. Credit union officials say the new location will provide customers with a more spacious environment to do business, while enhancing services.

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