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‘Known’ assailant in custody for Soufriere homicide

[Press Release] HOMICIDE IN DIAMOND, SOUFRIERE Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Bernard Edmund of Diamond, Soufriere, as a result of an incident which occurred on Wednesday May 23, 2018, about 3:00 p.m. at Diamond, Soufriere. Bernard Edmund, a fifty-seven (57) year old sustained injuries about the …

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Rider in La Croix motorcycle crash ‘pronounced dead on scene’

[Press release] FATAL ACCIDENT IN BABONNEAU Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Dane Maximin, as a result of a vehicular accident which occurred on Wednesday May 23, 2018 about 5:10 p.m. on the La Croix/Garrand road in Babonneau. Dane Maximin, a nineteen (19) year old resident of …

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Barre Denis man succumbs to stab wounds, police make an arrest

[Press release] UPDATE ON GRIEVOUS HARM AT LA CROIX MAINGOT Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Kacy Laurent of Barre Denis – La Croix Maingot.   Kacy Laurent allegedly sustained a stab wound to the abdomen during an incident which occurred at La Croix Maingot about 2:00 p.m. …

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Castries Mayor ‘committed to better conditions’ for vendors

[Press release] Offering an up-beat and optimistic message, Mayor Peterson D. Francis committed to better conditions and brighter days ahead for vendors plying their trade within the City of Castries. The pronouncements by Mayor Francis came as he delivered the opening remarks at the launching of a three-day training session for …

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Thomazo Bridge open to two lane traffic

[Press Release] The Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Energy wishes to inform the public that the Thomazo Bridge is now open to vehicular traffic. Motorists are informed that the by-pass road has been permanently closed. The opening of the bridge will allow the contractor to complete construction works around the …

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Castries market vendors to be ‘centre of change’ – Tourism Minister

[Press Release] Saint Lucia’s Minister responsible for Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, Honourable Dominic Fedee made a special appeal to vendors of the Castries market Tuesday (May 22), during the opening session of a 5 day-workshop, aimed at boosting skills and techniques to improve visitor spending. “I cannot overemphasise the importance of …

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Soufriere man beaten to death, Homicide 11

A 57-year old Soufriere man has died in what residents tell News4orce is a family feud that came to a head. Reports out of Diamond, Soufriere indicate that the victim, known affectionately as ‘Beben’ was beaten with a sharp object. They say his body was removed from the scene around …

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Motorcyclist dies after La Croix crash

19 year old Dane Clement Maximim reportedly succumbed to traumatic injuries after a head-on auto crash late Wednesday afternoon [23 May] along the La Croix/Garrand in Babonneau. The 19-year old was the rider of a motorcycle that collided with a truck. EMTs responding to the crash said Maximin sustained ‘scalp lacerations’ …

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LUPUS ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES ‘LUPUS KNOWS NO BOUNDARIES’

This lupus awareness month, the St. Lucia Arthritis and Lupus Association (SLALA) wants members of the public to know that “lupus knows no boundaries.” The association recently teamed up with the Spartan Health Sciences University to host a special education forum on the illness.

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THE IMO AUDITS LOCAL MARITIME SECTOR

Saint Lucia’s maritime sector is to benefit from an audit being conducted here by the International Maritime Organisation. The St. Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Port Services are instrumental in facilitating this exercise. 

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LA CLERY RESIDENTS URGE AUTHORITIES TO HALT CDC DEMOLITION

In the wake of the untimely death of one of their own, residents of La Clery have formed an organisation to advocate for affordable housing in the community. Members of the Tafari Charlemagne Community Housing Association are also appealing to the authorities to halt plans to demolish the CDC’s – …

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