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Marigot Shooting Victim Succumbs To Injures

A 32-year-old man has succumbed to his injuries, after being shot in the head at Marigot, in the wee hours of Sunday May 21st. the victim’s relatives say he was in celebration mode – awaiting his may 22nd birthday. the killing takes St. Lucia’s 2017 homicide toll to 23.

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Pro-DSH Arguments

Pro DSH campaigners converged in the town of Vieux Fort in protest on Wednesday, to show their support for the Allen Chastanet administration’s pro-growth policies. Supporters say they want to send a clear message that they need development in the south.

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Fatal Shooting Takes Homicde Toll To 22

A 23-year-old man is dead and another injured following shooting incidents in two Castries communities on Sunday may 14th, 2017. Police have confirmed that the fatal shooting, took place just before 11:00 am on the black mallet bridge. The second incident occurred at Arundell Hill, Castries.

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PM Touts New Job Numbers

Members of parliament are welcoming the latest employment figures, which indicate that joblessness fell by 1.5% in the first quarter of 2017. January to march figures put unemployment at 20.1%. The prime minister says it is good news, but not good enough. The opposition leader agrees, but says he remains …

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PM Chastanet Delivers Maiden Budget Policy Address

Prime Minister and minister for finance Allen Chastanet presented his maiden budget to parliament on May 9th, under the theme – “building a new Saint Lucia”. The 1.5 billion dollar estimates promised development based on an aggressive pro-growth plan. The prime minister unveiled an ambitious tourism programme promising multiple luxury …

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