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News4orce Live Stream April 26th 2017

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Suspect Charged in Trois Piton Homicide

Police have charged 39-year old Wayne Janvier, a Trois Piton resident, in connection with the death of 59-year old Leonard Felicien. Felicien also a Trois Piton resident, sustained fatal stab wounds on April 22nd, 2017 during a violent altercation. Leonard Felicien is the 21st homicide victim in 2017.

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Hilaire says PM Fails as ‘CEO of Saint Lucia’

Member of Parliament for Castries South Dr. Ernest Hilaire said the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance would have been fired as Chief Executive Officer [CEO] of company.      The Prime Minister previously linked the running of the country to the duties of a CEO. By the Castries South …

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Has Winfresh Ltd Gone Bananas?

Mon Repos banana farmers want answers from Winfresh Ltd who is allegedly rejecting their produce. Joshua Surage and Vincent Norbert own and operate [respective] medium scale banana plantations at Fond Estate, Mon Repos [Quarter of Micoud]. Over 20 people are employed between them. Of late, the farmers claim Saint Lucia’s …

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PM says Tulsie ‘under achieved’ at SLNT

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet expressed to HTS News4orce on April 27th his disapproval of the management of the Saint Lucia National Trust [SLNT] led by director Bishnu Tulsie. SLNT director Tulsie has publicly denounced investment proposals facilitated by the Allen Chastanet Administration at two key heritage sites currently managed by …

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PM On 2018 Budgetary Allocations

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet on Wednesday defended his administration’s 2017/2018 budget stating that the finances are needed to enhance healthcare, infrastructure, agriculture and education. On Wednesday; April 26th, Chastanet presented the estimates of expenditure of 1.513 billion dollars. According to Chastanet, the former labor administration disguised Saint Lucia’s bad financial …

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Update On Fatal Traffic Accident At Marigot

The cause of death in St. Lucia’s latest road fatality has been revealed, as the victim’s family struggles to come to terms with the loss. Miguel Fevrier has an update on a story which broke on htsstlucia.org on Tuesday.

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Micoud Drowning Victim’s Family Crushed By Loss

A Micoud family was not short of tears on Wednesday as they awaited word on what caused the death of a loved one. What was meant to be a recreational swimming excursion for Rockbert Xavier, went wrong last Sunday when the 20-year-old perished on the east coast.

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SLNT Chairperson Breaks Silence In Subvention Saga

The chairperson of the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT), is alleging that Prime Minister Allen Chastanet had called for the SLNT director to be relieved of his duties. It’s the latest in the on-going spat between the trust and the prime minister who at odds on a number of projects …

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PM Presents 2017/2018 Estimates

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Allen Chastanet on Wednesday April 26th, introduced the 2017/2018 estimates in the house of assembly. In introducing the over 1.5 billion-dollar estimates, the prime minister reflected on the 2016 fiscal year and forecast modest improvement in revenue growth in 2017.

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OECS Bar Association Calls For Action On Cabral Douglas

The OECS Bar Association led by Saint Lucian attorney Thaddeus M. Antoine, has called on the Dominica Bar to take ‘appropriate action’ against local attorney, Cabral Douglas for criticizing a ruling against him by the Caribbean Court of Justice [CCJ].  On 20th February 2017, the CCJ ruled that Mr. Cabral Douglas …

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More DSH Protests

Three [3] civil society groups are planning to continue their opposition on the proposed multi-billion dollar development earmarked for Vieux-Fort by Desert Star Holdings Ltd – a Chinese based equine management firm.  The Vieux-Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change [VF4Cs], I WILL STAND and the Concerned Citizens of St. Lucia …

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