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SDA Church Breaks Silence On Pastors Scandal

The Saint Lucia mission of 7th day Adventists wants the public not rush to judgment in the wake of a sex scandal involving two of the church’s leaders. This week, police confirmed that two senior pastors in the SDA church were arrested, charged and bailed for unlawful sexual connection and …

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Local Gov’t Minister Speaks Out On Death Of Infant

Minister for local government and culture senator Fortuna Belrose on Friday offered condolences to the mother and family of 9-month old Gemma Lambert who police say was murdered on May 22nd. The infant’s mother said she left the baby at home to run an errand.  Upon returning to her home …

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Security Minister Eyes Regional Witness Protection

The national security minister wants to collaborate with regional territories in establishing a witness protection program. During a police town hall in Jacmel on Thursday, Hermangild Francis conceded that it is difficult to re-locate witnesses to crime in Saint Lucia. Back in January, the minister hinted at holding deliberations with …

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Castries Mayor Resolve To Clean City Streets

The Castries mayor is following through on his promise of a cleaner city. This month, the Castries Constituency Council plans to upgrade the vending stalls around the city. Castries mayor Peterson Francis disclosed that the council is scheduled to meet with vendors to discuss a more uniformed plan. Francis also …

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Junior Achievement Record Keeping Workshop

The junior achievement program on Thursday hosted a record-keeping workshop for school students participating in this year’s program. The workshop prepares achievers for the workforce and aids in their overall development. Facilitated by Benjamin Menal, the record keeping exercise is considered vital to measuring cost and assessing accounting records. Executive …

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Nurses Confront The Ethical Dilemma

Saint Lucia Nurses association is commemorating international Nurses week with a conference under the theme, “shaping an ethical environment”. The objective of the convention is to empower those on the frontline of the health care system.

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Equity Ministry Offers Condolences for Infant Homicide

Minister for Local Government and Culture Senator Fortuna Belrose on May 26th offered condolences to the mother and family of 9-month old Melissa Lambert who police say was murdered in her home on May 22nd. The infant was admittedly left unattended at home by her mother, 28-year old Melissa Lambert …

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ENDORSES CLUB GAR’S WALK FOR A CAUSE

PRESS RELEASE On Wednesday, April 12th, Club GAR launched its 4th “Walk 4 a Cause” initiative at the Audi showroom, Meridian Place, Choc.  This annual event is designed to raise funds and awareness for social programs. Club GAR’s cause for this year aims at drawing attention to the issues surrounding …

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CCC to Erect Parking Meters

The Castries Constituency Council is planning to reintroduce parking meters around Saint Lucia’s capital. On Thursday, Castries Mayor Peterson Francis told reporters that the Council is working on the legislation and legal framework for the money collecting devises. Additionally, plans are already underway to obtain the terminals The CCC will …

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SDA Church “Not Immune” to Human Error

The Saint Lucia Mission of Seventh Day Adventists [SDA] Church continues to deal with scrutiny brought on since bombshell sexual assault allegations against two senior pastors were reported to police. Between May 22nd and 24th, police formally charged the two SDA pastors with multiple counts of unlawful sexual connection and …

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Witness Protection Program for Saint Lucia?

National Security Minister Senator Hermangild Francis wants to collaborate with regional territories on a witness protection program. During a police town hall in Jacmel on Thursday, Francis conceded that it is difficult to relocate witnesses to crime in Saint Lucia. Back in January, the Minister hinted at holding deliberations with …

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Police Force Get Mediation Training

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court [ECSC] is continuing a month long sensitization drive to promote and build capacity across multi-state and civil organizations on alternative dispute resolution. On May 26th, ECSC authorities briefed the rank and file in the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force on introducing and applying mediation as …

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