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Exploring The Explosives Act

The investigation into the Ferrand Quarry explosion has led to questions about the legal framework that guides the use of explosives and other matters governing incendiary devices. Former bar association president Andy George spoke about the explosives act on the March 24th edition of radio 100’s “let’s talk law”. He …

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Taxi Union Condemns Attacks On Members

The national taxi union says it is concerned about physical attacks on its members. The abduction and assault of an elderly taxi operator in 2016 shocked the membership and just last week the union’s vice president was kidnapped, beaten, shot and abandoned. Members are calling on the authorities to address …

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National Arts Festival Officially Launched

The 2017 national arts festival was officially launched on thursday. The event seeks to bring communities and artists together for the advancement of the arts. On thursday, the cultural development foundation (cdf) introduced the calendar of events for the commemoration. The festival is usually held between the months of february …

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News4orce Live stream March 23rd 2017

In last nights news cast: 1.REMEMBERING DECEASED VICTIMS OF THE QUARRY TRAGEDY 2.PM GIVES UPDATE ON QUARRY EXPLOSION 3.CMO ON WORKPLACE SAFETY 4.PM CHASTANET WELCOMES NEW BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER 5.NEW TAIWAN AMBASSADOR MEETS PM CHASTANET

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PM Gives Update On Quarry Explosion

The Prime Minister has sought to clarify information regarding the death toll and status of the hospitalized following this week’s explosion at the Farrand quarry. He is urging citizens to refrain from relaying unverified information, at a time when family members and friends of those affected are going through a …

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PM Chastanet Welcomes New British High Commissioner

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has welcomed the United Kingdom’s new resident high commissioner Steve Mccready to Saint Lucia. A former chief of staff to the governor of Anguilla, Steve Mccready officially took up office on March 20th. His formal welcome from the government of Saint Lucia and introduction to the …

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Dr. Fletcher Defends Record

Former sustainable development minister Dr. James fletcher is responding to accusations of hypocrisy and “playing politics” in the ongoing dolphin park debate.

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Remembering Deceased Victims Of The Quarry Tragedy

As the mourning continues following the Farrand Quarry explosion, the nation is learning more about those who lost their lives in the tragedy. Plans are underway for a vigil in remembrance of Kim Khodra – whose death has left his friends, family, co-workers, church members and football clubs in mourning.

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Saint Lucia Suspends Importation Of Brazilian Corn Beef

Effective march 22nd, 2017, there will be no importation of corned beef from Brazil. The government of Saint Lucia issued the immediate, temporary suspension following reports out of Brazil that several major meat processors have been selling rotten and otherwise substandard produce for many years. A number of Caribbean countries, …

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Calvary Road Accident

Amid the panic and shock over Tuesday’s deadly explosion, a motor vehicular accident along the Calvary Road, highlighted the resource constraints faced by St. Lucia’s emergency services.

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