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‘Above Average’ Atlantic Hurricane Season Expected

The Atlantic ocean could see another above-average hurricane season this year, with 11-17 big storms and as many as nine hurricanes, US forecasters said Thursday. The expected absence of El Nino, an ocean-warming trend that tends to reduce the likelihood of hurricanes, is a major reason for the expected rise …

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Rick Wayne in the Laureate’s Chair

Press Release:May is coming to a close but not before Rick Wayne takes the Chair.  He will be the featured writer for the Saint Lucia Writers Forum’s regular month-end reading activity. He is one of the most requested writers that forum members are looking to welcoming and hopefully learn a …

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Official Police Statement On Fatal Shooting

Meanwhile police have released an official statement on the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old cacao man. Law enforcement officials say they received the distress call about the incident at green gold, Babonneau, about 8:20 pm Wednesday. A masked assailant shot Isidore while he sat in a car. He sustained two …

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Police High Command Conduct Jacmel Town Hall

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force says don’t be fooled, they have taken notice of the recent Re-surgence of gun-fire in the city. Moments after a 26-year-old Babonneau man became St. Lucia’s 25th homicide victim for 2017, acting police commissioner Milton Desir spoke to the media. Desir was in the …

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Castries Mayor Denounces Up Tick In Gun Violence

The Castries constituencies council is planning to provide further assistance to the police in quelling the up-tick in violent crime within its jurisdiction. This was announced by mayor Peterson Francis during a press conference held at the office of the mayor on Thursday.

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A Rare Glimpse At A Hermit Priest

The mount of prayer at Coubaril is home to a monastic hermit. ‘hermit’ is a term used to describe someone who ‘leaves’ the world and all its offerings behind, to live a life dedicated to solitude and prayer. In this report, HTS New4orce gives you a rare glimpse into the …

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A First At The Mount Of Prayer At Coubaril

Mother Rosaria Joseph is the first Saint Lucian to be appointed abbess of the Benedictine nuns. The Choiseul native is now on a mission to assist a sister abbey in Zambia, hoping to bring relief that includes basic sanitation, security and medical supplies to a remote area in the East …

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Youth Living With Diabetes Honor SLHTA CEO

The chief executive officer of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism association has become the second person to be ‘pinned’ by young people living with diabetes for his support to their cause. Noorani Azeez received his pin from a 9-year-old girl who was diagnosed with the disease four years ago. …

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“Drive-By” Host Goes Back To The Classroom

The host of the popular radio 100 show, “drive-by” Russell Lake wants to share his love of cars with the next generation of enthusiasts. Lake who is also a former educator has been visiting schools across St. Lucia to pass on his knowledge and passion for all things automotive. This …

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GEF Presents 4th Annual Report

The global environment facility small grants programme Saint Lucia this week reported to the government of Saint Lucia and its development partners. Every year, the facility’s national coordinator presents an annual report, which is a detailed account of the actions and results of technical assistance provided in areas such as …

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Police Press Release on 25th Homicide

Press Release: One Wednesday May 24, 2017 about 8:20 p.m. Babonneau Police received reports of gunshots fired in the Green Gold, Cacoa area. Reports indicate that 26 year old Kim Isidore of Green Gold, Cacoa, was in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle on the side of the road …

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Castries Mayor Denounces Crime Upsurge Around Capitol

Mayor of Castries, Peterson Francis has vowed to clamp down on criminal activity in Castries. Mayor Francis responded to the recent upsurge in gun related crime in Castries East. Police have confirmed over five separate shooting incidents between May 14th and 24th in Castries East. Mayor Francis pledged to deploy …

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