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SLTU Prepares for First Ever Calypso Contest

Plans are underway for the Saint Lucia teacher’s union (SLTU) first calypso contest. The show is slated for Friday, may 26th at the national cultural center. The aim of the show is to empower SLTU members.  “Kaiso in Class” is the theme of the contest. 13 teachers have been chosen …

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Local Pastors Slapped with Sex Charges

Two local pastors reportedly, have been charged with unlawful sexual connection and indecent assault. The charges were reportedly proffered by police between May 22nd and May 24th. Sources claim the victim is a member of the SDA church which the accused pastors preside over. One of the accused pastors is …

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Castries East MP Appeals for Calm in Marchand

Member of Parliament for Castries East Philip J. Pierre has responded to a recent spate of gun related crime which has gripped the Marchand community. In addition to his usual weekly constituency meetings, the Castries East MP included a walkthrough of the Marchand community to get firsthand accounts from residents …

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Local Gas Pump Standards Best in CARICOM

GIS The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) observed World Metrology Day on May 20, under theme “Measurements for Transport.” The 2017 theme brought to the spotlight, a number of significant interventions made by the SLBS to ensure accurate and reliable measurements in the vital transportation sector. One of those is the department’s flagship …

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UWP condemns recent spate in gun violence

Press Release The United Workers Party supports government efforts to fight crime and is concerned about the recent upsurge in gun violence over the past few months especially last week where a total of 5 incidents occurred in and around the outskirts of Castries. We send out condolences to the …

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National Security Minister “worried” about Shootings

National Security Minister Senator Hermangild Francis expressed to HTS News4orce, the upsurge in gun relate crime ‘worries’ him. National Security Minister Francis says upsurge in shooting activity is being perpetrated by known criminal suspects. Reprisal attacks possible motive for shootings. Police force unfazed by IMPACS investigation. Police officers will apply …

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Former PM Demands Apology to Vieux-Fortians From PM Chastanet

Allen Chastanet must apologise to the people of Vieux Fort South for his degrading utterances at the public meeting of the United Workers Party, held on May 17, 2017, at the Vieux Fort Square. So says the Parliamentary Representative for Vieux Fort South, Dr. Kenny D. Anthony. On several occasions …

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Police Investigating Death Of Infant

Police have ruled the death of a 9-month-old Marchand baby a homicide. According to reports, the baby girl was found with a rope around her neck. The child’s relatives say they are distraught over the tragedy. Her death brings to 24, the number of homicides in 2017.

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Wasco Urges Storage Ahead Maintenance Work

The Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO) is urging residents in the north of Saint Lucia to store water, ahead of scheduled maintenance work this week. Officials will address issues with the raw water line from the John Compton dam to the Theobalds treatment plant at Ciceron on Wednesday may 24th. …

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