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VFCCCC Plan National Whistle Stop

PRESS RELEASE:-Vieux Fort, St. Lucia – July 21, 2017 – The Vieux-Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change (VFCCCC) will undertake a number of activities to increase and sustain local and national interest in the DSH Deal and to ensure that the substantive issues relating to this deal are fully understood by the …

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Boat Collision Leaves One Dead, Three Critically Injured

Marine officers say a canoe slammed into their vessel between 12am and 1am July 22. The Marine Unit was on routine patrol duty, conducting surveillance across Vieux – Fort coastal waters when the incident occurred. A total of four (4) people were aboard the canoe at the time of the …

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Marine Police Make 900lbs Ganja Bust

A Dominican national is recovering at hospital in Saint Lucia after sustaining a gunshot wound reportedly to the shoulder during a police led narcotics interdiction operation at sea. The Marine Unit intercepted a vessel off the Vieux – Fort coast at approximately 8:45 pm July 21. Two men identified as …

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CSA Still in the Dark on RSL Fate

President of the Civil Service Association [CSA] Yvonne Edwin has lamented what the union says is the lack of response from the government and Broadcast Minister Dominic Fedee over the fate of storied Radio Saint Lucia [RSL]. RSL, after more than 50 years of public broadcasting, according to Prime Minister …

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Blind Welfare Association On The Brink

After serving the blind and visually impaired for almost half a century, the Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association is facing the grim reality of closure. Executive director Anthony Avril says years of financial difficulty and dwindling support have reached a peak. He says in the absence of a new wave …

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