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Police News

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Sadia Byron a thirty-three (33) year old resident of Laborie, Vieux Fort.

On Friday, November 10, 2017 about 2:00p.m. Sadia Byron was reported as missing by a family member. She was reportedly last seen about 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 09, 2017.

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St. Lucia Observes International Day Against Child Abuse and Universal Children’s Day

St Lucia joins the international community to put the spotlight on children with the observance of International Day against Child Abuse and Universal Children’s Day this month.

The global observances take place on November 19th and 20th respectively and are intended to raise a collective awareness to the potential of children.

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St. Lucia Homicide Record Reaches New High

The latest in a record number of recorded homicides this year has sparked the ire of lobbyist groups here.

Among them is the Secretary of raise Your Voice St Lucia who maintains that government leaders must bear some of the responsibility for the state of crime in St Lucia.

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Police News

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Kirk Dwight Prospere a twenty-eight (28) year old resident of La Clery, Castries.

On Thursday, November 09, 2017 about 1:00 p.m. officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department, Gros Islet, responded to a report of a shooting at Pigeon Point, Gros Islet.

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Firefighters Respond to Reports of Fire in Beausejour, Gros Islet

Firefighters have responded to a building on fire in Beausejour, Gros Islet.

Reports are that the building houses a factory that sells tiles – located near Real Foods, KFC’s main office.

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09
Health Services at the Soufriere Hospital has been Suspended as a Result of Fire

Health services have been suspended at the Soufriere hospital after fire tore through a section of the facility in the early hours of Thursday morning.

According to the Parliamentary representative for Soufriere Herod Stanislaus, the blaze started in a room where patient records were kept. He credited the swift action by firefighters for containing the blaze to only area of the hospital. A clean up exercise began immediately in an effort to return normalcy to the hospital.

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09
Events Company of St Lucia Launches Soleil Festival 2018

The Soleil Suite of festivals along with a full calendar was unveiled when Events Company of St Lucia launched its 2018 program.

Industry partners gathered for the unveiling at the Sandals Grande to get the core line up for the Food and Rum Festival scheduled for January 12th to 14th, Saint Lucia Jazz from May 6th – 13th, Saint Lucia Carnival from June to July 2018 followed by Roots & Soul, August 31st to September 2nd. The festival will culminate with Arts & Heritage Month in October.

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Stage Set for 2018 Soleil Festival

The stage is set for the launch of the 2018 Soleil suite of festivals.

It is set to roll out when Events Company St Lucia hosts a formal ceremony this evening to announce the line-up and other details of the five festivals under the Soleil umbrella.

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08
Raise Your Voice St Lucia Calls for Legislation to Prohibit Revenge Porn

Renewed calls for legislation that will prohibit revenge porn have come from a local group that advocates for the rights of women and children.

Raise Your Voice St Lucia’s Secretary Catherine Sealys says the situation is becoming more widespread with no repercussions for those who choose to distribute footage or images of their victims who may be engaged in sexual acts.

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More Police News

In more news, Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a fifty three (53) year old resident of Bisee, Castries, namely Hubert Joseph.

On Monday the 6th day of November 2017 about 8:00am, officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department, Castries received a report of a suspicious death.

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Police News

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Shervon Ashton a twenty-four (24) year old resident of Bocage, Castries.

On Tuesday November 7th about 6:10 am, the body of Shervon Ashton was discovered at Crown Lands, Bexon. Thereafter, officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department proceeded to the scene to conduct investigations.

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Flotilla Marks Start of 2017 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers

Preparations for the hosting of the 2017 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers are in high gear as officials at Events Company St Lucia get set for a sponsors check presentation ceremony today.

The annual race which into its 30th year starts off in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ends at the IGY Rodney Bay Marina in St Lucia.

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07
Police News

Police have launched an investigation into what appears to be the suspicious death of a young man.

The male body was discovered at Deglos early this morning around 5am.

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Fuel Prices Remain Unchanged in St. Lucia

The Public is being notified of the price adjustments in fuel in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism.

The retail prices of diesel, LPG 20, 22 and 100 lb cylinders have been changed but the retail prices for gasoline and kerosene remain unchanged. The new price changes take effect from Monday, November 6, 2017:

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06
UWI Records 5.7 Magnitude Earthquake

The seismic research Unit of the University of the West Indies has confirmed the occurrence of a 5.7 magnitude earthquake on Sunday morning.

According to the Director at the National Emergency Management Organization Velda Joseph, the quake was reported as felt in several Caribbean islands, including Trinidad, St Lucia and Grenada. However she notes that there have been no reports of major damage.

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06
Fire Guts Hospital Road Home

One family of eight is now homeless after a fire gutted through their Hospital Road home in the wee hours of Saturday morning.

Home owner, and father of six, Vaughn Cadet says the fire apparently started in the neighbours house around 1am.

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Texas Church Massacre Claims the Lives of More than Two Dozen Worshippers

A church massacre on Sunday in Texas that claimed the lives of more than two dozen worshippers has caused certain sections of the society to reflect on an eighteen year old tragedy here.

The 2001 one attack resulted in the death of two people and left dozens more wounded when two men wielding machetes stormed the Roman Catholic cathedral in St. Lucia's capital during Mass, hacking worshipers and setting some on fire with a blowtorch and fuel.

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Yoplait Fun Walk Exercise Scheduled for this Weekend

The organizers of the Yoplait Fun Walk have disclosed that all is in place for the hosting of the weekend event.

The exercise which takes place on Sunday from Massy Stores Mega to Pigeon Island, is being hosted by Massy Stores and is into its 10th year.

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 Seventh Day Adventist Community in Vieux Fort to Host Diabetes Health Fair

The Seventh Day Adventist community in Vieux Fort are getting set to host a diabetes health fair in the south of the island on Sunday.

The event forms part of the Trumpets Blast Crusade and is in keeping with the objective of taking a holistic approach to saving mind, body and soul.

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02
Police News

Law enforcement officials have opened an investigation into the death of a Marc Bexon resident.

Sources close to the investigation have revealed that Herbert Weekes, who is believed to be in his 50’s, was found unresponsive on a bed at his residence in Marc, Bexon on Wednesday afternoon.

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