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Mindoo Phillip Park Set for Official Opening of St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival
The Mindoo Phillip Park, is again well poised to serve as the home for the Official Opening of the what organizers of the St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival boast is the region’s most highly anticipated musical spectacle 

Carded for April 30th, thousands of festival goers are expected to flock to the popular venue for a line-up which will feature an all-star cast of Caribbean powerhouses designed to jumpstart the festival.

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Slight Improvement to Drought Conditions in St. Lucia
The water resource Management Agency says despite a slight improvement St Lucia continues to face dry conditions.

According to WRMA officer Fitzgerrald John, the situation is not expected to improve for months.

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Island Reacts to Drug Trafficking News in Indonesia
There has been local reaction to the execution of eight drug smugglers in Indonesia this week, prompting concern over whether there is need for stronger laws against drug trafficking in the Caribbean.

Speaking on the issue Human Rights activist Felicia Browne says she stands in complete opposition to the death penalty, because it stands in stark contradiction to the right to life.

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St. Lucia Records 6th Homicide for 2015

The Island has recorded its sixth homicide for 2015.

The most recent killing occurred last Saturday evening just after 8 o'clock at Reclamation Ground.

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Plans for Creole Heritage Month in Full Swing
Organisers of this year`s Creole Heritage Month are boasting about their early preparations.

Mr Hilary Laforce of the Folk Research Centre says that a committee planning the activities for October has held several meetings.

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Island Records 4th Homicide for the Year

As the island records the fourth homicide for 2015 ,a call is being made for capital punishment to be exercised against persons who commit serious crimes.

Police were summoned to a section of the Chausee Road Thursday at about 8:30 pm where an adult male was gunned down.
Corporal Zachary Hippolyte of the Press Relations Department of the Royal St Lucia Police Force.

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Mini Bus Driver Singles Out Students at SALCC for Poor Conduct

A mini bus driver plying the 5 F route, which consists of communities like the Morne, Dereire Fort and Ciceron, says that some students of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College are a menace to himself and his colleagues.

Mr Anthony Noley ,who is also known as Daddy Zone, has singled-out some male students from D Tems.

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St. Lucia's Acting Police Commissioner Issues Warning
The Island`s Acting Police Commissioner has issued a stern warning to criminal elements amidst a sudden resuscitation of gun crimes.

This has resulted in the killing of three men within four days ,following a three month period , January to March , in which St Lucia did not record any homicide.

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Tennessee Department of Health Warns Travellers About Chikungunya Virus
The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) is warning vacation and business travellers to the Caribbean about the importance of protecting themselves from mosquitoes that may transmit Chikungunya virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses.

TDH said the first confirmed case of Chikungunya disease in Tennessee occurred in 2014 and that since then 42 new cases have been documented, all involving travel outside the state.

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President of Local Women's Organization Says 'NO' to Calls for Creation of Sex Offenders Registry

The President of the local women's organisation has said NO to calls for the creation of a sex offenders registry on the island.

Over the last few months, there has been an increase in reports pertaining to sex related crimes in St. Lucia. Dr. Virginia Albert Poyotte heads the National Council of Voluntary Women's Organisations.

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