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Local Youth Studying in Taiwan Sharing Knowledge in his Community

A St. Lucian studying in Taiwan has come home to share his knowledge.

Daje Alfred a resident of Micoud is pursuing studies in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. He says part of his degree involves studying computer programing and robotics. He is here on vacation but would like to volunteer his time to teaching youth from his community about robotics and computer programing.

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Soufriere Regional Development Proposes an Increase in the Price of Sulphur Springs Tour

A proposal by the Soufriere Regional Development for a hike in the price of Sulphur Springs Tours could deal a major blow to the cruise sector.

The sentiments have been expressed by the President of Holiday adventures—a subsidiary of Holiday Taxi Lucien Joseph.

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Fate of State Owned Radio St Lucia Remains Unresolved

Staff at state owned Radio St Lucia continue to be in limbo about the future of the jobs as government drags its feet on any conclusive action for the media house.

A meeting held with staff and the Union representatives on Monday yielded no favourable update on the situation which CSA General Secretary Claude Paul has described as unacceptable.

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Police News

A man who was charged with preparation for the commission of a crime on Thursday is expected to have additional charges laid against him later today.

Police sources have revealed that Francis Laleen could face an additional charge of theft.

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Three Science Students to Represent St Lucia at Global Robotics Challenge in Washington

What you just heard is the sound of a robot built by three science intellects who are only seventeen years old.

The three science students make up Team St. Lucia and will represent the island at the First Global Robotics Challenge to be held in Washington DC from July 16th to 18th.

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Annual Book Bursary Programme Commences

The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations has informed the public of the commencement of the Annual Book Bursary Programme for 2017 catering to Infant and Primary School students. The book distribution will run from July 10 to August 4, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily.

This year, the distribution and collection of books will be done per District at the District Offices with the exception of Districts I and 3 which will be done at the Dame Pearlette Louisy Primary School for District I and for District 3 at the R.C. Boys’ Primary School.

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Local DJ Corrects Public Misconception Stemming from the Announcement  of the Power Soca Finalists

A well known DJ and former Production Technician at Radio Caribbean International is seeking to clear the air on a public misconception stemming from an announcement of the finalists of the Power Soca Monarch finalists.

Eustacius Orlando Phillip, known in the music industry as DJ Hyper D, has distanced himself from any other musical work in circulation that bears the name 'Hyper D' which he says is no way linked to his brand.

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Government Welcomes Trans Island Air to Airline Industry

The introduction of Trans Island Air could pave the way for competition in regional air travel.

This comes as the government welcomes the small airline which is now responsible for transporting the St Lucia delegation to the Caricom Heads of Government Meeting in Grenada.

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Top Common Entrance Student Receives Prize from Universal Cycle Centre

The Top Common Entrance performer was presented with her prize today from Universal Cycle Centre.

Reah Barrett the student who topped the island on the Common Entrance exam was awarded her DMX bike valued at one thousand and two hundred dollars

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Results are In for the Groovy, Power and Calypso Semi Finals!

A number of competitions were held this past weekend to determine the finalists of both the Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Competition and the National Calypso Monarch.

Both shows will be held during the main weekend of national activities, spanning July 14 to July 16. The National Calypso Monarch Competition is being held on Saturday July 15th from 8pm and will see the following finalists in what will be a keenly contested battle.

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Police News
An accident along the Praslin Highway has left a young motorcyclist dead. Twenty-nine year old Marlon Jacob died after his motorcycle collided with a...

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ECCB Advises Against Public Panic Amidst Reports of the Circulation of Counterfeit Currency

The resident office for the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank has advised against public panic due to reports of counterfeit notes in circulation here.

The claims were reported to Radio Caribbean International this morning suggesting that fifty dollar counterfeit notes with the same serial number are being circulated.

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Fuel Prices Increase in Saint Lucia

Adjustments have been made to the cost of fuel at the local pump, in keeping with changes on the International market.

The prices have been calculated using the Market Pass-Through Mechanism which is done every three weeks.

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Report of Calypso Monarch Semi Finals

It was not difficult to figure out who the favourites were when the semi finals of the Calypso Monarch competition opened at the national Cultural Centre on Sunday.

The observation comes from the Chairman on the Calypso Management committee Claude Paul who notes that the contenders gave an excellent account of themselves with strong performances.

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Semi-Finals of the Power and Groovy Soca Monarch Competition Set for this Weekend

The semi finals of the Power and Groovy Soca Monarch competition, is set to jumpstart the weekend with a free show at the Vigie Sports Complex this afternoon.

It is the first of a series of Carnival activities carded for the next three days.

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Cricket Commentator to Host "The Sports Center" on RCI

Noted Cricket Commentator and Sports Administrator Joseph Reds Pereira returns to radio when RCI’s Sports Center begins on Sunday.

The weekend show is expected to feature several aspects of various sporting disciplines prominently, in a fresh and exciting format. It will look at trending events as they happen, historical work and will keep associations on their toes.

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Inmate Shot During Altercation at the Bordelais Correctional Facility

One of two inmates armed with prison made weapons at the Bordelais Correctional Facility has been shot by prison guards during an altercation with another individual.

According to Communications Officer at the prison, Kerwin Albert officials were forced to fire a live round at the inmate who had attempted to attack officials.

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Power and Groovy Soca Preliminaries Explore Alternative Venues Due to Condition of Cultural Centre Grounds

Saturated conditions at the Cultural Centre grounds have forced organizers of the Power and groovy soca preliminaries explore alternative venues for the weekend show.

According to the Chairman on the Calypso management Committee Claude Paul, the Vigie Sports Complex car park has been earmarked for the event which takes place on Friday this week. It is being held free of charge to the public.

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Ministry of Health and Local Groups Organise Anti-Substance Abuse March in Bexon

The Ministry of Health teamed up with local groups for an Anti-Substance Abuse March in the Bexon community.

It will take place on Saturday, 24th May, when the Substance Abuse Secretariat, Pathfinders Club and 7th Day Adventist Church came together to march against substance abuse in their community. The activity observed the theme "Tobacco – a threat to development" in keeping with this year’s commemoration of World No Tobacco Day on 31st May.

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Local Charged with Murder

A Morne du Don man identified as Lester Daniel has been charged with murder in connection with the discovery of a body at Caye Mange last week.

The 39 year old was held by the police shortly after the body of 27 year old Ike Ephraim was found in a drain at Caye Mange.

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