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Police News

The father of the island’s latest homicide victim says he does not expect to see justice in the shooting death of his son.

Michael Cherubin also known as Mike says justice was not served after both of his son’s hands were chopped off over 20 years ago, and as such he does not expect a different outcome now.

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Government to Announce New Location for National Cultural Centre and the CDF Offices Soon

Despite strong opposition to plans for the relocation of the National Cultural Centre and the CDF Offices, government has announced that its decision on the matter will be finalized in the next two weeks.

Discussions on the move have been ongoing between the artist community and the Minister for Culture Fortuna Belrose for some time now.

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St. Lucia's Minister for Culture Receives Strong Criticism over Treatment of Local Contingent to Carifesta

The island’s Minister for Culture was on the receiving end of strong criticism over the government’s treatment of a local contingent to Carifesta.

It came from a former Executive Director at the CDF, Kennedy Samuel, during Wednesday’s Newsspin program which featured, Senator Fortuna Belrose.

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Met Officials Warn St. Lucians to Brace for Impending Bad Weather

A caution has been issued by met officials, warning St Lucians to brace for bad weather that could begin to affect the island this evening.

According to Met Officer Andre Joyeaux, the system is the closest to the region, among three that has become better organized.

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Police News

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a forty one (41) year old resident of Vanard, Anse La Raye.

Officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department, Castries, received a report of a shooting, at Ravine Poisson, about 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

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St. Lucia Stars Registers Sixth Consecutive Loss at Home

The momentum of the St Lucia Stars was crushed last night after the team registered its 6th consecutive loss at home.

For many fans of the Daren Sammy led team, it appeared that the players had scored a comfortable total with 173 runs, their all time best in the tournament.

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Grenadian Academic to be first Among OECS Citizens to be Featured in a Series that Recognizes Successful Individuals

A Grenadian academic is the first among a list of OECS citizens to feature prominently in a series that will recognize successful individuals in the sub-region and the diaspora.

The initiative which is being coordinated by the OECS Commission began today.

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NEMO Director Urges Saint Lucians to Prepare for the ‘Worst Case Scenario’ During the Atlantic Hurricane Season

Revised predictions for the Hurricane season have prompted a strong caution from the Director of NEMO.

Velda Joseph, has urged Saint Lucians to prepare for the ‘worst case scenario’ during the current Atlantic Hurricane season.

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Police News

A middle aged man of Monchy is suspected to have drowned over the weekend according to local authorities.

Reliable sources have confirmed that the body of John Mason was fished out of the Rodney Bay Marina on Sunday.

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Mayor of Castries Launches New Website

In keeping with advancements being made by local government to provide the public with easy access to its services, the Office of the Mayor in Castries has launched a new website.

The new website designed to improve services to the public contains information about the attractions in Castries as well as information about the history, services of the Castries Constituency Council and the 50th anniversary calendar of events.

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The Folk Research Centre Has Been Renamed

The Folk Research Centre has been renamed after its founder.

The exercise took place this week to mark the 70th birthday of Msgr. Patrick Anthony.

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St Lucia Stars Captain Daren Sammy Receives Prasie Following Match Against the Barbados Tridents

St Lucia Stars Captain Daren Sammy has come in for high praise following what many are describing as a valiant effort against the Barbados Tridents.

Among those heaping commendation is Sports Administrator and Host of RCI’s Sports Centre Joseph Reds Pereira, who has weighed in on the outcome of last night’s game between the Stars and Tridents where the home team registered another loss.

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Ministry of Infrastructure Welcome Plans for the Reconstruction of Two Bridges in the Cul de Sac Basin

The Chief Engineer in the Ministry of Infrastructure has welcomed plans for the reconstruction of two bridges in the Cul de Sac basin.

The signing of a document by the government of St Lucia that will commence the process of obtaining a grant from the Japanese government took place this week.

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St Lucia Stars to Bowl Off Against the Barbados Tridents at the Daren Sammy Cricket Grounds

The St Lucia Stars are expected to give the Barbados Tridents a real run for their money when they bowl off tonight at the Daren Sammy Cricket Grounds.

That's the prediction of Sports Administrator and Talk Show host Joseph Reds Pereira, following the Star’s two losing encounters against the Trinidad and Tobago knight riders, in home and away games.

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FLOW Continues its Efforts to Deal with Customer Frustrations

Telecommunications giant FLOW continues its efforts to deal with the influx of dissatisfied customers who have been lodging their frustrations.

Speaking on the issue during Wednesday’s newsspin program, Product lead for Cable and Internet Adriana Mitchell Gideon explained that FLOW has been conducting a conversion exercise that is intended to consolidate all its products on a digital system.

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Police News

Two men were arrested and charged by Vieux Fort police after attempting to export drugs in a drum, law enforcement sources have told the Times.

The men were identified as Thomas Augustin of Anse La Raye and Robby Etienne of Dennery.

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Plans are Afoot to Honour a Local Clergyman on his 70th Birthday

Plans are afoot by the Folk Research Centre to honour a local clergyman on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

Msgr. Dr. Patrick ‘Paba’ Anthony who is the founder of the FRC celebrated his 70th birthday on August 6th. In recognition of his great contribution to St. Lucia’s social life in the areas of religion and culture, the Folk Research Centre will be hosting a cultural evening on Wednesday August 9th at 7 pm at the FRC Headquarters at Mount Pleasant.

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President of the Vieux Fort Castries Minibus Association Warns of Impending Action if an Intervention is not Forthcoming from Local Authorities

Claims of piracy on the Vieux Fort route continues to heavily impact legitimate minibus operators transporting commuters to and from the south of the island.

The fresh concerns were raised by the President of the Vieux Fort Castries Minibus association Philip Jn Baptiste who stressed that the members are ready to take the law into their own hands if an intervention is not forthcoming from local authorities.

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Saint Lucia Prime Minister Offers Condolences to the Government and People of Dominica Following Tragic Loss

Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet has sent condolences to the Government and People of Dominica following a vehicular accident on Sunday in that island where five young men lost their lives.

The incident occurred in Vieille Case, in the northern part of Dominica, when the vehicle reportedly plunged off a cliff.

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St. Lucia to Observe Creole Heritage Month

The Executive Director at the Folk Research Centre boasts Journen Kweyol and the observance of Creole Heritage Month as the largest Cultural showpiece.

Hilary LaForce says the festival has grown by leaps and bounds and has now surpassed carnival.

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