The month of November is recognized as Diabetes Awareness Month. The observance aims to raise awareness and provide support to persons living with diabetes while educating the public on how to manage and limit the chances of getting diabetes.
Communications Officer at the Ministry of Health Glen Simon has more.
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The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture has met with Department of Commerce Officials, to discuss issues related to the Paint Industry in Saint Lucia regarding what is described as a disturbing practice in the paint industry by a new entrant.
According to a statement from the Chamber, the license granted to USA owned and operated business, Sherwin Williams to operate here has expired and has not been renewed for the past year, because the firm has been operating outside of the terms of the license.
Police are investigating a robbery and wounding incident at the Corinth Secondary School in Gros Islet.
According to reports bandits stole a number of items from the principal’s office and the staff room, including computers.
St Lucia’s representative at the Miss Universe beauty pageant has described the experience competing at the international level as one of the fiercest and intense.
Louise Victor who will grace the stage in the finals of the event scheduled for Sunday night says she is satisfied with her performances in the preliminary rounds of the competitions which concluded on Monday night.
Unemployment figures in St Lucia have dropped according to a new report compiled by the Department of Statistics.
The conclusion was made following a comparison of the figures in the third quarter of 2016 compared to the same period in 2017.
Former Cricket Commentator and sports broadcaster Joseph Reds Pereira has commented on the selection of another St Lucian on the West Indies Cricket Team.
Kimami Melius who has been impressive in his performance both here and abroad has been named in the Under 19 cricket World Cup Squad.
One person is currently in custody assisting with Police investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of Anthony Francois aka Barrel, a thirty three (33) year old resident of La Clery, Castries.
On Saturday November 18, 2017 about 7:20pm, officers attached to the Marchand Police Station responded to a report of a shooting at Black Mallet, Marchand.
The killing of Sadia Byron and the ongoing investigation into what has been listed as the island’s 51st homicide has reopened old wounds for a Laborie family.
This, as a woman identified as Brenda recounted the details surrounding the murder of her brother Marcus Nelson during Thursday’s Newsspin programme. Nelson had sustained a severed wrist and was stabbed multiple times in the head and chest on January 6th near his Mon Repos home. The death was registered as the 2nd for 2016.
One individual remains in police custody in relation to investigations currently underway into the death of Sadia Byron, but no charges have been laid.
The disclosure came from the Assistant Police Commissioner for Crime Management George Nicholas who informed that the other individual who had been detained has not been ruled out as a possible suspect.
Over six hundred people in need of hearing aids have benefited from a screening exercise conducted by the Starky Foundation.
Screening commenced on Monday 13th November and will run through the first week of January 2018. Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean, Tamiann Young explained that the foundation focuses on providing hearing aids for persons who are not in a position to afford them.
An employer who shot a construction worker on the job on Wednesday has been released without charge pending further investigation.
Police have opened an investigation into the incident that occurred at a hotel construction site on Pigeon Island, Gros Islet.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Kernius Charley, a twenty-seven (27) year old resident of Bois Patat, Castries.
On Saturday November 11, 2017 about 6:15p.m, officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department, Castries responded to a report of stabbing at Odlum City in Bois Patat, Castries.
Medical Officials have provided an update on the Soufriere Hospital after a fire destroyed a section of the facility last week.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Merlene Fredericks spoke with RCI news earlier today while on a tour of the hospital.
Lucian-born entrepreneur Joshua Esnard cried tears of joy after he secured a deal on the popular US-based TV show, Shark Tank.
Esnard, 31, walked away with a deal with Daymond John, who he referred to as his idol.
The need for an effective and reliable communications system is imperative in light of what experts have described as the most devastating hurricane season on record, rendering communities and islands cut-off from the rest of the world.
It is with this thrust that staff of the St. Lucia National Mental Wellness Centre via the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) conducted a one day training session in two way radio communication. Serona Leonce is the Chairperson of the Wellness Centre disaster committee.
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.
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.
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.
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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