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More Police News

One man is reported dead as a result of a shooting incident at Cacao, Babonneau last night after 8:00 pm.

The deceased has been identified as Kim Isidore, also known as ‘Coco’.

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St. Lucia to Observe African Liberation Day

St Lucia joins people of African descent around the world in the global observance of African Liberation Day on May 25th.

Also known as ALD, the day was founded in 1958 by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah on the occasion of the First Conference of Independent States held in Accra, Ghana and attended by eight independent African states.

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Police News

Marigot Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting of twenty-three year old Contius Alexander of Coolie Town, Anse La Raye on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 about 11:45 a.m.

Reports indicate that Alexander had gone to pick mangoes when a pick-up van with two men in the cab stopped near him. One of the individuals pointed a firearm at him and a struggled ensued between the two.

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Police Confirms Infant Death as Homicide

A post mortem performed on the body of an eight-month-old baby has confirmed the death as a homicide according to police.

The baby was discovered dead by her mother at their home in George Charles Boulevard, Marchand, Castries late Tuesday afternoon.

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Community Outraged at Confirmed Report of Infanticide

The death of an infant from the Marchand community has sent shock waves throughout the island leaving many wondering who would want to kill a baby.

Among those denouncing the senseless killing is Women and Child rights activist Catherine Sealys who has described the incident as both shocking and tragic.

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Leeward Island Airline Pilots Association Issues Ultimatum to LIAT for Payments of Outstanding Wages to Members

In a strongly worded message to its membership today, the Leeward Island Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) has given its employer LIAT an ultimatum for payments of outstanding wages to all of its members.

Mincing no words, President of LIALPA, Carl Burke wrote, “In the event that LIAT fails to pay pilot salaries by mid-night of May 24, 2017, the Executive Council will be executing a mandate received from the floor by directing protest action by all permanent pilots or full members of LIALPA.”

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Locals Saddened by News of Manchester Suicide Bombing

A well known artist with close ties to England has commented on the Manchester suicide bombing, describing the incident as tragic but not surprising.

The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the Manchester suicide bombing that killed 22 people - including an eight-year-old girl - in an explosion that tore through fans leaving an Ariana Grande pop concert in Manchester.

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Police News

Police are investigation the circumstances surrounding a fatal shooting at Marigot over the weekend.

According to Police Press Relations Officer Gregory Alexander, the incident occurred on Sunday May 21st around 12:35 am.

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Warship Propeller Discovered in Castries Harbour

A propeller of a warship which was discovered in the Castries Harbour during a recent dredging exercise is believed to have historical value.

Suggestions are that it is that of the vessel named Lady Nestor—A British supply ship with food stuff and supplies for the war bases.

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Leeward Island Airline Pilots Association Cites "Severely Deteriorating Relationship Between the Pilots and LIAT"

In a strongly worded press release issued today, LIALPA (The Leeward Island Airline Pilots Association) has informed the general public of the severely deteriorating relationship between the pilots and airline company LIAT.

Citing long lasting issues and a failure to honour agreements between the two entities, LIALPA has not thrown down the gauntlet “in order to avoid any further escalation of this matter.”

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More Police News

On Thursday, May 18th, 2017, about 12:20 a.m., Police attached to the Marchand Police Station received a report of a shooting incident which occurred at Maynard Hill, Castries.

Reports indicate that about midnight on Wednesday, 17th May, 2017, 25 year old Shervon Joseph aka ‘Lean Back’ of Maynard Hill, Castries, along with a female companion were travelling on board a vehicle. As they proceeded uphill along the Maynard Hill Road, three individuals opened fire on the vehicle and occupants.

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Police News

Police have confirmed news of a shooting in Black Mallet around midnight.

As a result, one individual believed to be in his early 20s has been hospitalized and is listed as being in stable condition.

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Saint Lucia to Host Four Day Training Workshop on Rapid Syphilis and Rapid HIV

The status of people living with HIV and Syphillis is set to improve, thanks to a three year grant fund to the OECS Commission.

As part of that program the Caribbean Med Labs Foundation in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has been involved with the training of people who will take on the role of trainers in each of the OECS countries.

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Individuals with Hypertension to Receive Free Screenings and Testing on World Hypertension Day

Individuals suffering with hypertension will receive free screenings and testing as part of activities to observe World Hypertension Day.

The exercise is being coordinated by the St Lucia Hypertension and Diabetes Association as Saint Lucia joins the rest of the world in the global commemoration on May 17th.

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Anse La Raye Residents Call for Assistance Regarding Main Water Catchment Contamination

Renewed calls for assistance are being made on behalf of Anse La Raye Residents regarding the contamination of a main water catchment area in the village.

It comes from Vincent Francis who has called on the Water and Sewerage Company and the Department of Forestry to investigate the situation.

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Police News

Police investigations have opened into the shooting of a middle aged man of Paix Bouche Babonneau on Monday.

The incident has left George Foster nursing multiple gunshot injuries at hospital.

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Computer Malware Affects Hospital and Government Websites Worldwide

Officials in St Lucia have allayed public fears about the possible impact of a computer malware that has affected hospital and government websites in over one hundred countries worldwide.

Suggestions are that the WannaCry ransomware which has spread across 150 countries appears to be slowing down, with few reports of fresh attacks in Asia and Europe on Monday. However staff beginning the working week have been told to be careful.

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Police News

A Marchand resident who was the victim of a shooting on Sunday morning in that community has died.

Kimbert Lynch was shot in the chest at Black Mallet, around 11:00 a.m. according to reports. The 22 year old was transported to hospital and died some time later.

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President of the Saint Lucia Craft and Dry Goods Vendors Association Charged with Abstracting Electricity
A June 16, 2017 trial date has been set for the President of the Saint Lucia Craft and Dry Goods Vendors Association, Peter ‘Ras Ipa’ Isaac, who has been charged with abstracting electricity.

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Youngest Member of the West Indies Women’s Senior Cricket Squad to Receive Assistance from Local Organisation

A 16 year old student who has become the youngest member of the West Indies Women’s senior Cricket squad is set to receive financial and other forms of support to assist with personal costs.

The push for donations is being made by Visions Entertainment, which continues to make a heavy impact in sports development through football.

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Photo Credit: Terry Finisterre

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