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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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Corinth Resident Clears the Air Amid Reports of ISIS Ties

A Corinth resident is seeking to repair his reputation amid what he says are attempts to associate him with ISIS.

Kenneth Bernard says he was surprised to learn that a warning was being circulated on social media cautioning people not to accept the number 715-5110 as a contact because it is that of a hacker from ISIS. The message strongly advises people to circulate the warning to all their contacts.

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Preparations for Mercury Beach Party Well Underway

Preparations for the hosting of Mercury Beach in St Lucia are well advanced, according to the organizers of the event that brings thousands of French visitors to St Lucia.

Thousands of party goers from Martinique and around the region are expected to converge on St Lucia for the event which takes place annually at Pigeon Island.

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Police News

A body that was found early Sunday morning on Vigie beach has been identified as that of Jn Baptiste Flemius aka Junior of Morne du Don.

The discovery of the body of the sixteen year old was made by the Marine Police.

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Raise Your Voice St Lucia Continues to Maintain that Plans were Afoot to Discontinue the Special Needs Pediatric Program

Despite claims to the contrary from the government, the Secretary of Raise Your Voice St Lucia continues to maintain that plans were afoot to discontinue the special needs pediatric program coordinated by the Ministry of Health.

In a spirited interview on Thursday’s newsspin program, Catherine Sealys insists that her call on the government for answers came following her own investigations into claims by a parent with a special needs child, the program had been discontinued.

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Sandals Staff Escapes Severe Injury Following Vehicular Collision

Sandals team members who were involved in a vehicular collision on the Castries to Gros Islet Highway have escaped severe injury.

Reports are that a staff bus with 15 team members was headed to the Sandals Grande Resort on Tuesday when, on approaching the Morgan Bay resort in Choc Bay, a car headed in the opposite direction appeared to lose control and hit the bus. The staff vehicle veered off course but quick action by the driver averted a collision with a truck. However the bus ran in to a wall.

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02
Bursaries Cheques Now Available for Collection

Parents and guardians of students, who wrote the 2017 Common Entrance Examinations and will be proceeding to a secondary school, are informed that bursaries cheques under the Education Access Fund are now available for collection from 10am to 2pm on the following dates and locations.

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Police News

One individual is in police custody in connection with the stabbing death of a 21 year old Micoud man.

Officers attached to the Micoud Police Station received a report of a stabbing, at the Micoud Playing Field, about 10:00p.m. on Monday, July 31, 2017.

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Bordelais Correctional Facility Public Relations Officer Speaks on the Issue of Conjugal Visits at the Institution

Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) has said that there are no provisions in the law to allow conjugal visits at the institution.

This comes following a recent announcement of plans in for conjugal visits in prison.

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St. Lucia to Observe Emancipation Day

As St Lucians prepare to observe Emancipation day and the slave sacrifices that have been made one local has called for the honouring of rebel slaves.

Mr John Daniel says the mental fortitude of those who are more commonly known as neg mawon is what led to the freedom of many who were enslaved decades ago.

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Radio St Lucia Staff to Receive Special Send Off to Mark Closure

That was the voice of Tony Paul, the early shift announcer on Radio St Lucia today, just before clocking out today.

It is the last of the station’s programming, before Staff employed at Radio St Lucia receive a special send off from their trade union representative to mark the closure of the decades old establishment.

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Vendors Seek Cover Following an Explosion near the Marketing Board

Vendors plying their trade near the marketing board were sent scrambling as they sought cover following an explosion near the marketing board this morning.

It came following small sparks from a utility pole in the area, that later grew into a large fireball.

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Protesters in Venezuela Wage Deadly Street Battle During Election

The United States has vowed to take strong and swift action against the “architects of authoritarianism” in Venezuela after protesters and security forces fought deadly street battles during voting for President Nicolás Maduro’s controversial constitutional assembly.

“The United States stands by the people of Venezuela, and their constitutional representatives, in their quest to restore their country to a full and prosperous democracy,” the US State Department said in a statement.

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Speak Out St. Lucia Warns Against Underage Drinking

The head of Speak Out St Lucia has raised his voice against underage drinking.

During a call to Tuesday`s Newsspin programe ,Mr Norbert Williams, pointed listeners to the sale of tickets to children under 16 for an upcoming social event where alcohol will be served.

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St. Lucia's Department of Education Embarks on College Readiness Symposium

The Department of Education has embarked on a new initiative called the College Readiness Symposium.

The objective of this initiative is to enable nationals to make a smooth transition to institutions of higher learning by helping them make the best decisions during their journey for ongoing personal growth and development.

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St Lucian Captures Gold at the Commonwealth Youth Games

The local sporting fraternity is in celebratory mode following what is being described as a remarkable performance at the Commonwealth Youth Games.

This after 15 year old Julien Alfred captured the gold in the girl’s under-18 100m dash with a time of 11.56 seconds.

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St Lucia Blind Welfare Association Faces Possibility of Closure

The St Lucia Blind Welfare Association is in dire straits and could be facing the possibility of closure.

The organization whose mandate is to provide support services for the blind and visually impaired is in urgent need of a financial intervention in order to continue providing such services to the public.

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