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Two Year Old Boy ‘Castrated’ In Botched Surgery

What was supposed to have been minor surgery with minimal risk has resulted in tragedy for a two year old boy. The  two-year-old  has been left infertile after surgeons operated...

Children Aged 3 And 7 Injured In Soufriere Fire

Two children sustained first degree burns in a fire on Upper Victoria Street, Soufriere on Wednesday, according to emergency officials. According to information, the fire occurred in the basement of...

Japan Reportedly Plans To Leave Whaling Commission To Resume Hunting

Japan plans to leave the International Whaling Commission (IWC) to resume commercial hunting, media reports say. According to NHK, the government told its MPs of the decision. However, the BBC has...

Germany: Top Journalist Sacked Over Fabricated Stories

German news magazine Der Spiegel has sacked an award-winning staff writer, the BBC has reported. The magazine accused him of inventing details and quotes in numerous stories. Claas Relotius "falsified articles...

Amblyomma Tick Resurfaces In Saint Lucia

Local officials are expressing concern over the reappearance here of the  Amblyomma Tick, also known as the Tropical Bond Tick. As a result, they are appealing to farmers to join them...

PM Says More Efficient Response With Babonneau Fire Station Now Open

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has said that residents of communities in and around Babonneau can now benefit from a more efficient response for Ambulance and Fire services. He made the...

National Security Minister Urges Citizens To Respect Life And Promote Peace

Saint Lucia's National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, urged citizens of this country to respect life and promote peace,  as he addressed the opening ceremony Sunday of the $6 million...

Fire Chief Says Opening Of Babonneau Station Will Boost Morale

Fire Chief, Joseph Joseph, told the opening ceremony Sunday of the new Babonneau fire station that the new facility will not only enhance the comfort and safety of firefighters,...

Saint Lucia Consulate In Martinique Raises Funds For Marine Police

Saint Lucians living in neighbouring Martinique joined nationals of the French overseas territory in supporting a grand fundraising ball for Saint Lucia's Marine Police. The event, put on by the...

552-Carat Diamond Found In Canada

The largest diamond ever found in North America has been unearthed in Canada, local reports have said. The Canadian mining company, Dominion Diamond Mines, announced the discovery of the 552-carat...