Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Irate Parents Demand Temporary Closure Of Ave Maria Girls’ Infant School

Irate parents of students attending the Ave Maria Girls' Infant School Wednesday demanded that education authorities temporarily suspend classes to facilitate ongoing construction work. The irate parents made the demand...

Missing Grandfather Found ‘In Good Health’

An 87 year old grandfather reported missing from his home at Bocage in Castries, has been found alive  and appears to be  'in good health', relatives have disclosed. He is...

Nationals of Saint Lucia, Martinique Held In Massive Drug Operation

Nine persons, including nationals of Saint Lucia and Martinique, were held in Martinique as a result of an investigation that led the seizure of drugs and weapons, local news...

‘Demented’ Male Causes Panic At Castries Primary School

A man, described as being 'demented', caused panic among staff and students of the Camille Henry Memorial School in Castries Tuesday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 8.20 am, according...

Montoute Laments Absence Of ‘Significant Gains’ In Poverty Reduction

Minister for Equity, Social Justice, Local Government and Empowerment, Lenard Montoute, has disclosed that no significant gains have been made in Saint Lucia in reducing poverty figures. However, he explained...

Saint Lucia Wants To Eliminate Tuberculosis By 2035

The Ministry of Health here has announced plans to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) by 2035. The disclosure came as representatives of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) visited the Island recently,...

Murder Victim’s Sister Urges More Public Support For Cops

The sister of a man who was stabbed and later died in Choiseul five years ago, believes that too much public pressure is being brought to bear on police...

Botham Jean’s Mom Prepared For Long, Hard Fight For Justice

The mother of the late Botham Jean has vowed to stand up to ensure that justice is served in the fatal shooting of her son. Allison Jean was the guest...

Police Appeal For Information After Jacmel Homicide

Saint Lucia police have appealed to persons with information about Monday's homicide in Jacmel, to contact the nearest police station, the Major Crime Unit at 4563754, or the Crime...

Castries Mayor Urges Citizens To Play Their Part In Fight Against Crime

Asserting that the safety and security of locals and visitors in the City of Castries are his priorities, Mayor Peterson Francis has called on citizens to play their part...