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    BREAKING NEWS: Suspected suicide in Gros Islet

    October 24, 2014 | Comments: 49
    A 15-year-old girl was found hanging in Piat, Grand Riviere, Gros Islet this morning. The teenager was found hanging from a belt in her home. More details soon.
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      Prison inmate dies after collapsing in shower

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      An  inmate of Bordelais Correctional facility collapsed in the prison shower yesterday and died subsequently. Anthony Noel, 49, was pronounced dead at about 10:25 ...

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      St. Lucia names 13 for Windwards Cricket

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      Saint Lucia is set to host the Windward Islands Men’s Senior Goodwill Cricket Tournament from 30 October to 5 November, and the Saint Lucia National Cricket ...

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    OECS Education Ministers meet in St. Lucia

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    GIS – Education ministers of OECS member states are meeting in Saint Lucia, this week, to discuss advancing the region’s education sector. The two day meeting themed, “Transforming OECS Education: Embracing ICTs for the Success of Every Learner,” opened with an official ceremony at the Rex Saint Lucian Hotel, Rodney Bay on Oct. 22. Minister for Education, Human Resource Development and Labor, Hon. Dr. Robert Lewis said schools’ ICT programs need to be revised to…

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    Saint Lucia National Men's Under-17 Football Team 2014.

    Saint Lucia Under 17 advance to CONCACAF Champs!

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    Saint Lucia entered their final preliminary match in the Finals of the 2014 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Men’s Under-17 World Cup Qualifiers 2015 fancying their chances of advancing to the next round in Honduras. With several scenarios still in play, Saint Lucia had a win and a loss, whilst their final Group A opponents, Barbados, were winless from their opening two games. And so the stage was set from 4pm Thursday at the Stade Sylvio…

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    St. Lucia and Dominica join forces to celebrate Creole Month in Canada

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    PRESS RELEASE – The islands of Dominica and St. Lucia came together on Saturday October 11, 2014 for Canada’s first of its kind Creole event titled, Two Islands: One Culture – A Creole Extravaganza. Attendees from both the Dominica and St. Lucia Diaspora came together in packed house to support this spectacular event.  The evening was hosted by the Commonwealth of Dominica, Ontario Association (CDOA) and the St. Lucia Toronto Association (SLTA). The main highlight…

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    Coco Palm celebrates Jounen Kweyol with pride

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    PRESS RELEASE – Coco Palm is synonymous with all things Creole with Jounen Kweyol celebrations in full swing with activities and celebrations taking place. From today, Friday 24th October the festivities kick off the weekend with tents in Coco Palm Kreole Village car park at 11:30am providing local dishes on offer with DJ Baba Roots with selected tunes to wine and dine. Chef Richardson has inspired the Food & Beverage team with a dedicated Creole…

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    Gros Islet District Representative Football quarter final results

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    PRESS RELEASE – The Gros Islet District Representative Football Competition’s 2nd Quarter Finals took place on Thursday 23rd October at the Gros Islet Playing Field with the 1st game featuring GMC United vs Monchy. The 1st half of the game saw GMC scoring the 1st goal by Ian Ernest in the 24th minutes.  Monchy however equalized in the 39th minutes with a goal from Troy Cerry ending the 1st half of the game 1-1. The…

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    Secure St. Lucia clears the air on threat allegations

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    PRESS RELEASE – Following the recent public allegations made by The National Workers Union, Secure St. Lucia speaks out against the fabricated reports which have left many uncertain as to what really occurred. Secure St. Lucia denies the allegations that employees were in any way threatened or coerced. The activity in question, a Jounen Kweyol themed event, has been organised by the staff members in recognition of the island’s observance of Creole Heritage Month. Management…

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    Ciceron murder accused makes court appearance

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    The man accused of murdering 36-year-old, Barthelmy Cox, also known as “Diego”, on October 9, made his first court appearance today. Clint Mathurin was charged with murder and aggravated burglary in connection with the shooting death of Cox. His matter will be up for further case management and referral to the High Court, on November 13, 2014, the date given for his next court appearance. Mathurin who is being represented by Attorney at Law Alberton…

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    Derek Walcott honoured at Music Fiesta

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    PRESS RELEASE – The annual Music, Story telling and Poetry Fiesta held at The Pyramid, Alliance-Francaise de Sainte-Lucie on Wednesday 22nd, was a huge success. Organised by the Folk Research Centre and the Alliance Francaise from 2009, the event has become a standing room only affair. The night’s programme was dedicated to the Hon. Derek Walcott in recognition of his contribution to Kweyol culture in his poetry and plays. A translation of his play Ti…

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    Damage caused by hurricane in Bermuda.

    CARILEC assists member utilities stricken by hurricanes

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    PRESS RELEASE – Two countries sustained serious damage to the infrastructure as a result of severe weather systems. In the case of Bermuda, both TS Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo ravaged the island on October 11 and 17 respectively, causing considerable damage to vegetation and other structures. There were 12 injuries reported and many roofs damaged. Bermuda Electric Light Company Limited (BELCO) reported that more than 80% of their customers were left without power. On Monday,…

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    La Corbiniere responds to reports about excessive bench warrants

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    National Security Minister Victor La Corbiniere has brushed aside reports that suggests that there are large numbers of bench warrants for the arrest of suspected criminals, who remain at large. La Corbiniere told the local media today that he does not have any confirmation from his officers that proves this true and said that people should not be led to believe that it is true either. “I think it would be unfair of you to…

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    Law enforcement officials meet to discuss national plan on Ebola

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    An emergency meeting was called today between law enforcement and health officials, to discuss the national plan for Ebola with the aim of strengthening St. Lucia’s response to a possible threat. Police Commissioner Vernon Francois said he is pleased that the meeting was called, as more needs to be done to strengthen areas that are weak and to educate officials on the plans being taken. Francois said the Royal St. Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) and…

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    This vehicle ran off the road into a yard in La Croix, Laborie last night. No one was injured and there was minimal damage. The vehicle was removed this morning.

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    UPDATED: Centenarian does not consume processed food

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    Philomen Eldica “D” Nicholas of Piat, Grrand Riviere, Gros-Islet is the island’s newest centenarian. She welcomed family, friends and well-wishers in high spirits this morning. Nicholas was born on October 22, 1914 in Dauphin, Monchy and later married and took up residency in Grand Riviere. Her husband died 12 years ago. She told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) that she does not consume processed foods. She likes eating crabs, bread fruit, smoked fish, green fig,…

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    OECS director says one case of Ebola in the Caribbean can cripple tourism

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    As the Ebola virus rages through several countries in Africa, Director of Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Dr. Didacus Jules has said that all OECS members must continue planning and take protective measures to ensure the safety of its citizens and the continuity of commerce. “All we need is one case of Ebola anywhere in the Caribbean and we will realise that our tourism would be dead, because if it is in the international…

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    Vehicle stolen in Corinth

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    NOTICE – A grey Nissan Tiida hatchback, (like the one shown in the photo) registration number PJ144, was stolen in Corinth, Gros Islet on October 21, 2014 at around 11:25 p.m. The owner urges the general public to assist in retrieving the vehicle and asks that persons knowing of its whereabouts to call the nearest police station or contact 487-1708.

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