Yvana David wins national queen pageant

    July 5, 2015 | Comments: 33
    Yvana David representing Nagico Insurances has been crowned the 2015 National Carnival Queen. The event was held at the National Cultural Centre on Saturday, July 4 and the results were announced ...
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      BREAKING NEWS: Fire in Morne Du Don

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      An “abandoned building” is currently on fire in Morne Du Don, Castries. A resident told St. Lucia News Online that the fire started around 12:45 a.m. and ...

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      Accident in Monchy

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      One person was injured in a vehicle accident in La Bourne, Monchy, Gros-Islet on Sunday evening, July 5. St. Lucia News Online received the report  after 10 p.m. ...

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    Soufriere Comprehensive wins Schools Cook-Off competition

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    PRESS RELEASE -  The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association would like to congratulate the Soufriere Comprehensive Secondary School on winning the SLHTA Chefs in Schools Cook Off for a second year in a row. The two students competing were Nichola Esnard and Kurtney Gill. The team performed exceptionally well at the recently held competition in Dennery at the Clendon Mason Memorial Secondary School on Friday June 26th 2015. The Soufriere team were trained and…


    Orlando Restaurant awarded Trip Advisor Certificate

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    PRESS RELEASE – For the second year running, a little restaurant packing a whole lot of punch has been recognized by one of the world’s most renowned and respected travel sites. TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. It offers advice – by way of reviews written by millions of travelers – and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to…

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    CARIBBEAN: Citizenship through investment seen as developmental tool

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    (Barbados Nation) – The latest island to offer citizenship through investment believes it is a good tool to help the islands. Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell said that while his country is undertaking the foreign exchange earning initiative, it was making sure that the investors did not embarrass the country. “The citizenship by investment means what it says, you invest you get citizenship. By the investment we hope to develop serious areas of…


    INTERNATIONAL: Men throw acid into girls’ faces ‘for going to school’

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    CNN – Attackers on a motorbike threw acid in the faces of three teenage girls on their way to school in Afghanistan’s western Herat province on Saturday, an official told CNN. The girls, age 16 to 18, are students at one of the biggest girls’ schools in Herat city, the provincial capital, said Aziz-ul-Rahman Sarwary, head of the education department for the province. All three girls were admitted to Noor hospital in Herat city before…


    CPL CRICKET: Patriots, Red Steels victorious!

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    ST KITTS & NEVIS PATRIOTS BEAT JAMAICA TALLAWAHS BY 119 RUNS! The St Kitts & Nevis Patriots bounced back from their defeat on Friday with a sensational victory over the Jamaica Tallawahs on a glorious afternoon at Warner Park. Evin Lewis struck a fabulous 82 from only 45 balls as the Patriots were put into bat by Chris Gayle and the Tallawahs and they made hay in the sunshine, Lewis and Martin Guptill (35 off…


    Splash Island 10000 fans promotion launch

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    PRESS RELEASE – Excitement among visitors and locals alike is building as the much anticipated opening of the Caribbean’s first inflatable open water sports park approaches on August 1, 2015. Splash Island Water Park, St. Lucia will be located at the end of beautiful Reduit Beach in front of the award winning Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa. The park was conceptualized in March 2015 by Bay Gardens Resorts Director, Julianna Ward-Destang who will be…


    Cycling’s Elvis is in the building

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    Veteran cyclist Elvis Joseph emerged victorious in the National Cycling Association’s 80-kilometre road race. Joseph came from behind to outsprint Winston Stoney Williams for victory. The course ran from the Castries Waterfront up to the Union / Mega J Roundabout and back, covering that circuit nine times. The race started and quickly settled down in a select bunch consisting of 15 riders leading, which included 2015 National Champion Fidel Esnard, Winston Williams, Eustace Dookie, Gillan…


    Saint Lucian Bodybuilding off to Trinidad

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    The Saint Lucia Bodybuilding and Fitness Association is sending a four-member team to Trinidad and Tobago this weekend, comprising three men and one woman. The team will be taking part in the Sportsworld Classic at the Centre of Excellence in Tunapuna on Saturday evening. Denver Williams will be competing in the men’s physique category. National champion St George Prospere and Orville James will both be contesting the bodybuilding class, whilst the lone woman – Marina…

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    Saint Lucia last in Windwards U19 Cricket

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    Saint Lucia finished bottom of the pile at the Windward Islands Under-19 Cricket Tournament in Dominica this week. On Thursday, the boys played Grenada at Windsor Park. Grenada, the defending champions, won the toss madre 265/6. Saint Lucia’s fielding effort included at least three dropped catches and a missed stumping. Saint Lucia in reply made 233 all out, lasting until the 48th over. Shervin George hit 52, his first half century. Selwyn Boyce added 32….

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    Another Saint Lucian makes West Indies U15

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      The Sir Ira Simmons Secondary School will be well represented when the West Indies Under-15 team tours the United Kingdom in August. Dane Edward is reportedly set to join that team next month, alongside his schoolmate and former Gros Islet teammate, Johnnel Eugene. Dane – an opening batsman – was a member of the Windward Islands Under-15 team under Johnnel’s captaincy in 2014, compiling the fourth highest aggregate in that competition. He also hit…


    Six St. Lucians in Creole Boxing Champs finals

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    PRESS RELEASE – Going into tonight’s final night of competition at 2015 Creole Boxing championships being held in Martinique, Guadeloupe top the points standings with 8 pts followed closely by ST.Lucia, Martinique and Dominica on 7 pts each with Barbados on 2pts and defending champions French Guyana( Cayenne) on 1 pt. So far ST. Lucia has collected one gold medal, one silver and two bronze medals all won on the second night of competition last…


    Victor was “never in trouble” – friend

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    Close friends and relatives of the island’s latest homicide victim, Victor Wilson, said the deceased was never involved in any problems. Wilson, 27, of Bocage, Castries succumbed to gunshot wounds at Victoria Hospital at about 6:10 Saturday morning. Police said Wilson, a past student of Sir Ira Simmonds Secondary School, was shot in Wilton’s Yard (also known as The Graveyard) at about 5:20 a.m. and he ran and collapsed on Chisel Street, in front of…


    BREAKING NEWS: Homicide in Castries

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    Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Castries city Saturday morning. Reports are that a man, identified as 27-year-old Victor Wilson, who lived at Bocage, Castries,  was found suffering from gunshot wounds on Chisel Street between Saturday morning. Police have confirmed that Wilson was shot in Wilton’s Yard (also known as The Graveyard) at about 5:20 a.m. and he ran and collapsed on Chisel Street in front the Hair Factory store. He was pronounced dead…


    St. Lucia Zouks get revenge and Warriors get off the mark!

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    ST LUCIA ZOUKS BEAT BARBADOS TRIDENTS BY 30 RUNS (Man of the Match – Andre Fletcher)  The St Lucia Zouks produced a stunning batting display to gain revenge on the Barbados Tridents after their defeat at the hands of the 2014 champions two days ago. The Zouks batted first and smashed only the second score of 200+ in CPL history, with Kevin Pietersen hammering a brilliant 73 off 39 balls and Andre Fletcher 77 off…

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    Mother seeks justice for son hit by car

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    The mother of a 14-year-old male student of the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School wants justice for her son, who was hit by a vehicle over one month ago. Christine Calendar told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) that her son, Jason Leo, has been suffering from severe headaches since the June 2 accident. She believes the accident is the cause of her son’s headaches after he sustained a concussion during the incident. Calendar recalled that Jason…


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