BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters take strike action * Several injured in Castries accident

    BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters take industrial action

    September 1, 2014 | Comments: 4
    Local firefighters have voted to take strike action following a meeting at the Micoud Community Centre. St. Lucia News Online (SNO) was informed of the meeting early Monday morning, but at that ...
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      Funeral arrangements for PC Abbott

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      PRESS RELEASE - The funeral service of the late Police Constable #280 Allen “Randy” Abbott, will be held at the Bois Jolie Seventh Day Adventist Church in ...

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      Serious accident on John Compton Highway

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      Several persons were injured in a vehicular accident on the John Compton Highway, near Northwest Ltd. Reports are that a minibus plying the Castries to Grand Riviere ...

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      St. Lucia to observe World War 1 centenary

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      PRESS RELEASE - A series of activities are being planned in St Lucia to mark, commemorate and remember the lives of those who lived, fought and died in the First ...

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      Axcel to teach kids why “Health is Wealth”

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      PRESS RELEASE - An innovative healthcare programme that seeks to inculcate good hygiene and healthy lifestyle habits in the nation’s children is set to launch here ...

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      Young athlete’s dream becomes a reality

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      PRESS RELEASE - Eighteen-year-old Augustin Faulkner has been training all his life to compete in regional and international volleyball tournaments for Saint Lucia. ...

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    NWSC relocated

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    NOTICE – The National Water and Sewerage Commission (NWSC) hereby inform the public that its office has been relocated to the old Cable & Wireless building at Sans Souci, Castries. For further information, please contact the National Water and Sewerage Commission (NWSC) at 468 2291.

    Cabinet Secretary Daryl Montrope

    Invitation for theme suggestions for Independence 36

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    PRESS RELEASE – The Cabinet Secretary is inviting the public to submit possible themes for Independence 36. The themes can be mailed to: The Cabinet Secretary’s Office, 5th Floor, Greaham Louisy Administrative Building, Waterfront, Castries. Alternatively, the themes can be emailed to dmontrope@gosl.gov.lc. The deadline for submission is October 1, 2014. For further information, please call 468-2115. The Cabinet Secretary would like to thank the public in advance for its participation.  


    SLTB, Travel Foundation team up to boost marketing of local excursions to UK tour operators

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    PRESS RELEASE – From a “Dragon’s Den” style pitch, the Saint Lucia Tourist Board and the Travel Foundation have awarded one innovative Saint Lucian tour operator a trip to the UK and an opportunity to be featured at the upcoming Saint Lucia Showcase at Luton Hoo Hotel on 11th and 12th September 2014. Following the introduction of new training launched on island by the Saint Lucia Tourist Board and the Travel Foundation in February, three…

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    Talks between CSA and GNT could extend beyond two weeks

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    Discussions between the Civil Service Association (CSA) and the Government Negotiating Team (GNT) are “moving smoothly” but could take more than two weeks, CSA President Mary Isaac has said. The two parties met for the first time last Tuesday to commence talks about wage negotiations and better working conditions for its members. Isaac told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) today, September 1 that the discussions so far have been good-natured and is likely to continue…

    Anthony Charlery at the Royal by Rex Resort in Rodney Bay, St. Lucia on January 8, 2014.

    St. Lucian knifed to death in London

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    A man of St. Lucian descent was murdered in London, United Kingdom just before midnight on Friday, August 29. Anthony ‘Tony’ Charlery, 59, a well-known music promoter who lived in Kensington, was stabbed in the neck as he tried to run from his attackers. He collapsed and died on Portobello Road, west London. Investigators say Charlery was attacked by two local men as he left the Mau Mau bar in Portobello Road W11. He was…


    I suspect my boyfriend is still with his baby mother

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    Dear Willie: I’ve been in a relationship with a guy for three years now. When I met him he told me he has a three-month-old daughter. I asked him about the mother and his answer was “I don’t know”. I thought that was strange so every now and then I would ask and his answer would be the same. A few months after, he started telling me he had to go over to watch his…

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    Former St. Lucia Labour Party PRO Julietta Gonzague (right) with Press Secretary to the Prime Minister Jadia Jn Pierre-Emmanuel.

    Gonzague gives up PRO post for the classroom

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    Julietta Gonzague is no longer the public relations officer (PRO) of the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP). Gonzague resigned her post to go back to teaching. Up until her appointment as PRO was announced in June 2013, Gonzague taught at the Vide Boutielle Secondary School. Better known to the St. Lucian public as Julie Bee, the calypsonian, Gonzague has a bachelors degree in mass communications from Grambling State University.


    Why do I have to pay for the birth registry’s error? (letter to the editor)

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    Dear Editor: There is a topic I would like to  talk about: the errors on birth certificates. My daughter’s name is not on her birth certificate. Why? I don’t know. I know I did everything needed to be done. Now I have to go pay lawyer or $50 to $500 to have her name written on her birth certificate. In the hospital I gave her name, she was not even born yet. I gave birth…

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    Going back to school without going broke

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    As the summer vacation comes to an end, you are probably worried about the cost of supplying their uniforms and equipment before the first term begins, without emptying your bank account. You can easily spend more than $1,000 on those back-to-school expenses and that is just to fund one child. Where you have more than one child your costs are rapidly escalating. Apart from school uniforms you will have to consider a new backpack and…


    La Clery books spot in Blackheart Play off finals

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    PRESS RELEASE – A second half hat trick as part of four second half goals saw La Clery come from behind against Anse La Raye and book their place in the finals of the 2014 Blackheart Knockout Football Tournament qualifying play offs. Anse La Raye had won the first leg encounter 2-0 but a resurgent La Clery behind a hat trick from Johnthan Allain and a finely taken composed left footed strike by national defensive…

    DJ Max celebrates his Mix-master title.

    UPDATED: DJ Max, Rocket Launcher rule Green Synergy finals

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    DJ Mad X and Rocket Launcher emerged winners at the 11th Heineken Green Synergy DJ competition held in Fond D’or, Dennery on Sunday, Aug. 31. Rocket Launcher won the Clash DJ title after defeating Swali in the final clash. DJ Mad X of Dennery won the Mix-master title as last year’s winner DJ Yellow placed second and DJ Moko placed third. The other finalists were females Princess Tashi and DJ Sniper, DJ Azzaboy, DJ Play, Swali, Hyper, Sci Fi and…

    Racquel John (second from right) won the 2014 Miss Queen of Gros Islet Pageant held Sunday, August 31.

    It’s Racquel John!

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    Racquel John is the 2014 Queen of Gros Islet. John, 20, of Corinth, Gros Islet, won four awards on her way to victory in the 4th Miss Queen of Gros Islet Pageant held at Sandals Grande in Gros Islet on Sunday, August 31. The Citizens Jewelry employee won Miss Popularity, Crowd Favourite, Best in Costume and Best Talent. Okizia Lambert, a Spanish teacher at the Morne Du Don Combined School and Rotaract member, was awarded first runner-up. She also won…

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    PHOTOS: La Rose in Castries

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    Scenes from La Rose Festival in Castries. Photos by Patricia Bristol-Clarke.


    Body of senior citizen found in river

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    The body of a senior citizen was fished from a river along on the Vieux Fort-Laborie Highway this morning. The man has been identified as Michael Henry, believed to be in his 60s or 70s. Reliable sources say Henry was discovered missing from his home at about 2:00 this morning and a search by relatives ensued. His lifeless body was discovered near a bridge at about 11 a.m., about 200-300 feet from his home. The…

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    UPDATE: Guyanese man dies after stabbing attack

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    A Guyanese man has succumbed after he was stabbed in Ciceron, Castries early Saturday morning. Reports are that the victim, 34-year-old Cedolf Hunte, also known as ‘Body’, of Ciceron, was attacked by four masked men at around 2:40 whilst playing cards with friends in the community. A stab wound under his right arm is believed to have resulted in his death. An eyewitness told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) that he saw when Hunte collapsed…


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