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Digicel introduces the latest DL 750 Handset

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September 26th 2014 – Castries, St. Lucia: –: Digicel today announced the new DL750 – the next generation in its line of affordable smartphones which will offer customers the best value as it comes loaded with cool new features that … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Wear It Pink Campaign

According to the latest World Health Rankings data published in April 2011 Breast Cancer is ranked ninth in the top twenty causes of death in Saint Lucia. Breast Cancer Deaths in Saint Lucia reached 11 or 1.34% of total deaths. … Continue reading

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CARICOM Leading Charge against Chikungunya, Ebola Threat

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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to be at the forefront of efforts to deal with the Chikungunya epidemic and the Ebola threat. CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque held discussions on the weekend with representatives of the governments of Brazil … Continue reading

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Homicide at Babonneau

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Police officers attached to the Babonneau Police Station are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of 42-year-old Julian “Jileure” Isidore of Cacao, Babonneau. About 5:30 a.m. on Monday, September 29, 2014, officers received information that Isidore was discovered lying … Continue reading

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Prisoners escaped custody

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, between 10:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., two male prisoners escaped lawful custody whilst at the Richfond Police Station. They are 32-year-old Maquaid Alexander of La Caye, Dennery and 27-year-old Kevin Alphonse of Deniere Riviere, Dennery. … Continue reading

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Saint Lucian teen in Toronto charged with murder!

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On Wednesday a 17-year-old Saint Lucian male appeared before a Toronto court charge with second-degree murder. He allegedly stabbed a fellow student at their school. The unidentified youth turned himself in on Tuesday evening, accompanied by his lawyer. His next … Continue reading

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A-M u s i n g s

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Musings are thoughts, the thoughtful kind. For the purpose of these articles, a-musings are thoughts that might amuse, entertain and even enlighten. In Her Majesty’s Court One day, there I was, sitting in the ridiculous excuse for a waiting room … Continue reading

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Are authorities underestimating chikungunya epidemic?

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Merlene Fredericks speaks out on chikungunya.

Five months or so ago the head of the Caribbean Public Health Authority, Dr. James Hospedales, indicated that throughout the region chikungunya had reached epidemic proportions—a situation that local authorities have yet to acknowledge. Chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted … Continue reading

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Damian Greaves regrets 2005 vote to retain SLP leader!

SLP Leader Kenny Anthony: Will he give up leadership of the party going into the next election?

He was touted as “new Labour” and one of the fresh faces and bright minds of Saint Lucian politics. In 1997 he brought the Dennery South seat safely home for the Saint Lucia Labour Party. During his tenure as a … Continue reading

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Vice preaching to Virtue?

Will today’s Saint Lucians live long enough to witness all law-breakers paying the penalty for their actions?

Less for what was said than not, last Tuesday’s House session was for me a spectacle most depressing. It was hardly surprising to hear the prime minister yet again accusing the opposition of corruption in office with no expressed intention … Continue reading

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