Stories by Kayra Williams

Family says Shane was in his prime!

Independence Day is perhaps one of the most anticipated holidays in the calendar year for St Lucians. It’s a day away from the office, or away from school where some choose to embark on escapades with friends or family. For … Continue reading

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Two injured in crash!

There was little more than scrap metal left behind at a crash site on the night of Thursday, February 17 along the Millennium Highway. When the STAR arrived on the scene a young man, Ed John Clement from Marisule was … Continue reading

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Police Raid in Gros Islet!

Minutes ago officers attached to the Royal St Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) conducted a raid  a specific area of the Gros Islet town. Curious onlookers and residents stood at a distance watching, anxious to see how the police search operation … Continue reading

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George Charles Secondary School Celebrates Independence

On Friday February 18, 2011 the students and teachers of George Charles Secondary School hosted a very entertaining and interactive activity to celebrate the island’s independence anniversary, which will be marked here February 22. The activity started with a march, … Continue reading

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Teachers say Mario was the real victim

Valentines Day, amid an atmosphere highly charged with crime, was painted red for all the wrong reasons. The weekend was anything but romantic for families who lost loved ones in some of the most violent ways possible. Five people lost … Continue reading

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Partyaccess revamped!

Partyaccess.net has been St Lucia’s premiere online entertainment source for years. Go to any event and the next day chances are you’ll be seeing photos of yourself or people you know posted onto their frequently updated page. If you want … Continue reading

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Hazel’s funeral smokes up the town!

It was a Valentines Day like no other on Monday, February 14, 2011. Friends and family of the late Eldridge ‘Hazel’ Louis came together at the Cathedral to pay their final respects to the young man who was killed in … Continue reading

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Jeannine Compton says God made her do it!

Jeannine Compton-Antoine’s conference on Friday was hardly an occasion just for the press. Even before the 11am start time, curious residents stood outside the Micoud Multi Purpose Centre anxiously awaiting the arrival of their parliamentary representative. Like everyone else in … Continue reading

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Ex-inmate speaks out about Bordelais!

We’ve all heard bits and pieces of the horror stories coming from prisoners who’ve done time at the Bordelais Correction Facility; complaints about the prison being overcrowded, the amount of time some people remain there on remand, about Bordelais not … Continue reading

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Edward for Education raises $15,000 for Corinth Secondary!

Students of the Corinth Secondary School, past and present, have all had to deal with the same predicament. There has never really been a sickbay or any private area where students can be taken if they fall sick during school … Continue reading

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Friends’ message to Hazel: ‘Ride in Peace’

Eldridge Louis got set for work on the morning of Wednesday, February 2 just like any other morning. There was no way to tell it would be the last time he’d travel from his Corinth home to his office at … Continue reading

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How to be ‘Spektakular’

Christina Jameson’s agency may just be the closest thing St Lucia has to a finishing school. In a country where self-confidence is in short supply for a large number of young people, any effort that targets young people and lets … Continue reading

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Police investigate two more shootings!

Gun violence in St Lucia doesn’t appear to be subsiding. In fact, shootings are taking place in more and more unexpected areas at just about any time of day. On Sunday a regular shopping day turned into a nightmare for … Continue reading

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TOMAS: A LOOK BACK . . .

St Lucia has never before had an uninvited guest quite like Tomas. For many St Lucians, October 30 started off like any other day. Those who didn’t really pay attention to the weather report wouldn’t have a clue there was … Continue reading

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School beating under investigation

Sometimes children drive parents crazy. It almost seems as if misbehaving is their most persistent role in their early years. But Angela Luben* mother of two preteen girls says she’d prefer to ground them, confine them to their rooms or … Continue reading

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Abramovich’s yacht spotted in St Lucia!

If you’re in the Soufriere area, a grand yacht may have caught your eye. Perhaps you wondered who it belonged to… Word is Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s mega yacht was spotted near Jade Mountain today. Abramovich is known outside Russia … Continue reading

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Masked men open fire on neighbourhood

The spent shell from a 12-gauge shotgun picked up in Bois Patat following a shooting that sent residents running for their lives. After Alfred Richard, also known as ‘Ding Ding’ of Bois Patat was killed in the Prime Minister Stephenson … Continue reading

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Rider of motorcycle in serious condition

Traffic to and from Castries came to an abrupt halt on Friday, January 15 near the American Drywall Building in Vide Boutielle as two young men became the island’s latest accident victims. At about 4pm, just about the time when … Continue reading

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Canaries still suffering from Tomas

Almost every St Lucian knows what it feels like to live with no water flowing through their pipes—at least for a couple days. Having to resort to collecting rainwater, or transporting water from places where it is available to your … Continue reading

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Media colleagues of Sean Phillips recall his resilient spirit

Respect for the human person proceeds by way of respect for the principle that everyone should look upon his neighbour—without any exception—as another self.” This was the Sean Phillips’ outlook on life and he made sure everyone who was close … Continue reading

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