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    BREAKING NEWS: Woman receives text message from missing son’s phone

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    The mother of missing Corinth Secondary School student Joshua Flavius has said she received a text message from her son’s phone saying, “Dont call the police I am safe where I ...
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      Poll results released on UWP leadership race

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      PRESS RELEASE - An independent poll conducted by CDMS (Trinidad) Limited has found the following results with respect to the upcoming convention of the United ...

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    Man convicted for illegal sand mining at Grand Anse Beach

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    POLICE PRESS RELEASE – About 7:30 a.m on Tuesday, 28th October 2014, Babonneau Police arrested, Jn Baptiste Arnoud of La Guerre, Babbonneau for the offence of Sand mining. It is alleged that Arnoud committed the offence about 2:30a.m at Grande Anse Beach in Des Barras Babbonneau, on the said date. He was formally arrested and charged for the offence of sand mining on Tuesday, 28th October 2014. He was also formally charged, for the offences…

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    Credit Union League participates in secret ballot

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    PRESS RELEASE – Clerical and technical workers employed with the Saint Lucia Cooperative Credit Union League participated in a secret ballot poll undertaken by the department of Labour this week. This development was as a result of a recognition claim submitted on the workers’ behalf by the National Workers Union (NWU). The result of t he poll was positive with the NWU receiving one hundred percent (100%) support from the workers who voted. The NWU…

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    Deadline for the recall of non-machine readable passports not extended

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    PRESS RELEASE - Tomorrow Friday, October 31, 2014 marks the official recall date of all non-machine readable passports. Last year the Cabinet of Ministers agreed that the October 31, 2013 deadline for the national recall of non-machine readable passports had been extended to the end of October 2014. In 2007 the Government of Saint Lucia took the decision to support the introduction of Machine Readable Passports for the citizens of Saint Lucia. In March of that…

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    Grand Riviere Primary gets walk-under roof

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    PRESS RELEASE – School can be pretty challenging and with the continuous pressure to do well, a comfortable environment not only makes learning easier, but also increases productivity and creativity. During the rainy season and on rainy days it becomes a problem for the school community at the Grande Riviere Primary School to move from one building to another as there is no connectivity between the buildings. This hinders many an activity as well as…

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    Did you know there was a lime oil processing factory located at Stonefield Estate during the early part of the twentieth century? Oil was obtained by two processes: the first was by rubbing the limes over a rough surface to obtain high quality lime oil from the skin; the other was by crushing and boiling the limes to obtain oil. Pieces of the old machinery can still be seen at Stonefield Estate. Source: St. Lucia…

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    MISSING: 14-year-old student

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    POLICE PRESS RELEASE – A missing persons report was made to the Gros-Islet Police on October 30th, indicating that 14 year old, Joshua Flavius was missing. The report was made by his brother, Duran Leonce. Flavius is a form three student of the Corinth Secondary School. He was last seen by family at his Grand Riviere, Gros-Islet residence on Sunday, October 26th 2014 about 8:30p.m. Joshua Flavius is brown in complexion and wears a flat…

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    New restaurant and cookbook for Miami “Top Chef” runner-up Nina Compton

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    SOUTHFLORIDA.COM – “Top Chef” runner-up Nina Compton isn’t sitting still since leaving her chef de cuisine position in June at Scarpetta Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The St. Lucia native has already finished a first draft of her debut cookbook, which New York literary agent Janis Donnaud is shopping around. “It’s called ‘Grace Over Fire: Recipes From My Caribbean Kitchen,’”says Donnaud. It combines “the Caribbean elements that she grew up with along with some Italian and French…

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    PM to attend ECCB Monetary Council meeting in St. Kitts

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    PRESS RELEASE - Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony will join Heads of State and Government who are Ministers of Finance, as well as officials from the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) in Basseterre, St. Kitts, on Friday, October 31, 2014, for the 80th Meeting of the Monetary Council of the ECCB. The meeting will receive the Governor’s report on monetary and credit conditions in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Unit (ECCU) and will deliberate on…

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    St Mary's College celebrating as 2014 Under-15 Cricket Champions (photo  by Alton Crafton)

    SMC strangle Micoud to cop U15 cricket title

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    The first schools sports tournament has been decided for the 2014-15 school year, with St Mary’s College beating Micoud Secondary by 33 runs to lift the championship trophy on Wednesday at Dennery. In a tournament that has seen some pretty solid batting performances, SMC have leaned heavily on their bowlers, and it was a triumph of ball over bat again in midweek. Batting first, SMC got to 85, lasting 18.1 overs. Rahym Joseph top-scored with…

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    Saint Lucia names 15 for XXII CAC Games

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    Saint Lucia will send a team of 15 to the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games to be held from November 14-30 in Veracruz, Mexico. Having earlier this year sent its biggest team ever to the Commonwealth Games, the Saint Lucia contingent to CAC is five shy of the 20 that travelled four years ago to the XXI Games in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. On that occasion, Saint Lucia came away with a single medal, Levern…

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    Three injured in three-vehicle collision on Vide Boutielle Highway

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    Three persons sustained injuries due to a three-vehicle collision that occurred this morning on the Vide Boutielle Highway, near Home Depot and American Drywall. The three vehicles involved were: omnibus (registration number M1100) belonging to Alison Wilson of La Clery; motor car (PC 6737) belonging to Kurt Phillips of the Morne and omnibus (M683) belonging to Lorie Osmond of Grande Rivière, Dennery. Acting Inspector of Traffic Dexter Cumberbatch told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) that…

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    Drug bust and eradication at San De Fae; Sarrot resident arrested

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    POLICE PRESS RELEASE – On Tuesday, 28th October 2014, about 5:55a.m personnel attached to the Drug Squad and Special Services Unit, proceeded on an eradication exercise in the San De Fae, Sarrot area. The law men arrived on a cannabis plantation which appeared to be 2.5 acres in size, with fully grown cannabis plants. In a small wooden structure, they encountered an individual who was later identified as Joseph Felix of Sarrot. A search conducted…

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    Inter-Commercial House Domino Championship Results

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    PRESS RELEASE – Results for the matches played on Wednesday October 29, 2014 in the 2014 Inter-Commercial House Domino Competition being played at the Police Auditorium in Castries. Group A Peter & Co. on 73 points defeated Brydens on 67 points and Beach Comber on 47 points Marcus toussaint top scored for Peter & Co. with a perfect 18 points and Timothy Regis top scored for Brydens with 16 points and Wilson Alcide top scored…

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    Appraisal mission for Choc Highway

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    PRESS RELEASE – The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development and OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) are currently in Saint Lucia conducting a joint appraisal mission for the financing of Phase2 of the Choc to Gros Islet Junction Highway. This project was announced by the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, in the 2014/2015 Budget. The project will be jointly financed by the Kuwaiti Fund and the OPEC Fund. The…

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    2014 Digicel Academy kicks off in Jamaica

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    PRESS RELEASE – Chelsea FC Foundation coaches to host Academy for the region’s top young footballers at Sabina Park Monday 27th October 2014 – Kingston, Jamaica: The Digicel Kickstart Academy was launched in Jamaica today and will see 42 boys from across the Caribbean and Central America go through a week of intense training that will culminate in a final match between the Academy players and the Jamaica national under-16. This is the first time…

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