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BREAKING: Several people shot in Gros Islet early this morning.
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    BREAKING NEWS: Several people shot near bar in Gros Islet

    May 29, 2015 | Comments: 11
    About five persons were injured in a shooting incident in the vicinity of Corner Bar and Lounge on Dauphin Street in Gros Islet town in the wee hours of Friday morning. Details are sketchy at ...
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      Dominicans nabbed with marijuana at sea

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      Two Dominicans were nabbed on Wednesday afternoon with marijuana weighing 60 pounds by St. Lucia Marine Police during a high-speed chase off the coast of Canaries. ...

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    UPDATE: Classes suspended at Delcer RC Combined due to bush fire

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    A bush fire which began in Delcer, Choiseul at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and was extinguished, has reignited. Fire Service officials have responded and are currently on the scene. Reports are that the fire reignited around 10:15 a.m. near  the Delcer RC Combined School. Classes have been suspended for the day. St. Lucia News Online (SNO) was told that firemen are trying to save a nearby house. A resident described the fire as “dangerous” and…

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    Standing, left to right: Brian Lee, Chief Financial Officer; Irene Markus, Managing Director, Wholesale Banking; Rik Parkhill, Chief Executive Officer; Stephane Burke; Hughzavia Bourne; Mark St. Hill, Managing Director, Retail, Business & International Banking; Carolyn Lewis, Managing Director, Human Resources (Ag.) and Donna Wellington, Managing Director, Barbados Operating Company. Seated, Left to right: Damien Boyce; Shinkia Reid; Shadden McLaughlin; Sheldene Pinder; Andre Waithe; Alford Collis.

    CIBC recognises its top performers

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    PRESS RELEASE – Bahamian Shinika Reid, Client Service Officer was one of eight men and women from around the region who were voted CIBC FirstCaribbean’s top performers, or “Players of the Series” in 2014. The award-winning group was recently celebrated by the bank for the second time this year. In January, the eight Caribbean winners and their guests, joined outstanding employees from throughout the CIBC group for a week of celebratory events in Hawaii, where…

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    Service Staff of Jn Marie Service Station (JMSS) with one of the Directors Christopher Jn. Marie. The staff underwent a reigorous training programme with RUBIS to meet the high ideals of the international company.

    Another gas station adopts Rubis brand

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    PRESS RELEASE – RUBIS West Indies Limited’s (RWIL) continues to grow its business in St Lucia through a new partnership with JN Marie and Sons Limited. Rubis recently opened the newly rebranded Rubis Service Station located at the corner of L’Anse Road and John Compton Highway. JN Marie & Sons Limited has been operating in St. Lucia for over three decades and has become a name synonymous with the petroleum retail sector in St Lucia….

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    SLFA quarter-finals this weekend

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    PRESS RELEASE – The St Lucia Football Association will be hosting its Quarter Finals this weekend at the Dennery playing field and the Soufriere Playing field. On Saturday 30th May 2015 Vieux Fort North Arsenal Vs La Clery from 5:30pm and at 8:00 pm the home team Dennery Chelsea will come up against Mabouya Valley Monaco FC at the Dennery Playing Field Sunday 31st May 2015 – Marchand Atletico Vs Anse La Raye AC milan…

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    LIME's Sharlene Jn Baptiste with other sponsors of Walk 4 A Cause 2015

    Walk 4 a Cause and National Telethon ready to go this weekend with LIME

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    PRESS RELEASE – LIME has renewed its partnership with the National Community Foundation (NCF) and Club GAR as they get ready to host two of the biggest not-for-profit events, on May 31, 2015. Once again, LIME is the official telecommunications sponsor of both events, contributing cash along with telecoms service and other forms of support to help make the events successful. Walk 4 a Cause is an annual charitable event put on by Club GAR…

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    Guest Speaker, Thecla Deterville presents Training Award to Top Store, Super J Rodney Heights.

    CFL staff advised to “think like a customer and act like an owner”

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    PRESS RELEASE – Consolidated Foods Ltd. (CFL) recognised thirty one team members last Saturday evening, for setting a leading example of the company’s core values and for excellent performance in various training courses. For the past ten years, the company’s annual recognition ceremony was held as part of its May Day activities. This year, the company decided to try something different, treating the awardees to a special Cocktail Reception and Awards Evening at the Windjammer…

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    Photograph from a video of the Charlie Charlie Challenge game played by a St. Lucian teen.

    10-y-o Gros Islet student saw desks floating after Charlie Charlie game, says parent

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    A mother is calling on the Ministry of Education to issue an official alert against demon-summoning the Charlie Charlie Challenge after her daughter began having unpleasant experiences. The woman, who requested anonymity, wrote to St. Lucia News Online (SNO), expressing her concern. Her 10-year-old daughter attends a primary school in the Gros Islet area. “My daughter came home crying and shaking after reporting that she saw desks floating,” the mother told SNO. She continued: “We…

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    Post mortem concludes Vieux Fort man died from skull injury

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    PRESS RELEASE – On Wednesday, May 27, 2015 a post mortem examination was conducted on the body of 36 year old, Donovan Fontinellea.k.a “Dan” of Belle Vue Vieux Fort. The examination revealed that Fontinelle died as a result of swelling in the brain caused by excessive fluid as a result of a skull injury. Fontinelle was discovered in a drain with multiple chop wounds to his body on Wednesday May, 13, 2015 about 7:00 p.m….

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    Gros Islet Football Competition finals on Sunday

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    PRESS RELEASE – The Gros Islet Football League Promotional Competition Finals will take place on Sunday 31st May at the Corinth Playing Field. The day will start off with a friendly Under 18 game at 2.00 p.m. and followed by the Grand Finals which will feature Dominators vs Super J Northern United at 4.00 p.m. Awards will be given after the Grand Finals which will include Fair-play Award and MVP Award.  

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    Community Football Roundup – NYAH advance!

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    Castries NYAH are champions of the 2015 Castries Football Council Saint Lucia Football Association Registration Tournament. Conscious Willie struck for the Nyabinghi warriors in the 64th minute, thundering home a volley off a headed clearance, beating wrong-footed VSADC custodian Kennedy Duncan. VSADC, like 2014 CFC Super League champions Flow Lancers, will not play in the national club league for 2015. Joining NYAH in the national league, though, will be Police, who finished in second place….

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    Minister Alva Baptiste and other regional government officials.

    Saint Lucia chairs ACP ministerial consultations

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    GIS – Saint Lucia’s Minister for External Affairs, Hon. Alva Baptiste (also former President of the Council of Ministers of the ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States), earlier this week presided over Ministerial Consultations on Commodities that preceded the 101st Meeting of the ACP Council of Ministers that is being held from May 25-27 in Brussels. The Minister was supported by Dr. Len Ishmael, Ambassador for the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States and…

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    Saint Lucia and Venezuela sign mutual agreement

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    GIS – The Saint Lu­cian ministers for health and education, Hon. Alvina Reynolds and Hon. Dr. Robert Lewis last week visited the Bo­livarian Republic of Venezuela, and held discussions with their counterparts, Minister for University Education, Sci­ence and Technology Sr. Man­uel Fernandez, and Minister for Health Dr. Henry Ventura. During the visit, the two education ministers signed an agreement of Recognition of Titles of Higher Education between the governments of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezu­ela…

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    Delia Dolor appointed top post at US magazine

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    PRESS RELEASE – Uptown, a U.S. magazine which celebrates the luxury lifestyle of professional and influential urban consumers has appointed UK/St Lucian media personality Delia Dolor as its new Editor at Large. UPTOWN’s editorial content highlights the best in home décor, automotive, technology, fashion and jewelry, fitness, health and beauty, travel and leisure, food and wine, sports and entertainment, and arts and culture. Featured on the cover of the current issue is U.S. talk show…

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    Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) CEO David Grevemberg says he is "more optimistic" about St. Lucia's ability to host the youth meet in 2017.

    Optimism over St. Lucia’s ability to host Commonwealth Youth Games

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    IBN – Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive officer (CEO) David Grevemberg says he is “more optimistic” about St. Lucia’s ability to host the youth meet in 2017. Grevemberg made his disclosure after a visit to St. Lucia over the weekend in which the country’s hosting of the Commonwealth Youth games dominated the agenda. There appears to have been some uncertainty surrounding the ability of St. Lucia to host the games two years from now,…

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    EU signs visa-free travel for Saint Lucia, other countries

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    Saint Lucians will no longer need a visa to travel to European Union (EU) countries, effective May 28, 2015. The exemption also applies to Caribbean nationals from Dominica, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad & Tobago. Travelers from the Caribbean and European countries under the agreement can visit for 90 days within any 180 day period without a visa. The exception however, will be persons traveling for the purpose of carrying out a…

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