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House fire in La Croix Maingot

Fire destroyed a house in La Croix Maingot, Castries last evening. No one was injured. The fire reportedly started around 10 p.m. It is alleged that a young boy, who ...

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Below is a tribute written by Titoa Savery in memory of her second cousin Kweisi Clarke who passed away last Saturday, April 19 due to injuries sustained in an ...

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Kweisi passes away

Kweisi Clarke, who was hit from his bicycle by a car exactly one week ago in Vieux Fort, has succumbed to his injuries. Relatives say the 16-year-old from La ...

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A man known as ‘Max’ was hit by an SUV on the Bois D’ Orange Highway in the vicinity of the new S&S plaza about 6:45 p.m. today, April 19. A ...

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The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) is considering the establishment of a road safety organisation to tackle the unsafe use of roads on the island. Police ...

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The quick response of three National Insurance Corporation (NIC) employees was not enough to save the life of a young male, who reportedly fell into the sea at the ...

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The four survivors of Sunday’s fatal accident on the Bexon Highway, including the driver, have claimed that they could not recall what occurred but they’re all ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Accident in Rodney Bay

St. Lucia News Online has confirmed reports of an accident involving a motorcycle and a van in Rodney Bay around 12 noon. Reports are that the motorcyclist is known ...

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Police sources have revealed the details of a non-fatal accident which occurred on the Bexon Highway bout 6:30 pm on Wednesday, April 9. Reports are that the ...

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UPDATE: Boat accident explosion was R...

A boat explosion incident which left a hotel employee nursing injuries at the hospital is believed to have been “spontaneous” and most likely a result of ...

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Rendezvous Resort has confirmed that two of its staff members were injured in an explosion on one of their boats this morning, Wednesday, April 9. Police sources say ...

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The decomposed body of a man with his head covered in a sack and his feet bound was discovered in bushes on a hill in Pigeon Point – an area between the ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Augustin Popo’s life co...

Three weeks after a St. Lucian construction worker was killed in what was described as a freak accident on a work site in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands (BVI), ...

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  The circumstances surrounding the death of a Dennery man who was found dead on the Dennery Beach Thursday afternoon is still unknown. The man has been ...

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One of two people whose life was claimed by a single-vehicle accident at Canaries on Wednesday (Apr. 3) is yet to be identified. The other dead crash victim is a ...

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At least two persons are confirmed dead following a vehicular accident in Belvedere, Canaries this afternoon. Reports are that the vehicle overturned and burst into ...

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What Moses Bertrand thought would be a normal day making a daily bread as a taxi driver ended up as a deadly experience. Bertrand, 47, was released from Victoria ...

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Officers attached to the Vieux Fort Police Station are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 41-year-old Vincent Descartes of Laborie Street, ...

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The Government of St. Lucia and C. O Williams Construction Ltd. have extended its sympathies to the family of Mark Francis Alexander. “At the time of his death, ...

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Relatives of Mark Francis Alexander, also known as ‘Roti’ of Goodlands who died today, following the collapse of a construction site at Barre de L’Isle, are ...

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A man was crushed to death following the partial collapse of a construction site at Barre D’ Lisle. Mark Francis Alexander, also known as ‘Roti’ of Good Lands, ...

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Relatives of  the 53-year-old seaman Lilkumar (only name), who died on a ship en route to St. Lucia nearly two weeks ago, say they are suspicious about the ...

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The home of a resident of Derniere Riviere has been destroyed after a coconut tree fell on the house. St. Lucia News Online (SNO) understands a Belmont man was ...

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National cultural hero passes away

Flora Granger, a woman dubbed a national cultural hero, has died at 75 years. The Folk Research Centre, in a press release, offered its condolences to ...

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A Guyanese-owned cargo vessel on which a crew member died and another fell ill and was hospitalised, will not be leaving the island today,March 11, 2014 as ...

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UPDATED: Child hit by police vehicle

A six-year-old student of the Ti Rocher Combined School was rushed to hospital Friday afternoon (March 7) after he was hit by a police vehicle on the Bexon Highway. ...

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Fire at Micoud sets two houses ablaze

Three Micoud residents are now homeless after their homes were engulfed in flames early Friday morning. Two houses – one wooden and the other partly concrete ...

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Officials are investigating a fire that damaged a catholic church in Grand Riviere, Gros Islet in the wee hours of this morning. Deputy Chief Fire Officer Lambert ...

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A motorcyclist has been hospitalised following a collision with a van in the vicinity of the Odsan gap and the gas station Tuesday afternoon. The motorcyclist ...

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Three houses damaged in Marchand fire

No one was injured when a fire broke out at Marchand, Castries on Tuesday morning, but it caused significant damage to three houses. Two wooden and one concrete ...

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The mother of Jermain Defoe’s cousin who was electrocuted in a hotel swimming pool on St Lucia told today of her “nightmare” fight to find out who was to ...

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POLICE REPORT: Several injured in Bexon ...

Several persons were injured as a result of a serious vehicular accident, which occurred at the intersection of Deglos and Bexon Highway, about 9 a.m. on Thursday, ...

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UPDATE: Biker succumbs to injuries at ho...

One of two bikers involved in a motorcycle crash on the Millennium Highway Saturday night has passed away at Victoria Hospital. Dead is Hilary Etienne of Ciceron, ...

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UPDATE: Body of ‘Bob Marley’...

Police are trying to piece together the circumstances surrounding the death of an Anse La Raye man, whose body was found afloat in the sea. The man has been ...

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Suicidal woman wants the public to know ...

A mother of four who says she is at her wits end with relationship problems is contemplating ending her own life. The woman, who spoke to St. Lucia News Online on a ...

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WIA wants report of Chakadan’s dea...

United Workers Party’s Women in Action (WIA) calls on Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security, Senator Victor Philip La Corbinere, to make public the ...

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Police concerned about high rate of moto...

Acting Sergeant Foster Chicot of the Castries Traffic Department is concerned about the number of accidents involving motorcycles. Speaking at a press conference on ...

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Almost 300 killed on St. Lucian roads!

Over the past 11 years, over 260 people have been killed as a result of road accidents in St. Lucia. According to statistics presented by Acting Sergeant of Police ...

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POLICE: Less accidents but way more deat...

Though statistics have shown a decrease in the number of road accidents in 2013 compared to 2012, the number of persons killed has almost doubled. Males account for ...

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Stab victim dies at home

A Soufriere man who was stabbed during an altercation at a party in Industry, Choiseul on January 26, 2014 has died. Twenty-five-year-old Daniel Esnard died at his ...

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Mother needs help for daughter with kidn...

For the past six months, the life of a Micoud toddler has been less normal than the average three-year-old. Since Dianne Eugene of Ti Rocher, Micoud was diagnosed ...

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Driver charged with dangerous driving

The man who caused a fatal accident on St. Jude’s Highway Saturday morning is accused of dangerous driving. Caleb Antoine, 26, of Cedar Heights, Vieux Fort, is ...

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UPDATE: Grand Ravine teen in police care

A 15-year-old girl of Grande Ravine who was reported missing over the weekend has been found. Micoud Secondary School student, Jennia Tazia Charles, who was last ...

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‘Ti Blow’ to be finally laid...

Funeral expenses for the burial of Dylan ‘Ti Blow’ Barthelmy have been settled. The 20-year-old will be buried next week. This was confirmed on Monday afternoon ...

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Crick’s offer rejected; mother sti...

A mother who said she has been unable to bury her 20-year-old son, due to financial difficulties, has declined a free offer by a local funeral home and has opted to ...

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UPDATE: Male medical student succumbs to...

Police are continuing investigations into the cause of an accident which claimed the life of a medical student on Saturday. Dead is 25-year-old Omotayo ‘Tayo’ ...

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Crick’s Funeral Home opts to bury ...

Over two months after he died in a double-fatal vehicular accident, Dylan ‘Ti Blow’ Barthelmy will finally buried. Thanks to Crick’s Funeral Home, which ...

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Dylan still not buried, mother still hop...

Mother of Dylan ‘Ti Blow’ Barthelmy, who is yet to be buried after a double-fatal vehicular accident over two months ago, said she has received several calls ...

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Mother of latest fire victim says it is ...

The mother of a man whose home was destroyed by fire on Sunday, February 2, 2014 in Cas En Bas, Gros Islet has said it is “scary” living in the area since the ...

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Fire destroys house in Cas En Bas

A house in Cas En Bas, Gros Islet was destroyed by fire Sunday night, Feb, 2. The one-room plywood house was owned by Bruno Inglis, also known as Reds and Mervin, ...

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UPDATE: ‘My King’ found dead...

A man was found hanging from a ceiling by a sheet in his house in Mongiraud, Gros Islet about 7pm  Friday, Jan. 31. The body has been identified as that of ...

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Road fatality victim still not buried tw...

An unemployed mother from Ti Rocher, Micoud is asking for help to bury her son, Dylan ‘Ti Blow’ Barthelmy’ who died as a result of a vehicular accident two ...

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PHOTOS: Woman injured in San Souci accid...

One woman was hospitalized as a result of an accident near the Blind Welfare Association in San Souci, Castries earlier today, January 20, 2014. The woman sustained ...

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UPDATE: Man dies after being hit by bike...

Ambrose Rithal, 80, of Derniere Riviere, Dennery is dead after being struck by a motorcycle in his community Monday morning (January 20, 2014). The incident occurred ...

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Education ministry offers words of condo...

The Ministry of Education has expressed condolences to the family and friends of 15-year-old Jonius “Tallo” Auguste – a George Charles Secondary School ...

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Student dies after collapsing in road ra...

Relatives of 15-year-old George Charles Secondary School student Jonius “Tallo” Auguste, who collapsed during his school’s road race on Thursday, Jan. 16 and ...

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UPDATE: House fire in Ciceron, tenants l...

Losses associated with a fire which completely destroyed a wooden house in Ciceron, Castries on Sunday January 12, 2014 have been estimated at approximately $35,000, ...

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Condolences continue to pour in two week...

Two weeks after the deadly Christmas Eve Trough, condolence messages continue to pour in from friendly governments and organizations from near and far. The President ...

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Augustine brothers being laid to rest

Two brothers who were tragically killed during the Christmas Eve trough are being laid to rest today, January 9, 2014. Desmond Augustin and Davis Augustin of Belle ...

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The Ministry of Infrastructure, Port Services and Transport (MIPST) has said it is currently looking to boost road signage in the Bois D’ Orange area. That is ...

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St. Lucia recorded its second road fatality of 2014 this morning, when a motorcyclist succumbed to injuries sustained in an accident four days ago on High Street, ...

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The Folk Research Centre (FRC) has offered words of condolence to the family and friends of Davis and Desmond Augustin of Belle Fond, Soufriere, the brothers who ...

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The military funeral for Special Police Constable Calvin Louis of Piaye, Laborie, who died on Christmas Eve while helping residents during the floods, will be held ...

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UPDATE: Crash victim identified

The island has recorded its first road fatality for 2014. A man, identified as 51-year-old Ian Bruce Sullivan, was pronounced dead on arrival at Victoria Hospital ...

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Suspected suicide

Police are investigating a suspected suicide in Derriere Fond, Castries this morning. The partially decomposed body of 42-year-old Ian Jacob aka Max was found ...

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