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Saint Lucia mourns police officer Tamara Charles-Laure

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(SNO) — Members of the local media and law enforcement fraternities, and the wider Saint Lucia community, are mourning the death of police officer, Tamara Charles-Laure.

Tamara, who was left paralyzed by a motor vehicle accident in 2010, reportedly passed away in hospital Thursday morning, Feb. 21, according to law enforcement sources.

She was well known for her works as a press officer in the Press and Public Relations Office of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force.

Tributes have been pouring in on social media for Tamara, especially from her colleagues. One of them, former press officer, Zachary Hippolyte, wrote: “You started me on my journey to be a press officer, will never forget your advice and instructions. Our convos, your constant indulgence “Zack always order online, you save money that way” you loved life and never accepted your disability. Trail blazer, leader, friend. Rip.”

Tamara sustained serious injuries in 2010, and was left paralyzed, when her motor vehicle careened plunged down a precipice at Barre de l’isle.  The former Police Vibes host returned to work in 2013.

Prior to the accident, she performed in police calypso under the stage name ‘Brown Sugar’.

In a 2013 interview with HTS television (see video below), Tamara heaped praise on her husband, Camron Laure – former president of the Police Welfare Association — for sticking with her through thick and thin.

Cameron and Tamara

She said at the time, that if it was not for her husband and the “Almighty God”, she would have been lost.

“… Because my husband has to do basically everything for me, and he does it without complaining, without saying he is tired, even when I know he is tired he does it. I mean he is my nurse, my therapist, my psychologist, because you do get your moments when you break down,” she said in the 2013 HTS interview.

The management of St. Lucia News Online expresses deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Tamara Charles-Laure.

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6 comments

  1. I would like to extend my condolences to the family. We are all deeply saddened by this news. However, our joy resides in the fact that she has gone to a better place. She has gone to be with the angels.

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  2. d almighty god blessed her with additional years to be with her daughter and husband.

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  3. Tamara was a wonderful and embracing soul. My sympathies to her family and friends. Rest in power.

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  4. 02/22/2019
    I Declare that GOD is coming back so let us ALL prepare to meet him!
    The Father says: You have heard that the truth will set you free. Be careful my people, the truth that will set you free is the truth of the cross. Just as the Israelites saw my light for them, come home prodigal son and daughter. Many of your pitfalls may be different and the gateways may be detrimental to your life. The sooner you come to me with your problems, the sooner I will heal you. I am not counting your flaws but the enemy will continue to rule your thoughts if you continue to focus on his thoughts. You are not defeated so get up. Let me show you the cracks in the wall which the enemy uses against you. You must decide on which side of the fence you are on. You possess what the world needs so choose not to live a life. I choose to use you to do great exploits for you. Some of your wounds have festered for far too long.
    I am silencing the enemies war unto you, do not choose a life of less than. There are blessings for doing what is right. I am keeping record, I have set your feet to help others in the things I have for you. Joy and excitement will fill your heart, my spirit is reminding you of even your driest dreams. Release the logic of man and come to me and I will take you deeper. There are unseen forces that will only be revealed to you by my spirit. Continuing along a path that is leading you away from what I am speaking to you, will lead you away from me. Learn to discern what is keeping you bound and what will set you free. Keep your eyes upon me, do not look at what I am doing with someone else. Come higher for your life will be radically changed in a moment. I am not grading you on man’s views, I did not call you to be perfect.
    My hand is extended to you this time and into the future. Come to me and I will show you the vastness of who I am. Just as the Israelites, whose shoes did not wear out is what I will do for you. You see a little but can assume allot. I am a God of order and structure. Stop and stand your ground for you are under my direction. I will confuse the enemy in their camps. Decide not to make this situation any bigger than it is. I have given you power to control your heart and mind. You already have inside of you no matter comes your way, see yourself as limitless.

    * Those are the words of – Yahushua.
    * Repent; be baptized and receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
    *Those of you who have not done so.
    *For when the books are closed, no one will be able to enter in.
    *God is sending warnings after warnings.
    *We are in the End Times and he does not want ANY ONE to Perish.
    *Time is running out, get saved now while you have time.
    *He is the only way to salvation.
    *Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good.

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  5. Cameron, I'm so very sorry for your lost. Please accept my and my family's deepest condolences.

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