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June 6 elections in St Lucia

June 6 elections in St Lucia

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony Thursday night announced June 6 as the date for the general elections in St Lucia. In a radio and television broadcast, Anthony said that Nomination Day will be May 27. In the last general election, the ruling St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) won 11 of the […]

11-year-old girl in St Lucia pregnant

11-year-old girl in St Lucia pregnant

CASTRIES –– A single mother of Micoud was given the shock of her life, when she took her ill 11-year-old daughter to the doctor on Monday, and was told that the child is five months pregnant. According to a relative, the child complained of not feeling well and was taken to the hospital. It was then […]

ST LUCIA – Martinique officially becomes member of OECS

ST LUCIA – Martinique officially becomes member of OECS

CASTRIES –– The French overseas territory of Martinique has been given the green light to join the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). Deputy Head of Mission from the Embassy of the Republique of France, Philippe Seigneurin, officially presented the Instruments of Accession to the Director General of the OECS Dr Didacus Jules during a […]

ST LUCIA – Women busted with cocaine in privates

GEORGETOWN – The two St. Lucian women who were busted with cocaine in their vaginas at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Wednesday have pleaded guilty to the drug trafficking charges and will not be heading home for the holidays. The two women, 43-year-old Andree Willy and 38-year-old Chermisa Wheeler appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ […]

ST LUCIA – PM outraged

CASTRIES –– Prime Minister Kenny Anthony and Opposition Leader Gale Rigobert have expressed outrage over reports that a 97-year-old woman from the village of Micoud, east of Castries, was raped earlier this week. In a statement today, Anthony condemned the act, stating that it was a despicable one that not only violated an elderly citizen, […]

Second fish kill in two weeks affecting St Lucia water supply

CASTRIES –– An investigation has been launched into a fish kill at a pond at a water treatment plant, the second to occur there within two weeks. The occurrence has forced the Water & Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) to shut off water to residents supplied by the facility at Micoud. The agency has called for […]

Crime concern

FLORIDA –– Reports of escalating crime in the Caribbean have renewed the debate about how it affects the millions of cruise ship passengers and other tourists who visit the region each year. Some countries in particular have experienced their share of disturbing developments and, according to an email obtained by the The Nassau Guardian, an […]

St Lucia – Mother seeks justice for son hit by car

CASTRIES – The mother of a 14-year-old male student of the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School wants justice for her son, who was hit by a vehicle over one month ago. Christine Calendar told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) that her son, Jason Leo, has been suffering from severe headaches since the June 2 accident. She […]

ST LUCIA – ‘It’s frightening!’

CASTRIES –– St Lucian farmer Anthony Herman was hoping that next year he would manage to recoup some of the losses he sustained after 70 per cent of his cashew crop withered and died in the heat of the scorching southern Caribbean sun. But on June 1, the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season which […]

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