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(CMC) – A Surinamese national, who was being sought by police for questioning in connection with the seizure of a large quantity of cocaine, has been found dead in neighbouring Guyana. Relatives have positively identified the body of Nitinder Oemrawsingh, a rice exporter, after it was discovered with a single bullet wound to the head ...

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A senior citizen died Tuesday morning after being hospitalised for injuries sustained in a freak vehicle accident, according to law enforcement officials. The officials identified the deceased as 78 year old Veronica Prospere. St Lucia Times was informed that in December last year, at Fond St Jacques, Prospere was given a ride by a Good […]

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(CMC) – Dominica has signed an EC$200 million (one EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) agreement with the Irish-based telecommunication company, Digicel, which it says is intended to meet the growing telecommunication and information communication and technology (ICT) needs of the island. The 15-year agreement ends a 50-year monopoly that was previously enjoyed by the British-owned Cable and ...

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SLASA- Saint Lucia Amateur Swimming Association Pleased With Ongoing Work Geared towards its National Aquatic Plans- Nage’ Sent Lisi. As part of Saint Lucia Amateur Swimming Association National Aquatic Plan-Nage’ Sent Lisi, an initiative set out by the Executive Members of the association led by Yasmin Tyson and Paula James, the association is pleased with the …
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(CMC) – The Tobago Business Chamber (TBC) Tuesday said it hopes there can still be “some way of salvaging” the deal that would allow Sandals Resort International (SRI) to reverse its decision to withdraw its participation in the establishment of a multi-million dollar resort on the island. “The Tobago Business Chamber is convinced that with ...

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(SNO) –Police said the lifeless body of British national and longtime Saint Lucia resident, Robert ‘Bob’ Hathaway, was discovered with “apparent wounds”, according to a press release on Tuesday. The bloodied body of Hathaway was reportedly discovered in his residence in Piat, Grand Riviere, Gros Islet by a neighbour. Officers from the Gros Islet Police ...

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(CMC) – Sandals Resorts International (SRI) Tuesday, citing “constant and ongoing negative publicity” has withdrawn its participation in the establishment of a multi-million-dollar resort on the island of Tobago. “So it is with great sadness and it is very unfortunate that we had to take this step but we believe it is best at this ...

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is boosting the minimum wage again amid the country’s relentless battle against hyperinflation, AFP has reported in a dispatch from the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. Maduro presented his economic plans Monday at the start to his second disputed term, with increasing calls for him to give up power in the crisis-wracked country, […]

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Opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre, has strongly criticised the recent state of the nation address by Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, dubbed ‘It’s Our Time.’ In his own response, entitled ‘Time For Truth’, Pierre called on Chastanet to be truthful and honest. The leader of the SLP held a news conference Tuesday. Below is the statement […]

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(SNO) — The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has accused Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of not speaking the truth in relation to the island’s debt burden. In his new year’s “State of the Nation” address, Chastanet said that one of the major challenges inherited by his administration was “the limited space to borrow money given ...

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