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Today is the 20th anniversary of the murder of our cousin, Tom Nugent, who traveled from Canada to Saint Lucia to celebrate my brother’s, Steve Sjodin’s wedding. Tom was 23 when he was killed, newly graduated with a business degree from Queen’s University, excited about starting his adult life, full of plans and hope. We ...

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Press Release:– Affordable access to quality healthcare is among the key areas of focus for the Government of Saint Lucia as it continues to empower the People of Saint Lucia. Prime Minister Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet, during his Budget Address on Monday, provided an update on the health sector strategy which is part of the Government’s […]

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Outspoken Saint Lucia Human Rights advocate, Mary Francis, has renewed calls to strengthen legislation pertaining to Coroners’ inquests. Francis believes inquests should be more independent and transparent. She said she has written requesting an inquest into the death of Odette Mondesir. Francis said Mondesir collapsed while in police custody last year. “The family members want […]

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(BBC) — Two students blamed for a large forest fire in the Italian region of Como have each been fined €13.5m (£11.7m). The men, both aged 22, were barbecuing at a mountain forest home belonging to one of their grandfathers when the fire broke out on 30 December last year. The huge bill for the ...

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(BBC) — Peru’s former President Alan García has shot himself as police came to arrest him. Casimiro Ulloa hospital in the capital, Lima, said he was in surgery where he was being treated for “a bullet wound to his head”. Mr García is accused of taking bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht – claims he ...

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(NEWSDAY) — A teenage boy was talked out of attempting to jump from the La Horquetta walkover this morning thanks to the work of two good Samaritans, the police and members of the emergency medical response team. Newsday understands the boy climbed onto the walkover at around 9 am. People in the area saw him ...

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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — A police officer with eight years’ service appeared before the court charged with obtaining money by false pretences after allegedly selling a ring. Constable Gina Ali faced two charges before Siparia magistrate Margaret Alert on Monday. It was alleged that on July 25 2018, at Erin Road, Siparia with intent to defraud, ...

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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — Kidnappers pretending to be police officers snatched a San Fernando businessman on Sunday and have demanded a ransom of US $6 million for his return. Yohan Chin was kidnapped from his home at Monica Drive, Palmiste. Chin’s business partner and neighbour, a 36 year old man reported the kidnapping to police on ...

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By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate managing editor youri@caribbeannewsnow.com WASHINGTON, USA — While addressing the second annual Washington DC Panel Discussion Series hosted by the Boston University’s Global Development Policy Centre and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Barbadian prime minister, Mia Mottley stated that her government is in the process of […]

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