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The Saint Lucia Basketball Federation (SLBF), with non-profit organisation the Learning Academy of Basketball (LAB), successfully hosted its inaugural Youth Basketball Camp recently at the Beausejour Indoor Facility. The camp, which attracted boys and girls from as young as four years old to eighteen, targeted core values (teamwork, sacrifice, communication, leadership and hard work) coupled with a special discussion that focused on health and socio-economic issues which, according to Coach Greg Griffith, are applicable to all aspects of life.

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(AFP) — Americans braced for a second — and equally scorching — day of dangerously hot weather Sunday, with daytime temperatures forecast to approach 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) across a number of major US cities. An oppressive heat wave stretching from the Midwestern plains to the Atlantic coast had nearly 150 million people ...

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(AP) — Arizona authorities say a driver escaped injury when his car’s windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck recently on the outskirts of Tucson. Pima County Deputy Sheriff Daniel Jelineo said the black sports car struck the cactus while crossing a median. The broken-off cactus ended up partially ...

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(AFP) — Be careful not to flush drugs down the toilet. They may intoxicate ducks and geese, or worse, turn alligators into dangerous “meth-gators”. The warning was issued by police in the town of Loretto, Tennessee, after a suspect tried to dispose of the stimulant methamphetamine via a commode. “Folks… please don’t flush your drugs ...

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(JAMAICA GLEANER) — “Can I get a wow?” In fact, internet sensation Candy Baddy got lots of ‘wows’ when she walked into THE STAR office yesterday, while stating that she has flashed ‘Mackerel’ out of her tin, and she is ready to take over the world. “Mi feel good. Mi say mi rub out her ...

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(CMC) — The Minister of Rural Development and Local Government says an expansive audit will be conducted into the mul­timil­lion-dol­lar con­tracts giv­en to sev­en re­put­ed gang lead­ers at two government-con­trolled cor­po­ra­tions . In a media release, Kaz­im Ho­seing, sig­nalled his in­ten­tion to have the mat­ter prop­er­ly in­ves­ti­gat­ed. His de­ci­sion came just hours af­ter the Trinidad ...

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A body with apparent marks of violence was discovered Sunday in the sea behind the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School (CCSS), law enforcement officials say. The officials told St Lucia Times that the throat of the male individual appears to have been slit. Police were alerted to the discovery Sunday morning. They say the body was […]

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Following over six hours of competition last Saturday at the Calypso Finals, Ti Carro beat out nine other artistes to the 2019 Calypso Monarch award. Contenders included last year's winner T.C. Brown, Ambrose the Juiceman, Chocolate, Educator, Menell, Ready, Taker, Teddy Boy and Walleigh. Not even the night’s heavy rain could dampen the spirit of the event. The show attracted massive turnout to the Vigie playing field venue, all patrons armed with umbrellas.

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After years of stagnation since its ground-breaking on September 24, 2011, the Gros Islet Human Resource Development Centre finally opened. The occasion was marked by the attendance of President Tsai Ing-wen of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Residents from the town, students from nearby Gros Islet Infant School and others came to witness an event some feared would never happen.

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Saint Lucia suffered homicides 23 and 24 this week, after two more fatal shootings. One occurred on Thursday at Bois Patat, Morne Du Don; the other at Pavee, on Tuesday. Addressing the media about the latest fatalities, Acting Assistant Superintendent of Police, Elvis Thomas, said: “We can say that Curtis Christopher, a 34-year-old male of Morne Du Don, was pronounced dead at about 8:00am.

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