The mayor of Castries Peterson Francis is urging saint lucians to give up the criminal elements in their midst to the police. His plea for greater support for law enforcement, comes amid a rash of armed robberies in saint Lucia over the past few months.
The NSCDC building in Vieux Fort was the venue for the first ever “my dream home” exhibition. The one-stop shop for Saint Lucians looking to build their abode, featured a wide cross section of experts who offered advice to prospective homeowners.
A 76 year old male resident of mon repos, Micoud, is dead after he was shot in the lower abdomen during an armed robbery at his shop in the community on Saturday. The victim identified as Andrew Joseph, is the proprietor of Andrew’s mini-mart in mon repos.
Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre has pledged that a Labor government will make budgetary allocations for crime prevention programs to tackle crime and violence. Pierre, who called for all hands on deck in crime fighting, argues that the authorities must ensure equal justice for all and rule and law. Joachim Duplesis reports.
Police are investigating an armed robbery at a popular night spot which resulted in the theft of a cash register and an off-duty police officer’s firearm. The hold-up at the “Twist Night Bar” at Grand Riviere, Gros Islet is the latest in a rise in property crimes across the island.