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(PRESS RELEASE) — The Castries Constituency Council (CCC) is calling on owners of trailer trucks to immediately remove trailers in the vicinity of the beach facilities at Vigie and desist from parking them there. The area in question is the property of the CCC and is earmarked for development. The practice of parking trailers in ...

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(BBC) — Four young men in puffa jackets jostle, slapping their palms against the glass windows, waving at women posing in lacy lingerie. “It’s all banter. Even they know about the banter,” one tells me, gesturing towards a brothel. “They know about the English. They get enough money out of us.” But many of the ...

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(BBC) –Mexican authorities now put the number killed in Friday night’s oil pipeline blast at 66, with scores more injured. It is believed the explosion occurred after the line was ruptured by suspected oil thieves in the town of Tlahuelilpan, in Hidalgo state. Officials say scores of people had been scrambling to fill up containers ...

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(SNO) — On Sunday night into Monday morning, stargazers will have front-row seats to one of nature’s spectacular event, a phenomenon known as a “blood moon”. And it will be visible right here in Saint Lucia. A blood moon takes place during a lunar eclipse but instead of the full moon disappearing entirely, as it ...

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(SNO) — A 54-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a five-year-old girl, according to a statement from the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF). The man, a labourer, has been charged with “allegedly compelling a five-year-old student to go from his porch to ...

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(SNO) — The main opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has not given up on its motion of no confidence in the Allen Chastanet-led government. At a press conference earlier this week, Opposition Leader Philip J. Pierre said the party will be pursuing the matter in 2019. “At this point, what I can tell you ...

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(CMC) – The Guyana-based Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat Friday said it is investigating reports of the illegal use of the picture of its Secretary-general Irwin LaRocque on the social media platform, WhatsApp. The WhatsApp purporting to come from the secretary-general uses the telephone number +15156128117. But the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) received a message from ...

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(BBC) — Zimbabwe has blocked Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp messaging app amid a crackdown on days of violent protests. A coalition of local human rights groups says at least 12 people have been killed and many more beaten and tortured by security forces this week. The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum accused the authorities of ...

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(SEARCHLIGHT) — The phrase “flex on ’em” took on a more literal meaning last week Thursday, when 77-year-old bodybuilder Urias McHutchinson showed up at the SEARCHLIGHT office to flex his muscles and most recent win in the bodybuilding arena. The septuagenarian placed first in the over-70 Masters division of the Trinidad and Tobago Bodybuilders Federation ...

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