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Castries to get another female Mayor; Town & Village Council members asked to resign

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There will be a new Mayor of Castries as of September 1st. And that Mayor will be a woman. The disclosure was made Tuesday August 17th by Housing & Local Government Minister Richard Frederick. On the same day, board members of all Town & Villlage Councils were asked to tender their resignations.




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Body found at Marquis Beach following suspected drowning

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A massive search for the body of a man suspected of drowning ended at the Marquis Beach. The body of 21 year old Sherquan Louis of La Guere, Babonneau was recovered on Wednesday, September 15th.

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J PIERRE ADMINISTRATION APOLOGIES TO RASTFARIAN COMMUNITY

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Prime Minister Philip J Pierre offered a long awaited apology to Saint Lucia’s Rastafarian community during a landmark debate in the Lower House on September 14 to decriminalize cannabis possession. Rastafarians use cannabis as a religious sacrament. However, the previous Drugs Act made cannabis possession a criminal offence and violated the religious freedoms of the Rastafarian minority. The Labour Party Administration has amended the Drugs Act permitting consumption and possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis for adults.

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INCOMPLETE ROAD WORKS HALTED AS GOV’T GREEN LIGHTS AUDITS INTO PROJECTS

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Infrastructure Minister Stephenson King has confirmed the government’s Road Improvement and Maintenance Program, an EC $113 million dollar project, has been suspended. Construction work on the delayed Rodney Bay high expansion project has also been put on hold according to the Infrastructure Minister who initially oversaw the execution of both projects under the former United Workers Party Administration. King, who retains the Infrastructure portfolio in the J Pierre led Labour Party Administration, cited numerous irregularities with the $20 million dollar Rodney Bay high expansion project for ordering a 45 day stop on the project pending a technical and financial review.

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