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  • Reggae Vybz - The moment has arrived

    26 August 2016
    The first live concert version of RSL97's long-running vintage reggae deejaying sessions is set for tomorrow, Saturday, August 27, at the Johnson's Centre, Rodney Bat, Gros Islet. The main artiste, Jamaica's reggae sensation, GYPTIAN, is the featured artiste. Gyptian will be accompanied by a party of three including Glen Stone aka Ice Cold. Showtime is 9pm to 2am, and will commence with a showdown by an array of home deejays. Tickes are $50. Don't miss what has been appropriately dubbed 'The unofficial end of summer party!'.
  • St Lucia Rotary Club 50, 'not out'

    26 August 2016
    The Rotary Club of St Lucia is this year celebrating 50 years of community to the whole country.   The Club Launches 50th Anniversary celebrations at a Press Luncheon today, Friday, August 26, 2016, at Halcyon sandals Beach Resort.   Rotary has spent 50 years here providing community service to Saint Lucia and the Club says it will be marking the milestone by rolling out a Calendar of Activities and a public sensitization programme highlighting the impact of Rotary in St Lucia over the period.    Today’s press luncheon starts at 11.30 AM and will be addressed by Rot...
  • Good yachting performance

    26 August 2016
    Saint Lucia’s yacht arrival figures thus far in 2016 have surpassed that of last year’s. The pronouncement came from Maritime Consultant in the Ministry of Tourism, Cuthbert Didier. Didier told RSL97’s news that the data at present which represents the first two quarters of this year, meaning January to March and April to June shows an overall 28 percent increase of yacht arrivals compared to last year, 2015. The Maritime Consultant declared that overall marketing for all the major calendar events are becoming quite attraction for yachts. Maritime Consultant in the Ministry of Tourism, M...
  • Most senior citizen dies at 113

    26 August 2016
    The woman thought to be the oldest St. Lucian has died here. Christina St. Toute, of Morne D’or in the Roseau Valley, who was known to all as Ma Flerjhass, died Wednesday at the age of 113. Executive Director of the National Council of and for Older Persons, Helen Charles has expressed her disappointment that Ma Flerjhass did not receive the degree of recognition she deserved. The Executive Director said Mrs St. Toute was not one of those who benefited from special assistance (Photo from St. Lucianews online).
  • 'Life' for sex with minor- Criminal Code

    24 August 2016
    The reported incident of alleged the rape of a 10-year old girl has led Police to again draw the attention of the public to the sections of the Criminal Code dealing with offences and penalties regarding rape of, and sex with minors.   Writing in its social media blog, ‘Know Your Laws’, the Police Public Relations Office points to Section 123 of the criminal code, which states that “Any person who has sexual intercourse with another without the consent…or without believing that the other consents to such intercourse or is reckless as to whether the other person consents or not, commit...
  • Alleged rape of minor being investigated

    24 August 2016
    Director of Human Services, Mrs. Elizabeth Lewis says her department has been notified of the alleged rape of a minor and currently carrying their own investigation. However, according to Lewis, the Police play a significant role in that regard. Mrs. Lewis declared that the police is a major partner in the fight against child abuse. The Human Services Director is emphasizing the action of the police. According to Mrs. Lewis, quick and immediate intervention by the police is critical in such cases.   MEANWHILE, the rights advocacy group, “Raise Your Voice” (St. Lucia Inc.) is express...