KNIFE CRIME ON RISE

Cristi Figures released today by the federal Department of Justice show that knife crime has jumped by almost 15% since 2016. Homicides involving bladed weapons has also increased from 4.5 per one million of population, to 4.75 per million. The figures will be a disappointment to the Democratic Left administration who had promised upon entering […]

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MSM BLOOD BAN TO BE LIFTED

Sanctus The ban on men who have sex with men from giving blood will be lifted later this year, Secretary for Health Linda Kelly announced yesterday. The ban, introduced during the AIDS crisis in the early 90s, has been the source of protests among the LGBT community in Sanctaria for the past few years. “Disallowing […]

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CARNIVAL FEVER GRIPS THE NATION

Cristi It’s the last day before Lent which of course means Mardi Gras! And to mark the occasion, people across Sanctaria have been taking part in traditional carnivals, parades, and festivities to say farewell to overindulgence before the fasting season begins. Lent, the Christian tradition of fasting, is estimated to be observed in some form […]

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YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH NEW PRIORITY

Nicene The Government intends to ensure all young people will have access to mental health professionals and facilities should they need it, was the message coming from Minister for Mental Health Eric Crowley yesterday evening. Speaking at the Annual General Meeting of the Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists in the city of Nicene, Minister Crowley […]

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