Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 1 hour from now

Saint Lucia PM Defends Meeting With Trump

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Castanet, has defended his decision to meet with United States President, Donald Trump, on Friday in Florida. Trump met with leaders from The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Saint Lucia at his p...

by Staff - 28 minutes from now

Saint Lucia PM Issues Statement On Meeting With U.S President

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet issued a statement to parliament Tuesday regarding his meeting on Friday with United States President, Donald Trump. Chastanet was among five leaders from the region invited by Trump to the meeting in Florida. The stat...

by Staff - 27 minutes ago

LIAT Pilots Want Pay Cut Dropped

Barbados Today:- LIAT’s owners – four Caribbean nations including Barbados – are being urged to take pay cuts for pilots off the table as they mull options for a new flight path for the cash-strapped carrier. Ahead of planned talks in Barbados on Wed...

by Staff - 2 hours ago

Saint Lucia Police On The Hunt For ‘Trini’

Saint Lucia police are on the hunt for a man who escaped Sunday morning from the Richfond Police Station. Law enforcement officials have identified the escapee as Vernon Denis Flavius, alias ‘Trini.’ It was reported that although Flavius...

by Staff - 3 hours ago

Firefighters Give Timelines For Addressing Their Concerns

Saint Lucia firefighters who returned to work last week after staging strike action, have provided timelines for the government to address their concerns. The head of the Saint Lucia Fire Service Association, Shane Felix, made the disclosure to repor...

by Staff - 5 hours ago

Saint Lucia To Participate in Regional CCI Workshop

Press Release:- Three Saint Lucian Creative Companies have been selected to participate in the in the Caribbean Export Development Agency’s Cultural and Creative Industries workshop to be held in Trinidad and Tobago from March 27th to the 28th. Lisa...

by Staff - 5 hours ago

PMs Mitchell, Rowley Hail Skerritt Presidency

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC) – Two Caribbean prime ministers previously critical of Dave Cameron’s leadership of Cricket West Indies have welcomed the election of Ricky Skerritt as the new president of the regional governing body. Grenada’s Dr Keith M...

by Staff - 6 hours ago

Crack Cocaine Use ‘Skyrockets’ In UK

Sky News:– Crack cocaine use has “skyrocketed” as the drug has become “more acceptable” and even fashionable”, a government review has been told. Professionals, students and clubbers were said to be part of a new &...

by Staff - 6 hours ago

More Jamaicans Dying From Colon Cancer

Jamaica Observer:- MORE people are dying from colorectal cancer (CRC) in Jamaica. In fact, the country is also seeing an increase in the number of colorectal cancer diagnoses. The disclosure was made by Professor Joseph Plummer, who heads the Departm...

by Staff - 7 hours ago

Engineer Fights ‘Fart Bullying’ Ruling

BBC News:- A worker in Australia who claims his ex-supervisor repeatedly broke wind at him has appealed against a court ruling that found he was not bullied. David Hingst said his former colleague Greg Short would “lift his bum and fart”...

by Staff - 7 hours ago

Women Killed – Years Later No Justice

Press Release:-  Raise Your Voice Saint Lucia Inc is concerned that women are killed and years later there is no conclusion to investigations into their deaths, their children, family, friends and community continue to mourn their violent deaths with...

by Staff - 8 hours ago

Saint Lucian Pig Farmers On Road To Extinction

Press Release:- Frozen pork importers and distributing agents have employed a pricing structure designed to force local pig farmers out of the market. The Cooperative Choice Group is calling on the relevant authorities to investigate the legality, et...

by Staff - 16 hours ago

Crew Member Recounts Events On Storm-Tossed Cruise Ship

USA Today:–  It was supposed to be a cruise vacation of their dreams, a trip to see the magical Northern Lights off Norway. Instead, it sailed into a cruise nightmare. Dead engines. Stranded in frigid, rough seas, beset by a howling storm. In p...

by Staff - 18 hours ago

Suspected Suicide At Dennery

Saint Lucia police are investigating a suspected suicide at Rocky Lane, Dennery, it has been reported. Law enforcement officials have identified the deceased as Gervais Emmanuel, 17. He was found hanging from the ceiling of his bedroom about 3.30 p.m...