Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 36 minutes ago

France Shocked By Story Of Baby Kept In Car Boot For Two Years

The Local (FR):-  The trial of a Frenchwoman who kept her baby girl in the boot of a car for two years has begun in France and has left the country shocked as new details of the child’s horrible existence emerge. It was mechanics carrying out r...

by Staff - 48 minutes ago

Mom criticized for breastfeeding 9-year-old

Fox News:-  A mom has revealed how she will miss breastfeeding her daughter after the youngster finally weaned at age 9. Mom-of-four Sharon Spink insisted feeding daughter Charlotte until earlier this year was completely normal and has cemented a lif...

by Staff - 1 hour ago

TUF Affiliates To Discuss Government’s ‘Lump Sum’ Offer

Affiliates of the umbrella Trade Union Federation (TUF) are to meet individually to discuss an offer by the government to pay a lump sum to government employees,it has been reported. The lump sum was proposed in a letter to the TUF from the Secretary...

by Staff - 4 hours ago

CCJ strikes down Guyana’s cross dressing law

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Tuesday ruled as “unconstitutional” a law in Guyana that makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in public while dressed in clothing of the opposit...

by Staff - 4 hours ago

UWP Concludes Conference Of Delegates

Press Release:-  The United Workers Party held its 2018 Conference of Delegates in Vieux Fort on Sunday November 11, 2018, to a packed hall of over 300 delegates with all seventeen constituencies fully represented. All executive positions were up for...

by Staff - 5 hours ago

Three Health Care Facilities Upgraded

Three health care facilities in Saint Lucia have been upgraded to be safer, greener and more resilient to natural disasters under the Smart Health Care Facilities Project, the Ministry of Health has reported. According to the Ministry’s Communi...

by Staff - 5 hours ago

Queen and I bonded over sore feet, reveals Michelle Obama

BBC:-  It was described as a breach of royal protocol – but Michelle Obama has revealed the reason why she put her arm around the Queen’s shoulder during a 2009 reception. The monarch responded by putting her arm around the waist of the t...

by Staff - 5 hours ago

GoFundMe Set Up For Visitor Who Survived Tragic Accident

A GoFundMe  has been set up for Endurance Endy from Moore, Oklhoma, who was one of the survivors of a tragic accident here on November 8 that claimed the life of her fiancé, Reubin Turner. The two were to have been married less than 24 hours later. T...

by Staff - 5 hours ago

CSA Says Those In Charge Of Health Care Do Not Care

Press Release:-  On Behalf of the Executive and members of the Saint Lucia Civil Service Association, I wish to call on our government, in particular the Minister of Health and senior officials of the Ministry to take immediate steps to address the s...

by Staff - 7 hours ago

Saint Lucia Set To Launch Import Substitution Programme

The Ministry of Agriculture, with the support of the government of Taiwan, will next year begin implementing an import substitution programme for a range of crops in an effort to reduce Saint Lucia’s food import bill. Agriculture Minister, Ezechiel J...

by Staff - 8 hours ago

Caught On Tape – Armed Bandits Attack Ideal Bakery

Armed bandits attacked Ideal Bakery on Waterworks Road Monday night about 7:25 PM and made off with an undisclosed sum of cash. No one was injured, it was reported. The incident was caught on tape: The bakery’s Manager, Visham Beharry told St L...

by Staff - 10 hours ago

At least 42 die in California’s deadliest wildfires

BBC:–  Thirteen more bodies have been recovered in California, bringing the death toll in the US state’s deadliest wildfire to 42, officials say. The remains were found in and around the largely incinerated town of Paradise, in the north...