Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 1 day ago

Volunteer Saint Lucia Helps Fire Victims

Volunteer Saint Lucia has provided relief assistance to victims of the recent Rose Hill fire. The donation consisted of clothing, toiletries, baby items, school supplies and food supplies. Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, said on his official Faceboo...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Bus Driver Shot, Robbed In New Village

A bus driver was ambushed by masked bandits near his home in New Village, Castries, where he was shot and robbed, according to residents of the community. The victim was identified as Ignatius Jn Baptiste, who is said to be in his fifties. According...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Bravo Set To Rejoin West Indies Test Team

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Darren Bravo’s 27-month exile from Test cricket finally ended yesterday, when he was named in a 13-man squad to face England in the opening Test of the three-Test series at Kensington Oval next week. The left-hander is one...

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PM Chastanet Welcomes New Cuban Ambassador

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has officially welcomed Cuba’s new ambassador to this country. His Excellency Alejandro Simancas Marin succeeds Jorge Francisco Soberon Luis. “I look forward to Ambassador Marin to continuing the fantastic...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Principal Nursing Officer Says HPV Vaccine Safe

Principal Nursing Officer (PNO), Julietta Cassius, has responded to public concerns over the planned administering of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine to children. The Ministry of Health expects to begin administering the vaccine to Grade Six...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Teenager Dies After Falling From Cruise Ship

A teenage boy died after falling from an eighth-floor balcony of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Haiti last week, ABC News has reported. According to witnesses quoted by ABC, the 16-year-old was trying to enter his room on  Royal Caribbean...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Child Escapes Masked ‘Kidnapper’ In Ciceron

The grandmother of a nine year old boy attending the Ciceron R.C Combined school has issued a warning to parents to be on guard, after the child reported that a masked individual attempted to grab him on his way home from school. Speaking to Radio Ca...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Sandals Drops Plan For Hotel In Tobago

Sandals Resorts International  (SRI) has announced that it will not be going forward with the construction of a 750-room Sandals and Beaches Resort in Tobago. SRI said Tuesday that after careful consideration, it will unfortunately not be embarking o...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Rihanna Takes Father To Court

Singer Rihanna has taken her father to court in the US, accusing him of exploiting her name to further his entertainment business, it has been reported. According to the BBC, she claims her father, Ronald Fenty, and his business partner have falsely...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Regional Solution Urged For Youth Crime, Violence

A regional solution has been urged for youth crime and violence in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The solution was proposed at a two-day conference aimed at examining and redefining violence prevention solutions as they relate to youth violence a...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Brexit: Theresa May Faces Confidence Vote After Huge Defeat

Theresa May’s government faces a vote of no confidence later after MPs rejected the PM’s Brexit deal, according to the BBC. Labour launched the bid to trigger a general election after the deal setting out the terms of Britain’s exit...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Dennery Centenarian Celebrates With Family & Well-Wishers

Mrs. Mary Annell  ‘ AKA‘ Ms Abel Christopher of La Caye, Dennery celebrated her 100th birthday last Friday January 11, 2019, with a church service at the St Michael’s Catholic Church In La Ressource, Mabouya Valley. In attendance were the former Gove...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Body Found Near Coal Pit In Micoud Identified

Police have identified a body found Monday near a coal pit at Anse Ger, Micoud, as that of Martin Charlery, 53. It was reported that the deceased had not been seen for some days. His partially decomposed body was found about 5.00 p.m near the coal pi...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Senior Citizen Dies After Freak Vehicle Accident

A senior citizen died Tuesday morning after being hospitalised for injuries sustained in a freak vehicle accident, according to law enforcement officials. The officials identified the deceased as 78 year old Veronica Prospere. St Lucia Times was info...