Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 2 days ago

Nearly 200 Vendors To Benefit From New Registration Programme

Some 178 vendors are in line to benefit from a new registration programme to be launched Monday by the Castries Constituency Council (CCC), the council has announced. The initiative is set to be launched at the Castries City Hall from 5:30 p.m. Accor...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Massive Cancer Prevention Initiative For Saint Lucia Schools

The Ministry of Health plans to launch a major cancer prevention initiative later this month among Grade Six Students. The initiative is being preceded by an education campaign. The plan is to introduce the students throughout the Island to the Human...

by Staff - 2 days ago

PM Urges Citizens To Put Away ‘Silly Squabbles’

Asserting that he is excited about the prospects for 2019, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has urged Saint Lucians to put away “petty and silly squabbles.” “As our country continues its upward trend, I want to appeal to all Saint Lucians that it is ti...

by Staff - 2 days ago

PM: Cops Doing Utmost In ‘Overwhelming Circumstances’

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has told the nation that Saint Lucia police are doing their utmost in overwhelming circumstances. Chastanet spoke in a state of the nation address Sunday evening, hours after the country recorded its first murder for...

by Staff - 2 days ago

One Person Injured In Vehicle Collision

A male individual sustained unspecified injuries in a vehicle collision Saturday night about 7:10 p.m. Emergency officials said two vehicles collided at La Haute, Laborie and were on fire. An ambulance transported the injured person to St Jude Hospit...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Hundreds Fall Sick On Royal Caribbean Ship

The Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas cruise ship cut short its journey short after 475 passengers and crew members were infected with a norovirus, Royal Caribbean Cruises announced Thursday. The cruise line initially reported on Thursday that more t...

by Staff - 2 days ago

British National Identified As Victim In Piat Homicide

Saint Lucia recorded its first homicide for this year with the death Sunday of a British national, police have confirmed. Police have identified the deceased as Robert ‘Bob’ Hathaway. According to a senior law enforcement official, Hathaw...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Suspected Homicide at Piat

Police are investigating a suspected Homicide At Piat, Grande Riviere, Gros Islet, a law enforcement official has confirmed. The male victim, who is yet to be identified, was found at his home Sunday covered with blood, the law enforcement official t...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Female Martial Artist Gives Rio Robber A Bloody Surprise

A robber who tried to steal a cellphone from a young woman in Rio de Janeiro learned the hard way that mugging a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter who goes by the nickname “the Iron Lady” is not an excellent idea, AFP has reported. Polyana Viana, an U...

by Staff - 3 days ago

PM Holds Talks With Republic Financial Holdings

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, this week concluded a meeting with executives of Republic Financial Holdings Limited. The meeting followed the announcement in November last year that Scotiabank planned to sell its operations in Saint Lucia and 8 oth...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Prime Minister Meets Rose Hill Fire Victims

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, Thursday morning met with the residents of Rose Hill who lost their homes in the fire on New Year’s morning. Castries Central MP, Sarah Flood-Beaubrun and Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, were also in attendanc...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Buju Establishes Foundation To Help Youths

Superstar reggae artiste Buju Banton has established a foundation which aims to ensure that at-risk youths, from newborn to 20 years old, have equal opportunities to succeed, through skills training and educational opportunities, according to news re...

by Staff - 3 days ago

NCOPT Urges Aggrieved Minibus Passengers To Come Forward

The National Council on Public Transportation (NCOPT) has issued an invitation to more members of the public who have grievances against minibus drivers to come forward. “Obviously I would like to see more persons come forward when they have issues,”...