Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 1 week ago

SLASPA Issues Advisory To Vehicle Importers

The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) has announced that as of Monday, January 7, 2019, imported vehicles will not exit the port without the necessary clearances. “As of the effective date, imported vehicles will not exit the por...

by Staff - 1 week ago

A Bet Blamed For Suspected Drowning In Soufriere

A bet between friends has been blamed for the suspected drowning Friday of a man in his thirties at Baron’s Drive, Soufriere. It’s the second such incident in Saint Lucia in the past two weeks. The deceased in the latest one has been identified as Le...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Three Earthquakes In One Day Rattle Caribbean

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Friday said an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rattled three Caribbean islands, as the region recorded three earth tremors with...

by Staff - 1 week ago

King Speaks On Michael Chastanet’s Knighthood

Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister, Stephenson King, says Michael Chastanet’s knighthood was based on a recommendation that was made and supported by the Queen. Michael Chastanet is the father of Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastan...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Suspected Drowning In Soufriere

Police are investigating a suspected drowning in Soufriere Friday about 3:45 pm, it has been reported. Law enforcement authorities have identified the deceased as Leonard Hippolyte of Baron’s Drive. The deceased is said to be in his thirties. T...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Two Teenagers Charged In Marchand Murder

Two teenagers have been charged with the murder of a senior citizen in Marchand on December 27, 2018. The duo were identified by the police as Shaquille Lionel alias ‘Sunny’ and Walter Hofer, alias ‘Whiteboy’, both of Grass Street, Castries. Accordin...

by Staff - 1 week ago

CSA Urges Members To Be Ready For Action If Necessary

The  Saint Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) has  called on its members to be ready for action if necessary as the trade union faces challenges in the New Year. “”Members should not lose hope but must stay focused and ready to respond...

by Staff - 1 week ago

NWU Urges Employers To Reject Bad Advice

The National Workers Union (NWU) has asserted that employers must be equipped to refuse bad advice that is often given to them. The trade union was responding to concerns expressed by the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture that...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Sandals To Eliminate Styrofoam

Sandals Resorts International (SRI), which operates three hotels in Saint Lucia, has announced that it will eliminate all Styrofoam from its properties across the region as of February 1, 2019. The company, which recently eliminated single-use plasti...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Lewis Slams Pybus’ Windies Appointment

Leeward Islands Cricket Board president, Enoch Lewis, has called for Richard Pybus’s appointment as interim West Indies men’s coach to be rescinded, it has been reported. According to CMC Sports, Lewis accused  Cricket West Indies preside...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Mayor’s Office To Assist In Bringing Relief To Fire Victims

The office of the Mayor of Castries intends to work with Castries Central MP, Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, in bringing relief to victims of the recent devastating Rose Hill fire. Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, made the announcement Thursday. In a stateme...