Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 7 hours ago

24 presumed dead in Dominica

(Barbados Nation) – Reports out of Dominica indicate that 15 residents from the southern community of Pointe Michel are presumed dead as a result of Hurricane Maria which devastated the island of Dominica on Monday night. A resident of the comm...

by Staff - 7 hours ago

Guyanese man jailed in NY for wife’s murder

DNAInfo:-.-QUEENS, NEW YORK — A man who attacked his wife last December on a Richmond Hill street, nearly decapitating her with a kitchen knife, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison, prosecutors said Wednesday. Prem Rampersaud, 51, who lived in G...

by Staff - 7 hours ago

Antigua: Farmer killed, ex lover critical

Antigua Observer:-A well-known farmer and calypsonian was stabbed to death yesterday afternoon while his ex-girlfriend was hospitalised up to last night in critical condition with stab wounds to the upper body. According to police sources, the deceas...

by Staff - 19 hours ago

Chopping at Babonneau

A man in his forties is reported to be in stable condition at Victoria Hospital after a chopping incident near the Babonneau multipurpose centre. The victim has been identified by law enforcement sources as Trevor Joseph. Joseph is reported to have b...

by Staff - 20 hours ago

Police probe suspected suicide in Dennery

Saint Lucia police are investigating a suspected suicide in Dennery. The deceased, who is said to be originally from Micoud Village, has been identified as Kurt Mason, also known as ‘Pawi’. He is reported to have been found hanging at aro...

by Staff - 22 hours ago

Launch of Arts and Creole Heritage Month

PRESS RELEASE:-The Folk Research Centre (FRC) in collaboration with the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) and the Events Company St. Lucia (ECSL) will be launching Arts and Creole Heritage Month on Sunday September 24, 2017 at the Vieux-Fort Squa...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Sandals Foundation’s Clean Sweep at ICC 2017

PRESS RELEASE:-September 19, 2017 (Castries, Saint Lucia): For the sixth straight year, the Sandals Foundation spearheaded several cleanup events leading up to International Coastal Cleanup Day (ICC Day), September 16. Over 420 volunteers turned out...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Hurricane Maria thrusts Dominica leader into spotlight

(AP) — As Hurricane Maria hammered Dominica with 160 mph (260 kph) winds Monday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit hunkered down in his official residence and turned to social media to tell of the storm’s fury, each post more dire than the previous. M...

by Staff - 1 day ago

T&T: Cops arrested with drugs, guns and alcohol

Trinidad Express:-TWO police officers allegedly caught with $1.6 million in marijuana, firearms and a quantity of alcohol were arrested by their colleagues on Tuesday. The suspects – two constables attacked to a special TTPS unit – together with an E...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Melania Trump billboard removed in Croatia

USA Today:-A billboard showing first lady Melania Trump next to the phrase “just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English” was removed Tuesday in Croatia after Trump’s Slovenian lawyer threatened a lawsuit. The billbo...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Outcry after woman fined for peeing in public

BBC:-The case of a Dutch woman fined €90 (£80; $105) for relieving herself in an alleyway in the centre of Amsterdam has turned into a debate about sexism. The Dutch capital offers 35 public urinals for men compared with just three toilets designed f...