Category : World News

by Staff - 1 day ago

Uganda Travel Month returns

By Our Reporter The Uganda Travel Month, a domestic tourism drive, is back! The tourism initiative by  The Pearl Guide Uganda, a local tourism marketing firm, returns for its 2nd edition during the month of October. The 2017 edition was launched at...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Reggae star Tarrus Riley to hold concert in Uganda

Reggae star Tarrus Riley is coming to Uganda. We have learnt that the Jamaican-American singer will stage a mega concert in Uganda late this year. The 38-year-old singer, who is popular for songs like “Gimme Lickle One drop”, “Dont...

by Staff - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days ago

Heritage Music

Heritage Day is a South African public holiday celebrated on 24 September. On this day, South Africans across the spectrum celebrate their different cultures, traditions, customs, music, literature and art.

by Staff - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days ago

Dominica in dire straits after Maria

Principal Advisor to Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, Hartley Henry, has relayed a message outlining the dire situation in Dominica following the passage of Hurricane Maria. Henry, who spoke with Skerrit via Satellite phone, said there is...