Category : World News

by Staff - 2 days ago

Maria: Whole of Puerto Rico without power

BBC:-Hurricane Maria has knocked out power to the entire island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people, emergency officials have said. Abner Gómez, head of the disaster management agency, said the hurricane had damaged “everything in its path̶...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Sandals Resorts International Honoured

Press Release:-Sandals Resorts International was honored with 11 prestigious awards by the 24th annual World Travel Awards. The Luxury Included® Resort Company received the Caribbean Leading Hotel Brand award for the 24th year in a row, proving the b...

by Staff - 2 days 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...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Dominica under state of emergency and curfew

Press Release:-Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — After having endured the path of Hurricane Maria, the Commonwealth of Dominica is still isolated with no means of communication to the outside world and transportation connections to neighboring islands....

by Staff - 2 days ago

Guyana: Man jailed for damaging Minister’s house

Demerara Waves:-A man, who admitted to damaging Minister of State, Joseph Harmon’s house, was Wednesday sentenced to six months imprisonment. Thirty year old Samuel Greene of Guyhoc Park admitted to committing the offence at Harmon’s property. The un...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Maria kills at least six in Dominica

Barbados Today:-The region’s disaster management agency is reporting that the dangerous Hurricane Maria killed at least six people and caused billions of dollars in damage in Dominica when it pummelled the island last night. The island has had no com...

by Staff - 2 days ago

St Jude Hospital to receive medical specialists from Taiwan

Press Release:-St Jude Hospital will receive another batch of medical volunteers from Changhua Christian Hospital in Taiwan. The volunteer group includes three doctors, two nurses and an occupational therapist and are due to arrive in St Lucia on Sep...

by Staff - 2 days ago

French help for Dominica after Hurricane Maria

Press Release:-The French civil security helicopter “Dragon 972” landed on the premises of the State House yesterday afternoon Tuesday 19th September, to assist the Dominican authorities in obtaining a first-hand overview of the devastation caused by...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Senior citizen, fireman among injured in accidents

A senior citizen and a man who is said to be a fireman, were among person injured in separate accidents Tuesday in Vieux Fort, eyewitnesses have reported. According to information obtained by St Lucia Times, the male senior citizen was hit by a picku...

by Staff - 2 days ago

SLP calls for assistance for Dominica

Press Release:-Once more, our sister islands within the OECS have suffered loss of life and immense property damage consequent upon the passage of a major hurricane. On this occasion, the Commonwealth of Dominica bore the brunt of Hurricane MariaR...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Zari Hassan Speaks Out On Diamond’s Infidelity

A few days have passed after photos of Diamond Platnumz in bed with Hamisa trended all over the internet proving that he indeed cheated on Zari. Zari has tried to keep silent about the whole situation and tried focusing on her birthday. Today she en...