Category : Caribbean and World News

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Francis: Kenny Anthony ‘Running Scared’ In Vieux Fort South

National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, says Vieux Fort South MP, Dr. Kenny Anthony is running scared in the constituency. The minister hopes to unseat Anthony at the next elections. Francis made an appearance Thursday night on Talk with Jour...

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Lottery ‘Winner’ Says She Destroyed $26m Ticket In Laundry

A woman who claims to have purchased the winning ticket in a $26m (£18.5m) California Lottery draw says she left it in a trouser pocket and destroyed it in the wash, US media report. The winning SuperLotto Plus ticket was sold at a convenience store...

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Criminals Preying On Students In Castries

A concerned mother has sounded a warning that criminals are preying on students in Castries. Angelina Persaud’s son sustained ‘minor’ injuries when an assailant attacked him on Wednesday. Persaud’s son is a student of the Leon...

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CDC Eases Mask Requirements For Fully Vaccinated People

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people yesterday, allowing them to stop wearing masks ou...

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OECS Congratulates New CARICOM Secretary General

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is pleased to convey its congratulations to Dr. Carla Barnett on her unanimous appointment as the incoming Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Director General of the OECS Dr. Di...

- 12 hours ago

Saint Lucia Records 35 New COVID-19 Cases

Press Release:-  Today Thursday May 13, 2021 the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation from the Ezra Long Laboratory of 35 new cases of COVID-19. This is from a total of 261 samples taken during the period May 10, 2021 to May 12, 2021...

- 13 hours ago

COVID-19: PAHO Urges Protection Of Health Workers

The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) wants countries in the Caribbean and Latin America to protect their health care workers, who have died in the thousands from COVID-19.. According to PAHO the virus has so far claimed some 9,000 health worke...

- 15 hours ago

Chastanet Praises ‘Incredible’ Saint Lucia Nurses

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Wednesday lauded this country’s nurses, describing them as ‘incredible’ in a message to mark International Nurses Day. According to Chastanet, 2020 and 2021 have been remarkable years. As a result, he...

- 16 hours ago

Bank Of Saint Lucia Lends Support To St Vincent

Press Release:-  Bank of Saint Lucia continues to lend critical support to our sister island St. Vincent in the wake of the devastating impacts of the La Soufriere volcanic eruptions. The Bank mobilized significant financial contributions to the OECS...

- 19 hours ago

Cuba Rolls Out Two COVID-19 Vaccines Still In Clinical Trials

Faced with a surge in coronavirus cases, Cuba this week started immunizing members of the public, using two locally-produced vaccines that have yet to complete clinical trials. The island nation of 11.2 million inhabitants recorded 1,207 new daily ca...

- 20 hours ago

Saint Lucia Receives 26,000 More COVID-19 Vaccines

Saint Lucia has received 26,000 new COVID-19 vaccines, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced. He made the announcement on his official Facebook page on Wednesday. Chastanet described  the arrival of the vaccine doses as ‘great news’...

- 21 hours ago

Couple Shot Dead In Jamaica

MANCHIONEAL, Portland — Linval “Natty Cowhead” Lindsay, 55, and his wife Annette “Plummy” Carby-Lindsay, 60, were yesterday shot and killed at their their home in the quiet district of Barracks, overlooking the fishing bay of Manchioneal. The man, wh...

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UK Places Barbados On New List Over Money Laundering Concerns

Bridgetown has been placed on yet another list coming out of Europe, at a time when the country is awaiting the removal of its name from another. Barbados is one of three Caribbean countries to be placed on the United Kingdom’s list of “high-risk thi...