Category : Caribbean and World News

- 14 minutes ago

Police Arrest Suspect In Micoud Homicide

Police have arrested a suspect who is a resident of at French Row, Micoud, in connection with a homicide in the same community. The suspect, whom police say is in his thirties, is assisting with the investigation into the death of Earl Dennis, 50. Of...

- 2 hours ago

Opposition Leader Renews Pledge For Universal Health Care

Press Release:–  The Leader of the Opposition in Saint Lucia and Political Leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party, Hon Philip J. Pierre has renewed his Party’s commitment to establishing a Universal Health Care system in Saint Lucia. In a telev...

- 4 hours ago

RSLPF Probes Viral Video Of Officer With Drawn Firearm

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has launched an investigation into a viral video of a policewoman drawing her firearm after she and other officers had held a man. The other officers were wearing tee-shirts with the word ‘Warden’...

- 6 hours ago

Guyana: Four Prisoners Tunnel Way Out Of Lethem ‘Lockup’

FOUR prisoners, on Friday, escaped from the Lethem lock-ups after tunnelling their way out of their cell. The prisoners were identified as Jack King Paul, 36, of Kwatamang Village, North Rupununi; Clarence Rodney, 20, of Lethem Central Rupununi; Vene...

- 6 hours ago

Male Hospitalised After Collision Between Motorbike & SUV

Emergency personnel transported a male to OKEU Hospital Friday, after a motorbike and an SUV collided in Castries. The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS)  said the accident occurred along the Vide Bouteille Highway. As a result, fire service headquarter...

- 7 hours ago

Guyana: Mother Gives Kidney To Save Son’s Life

SIX months after he was diagnosed with end-stage renal failure, 15-year-old Aditya Mohabir is now able to return to a normal life after his mother donated one of her kidneys. End-stage renal failure, also known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD), is d...

- 8 hours ago

Indian Man Killed By His Own Rooster During Cockfight

A rooster that had been fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight has killed its owner in southern India. The bird’s owner was impaled in the groin by the knife as the animal tried to escape. The man died on the way to hospital from a loss o...

- 10 hours ago

Haiti Prison Break Leaves 25 Dead As 400 Escape

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP)— More than 400 prisoners were on the run in Haiti on Friday after they escaped from jail in a violent breakout that left 25 people dead, including the prison director, officials said. “Twenty-five people died including six...

- 11 hours ago

Hundreds Of Nigerian Schoolgirls Taken In Mass Abduction

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen abducted 317 girls from a boarding school in northern Nigeria on Friday, police said, the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of students in the West African nation. Police and the military have begun joint operations...

- 11 hours ago

Lady Gaga’s Dogs Found Safe After Armed Robbery

Lady Gaga’s two stolen French bulldogs have been found safe and handed in to police, according to officials. The two dogs, stolen in an armed robbery, have been “reunited” with the singer’s representatives, police said. Lady G...

- 13 hours ago

Pierre Calls For Robust Judicial System

Press Release:-  The Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Philip J Pierre has said that Saint Lucia needs a robust judicial system as well as a dialogue on joining the Caribbean Court of Justice. In a nationally televised address on the observance of Saint...