Category : Caribbean and World News

- 3 hours ago

Dennery’s Phera Polius To Be Sworn In As New Senator

Press Release:- Retired lecturer and Dennery native Ms. Angelina Phera Polius has been appointed and will be sworn in as a Government Senator in the Parliament of Saint Lucia at the next sitting of the Senate. Ms. Polius joins the Senate as the 9th m...

- 6 hours ago

Ministry of Health launches chronic health passport

In the Caribbean, chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the cause of the majority of premature adult deaths. They pose a serious threat to health and development. NCD mortality in the Caribbean is the highest in the Americas. Heart disease, st...

- 9 hours ago

SLP Says Time To Return People To The Centre Of Governance

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has declared that at this time of Saint Lucia’s acutest economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic and a ‘spendthrift and inept Prime Minister’,it is time to return people to the ce...

- 11 hours ago

SLP Promises To Rebuild School Feeding Programme Destroyed By UWP

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has vowed to rebuild and strengthen the School Feeding Programme which it accuses the ruling United Workers Party (UWP) of destroying. The promise came from former Agriculture Minister, Moses Jn Baptiste...

- 12 hours ago

T&T Police Chief Suspends Senior Cop

Trinidad and Tobago’s Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, Wednesday confirmed he had suspended with immediate effect the assistant Commissioner of Police Irvin Hackshaw after receiving a report from the Police Complaints Authority (PCA). In a stat...

- 13 hours ago

Accused Burglar Gets A Beating In Babonneau

An accused burglar got a beating from a group of irate Babonneau residents, leaving him bruised and bloodied. The beating was video recorded and posted on social media on Thursday. According to law enforcement sources, the incident occurred on Friday...

- 14 hours ago

US, CARICOM Host Financial Crime Working Group

Press Release:- U.S. Ambassador Linda Taglialatela and Barbados Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, The Hon. Dale Marshall Q.C. opened a Virtual Financial Crime Technical Working Group (TWG) on September 16. In collaboration with the Cari...

- 1 day ago

Surgical Castration For Rapists Under New Law In Nigerian State

Sky News:- Men convicted of rape will face surgical castration and anyone who rapes a child under 14 will face the death penalty, under a new law introduced in Nigeria. The governor of the country’s Kaduna state, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, said the...

- 1 day ago

BOSL Partners To Back Small, Medium Sized Saint Lucia Businesses

Press Release:- Bank of Saint Lucia has partnered with the Eastern Caribbean Partial Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECPCGC) to assist owners of Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (MSME’s) to access loans. The Bank is one of the first two financ...

- 1 day ago

Police Discover Body At Belair After Report Of Shooting

Police say they have launched an investigation into the discovery of the body of a 37 year old man at Belair in the quarter of Marigot on Wednesday. Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police with Responsibility for Crime Management, George Nicholas, id...

- 1 day ago

Minister For Education Signs New Training & Certification Programs

Press Release:- Earlier this month, Hon. Dr. Gale Rigobert Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, approved a number of Vocational Training and Certification programs, prescribed by the Saint Lucia Council fo...