Category : Caribbean and World News

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Save The Turtles – Fisheries Department Launches New Initiative

By Jessy Leonce In continued welfare efforts for nesting sea turtles, the Department of Fisheries is erecting signposts at beaches island wide to make it easier for individuals to report any sightings of the visiting reptiles. The signpost lists cont...

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‘No Regret’ – King On Joining SLP Cabinet

Castries North MP Stephenson King has lauded the policies of the ruling Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP), especially its assistance to vulnerable citizens, and declared no regret after joining the Labour Cabinet. King is the Senior Minister and Ministe...

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$ 2 Million In United States Aid For Beryl-Ravaged Grenada, SVG

In response to the devastating impact of Hurricane Beryl on the Caribbean nations of Grenada and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing $2 million US...

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Three-Day Program Promises Only Good News!

In a world where bad news endlessly streams on social media, TV, and radio, a three-day live event open to the public will deliver only good news! One of the largest convention organizations in the world will again return to Bexon with a much-anticip...

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PM Promises Support For Grenada’s Post-Hurricane Recovery

On June 10, 2024, Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre joined Grenada Prime Minister Hon. Dickon Mitchell and other regional Heads of Government for a tour of Carriacou to gain first-hand insight into the devastation caused by Hurricane Beryl on July...

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Police Recover Firearm, Ammunition

On Tuesday, July 8, 2024, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force carried out another successful series of joint exercises involving officers from the Special Operations Team, Bicycle Patrol Unit, Vulnerable Persons Team, Traffic Enforcement Team (TET), S...

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ECCB Observes 48 Years Of EC Dollar Peg

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has marked a significant milestone as the EC dollar, pegged to the US Dollar at a fixed rate of EC$2.70 to US$1.00, remains robust after 48 years. The EC Dollar was first pegged to the US Dollar on 7 July 197...

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Pierre Highlights Climate Justice Urgency After Carriacou Visit

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has highlighted the urgency of climate mitigation and adaptation and the need for climate justice after a visit to the hurricane-ravaged sister island of Grenada, Carriacou. The PM paid a one-day visit to Grenada on We...

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Fire Chief Congratulates Sly

Fire Chief Ditney Downes has congratulated Firefighter #596 Sylvinus Charles, whose stage name is ‘Sly’, on winning the 2024 Groovy Soca Monarch competition. Sly won with his rendition of ‘Damn Proud Lucian’ during a night tha...

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Former India International To Hold Spin Clinic In Saint Lucia

CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA; THURSDAY JULY 11, 2024 – Former Indian international spinning all-rounder Sunil Joshi, is scheduled to conduct a spin bowling clinic from Monday July 15 – Tuesday July 30, 2024, here in Saint Lucia. The clinic is a continued co...

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Saint Lucia Business Pioneer Arnott Valmont Is 104

Long-serving Saint Lucia businessman and philanthropist Arnott Valmont celebrated his 104th birthday this week. Family members cited his frequent ‘power naps,’ exercise, and diet as reasons for his longevity. His daily routine at 5 am was...

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Pierre Assists Craft Vendor

Prime Minister Hon Philip J Pierre demonstrated his  commitment to small businesses by facilitating the empowerment of a local artisan and vendor. This gesture exemplifies Prime Minister Pierre’s  broader philosophy of nurturing entrepreneurshi...

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Police Probe Death Of Vieux Fort Resident

Saint Lucia police are investigating a death that occurred at Vieux Fort on Wednesday. At about 4:45 pm, the Vieux Fort Police Station received a report of a shooting at Dierre Morne, Vieux Fort. Officers found Moses Amedee, a man in his fifties, had...

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SLFS Enhances Its Flood, Water Emergency Preparedness

By Keira St. Rose Twenty Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) officers completed a rigorous five-day Swift Water Training programme from July 1st to July 5th, 2024. The training equipped the officers with essential skills to handle flood and water emergen...

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Smiling Despite Adversity – Hit & Run Victim Speaks Out

By Keira St. Rose La Clery, Castries resident Delores Desir-Marquis says she has been in constant pain and discomfort since an unlicensed motorbike rider collided with her on Tuesday, March 19th. Delores, a mother of three children, two of whom are...