Category : Caribbean and World News

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Pierre Calls For A More Caring Society

Press Release:-  Leader of the Opposition and the Political Leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party, Hon. Philip J Pierre, is calling on Saint Lucians to work towards building a more honest and caring society. In a National Address in observance of th...

- 1 week ago

Tiger Woods Hospitalised After Car Accident

Tiger Woods was hospitalized after being involved in a single-car accident in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning. According to his agent, Mark Steinberg, Woods suffered “multiple” leg injuries. “He is currently in surgery,” Steinberg told Golf Digest, “a...

- 1 week ago

Car Thieves Strike Again

Thieves stole a car from Balata, Castries, Sunday night and stripped it of a number of parts. Police found the Toyota Passo  Monday after a tip-off. Someone had left it in bushes at Garrand, Babonneau. The thieves had removed the bumper, radiator, co...

- 1 week ago

PM Says He Had No Side Effects From COVID-19 Vaccine

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet told reporters Tuesday that he suffered no side effects from taking the COVID-19 vaccine last week. “I did not have any side effects,” he explained. But he said he was aware that some people experienced pain...

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VIDEO: Armed Bandits Rob S&S Store

Armed bandits attacked S&S store on Chisel Street, Castries Tuesday. According to the police, the incident occurred about 7.10 am. A law enforcement official said two males entered the establishment on Chisel Street, Castries and escaped with a q...

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Haiti’s President Downplays His Country’s Crisis

Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise told the UN Security Council on Monday that “democracy was doing well in Haiti” despite its ongoing political crisis, an assertion challenged by the United States, which called on him to quickly put a...

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UWI Disease Expert Backs COVID-19 Vaccines

One of the Caribbean’s leading epidemiologist does not believe COVID-19 vaccinations should be made mandatory but has strongly encouraged everyone in the region to be immunised as early as possible. Professor Peter Figueroa, Chair of PAHO’s regional...

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ECCB Encourages Safe Use Of Mobile Devices Online

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is advising people to be cautious when using their mobile devices online as hackers target these devices also. Information Security Analyst, Genelle Lake, says there is a misconception that hacking and viruse...

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El Chapo’s Wife Arrested In US

The wife of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán has been arrested in the US on suspicion of drug trafficking, US authorities say. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, was detained at Dulles International Airport outside Washington DC....

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COVID-19 Vaccines Among Agenda Items For CARICOM Summit

The roll-out of COVID-19 Vaccines will be among major matters for deliberation when CARICOM Heads of Government hold their Thirty-Second Inter-Sessional Meeting, under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago,  on the...

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COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records 7 New Cases, 70 Recoveries

Press Release:-  Today Monday February 22, 2021 the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation of 7 new cases of COVID-19 from the Ezra Long Laboratory. These results are from a batch of 91 samples taken on February 16, February 19 and Feb...

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Barbados Removed From EU Blacklist

Barbados has been removed from the European Union (EU) list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes, the European Council announced Monday. Dominica has however been added to the blacklist. In a statement the EU group said: “The Council tod...

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SLP Leader Urges Improved Governance In Independence Message

The leader of the opposition has cited the need for better governance in an address to mark this country’s 42nd independence anniversary. Philip J. Pierre asserted that far too many structures and conventions required to support the key institu...