Category : Caribbean and World News

- 5 months ago

WATCH: Media Launch For Caribbean Seed Soil Care Project

The Department of Forestry in collaboration with the Partnership Initiative For Sustainable Land Management (PISLM) hosted a Media launch of phase one of the Caribbean Seed Soil Care Project. The project is expected  to enhance the framework for the...

- 5 months ago

Brian Bernard Memorial Lecture Tackles Bullying

Twenty-one beneficiaries from the National Community Foundation’s scholarship programme benefitted from a four-hour-long workshop last Friday (August 12) that addressed the worrisome act of bullying. Held in the Saint Lucia Workers’ Credit Union Lim...

- 5 months ago

US Hospital Ship To Deploy To Latin America, Caribbean

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) will deploy to the U.S. Southern Command area of operations this fall as part of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet’s Continuing Promise 2022 mission. Detailed planning is currently u...

- 5 months ago

‘Agriculture, In the Region, Is At A Crossroads’

Suriname President and Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Chair Chandrikapersad Santokhi has said that the need for a complete transformation and re-alignment of the Region’s food system has never been so urgent. “Agriculture, in the Region,...

- 5 months ago

Youth Economy In Focus Under Stewardship Of New CDB Chairman

As the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Bank launched its 53rd Annual Meeting focused on Marshalling Finance for Development and Safeguarding Access to Adequate and Affordable Financing for its membership, the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and curre...

- 5 months ago

Marigot Resident Recalls Stabbing Victim’s Last Words

A Marigot resident says his brother’s last words to him after being stabbed were that he was ‘starting to black out’ and needed to go to the hospital Eliseus Harper said he took his brother, Asher St. Rose to the medical facility....

- 5 months ago

Saint Lucia Records 81 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Friday August 19, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs reports a total of 81 new cases of COVID-19 from samples processed on Wednesday August 17, 2022 and Thursday August 18, 2022. This is from a total of 326 samples, of w...

- 5 months ago

Lightning Aquatics Swim Club Donates To The Less Fortunate

The Welfare Unit of the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice and Empowerment has expressed profound gratitude to members of the Lightning Aquatics Swim Club, for their continuous acts of generosity and goodwill demonstrated towards the less fortunate....

- 5 months ago

Bakers Association Concerned Over Price Gouging Reports

Saint Lucia’s Bakers Association Inc. has reacted with concern to reports of price gouging by local bakeries. The reports prompted the Ministry of Commerce, Manufacturing, Business Development, Cooperatives, and Consumer Affairs to issue a sta...

- 5 months ago

WATCH: Fire Destroys Marigot Structure

Officers at the Fire Service Headquarters in Castries responded to a call for assistance at a structural fire at Fond Mange, Marigot on Thursday 18th August 2022 at 11:05 p.m. Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) Communications Officer Annia Mitchel disc...