Category : Caribbean and World News

- 1 week ago

COVID-19: PM Says Saint Lucia Has To Be Able To Open To The World

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet said Tuesday that this countryhas to  be able to open its economy. He spoke during a nationally televised briefing in which he announced changes to existing COVID-19 protocols. “I am calling on all Saint Lucians t...

- 1 week ago

Larry King’s Widow Contests His Handwritten Will

The widow of US TV host Larry King has gone to court to contest a handwritten will that purportedly leaves the late star’s $2m estate to his children. Shawn Southwick King, whom King was divorcing at the time of his death, claims he was “...

- 1 week ago

Relief As Missing Bus Driver Found

Family members and friends of a missing bus driver are breathing a sigh of relief after they found him Wednesday morning, multiple sources say. Caludius Mitchel aka ‘Words’ of Micoud had been missing from his home since Saturday. Search teams which h...

- 1 week ago

Murder Convicts Escape Guyana Prison

FOUR high-profile inmates, who were locked in solitary confinement at the Brick Prison of the Mazaruni Prison, escaped after cutting locks and iron bars in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. Home Affairs Minister, Robeson Benn and the Joint Services H...

- 1 week ago

Johnnie Granted Bail For Gun, Ammunition Offences

A court granted Royn Johnnie bail Wednesday, on charges of having an illegal gun and ammunition. Law enforcement officials say the court set bail in the sum of $45,000 cash or suitable surety. According to the bail conditions, he is not to leave the...

- 1 week ago

Jet Blue Flight Attendant Who Faked Kidnapping In Jamaica Fired

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Manager of Corporate Communications at JetBlue, Derek Dombriowski has confirmed that Kalina Collier, the flight attendant who faked her kidnapping while staying in Jamaica, has been fired. In a statement moments ago, Dombriowski s...

- 1 week ago

Saint Lucia Announces Official COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Press Release:–  The Government of Saint Lucia announces the official roll-out of the first batch of COVID19 vaccines in country. For the past months significant effort has been focused on by public health officials to achieve this milestone fo...

- 1 week ago

Massive Search Fails To Locate Missing Bus Driver

A massive search for several hours Tuesday failed to locate missing bus driver, Claudius Mitchel, alias ‘Words’ of Micoud. Police say they joined in the search that began early in the morning and continued into the afternoon. A member of...

- 1 week ago

Two Charged For Gun, Ammunition Offences

Police have charged two people in connection with separate gun and ammunition offences. Law enforcement officials have identified them as Royn Johnnie of Marc, Bexon and Shodeus Clement. Gros Islet police charged Johnnie for the offences of illegal p...

- 1 week ago

Approved Rapid Antigen Tests & Testing Locations

Press Release:– The Department of Health and Wellness informs the public that the antigen tests approved for use in St Lucia at this time is as follows: – The Fora COVID-19 Antigen test – Abbott Panbio COVID-19 Antigen Test –...

- 1 week ago

Another New Coronavirus Variant Seen In The UK

Scientists have identified another new variant of coronavirus in the UK with some potentially troubling mutations. B.1.525 appears similar to the South African variant which prompted door-to-door tests in areas where it has been found. Researchers fr...