Category : Caribbean and World News

- 5 months ago

Four People Injured In Desruisseaux Vehicle Crash

The Micoud fire station says it responded Saturday night to a report that a car ran off the main road and hit a concrete wall at Anse Ger, Desruisseaux. Emergency personnel who received the distress call at 9:16 pm said they found four patients on t...

- 5 months ago

Saint Lucia Resumes Banana Exports To The United Kingdom

by Geraldine Bicette-Joseph At a Sitting of the House of Assembly, the Minister for Agriculture stated that the fortunes of Saint Lucia’s banana industry were changing for the better. “I am pleased to report that we have recommenced the shipment of...

- 5 months ago

Minister Provides Update On Road Reconstruction Projects

by Herma Demacque Minister for Infrastructure, Ports, Transport, Physical Development and Urban Renewal, Hon. Stephenson King, during a sitting of the House of Assembly, updated the nation on the progress of the Millennium Highway and West Coast Roa...

- 5 months ago

Three People Hospitalised After Morne Fortune Accident

Emergency personnel transported three people to the OKEU Hospital on Friday after a minibus accident at Morne Fortune, Castries. The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) said its Castries Headquarters received a call for assistance at 7:13 pm regarding t...

- 5 months ago

The Landings Treats Guests To Carnival “Colours In Motion”

The Landings Resort & Spa recently treated guests to its in-house Carnival parade dubbed “Colours in Motion”.   Held on Friday, July 22, a couple of days after Saint Lucia Carnival wrapped up, the event drew nearly three dozen guests to the prop...

- 5 months ago

Saint Lucia Wins Big At Film Festival In Switzerland

Saint Lucian and Caribbean filmmaker Michelle Serieux has been celebrated at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland after winning two prestigious Open Doors awards. Both were for her film project in development, a supernatural thriller called Blac...

- 5 months ago

Montenegro: Gunman Kills 10 After Family Dispute

At least 10 people have been killed in a shooting following a family dispute in the city of Cetinje in Montenegro. According to officials, a single gunman shot three members of the same family dead before shooting at passers-by. A mother and her two...

- 5 months ago

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records One More Death & 56 New Cases

Today Friday August 12, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs reports a total of 56 new cases of COVID-19 from samples processed on Wednesday August 10, 2022 and Thursday August 11, 2022. This is from a total of 301 samples, of w...

- 5 months ago

Babonneau Woman Stable After Shooting

A Hill Twenty, Babonneau woman was in stable condition at the OKEU Hospital after a shooting incident at Roseau on Thursday, police say. Law enforcement officials said around 8:30 pm, officers from the Anse La Raye police station received a shooting...

- 5 months ago

Ministers Welcome Commonwealth Team

by Neval Auguste Saint Lucia’s athletic team returned home from the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Aug. 9. The ministers of Government and the Speaker of the House lined the entrance of the House of Parliament to show gratitude to the team. Speaker of t...

- 5 months ago

Carnival And The Sum Of Its Parts

by Joe Public Every year, post carnival, the carnival gurus, assessors, purists and purveyors of morality gather to offer the usual criticisms of carnival. These criticisms usually center around the lack of creativity, loss of culture and of course...