Category : Caribbean and World News

- 5 months ago

Masked Men Shoot Morne Serpent Resident

On Wednesday, two masked men pursued a Morne Serpent, Gros Islet resident, shooting him in the left arm. Police said the 25-year-old man was in stable condition at the OKEU Hospital. According to information, the Gros Islet police station received t...

- 5 months ago

WATCH: Chastanet, Hilaire Clash Over Juffali Joint Account Claim

Opposition leader Allen Chastanet and Castries South MP Dr. Ernest Hilaire clashed in parliament on Tuesday over a claim that Hilaire, a former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, had a joint account with late Saudi billionaire Walid Juffali. J...

- 5 months ago

WATCH: Brazil Donates Medication To Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia has received support from the government of Brazil through the donation of timely and much needed medication. More in this report from Fernelle Neptune. Source: Ministry of Health, Wellness & Elderly Affairs This article WATCH: Brazi...

- 5 months ago

Minister Concerned About Standard Of Saint Lucia Health Care

Health, Wellness & Elderly Affairs Minister Moses Jn Baptiste has expressed concern over health care in Saint Lucia. “I am concerned about the standard of health care throughout Saint Lucia,” he said on Monday when reporters raised t...

- 5 months ago

Hilaire Says Regional Travel Decline Impacting Saint Lucia

Tourism Minister Dr. Ernest Hilaire has said that the decline in regional travel is heavily impacting Saint Lucia. “In 2019, we had just over 82,000 arrivals. Up to June this year, we had just over 9, 300 arrivals,” Hilaire lamented duri...

- 5 months ago

Psychosocial Training For BTC Staff

Efforts continue unabated at improving the level and quality of service being provided to wards at the island’s lone juvenile rehabilitation institution – the Boys Training Centre (BTC). Towards this end, BTC staff were recently on the receiving end...

- 5 months ago

‘We Have Lost Our Values’

Minister for Equity, Social Justice, and Empowerment, Joachim Henry has lamented the loss of values in Saint Lucia, in response to reports that young men have been attacking homeless people in Castries. When reporters raised the matter of the attack...

- 5 months ago

Republican Uproar Over FBI Raid On Trump Home

Furious allies of former President Donald Trump are demanding an explanation for the FBI’s raid on his Florida home, Mar-a-Lago. The FBI and Department of Justice have yet to comment on the search, which Mr Trump disclosed on Monday evening. I...

- 5 months ago

Pierre Denies Witch-Hunt In Move To Appoint Special Prosecutor

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has denied that his Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) administration is mounting a witch-hunt in the move to appoint a Special Prosecutor. “This Act is not about a witch-hunt. This Act is about having Saint Lucia a...

- 5 months ago

Albert-Poyotte Says No Need For Rush To Get e-Passports

Home Affairs Minister Dr. Virginia Albert-Poyotte has advised citizens that there’s no need to rush to obtain Saint Lucia’s new e-passports, as existing travel documents are due for renewal after expiry. “They can use the passport...