Category : Caribbean and World News

- 5 months ago

Saint Lucia Records 16 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Tuesday June 7, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 16 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Monday June 6, 2022 from a total of 78 samples of which 64 samples were from the Ezra Long L...

- 5 months ago

Pierre To Attend Ninth Summit Of the Americas

Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Hon. Philip J. Pierre is scheduled to attend the Ninth (9th) Summit of the Americas on Wednesday, June 8th 2022 in Los Angeles. The Summit is being convened under the theme “Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equita...

- 5 months ago

Saint Lucia Records 28 New COVID-19 Cases

On Monday, June 6, 2022, the Ministry of Health, Wellness, and Elderly Affairs confirmed 28 new cases of COVID-19 from samples processed the previous day. Ninety-two samples were from the Ezra Long Laboratory and six from the Laboratory Services and...

- 5 months ago

Police Investigate Fatal Road Accident At Micoud

Police are investigating a fatal accident at Micoud on Monday, which claimed the life of a Mon Repos resident they identified as Garey Gaston. According to reports, Gaston passed away following a collision between two vehicles near the Volet bridge a...

- 5 months ago

Caribbean Alerted To Stark Decline In Child Immunisation Rates

The Caribbean Immunisation Technical Advisory Group (CITAG) wishes to alert Caribbean Ministers of Health and Chief Medical Officers that routine childhood vaccination coverage in Caribbean countries has fallen significantly during the COVID-19 pande...

- 6 months ago

Police Identify Victim Of Fatal Shooting In Vieux Fort

Saint Lucia police have identified the man fatally shot Monday in Vieux Fort as Bruceville, Vieux Fort resident Sean Philip. According to law enforcement officials, Philip, also known as ‘Ti Fish’ sustained a single gunshot wound to the f...

- 6 months ago

Arizona Police Placed On Leave After Watching Man Drown

Three police officers in Arizona have been placed on leave after they failed to rescue a homeless man from drowning. Newly released bodycam footage and transcripts show the man, Sean Bickings, 34, getting into Tempe Town Lake last month and warning p...

- 6 months ago

Dozens Dead In Attack On Nigeria Catholic Church

Dozens of people, including women and children, were killed in southwestern Nigeria on Sunday when gunmen attacked a church, officials said. The bloodshed occurred at St. Francis Catholic Church in the town of Owo in Ondo state, more than 200 miles s...

- 6 months ago

Man Shot Dead In Vieux Fort

Reports say that one man is dead due to a shooting incident at New Dock Lane, Vieux Fort, Monday around 12:25 pm. Police have confirmed that they are investigating the Island’s latest homicide. But, details surrounding the incident are sketchy....

- 6 months ago

Castries Mayor Announces Major Anti-Crime Measures For The City

Castries Mayor Geraldine Lendor-Gabriel has announced several significant anti-crime measures for Saint Lucia’s capital city, including a telephone hotline currently in the testing stage and plans to strengthen the City Police department. Since...

- 6 months ago

WHO Consultation Sets Research Priorities For Monkeypox

A global research consultation convened by the WHO R&D Blueprint gathered over 500 experts and more than 2000 participants to discuss knowledge gaps and research priorities for monkeypox, in view of the recent outbreaks of the disease in both end...