Category : Caribbean and World News

- 6 months ago

CDB Working To Accelerate Efforts To Increase Food Security

The Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Vice President of Operations, Mr. Isaac Solomon encouraged the Bank’s member countries to prioritise food security initiatives while accelerating efforts towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Go...

- 6 months ago

Queen’s Birthday Honours – Recipients Announced

The Queen has been graciously pleased on the occasion of Her Majesty’s Birthday, and on the advice of Her Majesty’s Saint Lucia Ministers to approve of the following Honours in the Birthday Honours List, 2022: Commander of the British Emp...

- 6 months ago

WATCH: Masked Bandits Break Into Vieux Fort Gas Station

Masked bandits broke into the Rubis gas station on the Vieux Fort-Laborie Highway in the wee hours of Saturday morning. CCTV footage shows the bandits smashing one side of a glass door, entering the building, and making a quick escape after grabbing...

- 6 months ago

Saint Lucia Records 51 New COVID-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs late Saturday June 4, 2022 received confirmation of a total of 51 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Friday June 3, 2022 from a total of 213 samples of which 185 samples were fr...

- 6 months ago

Pierre Expresses Condolences On Passing Of George Lamming

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has offered sincere condolences to the family of the late Barbadian novelist, essayist, and poet George Lamming and the people of Barbados. Pierre wrote on Facebook that he heard of Lamming’s death on Saturday. H...

- 6 months ago

Over 40 Killed, Hundreds Injured In Bangladesh Depot Blast

A fire and a huge explosion have killed at least 49 people and injured hundreds more at a storage depot near the city of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Hundreds of people had arrived to tackle the fire when a number of shipping containers exploded at the si...

- 6 months ago

Caribbean Tourism Sector Urged To Advance Hurricane Preparedness

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) have urged the tourism sector to step up preparations for the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 until Novembe...

- 6 months ago

Tropical Storm Alex Forms In The Atlantic

Tropical Storm Alex has become the first named storm of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, marking an unusually early start to the season. The system emerged on Sunday.  It was moving away from the Bahamas and toward Bermuda Sunday morning with sust...