Category : Caribbean and World News

- 2 days 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...

- 2 days 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

- 3 days 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...

- 3 days 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...

- 3 days 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...

- 3 days ago

Suspected Bank Robber Rescued From Tunnel Near Vatican

An Italian man has been rescued from a collapsed tunnel near the Vatican – and police suspect he could have been burrowing his way into a bank. He is now recovering in hospital after firefighters spent eight hours digging him out from under a...

- 3 days ago

Police Probe Fatal Stabbing At Marigot

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing at Fond Mange, Marigot, on Thursday night. Investigators have identified the deceased as Asher St. Rose. According to a police press statement, around 11:00 pm, officers from the Marigot police station recei...

- 3 days ago

Lewis: ‘We Will Stand By Taiwan’s Side’

Saint Lucia’s Ambassador to Taiwan, Dr. Robert Lewis,  declaring that anyone who educates your people must be your friend, has told Taiwan News that his country will continue to speak up for Taipei at the United Nations and other international...

- 3 days ago

Ministry of Commerce To Host Second Business Forum

The Ministry of Commerce, Manufacturing, Business Development, Cooperatives and Consumer Affairs is embarking on a sensitization Business Forum drive throughout the various communities on island. On Sunday, August 14th, 2022 the Ministry will be hos...