Category : Caribbean and World News

- 10 months ago

Trump Says Evidence Ties Virus To Wuhan Lab, Threatens Tariffs

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened new tariffs against Beijing after claiming there is evidence linking the coronavirus to a lab in China’s ground-zero city of Wuhan. Asked if he had seen anything...

- 10 months ago

Chastanet Says Labour A Party Of ‘Excuses’

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, describing the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) as a party of excuses, asserted Thursday that his United Workers Party (UWP) was voted into power with a strong mandate. “Persons in this country I think were di...

- 10 months ago

Hippolyte, Henry Named As New Endorsed SLP Election Candidates

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has announced Emma Hippolyte and Joachim Henry as its two new endorsed election candidates. The announcement was made by SLP leader, Philip J. Pierre on the party’s official Facebook page under the...

- 10 months ago

Lashley “Motto” Winter Donates To COVID-19 Fight

Press Release:- As COVID-19 continues to affect the world’s economic well-being and our basic standard of living, St. Lucian soca artist, producer and Cultural Ambassador, Lashley “Motto” Winter (from Team Foxx Music) and his management team 411 Ente...

- 10 months ago

British Airways Expecting To Cut A Quarter Of Pilots

Sky News:– British Airways has told pilots that it expects to reduce headcount by more than a quarter in the first details obtained since it announced swingeing job cuts as a result of the coronavirus crisis. In a letter to pilots seen by Sky N...

- 10 months ago

Saint Lucians Urged To Eat Healthy During Long Periods At Home

Press Release:– Being home at this unprecedented time is very challenging for many people and it is very easy to overeat or consume foods with low nutritional value, such foods are usually high in calories and can result in weight gain. Therefo...

- 10 months ago

Jamaica Tallawahs Blamed For Chris Gayle’s Departure

Jamaica Observer:– SUPERSTAR cricketer Andre Russell says the Jamaica Tallawahs hierarchy is at fault in what he deemed was a communication breakdown surrounding the departure of iconic Twenty20 (T20) batsman Christopher Gayle. The self-styled...

- 10 months ago

Motorcyclist Succumbs After Castries Road Accident

A motorcyclist who was involved in a road accident Tuesday in Castries has succumbed to his injuries, police say. The deceased has been identified as Gavin Edward, said to be in his thirties. According to the police, the motorcycle Edward was riding...

- 10 months ago

Google Makes Its Video Meeting Service Free To All

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP)— Google on Wednesday made its business videoconferencing service free to all users, ramping up competition for Zoom as people flock online to stay connected during the pandemic. Google Meet had previously been reser...

- 10 months ago

Union Says CCC Reneged On An Agreement By Announcing Layoffs

The union representing workers at the Castries Constituency Council (CCC) has accused the council of reneging on an agreement when it announced temporary worker layoffs beginning on May 1, 2020. “Clearly it is a total reneging on an agreement that wa...

- 10 months ago

Prudent Urges Government To Stand Its Ground On Liquor Restrictions

The former leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement, describing Saint Lucia as a ‘party nation’ where people basically drink and have fun, has urged the government not to relax current alcohol restrictions. Therold Prudent spoke in an interview Wednesda...