Category : Caribbean and World News

- 10 months ago

‘Saint Lucia Cannot Remain Closed Indefinitely’

Chif Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Belmar-George says it is difficult to predict how the COVID-19 pandemic will progress here. But she asserts: “The reality is St. Lucia cannot remain closed indefinitely!” Belmar-George disclosed in an updat...

- 10 months ago

Top New York Doctor In COVID-19 Fight Commits Suicide

Sky News:-  A top doctor who was on the front line of the fight against coronavirus in New York City has taken her own life. Dr Lorna Breen, who had recovered from COVID-19 herself and returned to work at New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital in Manha...

- 10 months ago

PM To Present Estimates Of Revenue And Expenditure

Press Release:– Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service Honourable Allen Chastanet will on Tuesday 28th April 2020 present Saint Lucia’s Estimates of Revenue and Expenditur...

- 10 months ago

Pierre Responds To Government’s Payment Plan For Civil Servants

Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre, recalling a formula he proposed earlier this month by which civil servants should get paid, has responded to the one proposed by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. He did so in an interview with St Lucia Times. Pierre...

- 10 months ago

Minister Announces New COVID-19 Public Transport Protocols

Transport Minister Guy Joseph has announced new COVID-19 public transport protocols, increasing the number of passengers assigned to a minibus. “We begin with an increase to nine passengers from the seven which was the 50 percent of the capacity of t...

- 10 months ago

Firefighters Respond to Bush Fire Near Sulphur Springs Park

Soufriere firefighters responded Sunday night to a bus fire near the Sulphur Springs Park, but were impeded in accessing the blaze by the surrounding terrain and location of the fire. Fire Service spokeswoman Stacy Joseph said the incident occurred a...

- 10 months ago

Kenson Casimir To Launch Fundraiser For Gros Islet Street Vendors

Press Release:- GROS ISLET, St. Lucia – In a time where the world has been on a standstill because of the global pandemic, Coronavirus, one young man from the constituency of Gros Islet, Kenson “Bay Bay” Casimir, has taken the initiative to lau...

- 10 months ago

Specialty Health Care Clinics To Resume Operations

Press Release:-  The Primary Health Care Unit in the Ministry of Health & Wellness informs the public that Specialty Clinics will resume effective Monday, April 27, 2020. These clinics include: • Dermatology • Paediatrics • Obstetrics/Gynecology...

- 10 months ago

Victim Of Suspected Drowning Identified

Police have identified the victim of a suspected drowning at Vieux Fort Sunday as 21 year old Linus Charles of Bruceville, Vieux Fort. The incident occurred at Anse Besson in an area of beach to the back of Moule-A-Chique, law enforcement officials s...

- 10 months ago

Young Male Dies Of Suspected Drowning At Vieux Fort

(Click here for updated article) Police are investigating a report of a suspected drowning at Vieux Fort, a senior law enforcement official has confirmed. The official told St Lucia Times that the deceased is a young male. According to information, t...

- 10 months ago

Processing of salaries for April 2020

Press release: In keeping with the published pay dates for 2020, the Department of Finance wishes to indicate that public service salaries were posted and paid as scheduled on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020. Due to the partial shutdown of business and so...

- 10 months ago

Lance Gibbs Admits Frustration With Mercurial Shimron Hetmyer

SportsMax:- West Indies great Lance Gibbs has jokingly suggested he would need a belt in order to help the talented but often mercurial young batsman Shimron Hetmyer. The legendary spinner, who turned 85-year-old last year, had a good laugh when aske...