Category : Caribbean and World News

- 10 months ago

Daren Sammy Donates Laptop Computers To Ministry Of Education

Saint Lucian cricketer Daren Sammy Tuesday donated five laptop computers to the Ministry of Education. The laptops were presented to Permanent Secretary, Michelle Charles. The devices will be distributed to vulnerable students who have performed well...

- 10 months ago

Eight Saint Lucian Norwegian Spirit Employees Come Home

Press Release:– The Government of Saint Lucia has been working closely with the Government of Barbados to see the successful repatriation of eight (8) Nationals who were aboard the Norwegian Spirit, docked offshore Barbados since April 9th 2020...

- 10 months ago

CSA Says No Agreement On Government Offer, Reaches Out To Members

Press Release:- CSA PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE TO MEMBERS Members, following from my last communique to you, I wish to bring the following to your attention. Having been involved in four (4) long and intense conversations with the Government regarding the f...

- 10 months ago

Babonneau Firefighter Tests Negative For COVID-19

A  firefighter attached to the Babonneau fire station has tested negative for COVID-19. The  disclosure has come from the Saint Lucia Fire Service. When the firefighter showed up for work with respiratory symptoms, the fire service took a decision to...

- 10 months ago

Daren Sammy to Captain St. Lucia Zouks In 2020

Press Release:- Daren Sammy will return as captain of the St. Lucia Zouks for the 2020 season.  Sammy has just finished a coaching stint in Pakistan, and he will be back in his playing shirt this season. He will be captaining his home franchise once...

- 10 months ago

Chastanet Says Government Not Proposing Pay Cuts

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has told reporters here that his administration is not proposing any form of pay cuts. “The government is honouring its collective agreement,” Chastanet explained outside parliament Tuesday. “ThereR...

- 10 months ago

Jamaica Bus Driver Forgives Passenger Who Gave Him COVID-19

Jamaica Observer:– COVID-19 positive bus driver Kimar Service, who took to social media to tell his story, says he doesn’t blame the female passenger who gave him the virus. She’s in the bed next to him, at the Cornwall Regional Hos...

- 10 months ago

Virgin Australia Slumps Into Administration

BBC News:- Virgin Australia has confirmed it has entered voluntary administration – making it Australia’s first big corporate casualty of the coronavirus pandemic. The country’s second-largest carrier cut almost all flights last mon...

- 10 months ago

King To Address Nation Regarding COVID-19 Impact On Labour Market

Labour Minister Stephenson King  will be addressing the Nation at 8 PM on Tuesday April, 21, 2020 on the COVID-19 Impact on Saint Lucia`s Labour Market. According to King, he will outline what the Government is doing to support those affected, whilst...

- 10 months ago

Trump To ‘Temporarily Suspend’ Immigration Due To COVID-19

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – President Donald Trump said Monday that he would temporarily suspend immigration to the United States because of the new coronavirus pandemic, despite the US already being the worst-hit country in the world. Tr...

- 10 months ago

Opposition Leader Addresses Partial Opening Of Schools

Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre addressed the partial opening of schools in a post on the official Facebook page of the Saint Lucia Labour Party on Sunday. The post is reproduced below: The government has announced that there is a partial opening...