Category : Caribbean and World News

- 11 months ago

Double Homicide At Boguis, Babonneau

Police are investigating a double homicide at Bogius, Babonneau, law enforcement officials have confirmed. The officials told St Lucia Times that the bodies of two young men were discovered in a semi-remote area of the community Saturday morning afte...

- 11 months ago

Pierre Responds To Criticism That He’s ‘Weak’

Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre has been responding to criticism that he’s weak because he has not quarrelled publicly with Doctor Kenny Anthony. Pierre served for many years as Anthony’s deputy leader in the opposition Saint Lucia Lab...

- 11 months ago

Death Toll Rises As Coronavirus Spreads

BBC News:- The death toll from a newly-discovered coronavirus in China has risen to 41 on the day of the Lunar New Year. Another 15 deaths in Hubei province, where the outbreak began, were announced on Saturday. Health officials are struggling to con...

- 11 months ago

Death Toll Continues to Jump As Coronavirus Spreads

BBC News:- The death toll from a newly-discovered coronavirus in China has risen to 41 on the day of the Lunar New Year. Another 15 deaths in Hubei province, where the outbreak began, were announced on Saturday. Health officials are struggling to con...

- 11 months ago

PM: Fifty-Four Young Saint Lucians Enter Workforce

Fifty-four young Saint Lucians have entered the workforce as they commenced training at the Harbor Club Friday, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says. Chastanet announced on his official Facebook page that the youths are being trained for positions as...

- 11 months ago

Detroit Bank Calls Police On Black Man Depositing Cheque

BBC News:– An African-American man is suing a bank in the Detroit area after employees called the police when he tried to deposit money he had been awarded in a racial discrimination suit. Sauntore Thomas was trying to deposit the cheques from...

- 11 months ago

Castries Mayor Meets LGBTQ Representatives

Castries Mayor Peterson Francis met Monday with representatives of two LGBTQ organisations. The meeting with United and Strong and the Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality (ECADE), was held at the Mayor’s Office on Peynier Street in...

- 11 months ago

Second Coronavirus Patient Confirmed In US

BBC News:-  A second person in the US has been diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus, US officials say. The patient is a woman in her 60s who had returned home to Chicago from Wuhan in China – where the outbreak began – on 13 January. The...

- 11 months ago

PM Says Government Will Fix Security Problem

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says his administration is doing all it can in the battle against crime and will fix the  Island’s security problem. “We are going to fix this problem. We cannot grow this economy without solving security,&#...

- 11 months ago

Usain Bolt To Become A Father For The First Time

SportsMax:- The fastest man that has ever lived is about to become a dad. Usain Bolt, who became the first man to win three consecutive Olympic gold medals in the 100m and 200m, is a short time away from another first. The revelation was made on Thur...

- 11 months ago

Court Orders Bexon Cow Thief To Attend Church Every Sunday

A Bexon cow thief was ordered to attend church every Sunday as part of his sentence when he appeared in court. The man was identified by the Praedial Larceny Unit as Nyim Callender of Marc, Bexon. According to the unit, on January 17, 2020, its north...

- 11 months ago

Teachers To Be Certified In Specialised Reading Instruction

Press Release:–  The  USAID/OECS Early Learners Programme is placing much emphasis on teacher professional development and training to ensure that the overall quality of reading instruction is improved at the Grade K to Grade 3 level across the...

- 11 months ago

Opposition MP Says Banana Harvest Being ‘Fed To Pigs’

Opposition MP, Shawn Edward, has expressed concern over the fate of banana farmers, asserting that their harvest is being wasted. “Today it pains me to watch the harvests being fed to pigs or left to rot along roadsides,” the Dennery Nort...

- 11 months ago

Second case of Wuhan coronavirus in the US identified in Chicago

CNN – A second case of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States has been identified in Chicago, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in a press briefing. The patient is a Chicago resident in her 60s. She is in isolation a...

- 11 months ago

US Steps Up Scrutiny Of Pregnant Visa Applicants

BBC News:- The US Department of State has unveiled new rules to deter pregnant women from travelling to the US to give birth. The policy takes effect on Friday and is intended as a crackdown on what is known as “birth tourism”. Under the...