Category : Caribbean and World News

- 11 months ago

Construction Worker Killed In Roofing Accident Identified

A construction worker who is reported to have been killed in a work-related accident Wednesday afternoon has been identified. Law enforcement officials named him as Brian Hippolyte of Cabiche, Babonneau. Reports indicate that he fell off a roof at So...

- 11 months ago

Mary Isaac Lauds Parents Who Returned Quarantine Escapee

Health and Wellness Minister Mary Isaac has commended the parents of a young man who brought him back to a quarantine facility after he escaped. “Let me take this opportunity to commend the parents of the young boy who brought him back,”...

- 11 months ago

President Trump As Popular As He’s Ever Been

Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large Here’s an indisputable fact: President Donald Trump is as popular today as he has been since his first day in office. In a new Gallup poll, 49% approve of the job Trump is doing as president while...

- 11 months ago

Construction Worker Dead After Falling Off Roof In Gros Islet

A construction worker is  dead after falling off a roof at South Hill, Cap Estate, Gros Islet. According to reports, emergency responders were summoned to the scene about 1:26 pm Wednesday. The deceased is reported to be from Cabiche, Babonneau. Ther...

- 11 months ago

Taiwan Helps Saint Lucia In Battle Against COVID-19

Press Release:- To help Saint Lucia enhance its preparedness against the threat of COVID-19, the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) made a donation to the Ministry of Health towards the procurement of part of the necessary Personal Protection...

- 11 months ago

SLP Backs State Of Emergency But Vows To Remain Vigilant

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has promised to cooperate in the fight against COVID-19 and the imposition of a state of emergency. But  the party has vowed to remain vigilant. The pledge was made by SLP leader, Philip J. Pierre, as he...

- 11 months ago

Saint Lucia Banks Announce More Changes To Their Operations

Press Release:–  The Bankers Association of Saint Lucia shares the concerns over the spread of COVID-19 globally and in the region. In the time since the Honourable Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s announcement of a partial scale down of all no...

- 11 months ago

Prince Charles Tests Positive For Coronavirus

BBC News:-  The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has announced. Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms “but otherwise remains in good health”, a spokesman said, adding that the Duchess of Cornwa...

- 11 months ago

Prince Charles Tests Positive For Coronavirus

BBC News:-  The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has announced. Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms “but otherwise remains in good health”, a spokesman said, adding that the Duchess of Cornwa...

- 11 months ago

King Says State Of Emergency Not ‘Overkill’

Former Prime Minister Stephenson King believes that although some people may think that a declaration of a state of emergency here constitutes ‘overkill’, it was necessary to keep people in line. The former Prime Minister spoke to reporte...

- 11 months ago

PM Announces 24-Hour Sea Patrols Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced that the Marine Police Unit will be conducting sea patrols 24 hours every day in ‘well known hotspots’, as part of the battle to control the spread of COVID-19. Chastanet made the announcement on his offic...

- 11 months ago

Saint Lucia To Protect Workers Rights Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Saint Lucia is moving to protect the rights of workers amid the current global COVID-19 pandemic. Labour Minister Stephenson King gave the assurance to reporters outside parliament Tuesday. He explained that ‘grey areas’ within the labour...

- 11 months ago

COVID-19 Cases In Barbados Reach 18

BGIS:-  The Ministry of Health and Wellness has reported only one new case of COVID-19 in Barbados today, after 16 suspected cases were tested by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory yesterday. This brings the total number of cases of COVID-1...