Category : Caribbean and World News

- 11 months ago

Johnnie Granted Bail For Gun, Ammunition Offences

A court granted Royn Johnnie bail Wednesday, on charges of having an illegal gun and ammunition. Law enforcement officials say the court set bail in the sum of $45,000 cash or suitable surety. According to the bail conditions, he is not to leave the...

- 11 months ago

Jet Blue Flight Attendant Who Faked Kidnapping In Jamaica Fired

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Manager of Corporate Communications at JetBlue, Derek Dombriowski has confirmed that Kalina Collier, the flight attendant who faked her kidnapping while staying in Jamaica, has been fired. In a statement moments ago, Dombriowski s...

- 11 months ago

United Youth ‘Disheartened’ By SLP’s ‘Lack Of Patriotism’

Press Release:-  The executive of United Youth has recognized a necessity to pellucidly and succinctly clarify misleading statements which have been circulated by members of the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party. These statements which were in rela...

- 11 months ago

Saint Lucia Announces Official COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Press Release:–  The Government of Saint Lucia announces the official roll-out of the first batch of COVID19 vaccines in country. For the past months significant effort has been focused on by public health officials to achieve this milestone fo...

- 11 months ago

Massive Search Fails To Locate Missing Bus Driver

A massive search for several hours Tuesday failed to locate missing bus driver, Claudius Mitchel, alias ‘Words’ of Micoud. Police say they joined in the search that began early in the morning and continued into the afternoon. A member of...

- 11 months ago

Two Charged For Gun, Ammunition Offences

Police have charged two people in connection with separate gun and ammunition offences. Law enforcement officials have identified them as Royn Johnnie of Marc, Bexon and Shodeus Clement. Gros Islet police charged Johnnie for the offences of illegal p...

- 11 months ago

Approved Rapid Antigen Tests & Testing Locations

Press Release:– The Department of Health and Wellness informs the public that the antigen tests approved for use in St Lucia at this time is as follows: – The Fora COVID-19 Antigen test – Abbott Panbio COVID-19 Antigen Test –...

- 11 months ago

Another New Coronavirus Variant Seen In The UK

Scientists have identified another new variant of coronavirus in the UK with some potentially troubling mutations. B.1.525 appears similar to the South African variant which prompted door-to-door tests in areas where it has been found. Researchers fr...

- 11 months ago

North Korea Accused Of Hacking Pfizer

North Korea attempted to steal Covid-19 vaccine technology from US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, according to South Korean intelligence officials. It is currently unclear as to what, if any, data was stolen. South Korea’s National Intelligence...

- 11 months ago

‘Jelly Boy’ Granted Bail On Gun, Ammunition Charges

Jaleel Hunte, alias ‘Jelly Boy’ has received bail on charges of possessing an illegal gun and ammunition. A court on Monday imposed $12,000 bail for the illegal firearm charge, according to law enforcement officials. And the court set bai...

- 11 months ago

Lobster Fishery To Close March 1

The public is advised that the Lobster Fishery will be CLOSED from March 1, 2021 until August 1, 2021, both days inclusive. When the Lobster Fishery is closed it is illegal for anyone to be in possession of lobster. In accordance with to Regulations...