Category : Caribbean and World News

- 11 months ago

Ministry Of Health Urges Participation In COVID-19 Vaccine Survey

Press Release:- The Ministry of Health and Wellness is conducting a COVID-19 Vaccine survey to  assess the attitudes of    people living in Saint Lucia towards the COVID-19 vaccines  and to determine their willingness to be vaccinated. The survey use...

- 11 months ago

Soufriere Leve Ede Ends Successful Telethon

Soufriere Leve Ede on Sunday ended a successful telethon, to raise funds to assist unemployed young men in Soufriere. The founder of the organisation, Emma Hippolyte, told St Lucia Times that people pledged $28,000. But the organisers expect the figu...

- 11 months ago

Gasoline, Diesel And LPG Prices Increase

Press Release:- The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of gasoline, diesel, LPG 20, 22 and...

- 11 months ago

Saint Lucia Records 32 New COVID-19 Cases, 124 Recoveries

Press Release:– Today Sunday February 14, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation from the Ezra Long Laboratory of 32 new cases of COVID-19. This is from a batch of 200 tests conducted on samples taken during the period...

- 11 months ago

ECCB Says Economic Outlook For Region Uncertain

Amid the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) says the economic outlook for the region is uncertain. The disclosure came in a communique after the Ninety-Eighth Meeting of the ECCB’s  Monetary Council. The meetin...

- 11 months ago

Guyana Civil Servants To Get Salary Hike

IN responding to claims that the proposed 2021 budget does not include any monetary incentive for public servants, Vice-President, Bharrat Jagdeo, has affirmed that salary increases are catered for in this budget. The allegations that the government...

- 11 months ago

Jamaica: Police Dismiss Fake News That American Was Kidnapped

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is advising members of the public to dismiss as rumour information that has been circulated via social and other media that Kalina Collier, an American, was kidnapped in Jamaica. Collier, a Jetblue Airways steward...

- 11 months ago

Body Discovered In Anse La Raye Drain

Police have launched an investigation into the discovery of the body of a male in a drain at Anse La Raye. The body had an apparent gunshot wound, according to investigators. Law enforcement officials say someone reported the discovery to the Anse La...

- 11 months ago

Barbados Frontline Workers Exhausted Amid COVID-19 Surge

The rapid increase in the numbers of COVID-19 patients is having an exhausting effect on front-line workers. During a frank and chilling interview on the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Saturday evening, Infectious Diseases Specialist and he...

- 11 months ago

Fury In Britain As Serial Killer Gets COVID-19 Vaccine

Fury has erupted after serial killer Rosemary West received a lifesaving Covid-19 jab ahead of millions of British citizens. The now obese 67-year-old is serving life in an English prison for killing 10 people with husband Fred, including their own c...

- 11 months ago

24 Homeless After Guyana Fire

24 people were homeless after a fire in Guyana destroyed a two-storey concrete structure, local reports say. Stabroek News quoted Fire Chief, Kalamadeen Edoo, as saying that Saturday morning’s fire was electrical in origin. According to the pub...

- 11 months ago

Donald Trump Acquitted

The Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial Saturday, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riot at the US Capitol, but the verdict amounted to a bipartisan rebuke of the former Presi...