Category : Caribbean and World News

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ECCB Encourages Healthy Practices For 2021

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is advising citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union to adopt healthy practices by paying close attention to their physical and mental health and maintaining good money management skills...

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32 Year Old Shot Dead In Vieux Fort

A 32 year old died in his yard Monday night in Vieux Fort in a hail of bullets, police say. Law enforcement officials identified the victim as Malcolm Celestin, 32. “There were so many shells on the ground,” an official told St Lucia Time...

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Biden To Propose Sweeping US Immigration Bill

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the US without l...

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Police Detain 83-Year Old In Castries For Home Quarantine Breach

The police summoned the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) Monday to assist in taking an 83-year old from Castries to a state-run COVID-19 quarantine facility. So say emergency officials. The officials told St Lucia Times that the 83-year old male was i...

- 3 days ago

SLTU Supports Closure Of Schools Amid Spike In COVID-19 Cases

The Saint Lucia Teachers Union (SLTU) supports schools closing to ensure that everyone is safe amid the current COVID-19 spike. SLTU President, Don Howell, explained the union’s position Monday in an interview with St Lucia Times. Howell says s...

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Thirty-Five New Cases Of COVID-19 Announced

Press Release:-  Today Monday January 18, 2021 the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation of thirty five new cases of COVID-19. This is from a batch of 126 COVID-19 tests conducted at the Ezra Long Laboratory, from which 35 positive an...

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Saint Lucia Exports More Homeless Dogs – Locals Urged To Adopt

Seven homeless dogs from Saint Lucia have arrived in the United States. Confirmation came from the Bruno Project here. According to the project, a regular visitor to Saint Lucia paid for the animals to travel via American American Airlines cargo. The...

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Stabbing, Cutlass Attack Prompt Fire Service Responses

A stabbing and a cutlass attack prompted responses from the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS), according to its weekend report. The report covered the period Friday January 15 to Monday January 18, 2021 and included other incidents. According to SLFS s...

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SLP Says Back To School Amid COVID-19 Spike ‘Poor Timing’

The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) is concerned that the authorities have reopened schools amid a spike in COVID-19. As a result,  the opposition party described the move as  ‘incredibly poor timing.’ The SLP observed that schools reopene...

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Non-National Among 11 New COVID-19 Cases

Press Release:-  The Ministry of Health and Wellness on Sunday January 17, 2021 received confirmation of eleven new cases of COVID-19. This is from a batch of 133 COVID-19 tests conducted at the Ezra Long Laboratory, from which 11 positive and 122 ne...