Category : Caribbean and World News

- 3 days ago

Williams, Joseph Are National Cycling Champs

by Terry Finisterre La Clery bus driver Stanislas Winston ‘Stonny’ Williams emerged as National Time Trial Champion, winning the 32-kilometre National Championship last week in a time of 51:57.2, averaging  36.79km/hr. The veteran cyclist outpaced D...

- 3 days ago

Fuzion And Tribe Of Twel Crowned King And Queen Of The Band

Patrons attending last evenings King and Queen of the Bands were treated to a stellar display of artistry and cultural celebration. 15 costumes were on display in last evenings competition, including 9 Queens and 6 Kings. King and Queen of the Bands,...

- 3 days ago

RSL, Sorely Missed During Hurricane Beryl, Due For Revival

Declaring that at times of potential crises, such as Saint Lucia’s recent brush with Hurricane Beryl, the population sorely misses Radio Saint Lucia (RSL), Information Minister Dr. Ernest Hilaire has reiterated plans to reactivate the station....

- 3 days ago

Auguste Stars In National Trials

by Terry Finisterre Five half-centuries were produced over the weekend at the Mindoo Phillip Park, as the Saint Lucia National Cricket Association held its Senior Men’s Trials on Saturday and Sunday. Ackeem Auguste got past 50 twice, whilst No...

- 3 days ago

Regional Under 19 Male Cricket To Bowl Off In SVG

by Robertson Henry KINGSTOWN, SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES: The re-scheduled 2024 Cricket West Indies  (CWI) Rising Stars Under-19 Cricket Tournament will bowl off this coming Thursday July 11, 2024, at three grounds. According to Junie Mitchum –...

- 3 days ago

Pavee Resident Still Going Strong At 100

The adage is that hard work never kills anybody, and although some people are loath to take chances, Angela Brown is not one of them. The Pavee, Castries resident, who became a centenarian on Monday and is still going strong, has been a hard worker a...

- 3 days ago

Police Seize ‘Significant Quantity’ Of Cocaine At Praslin Bay

On Saturday, July 6, 2024, around 6:30am, a coordinated exercise carried out by multiple units of the Royal Saint Lucia Police (RSLPF) led to the seizure of a significant quantity of cocaine at Praslin Bay. The operation, involved the Drug Unit (DU),...

- 3 days ago

Pierre Says He Harbours No Personal Hatred For Chastanet

Amid a surge in political rhetoric by both major parties in Saint Lucia, Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has declared that he carries no personal hatred for opposition leader Allen Chastanet. The opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has often accuse...

- 3 days ago

Courts Babonneau Undefeated At Republic Bank Panorama Competition

Courts Babonneau Steel Orchestra has once again proven their musical genius by retaining their title as champions of the prestigious Republic Bank Panorama Competition. The orchestra delivered a captivating performance of Jaunty’s “We shall Hop” that...

- 4 days ago

Three People Rushed To Hospital After Reduit Crash

Three people sustained various injuries when a vehicle ran off the road and crashed into a wall at Reduit on Sunday, preliminary reports say. Emergency personnel from the Gros Islet Fire Station responded after receiving a distress call at about 10:5...

- 4 days ago

Carnival 2024 Delivers Spectacular Night Of Groovy & Power Soca

by Keira St. Rose On the night of Saturday, July 6th, 2024, the National Groovy and Power Soca Monarch competitions excited crowds at the heart of Saint Lucia’s Carnival season. Despite some heated debates over judging decisions, the atmosphere...

- 4 days ago

SLMDA Mourns The Passing Of Dr. George Martin Didier

It is with profound sadness that the Executive and members of the Saint Lucia Medical and Dental Association announce the passing of Dr. George Martin Didier SLC, CBE, MBBS, DM(Med), FRCP, FACP, FESC, FAAC. Dr. Didier was a true stalwart of Medicine...

- 4 days ago

Scooter Rider Dead After Bexon Crash

A scooter rider, identified by the police as​ Gersharm Jean, succumbed to his injuries after a collision with a vehicle on the Bexon Highway on Saturday. At about 8:45 pm, Castries Traffic Department officers received a report of a severe collision b...

- 4 days ago

SLTA Announces New Connectivity With St. Kitts Via Sunrise Airways

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) is thrilled to announce the commencement of a same-day service between St. Kitts and Saint Lucia via Sunrise Airways, starting on July 8, 2024. This new connectivity is poised to enhance travel options and str...

- 4 days ago

CARPHA Urges Action Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Mosquito borne diseases continue to pose a serious public health threat to the Caribbean Region. The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has increased reports of Dengue outbreaks with hospitalisations and deaths in some instances, and recently co...