Category : Caribbean and World News

- 6 days ago

40 Songs Selected To Advance To Groovy, Power Soca Semifinals

20 groovy and power soca song submissions have qualified to advance in each category of the Soca Semifinals, the third stage in this year’s Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Competition, scheduled for Saturday, June 22, at the National Cultural Centre Gr...

- 6 days ago

CDEMA Prepared To Assist In Hurricane Season

by Shanna Moore The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) has declared it is fully prepared to offer support to the region amid predictions of an active hurricane season. Speaking at the regional agency’s annual press briefing on the...

- 6 days ago

Centenarian Ties The Knot With His 96-Year-Old Bride

World War Two veteran Harold Terens, 100, and his 96-year-old sweetheart Jeanne Swerlin tied the knot on Saturday in Normandy, France. “It’s not just for young people, love, you know? We get butterflies,” the bride-to-be declared on...

- 1 week ago

CARPHA Promoting Food Safety In The Caribbean

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is spearheading a significant food safety collaboration with regional health and tourism stakeholders for the Cricket World Cup and other mass-crowd events. The disclosure came in a CARPHA release marking W...

- 1 week ago

Two Males Shot Dead At Rodney Bay

The uptick in deadly gun violence continued Sunday with the fatal shooting of two men at Rodney Bay. After learning about the incident, the Gros Islet fire station responded at about 6:11 pm. However, both men, their bodies slumped in a car that appe...

- 1 week ago

T-20 World Cup: Historic Win For Windies Against Uganda

by Sandy Deane  The West Indies created history on Saturday night bundling out Uganda for one of the lowest scores IN T20 World Cups. The co-hosts of the ICC T20 World Cup thrashed newcomers Uganda by 134 runs in their Group C match here at Providenc...

- 1 week ago

Two Now Confirmed Dead After Marchand Shooting

Two men have been confirmed dead following Saturday’s shooting incident in Marchand, Castries. Police had originally reported that one man had died, but another has since succumbed. The two deceased have been identified as Evirus Lynch Junior a...

- 1 week ago

Over $7M In Cocaine Seized South Of St. Croix

The United States Coast Guard, supported by multi-agency partners seized cocaine with an estimated street value of $7.4 million. According to the Coast Guard, the seizure occurred on June 3, approximately 75 nautical miles south of St. Croix, U.S. Vi...

- 1 week ago

New Jetty Officially Opened In Micoud North

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre was among government officials at a ceremony on Friday to officially open a new jetty and washroom facility for Micoud North fisherfolk. Pierre noted that the long-awaited project was a relief to Micoud North people, e...

- 1 week ago

Castries Woman Charged With Fatal Stabbing Of Man

On Saturday, June 1, 2024, about 9:20 p.m. Police Officers attached to the Criminal Investigation Department, Castries responded to a suspected homicide along Jeremie Street, Castries. Medical personnel relayed to officers, that a forty-one (41) year...

- 1 week ago

Police Probe Suspected Fatal Hit And Run

On Saturday, June 8, 2024, about 4:00am, Police Officers attached to the Anse La Raye Police Station responded to a report of a suspected vehicular collision-related death, of a male, at Venus Millet, quarter of Anse La Raye. Investigators discovered...

- 1 week ago

One Man Dead, Another Injured In Castries Shooting

Two males sustained gunshot injuries on Saturday as a result of a shooting incident in Marchand, Castries. One of the men succumbed following the shooting, while the other was nursing gunshot injuries. According to initial reports, multiple shots wer...

- 1 week ago

Gun, Ammunition Recovered From Man Fatally Shot By Officer

On Friday, June 7, 2024, about 10:40 a.m. the Criminal Investigations Department of the Vieux Fort Police Station initiated investigations into the fatal shooting of a male at Augier, Vieux Fort. Responding officers were informed that two male suspec...

- 1 week ago

Kenyan Osman, Yandi J Emerge Winners In Schools Calypso

20 young calypsonians from Primary and secondary schools across Saint Lucia participated in the 2024 National Schools Calypso Competition on Friday, July 7. Capturing the title for this year’s Primary School title was Kenyan Osman, from Mongouge Com...

- 1 week ago

Masked Man Shot Dead, Another Escapes In Vieux Fort Incident

Vieux Fort police are investigating a report of a shooting in Augier that left one man dead following a home invasion Friday. A second man escaped. Officers learned that at about 10:40 am, two masked males, one with a firearm, unlawfully entered the...