Category : Caribbean and World News

- 4 days ago

Videos Of ‘Ganja Smoking’ Soufriere Minors Prompt Probe

Police have started a probe into videos of several minor children smoking what appears to be ganja, sources say. An individual who said they are familiar with the case told St Lucia Times that the incident occurred Wednesday. According to the source,...

- 4 days ago

Saint Lucia Removed From EU List Of Non-cooperative Jurisdictions

Press Release:- Saint Lucia was officially removed from the European Union (EU) list of non-cooperative jurisdictions, for tax purposes on February 15th, 2021.   Saint Lucia first appeared in Annex I (the blacklist) in December 2017 but was subsequen...

- 4 days ago

SLP Urges Full Disclosure On UK COVID-19 Variant In Saint Lucia

Press Release:– The Opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party is calling on the Saint Lucia Government to be more forthcoming on the presence of the UK variant of the COVID 19 virus in Saint Lucia. The call was made by the Party’s spokesperson on Hea...

- 4 days ago

Garbage Crew Held Entering BCF With Drugs

Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) officers held members of a garbage collection crew Thursday morning, after discovering drugs and other contraband hidden in a garbage truck. A BCF official told St Lucia Times that the haul included mobile teleph...

- 5 days ago

President Joe Biden Lifts Freeze On Green Cards

CALIFORNIA, USA (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday lifted a freeze on green cards issued by his predecessor during the pandemic that lawyers said was blocking most legal immigration to the United States. Former President Donald Trump last spring...

- 5 days ago

Deceased In Castries Shooting Identified As T&T National

Police have identified the deceased in Wednesday evening’s fatal shooting in Castries as Trinidad and Tobago national, Damian Harris. Investigators found the victim in a black Audi some time after 7.00 pm. The vehicle was short distance away fr...

- 5 days ago

Guyana: Four In Custody Over Alleged Rape Of Woman, 98

FOUR persons are in custody and police are seeking another in connection with the alleged rape and beating of a 98-year-old woman of  East Berbice, Corentyne. One of the suspects is known to police and has several matters engaging the courts. The inc...

- 5 days ago

Male Shot Dead In Castries

A yet unidentified male is dead after a shooting incident in Castries, Wednesday police have confirmed. According to law enforcement officials, the victim was found in a vehicle a short distance away from the Marian Home some time after 7.00 pm. Wear...

- 5 days ago

Magic And Real Coconut Oil Return To Supermarket Shelves

Press Release:– The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) wishes to advise the public of the re-entry to the market of Magic and Real Coconut Oil. The return of the products to the supermarket shelves follows the implementation of recommendati...

- 5 days ago

Micoud Jetty Still On Track

Press Release:– The tendering process has been finalized for the construction of a new jetty for the fisher folk of Micoud village. According to Parliamentary Representative for Micoud North, Hon. Dr. Gale Rigobert, over the last few months the...

- 5 days ago

New Zealand Volunteers Launch Effort To Save 28 Whales

Volunteers in New Zealand were optimistic they could save the 28 whales that remain from a mass-stranding after refloating them Tuesday for the second time in two days. A pod of 49 long-finned pilot whales was first found stranded early Monday on Far...

- 5 days ago

Ministry Denies Oxygen Shortage At Victoria Hospital

Press Release:–  The Ministry of Health and Wellness notes the concerns by some media personnel and citizens as it relates to the medical gas (oxygen) situation at the Respiratory Hospital (Victoria Hospital). The Ministry of Health and Wellnes...