Category : Caribbean and World News

- 6 days ago

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records 72 New Cases

Today Monday August 8, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs reports a total of 72 new cases of COVID-19 from samples processed from Friday August 5, 2022 to Sunday August 7, 2022. This is from a total of 313 samples, of which 28...

- 1 week ago

Police Identify Deceased In Jacmel Shooting

Police have identified the deceased in the fatal shooting at Jacmel as 34-year-old Gavaska Shangoo of Odsan. According to a police statement, about 12:30 am on Monday, August 8, 2022, officers attached to the Anse La Raye Station responded to a repo...

- 1 week ago

Desir Acknowledges Need For Outside Help Amid Violent Crime Wave

Police Commissioner Milton Desir has acknowledged the need for outside help amid Saint Lucia’s current violent crime wave. The country has recorded 41 homicides this year, including three fatal police shootings. “At that point I think we need some h...

- 1 week ago

Three People Hospitalised After Marisule Road Accident

Emergency responders from the Babonneau and Gros Islet fire stations rushed three people to the OKEU Hospital Sunday night after three vehicles collided at Marisule near Sunset Motors after 8:00 pm. According to the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS),...

- 1 week ago

MHMC Experiencing Telephone Call Issues

The public is advised that Millennium Heights Medical Complex (Owen King EU Hospital, National Mental Wellness Centre and Turning Point) is currently experiencing disturbance in making and receiving external calls. Internally, the staff and phone op...

- 1 week ago

Police Lay Charge In Death Of Saltibus Woman

Police say they have arrested Shern Curt Emmanuel of La Perle, Saltibus, and charged him for intentionally causing the death of Mary Julietta Charles of the same community on November 2, 2021. According to a statement on the Royal Saint Lucia Police...

- 1 week ago

Police Probe Jacmel Homicide

Police have opened a homicide investigation after the discovery of a man’s body on the road at Jacmel. According to reports, the body had apparent gunshot wounds. Sources told St Lucia Times that someone discovered the deceased after midnight...

- 1 week ago

Ministry Working To Enforce Beekeeping Standards

The Ministry of Agriculture is working ‘assiduously’ to enforce guidelines and standards for beekeepers, Chief Veterinary Officer Dr. Sharmaine Melville-Edwin has announced. Last month, a swarm of bees attacked a 55-year-old Grace, Vieux Fort woman...

- 1 week ago

Police Probe Gros Islet Drive-By Shooting

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting at Gros Islet on Saturday afternoon, resulting in a 23-year-old man sustaining a gunshot wound to the leg. Law enforcement officials said the shooting occurred around 5:00 pm on Dauphin Street. Reports in...

- 1 week ago

‘The Caribbean Has Lost A Great Man’

Opposition leader Allen Chastanet says the unexpected passing of former international tax and trade expert Ben Arrindell leaves him saddened and reflective. Arrindell, who served as an adviser to the Barbados Government for over three decades, passe...