Category : Caribbean and World News

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Barbados Reverses Sandals Delisting As Approved Accommodation

Press Release:-  This week, Sandals Resorts International has once again been named as an officially approved accommodation in the island of Barbados by the Ministry of Health. This news comes on the heels of reports which also included information r...

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Snake Bites Canaries Resident

A snake bit a Canaries resident on Tuesday, while he was working on his farm According to the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS), the Canaries Health Centre called the Soufriere fire station to transport the victim to the OKEU Hospital. SLFS spokesman D...

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Chastanet Stresses Commitment To Saint Lucia Athletes

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has said in a Facebook post that his administration is committed to Saint Lucia athletes. “We remain committed to providing our athletes around Saint Lucia with international quality sports facilities,” he d...

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WhatsApp announces it will force users to share personal data

WhatsApp informed users Wednesday that they would have to start sharing some personal data with its parent company, Facebook, starting February 8. Data indicates this helped lead to a huge spike in downloads on the rival encrypted messaging apps like...

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US Executes Lisa Montgomery

BBC News:– Lisa Montgomery – the only female inmate on federal death row in the US – has been executed for murder. She received a lethal injection at a prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, after a last-minute stay of execution was lifted...

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CARICOM Concerned Over Venezuela Stand In Guyana Border Issue

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has spoken out on latest developments in Venezuela’s border issue with Guyana. The group says it is deeply disappointed and concerned. A CARICOM release referred to the decree and statements by Venezuela. CARIC...

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US Military Joint Chiefs Condemn Capitol Hill Riots

CNN:- America’s most senior general Mark Milley and the entire Joint Chiefs of Staff, which is comprised of the heads of each military branch, issued a statement Tuesday condemning the violent invasion of the US Capitol last week and reminding...

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PAHO Raises $263M In 2020 To Fight COVID-19 In The Americas

Washington D.C. January 12, 2020 (PAHO) – In 2020, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) received commitments for more than $263 million to provide technical support and supplies for the fight against COVID-19 in the Americas. “We are grateful...

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Four Rushed To Hospital After Bexon Vehicle Collision

Emergency personnel rushed four people to hospital on Tuesday morning after three vehicles collided at Bexon. It happened along the Bexon-Castries highway, near the Marc junction. As a result, the fire service headquarters in Castries responded. Spok...

- 1 week ago

Outrage After The Word ‘Trump’ Etched On Florida Manatee

BBC News:– US wildlife authorities have launched an investigation after a manatee was discovered with the word ‘Trump’ scraped on its back. The marine mammal was spotted on Sunday in Florida’s Homosassa River, with the US pres...

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Melania Trump Blasts ‘Personal Attacks’ On Her

SKY News:–  Melania Trump has said she is “disappointed” and “disheartened” by the Capitol riot last week – before adding it is “shameful” she has since been the target of “salacious gossip” and “personal attacks”. The first lady made the remar...

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Saint Lucia Announces 11 New COVID-19 Cases

Press Release:– Today Tuesday January 12, 2021 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of twelve new cases of COVID-19 from a batch of 100 COVID-19 tests conducted by the Ezra Long Laboratory. This brings the total number of cases diagnose...

- 1 week ago

Saint Lucia Announces 12 New COVID-19 Cases

Press Release:– Today Tuesday January 12, 2021 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of twelve new cases of COVID-19 from a batch of 100 COVID-19 tests conducted by the Ezra Long Laboratory. This brings the total number of cases diagnose...

- 1 week ago

Mandatory Pre-Departure COVID-19 Tests For Arrivals Into England

Press Release:– The UK Government has confirmed that mandatory pre-departure testing for all inbound passengers to England will come into force from Friday 15 January 2021, as an added measure to safeguard public health against coronavirus and...

- 1 week ago

Saint Lucia Updates COVID-19 Travel Bubble

Press Release:– Due to the continued transmission of COVID-19 in many countries globally and within the Caribbean Region, the Government of Saint Lucia has updated its original policy of September 22, 2020 based on the OECS Recommendations on t...