Category : Caribbean and World News

- 1 week ago

Bail For Sanitation Worker Who Attempted To Smuggle Drugs Into BCF

A sanitation worker who attempted to smuggle drugs and other contraband into Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF), has been granted bail. Police say when Elijah James appeared virtually before a magistrate Friday, the court granted him bail of $900....

- 1 week ago

One Person Hospitalised After Vehicle Crash At Active Hill

A vehicle crash at Active Hill, Castries, on Thursday resulted in emergency personnel transporting one individual to OKEU Hospital. The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) says it responded after receiving a distress call at 4.55 pm. According to the SLF...

- 1 week ago

Guyana: Identical Twins Give Birth On Same Day

Identical twin sisters Amesha Thuesday Grant and Amela Latahsa Thuesday see a divine hand in their giving birth on the same day. The sisters each delivered their babies on Wednesday at the New Amsterdam Public Hospital, creating history at the region...

- 1 week ago

SLP Wants Fedee Removed As Command Centre Chair

Press Release:–  The Saint Lucia Labour Party spokesperson on Health, Hon. Moses Jn. Baptiste has called for the removal of the country’s Tourism Minister, Dominic Fedee as the Chairman of the Command Centre- the body tasked with overseeing the...

- 1 week ago

Government Commends Independence Committee, Collaborators

Press Release:- Following a spectacular show of national pride over the Independence weekend, Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet has commended the entire nation, the Independence Planning Committee and all participants in the activities and sh...

- 1 week ago

Barbados: Phased Reopening From March 1

by Sharon Austin There will be a phased reopening of Barbados from Monday, March 1. In an address to the nation on Thursday night, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said the gradual reopening was the method Government had been advised to take. “We are...

- 1 week ago

Minister Says Police Can’t Be Everywhere At All Times

Against the backdrop of recent recent crime, Saint Lucia’s National Security Minister has said that the police cannot be everywhere. “Security is supposed to be everybody’s business,” Hermangild Francis said. He was responding...

- 1 week ago

Lady Gaga’s Dog-Walker Shot, Bulldogs Stolen

Two of Lady Gaga’s French bulldogs were stolen on Wednesday night, after a gunman shot her dog-walker in Hollywood, Los Angeles. A male suspect fired a semi-automatic handgun at the dog-walker, named in US media reports as Ryan Fischer, before...

- 1 week ago

Praedial Larceny Unit Gets Snake Protection Gear

Officers of the Praedial Larceny Unit have received snake protection gear and other equipment. The  Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, Natural Resources and Co-operatives made the donation. The protection equipment includes snake gaiters and expan...