Category : Caribbean and World News

- 1 week ago

Judge Halts Execution Of Only Woman On US Death Row

BBC News:– A US judge has granted a stay of execution to Lisa Montgomery – just hours before the only woman on America’s federal death row was due to be given a lethal injection. Judge James Hanlon said a competency hearing should b...

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Couple Found Dead In Castries Home Were ‘Really In Love’

A neighbour has told reporters that a couple whom police found dead at a Castries home, were really in love. “I could say these people were really in love,” Paul Henry told reporters. Henry described the two as having been ‘very nic...

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Four Year Old Killed In Jamaica Gun Attack

Jamaica Observer:- FREEMAN’S HALL, Trelawny — Irate residents have handed over to the Trelawny police a man accused of invading a house in this community and killing a well-loved four-year-old girl in a pre-dawn gun attack that left the child&#...

- 1 week ago

Police Identify Couple Found Dead In Castries Home

Police have identified a couple whose bodies they found in a house at Ti Rocher, Castries on Monday. Superintendent George Nicholas identified the two as 65 year old Egyptiene Monlouis  and her husband, Peter Anthony, 77. A relative initially discove...

- 1 week ago

Transport Division Impacted By COVID-19, Suspends Services

Press Release:–  The Transport Division – Department of Economic Development, Transport and Civil Aviation, has been directly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Public health officials advise that in addition to practicing good...

- 1 week ago

House Fire At Aupicon, Vieux Fort

Personnel from the Vieux Fort fire station responded Monday about 9.12 am to a report of a house fire  at Aupicon. The fire resulted in extensive damage to a bedroom of the one storey structure. According to fire service spokesman, Damian Jn Baptiste...

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Saint Lucia Announces Another 16 New COVID-19 Cases

Press Release:– Today Monday January 11, 2021 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of sixteen new  cases of COVID-19 from a batch of 73 COVID-19 tests conducted by the Ezra  Long Laboratory. This brings the total number of cases diagnos...

- 1 week ago

Two Bodies Discovered In Castries

Police say they are investigating the discovery of two bodies at Ti Rocher, Castries. They say they suspect it could have been a murder and suicide. A senior law enforcement official said the incident occurred Monday afternoon. According to reports,...

- 1 week ago

Chastanet Defends Decision To Reopen Schools

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has defended the decision to reopen schools on Monday. He explained that the decision has not been without its challenges. “Many of our students have been severely disadvantaged,” Chastanet observed. And he...

- 1 week ago

Philip J. Pierre Cites Teacher, Parent Anxiety As Schools Reopen

Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre says schools reopened Monday amid much anxiety. He noted that the Government instructed schools to reopen ‘amidst much anxiety from teachers and parents.’ Pierre noted that the authorities asked children...