Category : Caribbean and World News

- 1 week ago

Alfred, Charles Through To 100m Semis At Commonwealth Games

Three Saint Lucian athletes took to the track on Tuesday at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, England, where the Commonwealth Games are being hosted. Julien Alfred registered 11.24 seconds in the Women’s 100m to win Heat 7, and earned a spot in t...

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SLFS Urges Caution After Multiple Road Accidents

The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) has called on motorists and pedestrians to exercise caution after multiple road accidents during the Emancipation Day weekend. Station Officer Fernando James disclosed that the SLFS Southern Division responded to...

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WATCH: Pierre Restores Significance Of Emancipation Day

One year ago and just three days after he was officially sworn in as Prime Minister, Hon. Philip J. Pierre, vowed to revitalize Saint Lucia’s Emancipation Day holiday. On August 1, 2022, Saint Lucia witnessed an Emancipation Day observance of...

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Equity Ministry to Launch Employment Readiness Fair

An Employment Readiness Workshop under the theme ‘Prepare for Opportunity’, is earmarked for launch on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at the Stanley Jon Odlum Memorial Secondary School in Marigot. The one-day initiative is part of the ongoing Campaign Ag...

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WATCH: Dog Breeders Hold Event At Gros Islet

On Sunday 31st July, Beta Kennel hosted an event at Advanced K-9 Training Services Dog Park in Beausejour Gros Islet that featured local dog breeders and dog lovers in St Lucia. Beta Kennel is owned by Ms. Amber Trezelle, a relative newcomer to the...

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Pelosi Lands In Taiwan Amid Warnings From China

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taipei on Tuesday, marking a significant show of support for Taiwan despite China’s threats of retaliation over the visit. Pelosi’s stop in Taipei is the first time that a US House speaker has visi...

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Saint Lucia Team Competes In Chess Olympiad In India

A seven-member delegation left Saint Lucia last week to compete for the first time at the 44th Chess Olympiad, which will be hosted this year in Chennai, India, from July 29 to August 10. The team comprises Candidate Master Reginald Martyr, Sixtus G...

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National Consumer Association Elects New Board Of Directors

On Wednesday 27th, July 22, at an Extra Ordinary Meeting, the National Consumer Association (NCA) successfully hosted an election to vote on its new Board of Directors. This accomplishment is a relief to our organization members after having two uns...

- 1 week ago

CARICOM Secretariat Receives African Royal Visit

 A symbolic reconnection between Africa and the Caribbean diaspora occurred on Friday 29 at the CARICOM Secretariat when Deputy Secretary-General, Dr Armstrong Alexis, welcomed a Royal Delegation from South Africa, Uganda and the Kingdom of Lesotho....