Category : Caribbean and World News

- 1 week ago

New Zealand Volunteers Launch Effort To Save 28 Whales

Volunteers in New Zealand were optimistic they could save the 28 whales that remain from a mass-stranding after refloating them Tuesday for the second time in two days. A pod of 49 long-finned pilot whales was first found stranded early Monday on Far...

- 1 week ago

Ministry Denies Oxygen Shortage At Victoria Hospital

Press Release:–  The Ministry of Health and Wellness notes the concerns by some media personnel and citizens as it relates to the medical gas (oxygen) situation at the Respiratory Hospital (Victoria Hospital). The Ministry of Health and Wellnes...

- 1 week ago

Belgium, Germany Seize Cocaine Worth Billions

Customs authorities in Germany and Belgium have seized a record of more than 23 tonnes of cocaine that was destined for the Netherlands. German officials discovered 16 tonnes in five shipping containers that had arrived in the port of Hamburg from Pa...

- 1 week ago

Over 20 Homeless After Guyana Fire

AN early morning fire, suspected to have been the result of arson, on Tuesday, completely destroyed two properties at La Grange, West Bank Demerara. Popular West Demerara businessman, Purushotam Geewan, called ‘Rambo’ is among more than 20 persons wh...

- 1 week ago

Yellow Fever Detected In T&T Monkeys

The Ministry of Health is urging the public to get vaccinated against yellow fever after the vi­rus was detected in mon­keys in South Trinidad. In a release yesterday, the ministry said there has been an increase in deaths among the monkey population...

- 1 week ago

Tiger Woods ‘Awake And Responsive’ After Surgery

Tiger Woods is “awake and responsive” following surgery on serious leg injuries suffered in a car crash in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The 15-time golf major champion, 45, had to be “extricated from the wreck” by firefighters and...

- 1 week ago

PM Responds To Claims Of Political Interference In RSLPF

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has been responding to claims of political interference in the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF), prompted by the appointment of Milton Desir as Police Commissioner. Desir succeeds Severin Moncherry. “I don&#...

- 1 week ago

Saint Lucia Lifting Alcohol Ban, But Only Grab & Go Allowed

Press Release:- As per Statutory Instrument No. 43 of 2021, the public is hereby informed that from Thursday 25th February 2021 the suspension on alcohol sales is lifted, however, persons are not permitted to consume liquor on the licensed premises....