Category : World News

- 9 months ago

Saint Lucia To Improve Branding, Marketing Of Carnival

Press Release:– Export Saint Lucia has successfully garnered funding from the highly subscribed Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund (CIIF). The Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund (CIIF) was established in 2017 by the...

- 9 months ago

17 Year Old Among Seven Arrested For Stolen Firearm

A seventeen year old resident of Pavee, Castries, was among seven individuals arrested by Grosm Islet Police Tuesday in an investigation into a stolen firearm The seven accused were in a house at Beausejour, Gros Islet, where the firearm and several...

- 9 months ago

Dallas Police Association Wants Amber Guyger Murder Trial Delayed

Dallas cops  want the murder trial of their former colleague, Amber Guyger, delayed, local media reports say. The trial is scheduled to begin on September 23. Guyger shot an killed the unarmed Botham Jean in his own apartment in September last year....

- 9 months ago

Former Foreign Minister’s Social Media Account ‘Hacked’

Former Saint Lucia Foreign Minister Alva Baptiste has issued a warning to members of the public that his account has been hacked. The warning was posted on the official Facebook page of the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP). “My Account...

- 9 months ago

Saint Lucia Vies For Four Titles At World Travel Awards

Press Release:- Saint Lucia is thrilled to be nominated by the World Travel Awards for four global titles that could see the destination being named the best among the world’s leading destinations. In the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA), Saint...

- 9 months ago

Agriculture Minister Concerned About Banana Exports

By Amanda-Faye Clarke, Ministry of Agriculture Amidst ongoing cooperation from the Government of Taiwan to sustain growth within the agriculture sector, Minister for Agriculture, Hon. Ezechiel Joseph said efforts by the ministry to improve the intern...

- 9 months ago

Public Invited To Voice Concerns At RSS Panel Discussion

Press Release:- A unique opportunity has been presented to the public and they are being   called on to engage in dialogue on Citizen Security with the Regional Security System (RSS) and local  law enforcement officials on Friday, September 20, 2019...

- 9 months ago

Hurricane Warning In Effect For Bermuda

A hurricane warning is in effect for Bermuda as hurricane Humberto continues to strengthen. Schools and offices have also been ordered closed while citizens have been ordered off the road from 7.00 pm Wednesday, the Royal Gazette says. According to m...

- 9 months ago

King Offers To Mediate If Tensions Exist Between PM And Media

Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister Stephenson King has offered to mediate if tensions exist between current Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and the media. “If that tension is existing I would love to act as a mediator and intervene to bring the m...

- 9 months ago

Young Male Shot In Castries

A 23 year old male was shot in the leg at La Pansee, Castries Tuesday night, officials have confirmed. The incident occurred about 9.00 pm, according to reports. The yet unidentified youth was transported to hospital via ambulance. There are no furth...

- 9 months ago

Saint Lucian Woman Accuses British Couple Of Indecent Assault

A Saint Lucian woman has filed a formal complaint with the police against a British man and his girlfriend for indecent assault. The virtual complainant alleges that both British nationals slapped her on her buttocks. According to information obtaine...

- 9 months ago

PM Supports Conversion Of Debt Into Investment In Resilience

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has voiced support for the conversion of debt into investment in resilience, in cases like the Bahamas. The Bahamas was recently devastated by the passage of Hurricane Dorian. United Nations Secretary–General António Gu...

- 9 months ago

Opposition Leader Unhappy With State Of Economy

Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre, asserting that the government has ignored warnings from his party, has told reporters that he is very unhappy with the state of the economy. “We told them so; they didn’t listen,” he declared as h...

- 9 months ago

Saint Lucia To Review Building Codes, Hurricane Shelters

Saint Lucia is to reassess building codes and hurricane shelters in light of the devastation caused in the Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian. Infrastructure Minister Stephenson King told reporters Tuesday that in light of what transpired in the Bahamas and...