Category : World News

- 2 days ago

‘Ras Ipa’ Says Blackout Day Not Racist

Peter ‘Ras Ipa’ Isaac has defended Blackout Day against criticism that it has racist overtones and supports the idea of black people spending their money at black-owned businesses. Isaac is a strong and vocal supporter of Saint Lucia̵...

- 3 days ago

Tropical Wave Affecting Islands Losing Steam

A tropical wave over the Lesser Antilles that had a ten percent chance of further development is losing steam, the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services says. But the system is still producing cloudiness and showers. However a Met Office official told...

- 3 days ago

T&T Bar Owners Threaten To Sue Over Reduced Hours

Trinidad Guardian:– A large group of bar owners and operators have threatened to sue the State over a recent move to reduce their hours of businesses under ongoing COVID-19 public health regulations. In the pre-action protocol letter sent to He...

- 3 days ago

Cuban Medical Brigade Gets English Certification From SALCC

Press Release:-  The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) will recognize Cuban Medical Personnel who successfully completed the first phase of an English as a Second Language (ESL) course. The course was organised as a Goodwill initiative for t...

- 3 days ago

Anger Over US Decision On Foreign Students’ Visas

BBC News:– Politicians and academics have criticised a decision to withdraw US visas from foreign students whose courses move fully online. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said people could face deportation unless they changed to a...

- 3 days ago

White Woman Charged After Racist Central Park Confrontation

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — A white woman who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black man over her walking her dog without a leash in Central Park was charged Monday with filing a false police report. In May, Amy Cooper drew wid...

- 3 days ago

Saint Lucia Curfew to be Completely Lifted as of Friday, July 10

The Saint Lucia curfew will be completely lifted as of Friday, July 10, 2020, it has been announced. The announcement came Monday night. That’s when Prime Minister  Allen Chastanet, Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee and Chief Medical Officer Dr. S...

- 3 days ago

Taiwanese Help Promote Quality Control For Banana Exports

Press Release:- The Taiwan Technical Mission has joined hands with the Banana Productivity Improvement Project (BPIP) and the Ministry of Agriculture to conduct a series of agricultural training sessions designed to improve production and promote qua...