Category : World News

by Staff - 8 hours ago

Barbados to Stop Immigration/Customs Forms

Barbados Today: The days of airline passengers having to fill out immigration/customs forms, also known as ED forms, on arrival at the Grantley Adams International Airport will soon be a thing of the past. From next month, there will be a full transi...

by Staff - 8 hours ago

Student Volunteers Strengthen Flood Resilience In Saint Lucia

Press Release:- The OECS Commission and the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF SPC) are continuing efforts to reduce flooding and strengthen resilience in the community of Malgretoute, in Micoud, Saint Lucia. This latest effort faci...

by Staff - 9 hours ago

Jamaica Ramps Up Awareness In Face Of Banana Disease Threat

Jamaica Observer:- EXCEPT for those in the agricultural sector, most Jamaicans have no idea what Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc) Tropical Race 4 (or TR4) is, and can’t imagine its potentially devastating effects on the island’s ba...

by Staff - 9 hours ago

Bahamas Suspends Visas For Haitians

CMC News:– The Government of the Bahamas has suspended issuing visas to Haitian nationals until further notice. In a short statement Wednesday, the government said this is due to “current technical and other challenges”, but did not elaborate....

by Staff - 10 hours ago

FBI Takes Down Nigerian Fraudsters In $46M case

Associated Press:-  The relationship between a Japanese woman and a U.S. Army captain stationed in Syria started online, through an international social network for digital pen pals. It grew into an internet romance over 10 months of daily emails. It...

by Staff - 10 hours ago

Jumbo US Cat Looking For A Home

ABC News:-   A massive cat in Philadelphia is looking for a forever home. The Morris Animal Refuge says BeeJay, or Mr. B, is 2-years-old and weighs in at a whopping 26 pounds. “OMG, big boi Mr. B is a CHONK. He’s a chonk of a chonk. He re...

by Staff - 10 hours ago

FLOW Honours Long Serving Employees

Communications company, FLOW, honoured nine of its long serving employees at a ceremony Thursday. Seven of those honoured have been with the company for a decade, one has worked with FLOW for fifteen years and another, described as the King of Kings,...

by Staff - 11 hours ago

British Airways Pilots To Strike Over Pay

Sky News:- British Airways pilots will strike on 9, 10 and 27 September in a dispute over pay. The British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa) said the airline rejected numerous solutions it offered to resolve the dispute without industrial action. &#...

by Staff - 12 hours ago

Jamaican Fishermen Dead At Sea Turns Out To Be Fake News

Jamaica Observer:- A wave of agony rolled through Camille Gray when news reached her that her beloved father, Vernon, had perished at sea with colleagues who had left for Morant Cays just off the coast of St Thomas on Monday. She was not alone. Clydi...

by Staff - 13 hours ago

St Thomas Men Save Cruise Ship Passenger From Drowning

Two St Thomas men who saved a wheelchair-bound girl from drowning were honoured by Carnival Cruise Line and the government of the U.S Virgin Islands for their heroic deed. According to news reports, the two men – Randolph Donovan and Kuntry Ham...

by Staff - 13 hours ago

ECVA Volleyball Results

Press Release:– Thursday’s results in the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association (ECVA) Under-20 women’s tournament, being played in St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda: Saint Lucia beat Bermuda in straight sets, 3-0 (30-28, 25-...

by Staff - 14 hours ago

Saint Lucia Gets Two More Direct British Airways Flights

Press Release:- Ease of access to the now trending and fun-filled Caribbean destination of Saint Lucia from the pivotal United Kingdom (UK) market has been significantly enhanced. Following high level discussions with government and tourism officials...