Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 3 hours ago

Government Restrictions On Religion Increasing Worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries, but also in many of Europe’s democracies, according to a report surveying 198 countries that was r...

by Staff - 4 hours ago

Trump Defiant As Lawmakers Blast His ‘Racist’ Attacks

Reuters:-  President Donald Trump doubled down on his attacks against four minority U.S. congresswomen yesterday and dismissed concerns that his comments were racist, prompting outrage from Democrats, who moved to condemn him in the House of Represen...

by Staff - 17 hours ago

British PM Hails England’s World Cup Win

Sky News:– Theresa May lifted the cricket World Cup with skipper Eoin Morgan as she welcomed England’s heroes to Downing Street. The victorious team posed with the beaming prime minister before heading to the No 10 garden for a celebrator...

by Staff - 18 hours ago

Regulators Approve FinTech Company, Bitt, For Legislation

Press Release:–  ​ ​On July 5, 2019, Bitt Digital Inc. became the first company to complete and exit the Regulatory Sandbox guided by the Central Bank of Barbados and the Financial Services Commission. The Sandbox provided Bitt with the opportu...

by Staff - 21 hours ago

PM Urges Safety First Amid Carnival Celebrations

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has highlighted the need for safety as Saint Lucians celebrate carnival. In a post on his official Facebook page Chastanet wished all carnival bands, revelers and spectators a safe and enjoyable two days of partying tha...

by Staff - 23 hours ago

University Drop-Out Wins $1.5M At Poker Tournament

Sky News:– A university drop-out from Essex has won more than $1.5m (£1.2m) in the final of the world’s most prestigious poker tournament. Nick Marchington, 21, was in with a chance of becoming the youngest person to win the competition b...

by Staff - 23 hours ago

Australian Children Take 900km Drive In Stolen Car

BBC News:- Four children packed fishing rods and money into a 4×4 before illegally driving themselves more than 900km (560 miles) across Australia, police say. The three boys and a girl – all aged 10-14 – were discovered safe in the...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Eight Hospitalised After Bus Overturns At Bexon

Eight people were hospitalised Monday morning after a minibus overturned at Bexon, emergency officials have confirmed. Videos of the aftermath of the accident were posted on social media. The Saint Lucia Fire Service responded after receiving a distr...

by Staff - 1 day ago

U.S. Launches Immigration Raids As Families Hide

Reuters:– U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend in a start to President Donald Trump’s plan to deport thousands of immigrants. The multi-day operation was expected to target hundreds o...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Three Hospitalised After Vehicle Overturns At Bexon

A Toyota Rav 4 travelling Southbound overturned at Bexon Sunday afternoon about 2:39 pm resulting in three persons being injured, the Saint Lucia Fire Service has disclosed. A Fire Service spokesman told St Lucia Times all three persons were treated...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Off Duty Jamaica Cop Kills Two Alleged Robbers

Jamaica Observer:- Two men were fatally shot in Zadie Gardens, St Andrew after attempting to rob an off duty policeman last evening, the police have said. The incident occurred shortly after 6:00 pm. The police have identified one of the dead men as...

by Staff - 1 day ago

England Win Cricket World Cup

BBC News:- England beat New Zealand to win the men’s World Cup for the first time after one of the most amazing games of cricket ever played was tied twice. In an emotional and electric atmosphere at Lord’s, both sides scored 241 in their...