Category : Caribbean News

- 7 hours ago

Saint Lucia PM Backs SIDS Foundation

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is backing the formation of a Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Foundation. Chastanet spoke in an interview at the United Nations Trade Forum 2019 in Geneva . He made the comments while discussin...

- 9 hours ago

Flood Protection Study For Dennery Village & Soufriere

Press Release:- The Government of Saint Lucia, through the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project, DVRP, signed a contract on September 9, 2019, Alpha Engineering & Design (2012) Ltd., to undertake “A Comprehensive Assessment of the Hydrologic...

- 11 hours ago

Education Officials Discuss Goals For New Academic Year

Press Release:– Minister of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, Hon. Dr. Gale T.C. Rigobert, this week hosted the first Heads of Department meeting for the academic year 2019/2020. The purpose of the meeting was...

- 15 hours ago

Thousands Of Foetal Remains Found In US Home

The remains of more than 2,000 foetuses have been found at the Illinois home of a former abortion doctor. The family of Dr Ulrich Klopfer discovered the remains while sorting through the doctor’s property after his death on 3 September. Dr Klop...

- 1 day ago

Two Hospitalised After Motorcycle Collides With Truck

Two persons travelling on a motorcycle sustained injuries when it collided with a truck at Cul de Sac Saturday afternoon, an emergency official has confirmed. Emergency services were summoned about 2:40 pm, the official said. Both male accident victi...

- 1 day ago

Opposition MP Questions Government Spending On Zouks

A Saint Lucia opposition MP has responded to critics who have questioned his position on the allocation that the Saint Lucia government is giving to the CPL  for the hosting of Saint Lucia Zouks matches here. Doctor Ernest Hilaire, who is the represe...

- 1 day ago

Castries Market Vendors Attend Training Workshop

Press Release:– Castries Market vendors recently participated in the third training program that seeks to sensitize vendors about the Castries Market Redevelopment project and its related activities. The program was undertaken by the Ministry o...

- 1 day ago

Gold Toilet Stolen

An 18-carat solid gold toilet has been stolen in a burglary overnight at Blenheim Palace. A gang broke into the Oxfordshire palace at about 04:50 BST and stole the artwork, Thames Valley Police said. The working toilet – entitled America, which...

- 1 day ago

Seventeen Year Old Shot Dead In Castries

A seventeen year old male was shot dead Saturday morning in the Georgeville area of Castries. Then deceased has been identified as Akim Antoine, alias ‘Kodak’. His aunt, Cleo, told St Lucia Times he was like a son to her. She called for justice to be...

- 2 days ago

Taiwan Mission Hosts 2ND Farmers’ Market

Press Release:- The Taiwan Technical Mission together with the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Co-operatives hosted its second Farmer’s Market under the project; project for the enhancing the efficiency of...

- 2 days ago

Saint Lucia Zouks Chalk Up First Win

Saint Lucia Zouks  have picked up their first win of the 2019 Caribbean Premier League. All rounder Rahkeem Cornwall’s 30-ball 75  made a large contribution to the victory over Jamaica Tallawahs by five wickets at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamai...