Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 45 minutes from now

Four Injured In Babonneau Motor Vehicle Accident

Four people were injured after two vehicles collided head on in Babonneau Sunday, emergency officials say. According to the officials, the accident occurred near the Cacoa, Babonneau junction. The Saint Lucia Fire Service said it received a distress...

by Staff - 12 minutes from now

Concern In T&T Over Venezuelans With Hindu Marriage Licences

Trinidad Newsday:– THE SANATAN Dharma Maha Sabha is concerned about Venezuelan migrants entering the country with Hindu marriage licences issued by a pundit in central Trinidad. Pundit Lutchmidath Persad Maharaj, in a telephone interview yester...

by Staff - 15 minutes ago

Questions Raised In Antigua Over Proposed ‘Tyson Farm’

Antigua Observer:- News of a proposed cannabis farm destined for Antigua and Barbuda is travelling like wildfire through the twin island, leaving a trail of opinions, especially noting the government’s plan to collaborate with US boxer, Mike Tyson, o...

by Staff - 1 hour ago

India Magician Feared Drowned After Houdini Trick

BBC News:– An Indian magician, who attempted to recreate Harry Houdini’s famed trick by jumping shackled into a river, is feared dead. Chanchal Lahiri was meant to escape and swim to safety but did not emerge from the Hooghly river in Wes...

by Staff - 1 hour ago

Government Announces New Fuel Price Adjustments

Press Release:-  The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of gasoline remains unchanged. The...

by Staff - 11 hours ago

Jamaica Tourism Minister Praises Impact Of Sandals On Region

Jamaica Observer:- The impact that Sandals Resorts International has had on the development of Jamaica and the wider Caribbean has been described as “nothing short of phenomenal”. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s tourism minister, made the observatio...

by Staff - 11 hours ago

Driver Escapes Injury After Vehicle Crash

A driver escaped unhurt after a vehicle crash at Independence City, Castries, Sunday afternoon, eyewitnesses have reported. According to the eyewitnesses, the taxi driver had dropped off some passengers and was driving down the hill when the vehicle...

by Staff - 11 hours ago

U.S: Recalled Ragu Sauce May Be Contaminated With Plastic

USA Today:– Mizkan America Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for some varieties of Ragu pasta sauces, saying in a press release that they may contain fragments of plastic. The company said it has not received reports of consumer injuries but i...

by Staff - 12 hours ago

Re: Stammering

Garfield Chamberlain 87 School Street Boston, MA 02108 U.S.A. June 16, 2019 To the editor of THE ST. LUCIA TIMES: I am a native of Jamaica who will always consider myself a stammerer, or as they say now, a “PWS” or “person who stamm...

by Staff - 16 hours ago

France Begins Trial Of Compulsory Civic Service For Teens

France 24:-  Nearly two decades after France phased out conscription for men, some 2,000 teenagers on Sunday began a pilot programme for a new national civic service, a pet project of French President Emmanuel Macron. For a fortnight, the 15- and 16-...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Three Vehicle Collision At Mon Repos

Three vehicles collided at Mon Repos Saturday afternoon, the Saint Lucia Fire Service has confirmed. The Vieux Fort fire station said it received a call in relation to the incident about 4:30 pm. Details are sketchy, but emergency officials said no o...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Babe Ruth Jersey Fetches Record-Breaking $5.64M

BBC News:- A jersey worn by legendary baseball player Babe Ruth has become the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. The garment was snapped up for $5.64m (£4.4m) at auction in New York on Saturday. It broke the previous record of $4....

by Staff - 1 day ago

Dominica Put On Alert After Island Rattled By Earthquakes

CMC:- The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) Saturday said that Dominica was being rattled by a series of shallow earthquakes, particularly in the south central area of the island, and urged the population to remain vigilant. It said that the burst...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Jamaica: Man Attacks Woman For Calling Him ‘Woman Beater’

Jamaica Observer:- A man, who reportedly got upset after the friend of his child’s mother spotted him on the road and called him “woman beater Howie” and punched her in her nose, breaking it in four places, is now wishing he had kept his cool....

by Staff - 1 day ago

Carnival Cruise Accused Of Refusing To Let Dying Man Off Ship

NBC News:– The family of a man who died of a heart attack on a Carnival cruise ship alleges in a lawsuit that he was barred from disembarking while the ship was docked and forced to die a painful death as the ship sailed to its next destination...