Category : Caribbean News

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National Housing Corporation Is Some $60 Million In Debt

The Chairman of the National Housing Corporation (NHC), Timothy Mangal, has disclosed that the entity is in debt in the sum of approximately $60 million. “We found it in very serious financial difficulties,” Senator Mangal told reporters...

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More Record Growth For Saint Lucia Tourism

Press Release:- Castries, September 19, 2019– The trendy and highly sort after Caribbean destination of Saint Lucia continues to bask in news of more record growth for the island’s leading economic driver, the tourism industry. According to the lates...

- 2 days ago

Car Thieves Strike Again

Car thieves made off with a white Nissan Tiida some time between 1.00 and 3.00 am Thursday morning, it has been reported. The owner of the vehicle told St Lucia Times that it was parked on the Massade Road, Gros Islet. The vehicle had no alarm. The o...

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King Defends His Credibility

Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister Stephenson King has been defending his credibility in the face of accusations that his silence amid criticism of the current PM, is tantamount to an endorsement of Allen Chastanet’s policies. In response to ass...

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Saint Lucia Opposition ‘Ready’ For Elections

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) says it is ready for elections, with many persons ready to represent the party at the polls. So says SLP leader, Philip J. Pierre. “I have people coming out of the woodwork,” Pierre told repor...

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Saint Lucia To Improve Branding, Marketing Of Carnival

Press Release:– Export Saint Lucia has successfully garnered funding from the highly subscribed Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund (CIIF). The Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund (CIIF) was established in 2017 by the...

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17 Year Old Among Seven Arrested For Stolen Firearm

A seventeen year old resident of Pavee, Castries, was among seven individuals arrested by Grosm Islet Police Tuesday in an investigation into a stolen firearm The seven accused were in a house at Beausejour, Gros Islet, where the firearm and several...

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Dallas Police Association Wants Amber Guyger Murder Trial Delayed

Dallas cops  want the murder trial of their former colleague, Amber Guyger, delayed, local media reports say. The trial is scheduled to begin on September 23. Guyger shot an killed the unarmed Botham Jean in his own apartment in September last year....

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Former Foreign Minister’s Social Media Account ‘Hacked’

Former Saint Lucia Foreign Minister Alva Baptiste has issued a warning to members of the public that his account has been hacked. The warning was posted on the official Facebook page of the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP). “My Account...

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Saint Lucia Vies For Four Titles At World Travel Awards

Press Release:- Saint Lucia is thrilled to be nominated by the World Travel Awards for four global titles that could see the destination being named the best among the world’s leading destinations. In the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA), Saint...

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Agriculture Minister Concerned About Banana Exports

By Amanda-Faye Clarke, Ministry of Agriculture Amidst ongoing cooperation from the Government of Taiwan to sustain growth within the agriculture sector, Minister for Agriculture, Hon. Ezechiel Joseph said efforts by the ministry to improve the intern...

- 3 days ago

Public Invited To Voice Concerns At RSS Panel Discussion

Press Release:- A unique opportunity has been presented to the public and they are being   called on to engage in dialogue on Citizen Security with the Regional Security System (RSS) and local  law enforcement officials on Friday, September 20, 2019...