Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 2 days ago

PM Says Second Phase Of Village Tourism To Be Launched Soon

Saint Lucia will soon be launching the second phase of Village Tourism, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, has announced. The first constituencies to benefit will be Gros Islet, Anse la Raye and Soufriere, Chastanet wrote on his official Facebook page M...

by Staff - 2 days ago

American Idol finale ends in an upset

Throughout the “American Idol” Season 17 finale Sunday night, the winner seemed almost too obvious, especially when Alejandro Aranda, the 24-year-old singer-songwriter from Pomona, Calif., performed an original track called “Out Loud.” At the end, th...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Barbados Willing To Divest Some LIAT Shares

Antigua Observer:– The government of Barbados has agreed to sell “a significant portion” of its 49 percent interest in the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT. Prime Minister Gaston Browne has confirmed receipt of a letter from Barbados’ Prime...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Saint Lucia, Cuba Renew Health Cooperation Agreement

Press Release:-  Saint Lucia and the Republic of Cuba have renewed its cooperation agreement in the health sector for another two years. Cuban Ambassador to Saint Lucia His Excellency Alejandro Simancas Marin and Saint Lucia’s Minister for Health and...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Police Open Fire At Tyre Thief, Suspected Accomplice Arrested

Saint Lucia police have arrested a man believed to have been involved in the theft of some car tyres and rims at Lumbard, Mon Repos, in the wee hours of Sunday morning. The suspect is reported to have been in the company of another man when the items...

by Staff - 2 days ago

U.S Billionaire Pays Off Students’ Debts

Sky News:– Graduating college students in Atlanta were left stunned when a billionaire technology investor told them he would wipe out their $40m (£31.4m) debts. The students at Morehouse College, an all-male historically black institution, wer...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Barbados Tutor Quits After Exam Results Controversy

The part-time tutor at the Barbados Community College (BCC) has quit amid a controversy over leaked exam results, local reports say. Barbados Nation quoted tutor in ethics and citizenship,  Reginald Knight, as saying that he made a mistake and had ap...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Brazil

BBC News:– Masked gunmen killed 11 people indiscriminately after bursting into a bar in the northern Brazilian city of Belém on Sunday. The shooting happened in Guamá, a poor and violent neighbourhood of the city in the Amazon region. Local med...

by Staff - 3 days ago

T&T: Probe Into Absence Of Official During CSEC Exam

Trinidad Guardian:- Even as in­ves­ti­ga­tions con­tin­ue in­to the cheat­ing scan­dal which oc­curred dur­ing last Wednes­day’s CSEC Math ex­am at the Tran­quil­li­ty Gov­ern­ment Sec­ondary School, a par­al­lel in­ves­ti­ga­tion has been launched i...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Trump Breaks Silence Amid Alabama Abortion Ban Row

BBC News:- US President Donald Trump has outlined his “strongly pro-life” views on abortion amid controversy over strict new laws passed in several states. Mr Trump said he was against abortion except in cases of rape, incest or a “...