Category : Caribbean News

- 2 months ago

The Longest Toilet Break?

OSTEND, Belgium (Reuters) – A Belgian man sat on a toilet for nearly five days this week in a bid to set a world record. Jimmy De Frenne, a 48-year old who is learning to be a bus driver, set himself a challenge of sitting for 165 hours on a to...

- 2 months ago

Saint Lucia To Introduce Business Incubator & Accelerator Programme

Press Release:- Invest Saint Lucia is today one step closer to the launch of a Business Incubator and Accelerator Programme, designed to foster greater entrepreneurship on the island, through effective nurturing, mentorship and direct access to marke...

- 2 months ago

Courts Babonneau Steel Orchestra Wins Another Panorama Competition

Press Release:- Events Company of Saint Lucia Inc. (ECSL) and the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) are pleased to announce the results of the 2019 National Panorama Competition following the activities held on Friday, July 12th at Carnival City,...

- 2 months ago

Antigua PM Unaware Talks On Sale Of LIAT Shares Have Stalled

Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne has said that he is not aware that negotiations on the sale of LIAT shares owned by Barbados have stalled, it has been reported.  “Not to my knowledge,”Browne was quoted as saying i...

- 2 months ago

Storm Barry Makes Landfall In US

Sky News:- Storm Barry has made landfall in Louisiana and has weakened to a tropical storm after it was previously upgraded to a hurricane. Officials have warned of a life-threatening surge of water to come with heavy rains that could last for severa...

- 2 months ago

Suspected Carjacker Dies After ‘Mob Justice’ In US

BBC News:- A couple have been questioned by police and may face charges after a suspected carjacker was beaten by a mob and died in the US city of Philadelphia. Police say the man who died had tried on Thursday to steal a woman’s car with her t...

- 2 months ago

Multiple Injuries Reported In Union Vehicle Collision

Two vehicles collided at Union Saturday morning resulting in injuries to five individuals, a Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) official says. The official told St Lucia Times that the accident occurred about 11:23 am. He said the collision involved a T...

- 2 months ago

Crackdown On Immigrant Families In US Set To Begin

WASHINGTON,  (Reuters) – A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said yesterday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants,...

- 2 months ago

At Least 26 Dead As Gunmen Storm Somali Hotel

BBC News:– At least 26 people, including a prominent journalist and several foreigners, have been killed in an attack on a hotel in southern Somalia. A suicide bomber rammed a car containing explosives into the Asasey hotel in the port of Kisma...

- 2 months ago

Cornerstone House Undergoes Major Renovation

Major renovation has been underway at Cornerstone House, the shelter and soup kitchen for the homeless, it has been announced. “A comprehensive rehabilitation job has been progressing over the last few weeks which includes painting, tiling, ele...

- 2 months ago

VIDEO: Python Tries To Eat T&T Zookeeper

Trinidad Express:–  The Emperor Valley Zoo’s albino Burmese python, nicknamed Mustard took a bite out of a zoo keeper today. A video circulating on social media showed the zoo keeper opening the enclosure and tossing a rabbit near the python. T...

- 2 months ago

Former British Cop Jailed For Rape In Antigua

Antigua Observer:- Fifteen years is the time in jail that Lee Martin-Cramp has been sentenced to serve for raping a young woman while he was vacationing in Antigua four years ago. The recently dismissed law enforcement officer, who was a member of th...

- 2 months ago

Saint Lucia Concludes Consultation On Preventing Crime & Violence

Press Release:– Key representatives from the   law enforcement and social work sectors participated in a two-day consultation on the findings of a CARICOM commissioned- European Development Fund supported study entitled “Rapid Assessment of Ris...