Category : Caribbean News

- 2 months ago

R Kelly Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — R Kelly has been arrested on child pornography and other charges, the New York Times reported, in the latest criminal investigation into the R&B superstar dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct. The 52-year-o...

- 2 months ago

Louisiana Under State Of Emergency As It Braces For Storm

Press Release:- President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana as a growing tropical storm nears landfall. Storm Barry has been gathering speed over the Gulf of Mexico in recent days. Officials say sustained wind speeds have gr...

- 2 months ago

PAHO Urges Caribbean To Brace For Heatwaves

Press Release:- In view of the current heatwaves in Europe and predictions that this phenomenon will hit various parts of the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is urging countries in the Region to be...

- 2 months ago

City Police Warn Carnival Revellers Against Urinating In Public

The City Police Department has warned that it will be cracking down on carnival revellers who choose to urinate in public. “The City Police will be out in full force over the carnival season and will be on the lookout for persons committing vio...

- 2 months ago

Police Probe Report Of Break In At Vieux Fort CIBC Bank

Police are investigating a report of a  break-in at the Vieux Fort branch of CIBC FirstCaribbean, law enforcement officials have confirmed. Police investigators were on the scene Friday morning and had erected a cordon around the lending institution....

- 2 months ago

PM Shares Saint Lucia’s Sports Plans With Usain Bolt

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says he shared some of this country’s plans for sports during a meeting with visiting sprint legend, Usain Bolt. Writing on his official Facebook page, Chastanet said the plans included the upgrading of several sp...

- 2 months ago

Gros Islet Homicide Victim Was Stabbed In The Heart

Gros Islet homicide victim Marley Williams died from a stab wound to the heart according to the result of a post mortem examination, St Lucia Times has learned. The post mortem was conducted Thursday afternoon at Victoria Hospital. Williams had celeb...

- 2 months ago

PM Expresses Gratitude For Japanese Assistance

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has has expressed Saint Lucia’s  ‘sincerest gratitude’ for Japan’s generousity and assistance to this country. Chastanet expressed his gratitude in a post on his official Facebook Page after welc...

- 2 months ago

Missing Texas Man Eaten By Own Dogs

Sky News:– A reclusive man who had not been seen since April had actually been eaten by his pack of dogs, according to officials. The 18 mixed-breed dogs apparently devoured the body, clothing and hair of 57-year-old Freddie Mack at his Texas h...

- 2 months ago

King Clears The Air On Road Markings Contract Award

Press Release:- The Minister for Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour Hon. Stephenson King wishes to reassure the general public, that contrary to incorrect, misleading and malicious statements issued by a well-known creole media personality, air...

- 2 months ago

Mary Francis Urges Tough Sanctions Against Cop In Brutality Video

Human Rights campaigner Mary Francis has described as unbelievable, a viral video recording of police brutality carried out against a suspect in handcuffs. And she has declared that had it not been for social media, a mere report of what transpired m...

- 2 months ago

England Reach Cricket World Cup Final

BBC Sports:– England surged into their first World Cup final for 27 years with a sensational eight-wicket demolition of Australia at Edgbaston. The hosts will have the chance to lift the trophy for the first time when they meet New Zealand at L...