Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 4 months ago

Sandals Honoured At UWI Toronto Benefit Gala

Press Release:–  The Hon. Gordon “Butch” Stewart, O.J. C.D. Hon. LLD, Chairman and Founder of Sandals Resorts accepted the Chancellor’s Award on behalf of his company at the 10th Annual University of The West Indies (UWI) Toronto Benefit Gala h...

by Staff - 4 months ago

King Says Ubaldus Raymond Issue ‘Unfortunate’

Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister, Stephenson King, has described the situation with Doctor Ubaldus Raymond as unfortunate. ” I cannot account for Mr. Ubaldus Raymond’s behaviour or his actions,” King told reporters Tuesday. “...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Police Say ‘Gunman Video’ Likely Not From Saint Lucia

A video of a young man brandishing what appear to be two automatic weapons while three handguns are visible in the pockets of his trousers likely did not originate in Saint Lucia, police say. The youth has his identity concealed. “In relation t...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Education Minister Addresses School Security Concerns

Education Minister Doctor Gale Rigobert says the authorities have tabled for discussion consideration and implementation, a programme that will address security issues in schools. She was questioned bu reporters on the issue of school security outsid...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Government To Intensify Efforts At Crime Prevention

The Saint Lucia government has announced plans to intensify efforts at crime prevention and confidence building, by increasing the numbers in the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force. The announcement came from Governor General, Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac...

by Staff - 4 months ago

PM Responds To Accusations That Security Official Hit Tourist

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has responded to reports that a security official at a site in Soufriere slapped a female tourist this week. A video posted on social media shows several persons accusing a man of having struck the visitor after she all...

by Staff - 4 months ago

PM Says Ubaldus Raymond Resignation Reports Incorrect

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has declared that news reports indicating that Doctor Ubaldus Raymond has resigned are not correct. Chastanet made the disclosure to reporters Tuesday outside parliament, days after various media organisations, includin...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Opposition Youth Group Urges Young People To Speak Out

Press Release:– Our country’s most valuable resource is its young people. Young people represent our nation’s future. The security of growth and development in time to come rest in the hands of today’s youth. Our hopes and aspirations must be e...

by Staff - 4 months ago

April Is National Youth Month

Press Release:– The month of April is being celebrated nationwide as Youth Month. The Department of Youth and Sports in collaboration with the National Youth Council have organized a number of events to commemorate the occasion. The celebration...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Belgian Twins Freed By Court Amid Identity Confusion

BBC News:– Twin brothers from the Belgian city of Leuven have been acquitted of involvement in a snack-bar fight because they could not be told apart. Ibrahim and Murat A were both put on trial for assault and causing injury to a man during a r...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Guyanese Man Freed Of Rape Charge

Guyana Chronicle:– JARREL Duke was, on Monday freed of a rape charge by the Sexual Offences Court of the Demerara High Court after a jury returned a not-guilty verdict. Duke, 20, was on trial before Justice Brassington Reynolds for allegedly en...