Category : Caribbean News

- 2 months ago

PWA Wants Body Cameras After Gun Incident Involving Female Cop

The President of the Police Welfare Association (PWA), Travis Chicot, has called on the authorities to make training and body cameras available to police officers. His call follows a controversy over a recent incident in Dennery involving two female...

- 2 months ago

Crying Boy Begs Father Not To Call Cops On Black Man

CNN:- A young boy came to the defense of a black man on the Fourth of July as the boy’s father questioned and later called the police on the man who said he was waiting for a friend at a San Francisco apartment building. Wesly Michel recorded h...

- 2 months ago

Fleeing Suspects Leave Almost $4M In Boat

CNN:– After border patrol agents in Puerto Rico chased after a boat on Sunday, they found five duffel bags stuffed with $3.7 million in cash. US Customs and Border Protection agents, along with the DEA, made the seizure after tracking the vesse...

- 2 months ago

Opposition Questions NIC Cabot Investment

Saint Lucia’s opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre, has expressed concern about the involvement of the National Insurance Corporation in the Cabot Saint Lucia project. At a news conference Tuesday, the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) leader raise...

- 2 months ago

Toddler Dies After Slipping From Grandpa’s Arms On Cruise Ship

Sky News:– A young girl has died after slipping from her grandfather’s arms on the 11th deck of a cruise ship while it was docked in Puerto Rico, according to reports. The child, who is believed to have been 18 months old, is understood t...

- 2 months ago

Fire Service Official Concerned Over Attacks On Homeless People

A senior official of the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) has expressed concern over attacks on homeless people. Assistant Divisional Officer (ADO) David Antoine expressed his concern against the backdrop of reports that a resident of Cornerstone Hous...

- 2 months ago

Amber Guyger’s Attorneys Want Her Trial Moved Out Of Dallas

Attorneys for the former Dallas cop who shot dead Saint Lucian Botham Jean want her trial moved out of Dallas, Dallas News has reported. The publication said attorneys, Robert Rogers, Toby Shook and Michael Mowla, argued in their court filing that th...

- 2 months ago

Micoud North Gears Up For Huge Job & Career Fair

Press Release:–  Large numbers of young people consisting of recent graduates and unemployed youth are expected to participate in the 2019 Job & Career Readiness Fair scheduled for Wednesday, 10th, July, 2019 at the Mon Repos Combined Schoo...

- 2 months ago

Saint Lucia, Grenada Benefit From Fisheries Sector Insurance

St. Lucia and Grenada have become the first two regional countries to be issued with Caribbean Oceans and Aquaculture Sustainability Facility (COAST) fisheries parametric insurance policy, the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Segregated...

- 2 months ago

Man Kayaks Across Saint Lucia Channel

Press Release:– Sunday, July 7, 2019 at approximately 5:31 AM, Weston Moses organized his kayak on the beach of Smuggler’s Cove, next to Cap Maison Resort in Saint Lucia to depart on a trek to Martinique.  The feat is a 21 mile/33 kilometer pad...

- 2 months ago

Third Annual Saint Lucia Dive Festival Attracts Record Numbers

Press Release:–  The Saint Lucia Divers Association and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority are passionate about the third annual Saint Lucia Dive Festival (DiveFest) slated for September 8-15, 2019. The event will feature a number of activities...

- 2 months ago

Billionaire Charged With Sex Trafficking Minors

BBC News:– Wealthy US financier and friend of the powerful, Jeffrey Epstein, has appeared in a New York court charged with running “a vast network” of underage girls for sex. Appearing in dark blue jail clothing on Monday, Epstein p...