Category : Caribbean News

- 4 days ago

Temporary Relocation Of Services At Babonneau Wellness Centre

Press Release:- The public is advised that effective Wednesday, September 11, 2019, all medical services at the Babonneau Wellness Centre will be temporarily suspended to facilitate the treatment of mold. Services are scheduled to resume on Monday, S...

- 4 days ago

Chopping Victim Backs Soufriere Anti-Violence Initiative

Chopping victim Maygan Pascal is supporting a September 22, 2019 women’s walk against violence planned for the community of Soufriere. Pascal was attacked on her way home last month by an assailant at Town Extension, Soufriere resulting in her hospit...

- 4 days ago

ECCB Approves Sale Of Scotiabank In Six OECS States

Press Release:- The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), in consultation with the ECCB Monetary Council, has approved the application for the transfer of the assets and liabilities of the Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) to the Republic Financial Holding...

- 4 days ago

Kenyan Schoolgirl Takes Own Life After ‘Period Shaming’

A schoolgirl in Kenya has taken her own life after allegedly being shamed in class for having her period and staining her uniform. The 14-year-old’s mother said her daughter hanged herself after being humiliated by a teacher, Kenyan media repor...

- 5 days ago

Former Saint Lucia Diplomat Calls For Massive National Strike

Declaring that he is merely a Saint Lucian patriot hurting at the plight of the people under the Allen Chastanet administration, former diplomat Peter Lansiquot has called for a ‘massive’ national strike over the situation in this country...

- 5 days ago

Judges Rule UK Parliament Suspension Unlawful

Boris Johnson’s suspension of the UK Parliament is unlawful, Scotland’s highest civil court has ruled. A panel of three judges at the Court of Session found in favour of a cross-party group of politicians who were challenging the prime minister’...

- 5 days ago

Missing 71 Year Old Found Alive

A 71 year old woman who was reported missing from her Ti Morne, Union, home since Friday, September 6, 2019, has been found alive and well, family members say. Gloria James was found at Des Barras, Babonneau, under some bushes, a relative told St Luc...

- 5 days ago

Saint Lucians Benefit From Lobster Workshop

Press Release:– Over 20 Saint Lucians are now better equipped to take advantage of the economic opportunities in lobster farming. This is thanks to a major collaboration between the UK Government, the Department of Fisheries and the USAID, the...

- 5 days ago

71 Year Old Reported Missing From Ti Morne, Union

Relatives of a 71 year old woman are concerned about her safety days after she was reported missing from her Ti Morne, Union residence. The missing woman is Gloria James who was last seen in the Rodney Bay area wearing a brown dress with  a green pho...

- 5 days ago

Dorian’s Death Toll In The Bahamas Rises

NASSAU, Bahamas,  (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian’s rampage through the Bahamas last week killed at least 50 people, largely on the hard-hit Great Abaco Island, an official said yesterday. That is up from the last-reported figure of 45, Carl Smith, a sp...

- 5 days ago

Women’s Walk Against Violence Planned For Soufriere

A women’s march against violence has been planned for Soufriere on September 22 about 3.00 pm. The event has been organised by the Soufriere Youth and Sports Council, Sergeant Shervon Matthieu under his hashtag ‘A Cop Who Cares’ and...

- 5 days ago

Woman Charged With Fraud In Neymar Rape Case

Police in Brazil have charged a woman who accused the international footballer, Neymar, of raping her in a Paris hotel in May with perverting the course of justice. Najila Trindade and her former husband, Estivens Alves, have been accused of lying to...

- 5 days ago

Vide Bouteille Secondary School Renamed After First Principal

Press Release:– The Vide Bouteille Secondary School has been renamed the Patricia D. James Secondary School, to pay homage to the first principal of the school. The rebranding of the school was done in commemoration of its 30th anniversary. For...

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Former Antigua Ambassador’s Daughter Murdered

Taitu Goodwin, daughter of Antigua and Barbuda’s former Ambassador to Cuba, Bruce Goodwin, has lost her life as a result of an alleged domestic dispute. On Sunday, Taitu Goodwin was stabbed and killed in her apartment in Anguilla, allegedly by her ex...