Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 1 week ago

Carnival Cruise Accused Of Refusing To Let Dying Man Off Ship

NBC News:– The family of a man who died of a heart attack on a Carnival cruise ship alleges in a lawsuit that he was barred from disembarking while the ship was docked and forced to die a painful death as the ship sailed to its next destination...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Minister Says No Easy Fix For Domestic Violence

Saint Lucia’s External Affairs Minister Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, asserting that domestic violence is a very complex problem, has told reporters here that there is no ‘quick fix’ for it. “It is something that we have been working...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Passenger Mistakes Plane Emergency Exit For Toilet

CNN:- A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight at Manchester Airport caused severe delays after opening the emergency exit door in an attempt to reach the bathroom while the plane was still on the ground. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight 702 w...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Saint Lucia Breaks Ground For New Golf Resort

Saint Lucia has broken ground for the construction of Cabot Saint Lucia- a new Golf Resort at Point Hardy, Cap Estate. Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet says Cabot Saint Lucia will feature an 18-hole golf course called Cabot Point. “Resort amenit...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Five OECS Teams To Take Part In Inaugural Netball Series

Press Release:–  Five netball teams from across the OECS will compete for the first Gloria Ballantyne Championship Trophy in the inaugural OECS/ECCB International Netball Series, which will be held in St Vincent and the Grenadines from 15 – 21...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Saint Lucia Teachers Accept Government’s Offer

Saint Lucia teachers turned out en masse Friday to attend a meeting summoned by their union to discuss an offer from the Government Negotiating Team (GNT), which they agreed to accept. The President of the Saint Lucia Teachers Union (SLTU), Julian Mo...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Baby Cut From Womb In US Murder Case Dies

BBC News:–  A baby cut from his mother’s womb during a brutal attack in Chicago has died after two months on life support, a family spokeswoman has said. Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, the infant son of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, had been in...

by Staff - 1 week ago

T&T Implements New Visa Policy For Venezuelans

Trinidad Guardian:- From Mon­day, Venezue­lans seek­ing to en­ter T&T will have to get a visa as the Gov­ern­ment an­nounced the new mea­sure to pre­vent the free flow of im­mi­grants in­to this coun­try. Min­is­ter of Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Stu­...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Tanzania Proposes Wig And Hair Extension Tax

AfricaNews:– Tanzania’s finance ministry proposed new taxes on locally manufactured and imported wigs and hair extensions which are popular with women in the country. Phillipo Mpango, who was tabling the 2019-2020 budget in parliament was appla...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Saint Lucia Reports Expanded Growth In Agriculture

Press Release:– The Agriculture Sector is showing expanded growth and the review of the output of most subsectors shows high level of production. This formed part of a report to Parliament on Tuesday by Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, Phys...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Antigua Takes Control Of Cash-Strapped LIAT

AFP:– A Caribbean airline that helps bind together the region’s many island nations has been saved from going under — at least for now — by a rescue plan led by the government of Antigua and Barbuda. The 45-year-old LIAT, owne...

by Staff - 1 week ago

UK Navy Ship Ready To Assist Region This Hurricane Season

Press Release:- The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship ‘RFA MOUNTS BAY’ will pay a visit to Barbados from the 14 – 17 June 2019, as part of the UK’s preparations to provide regional support this Hurricane Season. Equipped with heady duty vehicles, a Ro...