Category : Caribbean News

- 4 months ago

Saint Lucia’s Labour Minister Salutes Workers And Employers

Press Release:-  On the occasion of Laour Day 2019, the island`s Minister responsible for Labour Honorable Stephenson King has extended gratitude to the workers and employers of Saint Lucia, for their service to the growth and development of our coun...

- 4 months ago

Drydock Accident To Cost Royal Caribbean $52M

Travel Weekly:- The crane collapse that damaged Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas is expected to cost the parent company about $52 million in net income this year. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. said most of the amount will come from lost cruis...

- 4 months ago

UK Parliament Declares Climate Change Emergency

BBC News:– MPs have approved a motion to declare an environment and climate emergency. This proposal, which demonstrates the will of the Commons on the issue but does not legally compel the government to act, was approved without a vote. Labour...

- 4 months ago

Police Probe Death Of Dominican National, Shooting In Vieux Fort

Saint Lucia police are investigating a homicide in Micoud and a shooting incident at Vieux Fort. The body of a  Dominica-born male in his forties was discovered beside the road at Latille about 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, according to law enforcement source...

- 4 months ago

Saint Lucia PM Cites Crime, Poverty Among ‘Real Enemies’

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has cited crime and poverty as being among the real enemies of this country. “ We must not allow ourselves to get distracted and remember always that poverty, deprivation, crime, under-development and critically lost...

- 4 months ago

Barbados, Trinidad, Shaken By 4.2 Quake

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — An earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.2 rattled Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies has reported on Wednesday. It said that there were no...

- 4 months ago

LIAT CEO Says Airline Staying The Course Despite Financial Issues

Barbados Nation:–  LIAT IS STAYING in the air in spite of its financial challenges. hat commitment is coming from the regional airline’s chief executive officer (CEO) Julie Reifer-Jones, who said they would push to continue their daily operatin...

- 4 months ago

WikiLeaks Founder Jailed For Breaching Bail

Sky News:- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for breaching his bail by seeking asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy. He spent almost seven years living in the building in west London, having gone into hiding there...

- 4 months ago

One Man Rescued, Two Reported Missing After Mishap At Sea

A Saint Lucian was rescued at sea Tuesday following a boating mishap, while two others are reported missing, emergency officials say. According to the officials, the thirty year old Marigot resident who was rescued was transported via ambulance to Vi...

- 4 months ago

EU Ambassador Says Crime, Violence ‘Accepted’ In T&T

Trinidad Express:– Crime has become so commonplace in the country it is somewhat accepted says Ambassador of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago Aad Biesebroek. Speaking at the launch of the ‘Life After Today’ initiative at the San Fernan...

- 4 months ago

Olympic Champion Loses Appeal Against IAAF Testosterone Rules

BBC News:– Caster Semenya has lost a landmark case against athletics’ governing body meaning it will be allowed to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) rejected the South African’s...

- 4 months ago

LIAT Shareholders In ‘Crucial Talks’

Barbados Today:– Shareholder governments of the regional airline, LIAT, began a meeting in Dominica, Tuesday with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit underscoring the importance of the airline to the regional integration system. Skerrit described...

- 4 months ago

911 Call Of Ex-Cop Who Shot Botham Jean Leaked

NBC News:-  A former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in his own home told a 911 dispatcher she “thought it was my apartment” as she waited for emergency responders to arrive. In the recording obtained this week...