Category : Caribbean News

- 2 months ago

Prince Charles Tests Positive For Coronavirus

BBC News:-  The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has announced. Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms “but otherwise remains in good health”, a spokesman said, adding that the Duchess of Cornwa...

- 2 months ago

King Says State Of Emergency Not ‘Overkill’

Former Prime Minister Stephenson King believes that although some people may think that a declaration of a state of emergency here constitutes ‘overkill’, it was necessary to keep people in line. The former Prime Minister spoke to reporte...

- 2 months ago

PM Announces 24-Hour Sea Patrols Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced that the Marine Police Unit will be conducting sea patrols 24 hours every day in ‘well known hotspots’, as part of the battle to control the spread of COVID-19. Chastanet made the announcement on his offic...

- 2 months ago

Saint Lucia To Protect Workers Rights Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Saint Lucia is moving to protect the rights of workers amid the current global COVID-19 pandemic. Labour Minister Stephenson King gave the assurance to reporters outside parliament Tuesday. He explained that ‘grey areas’ within the labour...

- 2 months ago

COVID-19 Cases In Barbados Reach 18

BGIS:-  The Ministry of Health and Wellness has reported only one new case of COVID-19 in Barbados today, after 16 suspected cases were tested by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory yesterday. This brings the total number of cases of COVID-1...

- 2 months ago

Impostors Trying To Capitalise On Coronavirus Pandemic

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis has warned against impostors who might be attempting to perpetrate scams here during the current Coronavirus global pandemic. “I know that there will be persons trying to capitalize on this pandemic...

- 2 months ago

T&T PM Concerned About Daughter In New York’s COVID-19 Ground Zero

Trinidad Guardian:- While Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s administration battles to secure Trinidad and Tobago against the COVID-19 crisis, he’s admitted to continuing to be a troubled parent since his daughter is in COVID “Ground Zero” in New York....

- 2 months ago

Over 100 Cuban Doctors, Nurses To Join Battle Against COVID-19

Over 100 Cuban doctors and nurses are expected here by weekend to join the battle against the spread of COVID-19, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced. In a nationwide address Monday night, Chastanet disclosed that the initiative had been arr...

- 2 months ago

Chnges In Registration Of Births And Deaths

Press Release:-  The Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to monitor and follow the protocols issued by the Ministry of Health in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Therefore in an effort to maintain the established guidelines and keep our customers a...

- 2 months ago

‘Be Kind To Massy Staff’

Saint Lucians are being urged to be kind to the staff of Massy Stores supermarkets. “When you go to the supermarket, be kind to the cashiers, the floor staff, the pharmacist,” wrote Finola Jennings-Clark on her Facebook page. She said she...

- 2 months ago

Suspension Of Services At Sexual & Reproductive Health Clinic

Press Release:–  As of Wednesday March 25, 2020 and until further notice, the services of the Sexual and Reproductive Health Clinic located at Old Nurses’ Home, Victoria Hospital shall be suspended. This suspension is to facilitate the use of t...

- 2 months ago

Rihanna Donates $5 Million To Fight Against COVID-19

Fox 23:- Pop superstar Rihanna opened her wallet in an effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic, as the singer’s Clara Lionel Foundation donated $5 million to several organizations worldwide, Variety reported. The foundation — launched by Rihan...

- 2 months ago

Saint Lucia Announces State Of Emergency, Curfew

Saint Lucia has announced a state of emergency with a curfew in force from 11:00 pm to 5:00 am. The measures are the latest that the authorities here have put in place to battle the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet announc...