Category : Caribbean News

- 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...

- 2 months ago

Guyanese Man Says He Stole Motorcycle To Buy Horse

Guyana Chronicle:– A 20-year-old horse cart operator, who told the court that he stole a man’s motorcycle to purchase a new horse, was on Friday, July 5, 2019, sentenced to one year imprisonment. Ken Dass of Broad Street, Charlestown appeared b...

- 2 months ago

New Report Warns Of Obesity Epidemic In Caribbean & Latin America

PARIS, France (AFP) — Latin America and the Caribbean is facing an obesity epidemic while paradoxically the number of people facing food insecurity in the region continues to rise, the OECD and FAO warned in a report on Monday. “In Latin Americ...

- 2 months ago

US Coast Guard Suspends Search For Cruise Ship Crew Member

The search for a missing 37 year old crew member of Carnival Victory has been suspended, news reports out of Miami say. Local10.Com quoted the US Coast Guard as saying that the man went overboard about 30 miles northwest of Cuba. The incident is repo...

- 2 months ago

Castries Man ‘Unresponsive’ After Alleged Physical Assault

A Castries man was taken to Victoria Hospital in an unresponsive state Saturday night after having allegedly been attacked earlier in the day in the capital, an emergency official has reported. The man was identified as Cornerstone House resident, Ha...

- 2 months ago

Police Probe Hit And Run Incident In Castries

A thirty-nine year old man was transported to Victoria Hospital Sunday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle on Bridge Street, Castries, near the intersection with Micoud Street. An eyewitness told St Lucia Times that the driver of the vehicle th...

- 4 months ago

Defiant Maduro Appears With Soldiers

BBC News:– Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro has appeared flanked by soldiers at an army base in Caracas, in a show of defiance towards his opponents. Mr Maduro called on the armed forces to defeat “any coup plotter”, as clashes b...

- 4 months ago

Saint Kitts & Nevis To Provide Emergency Funding To LIAT

Press Release:– At a meeting of the Federal Cabinet on Saturday (27 April 2019), the decision was made for the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis to provide emergency funding support of over EC$1 million to LIAT, the Caribbean airline headquarte...