Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 2 months ago

CSA Gives Notice Of Strike At Inland Revenue Department

CSA Gives Notice Of Strike At Inland Revenue Departmentaint Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) has given notice of strike action at the Inland Revenue Department (IRD), if health and safety issues are not addressed. The notice of the strike was co...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Chanderpaul Says Cameron Deserves Fourth Term

CMC News:– Test icon Shivnarine Chanderpaul says the success of the domestic franchise system has left him with no choice but to support incumbent Cricket West Indies president, Dave Cameron, in his re-election bid. The 44-year-old, the most ca...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Saint Lucia Karatekas Return From Caribbean Championship

Press Release:- On Saturday March 16th 2019, Cobra Karate and Self Defense Martial Arts Dojo participated in the 6th edition of the Caribbean Open Karate Championship at the Pelliere Donatien Hall in Fort-de- France, Martinique. A 28 member contingen...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Saint Lucia Tourism Strategy Review Underway

Press Release:– The Ministry of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, Culture and  Creative Industries has recently engaged the services of Keios Development Consulting to undertake a thorough revision of the Tourism Strategy, which was develo...

by Staff - 2 months ago

T&T PM Downplays Trump Meeting With Selected Caribbean Leaders

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC ) — Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley today brushed aside suggestions that Port of Spain had been snubbed by United States President Donald Trump who is expected to meet with selected Caribbean Community...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Millions of Facebook Passwords Exposed

BBC News:– The passwords of millions of Facebook users were accessible by up to 20,000 employees of the social network, it has been reported. Security researcher Brian Krebs broke the news about data protection failures, which saw up to 600 mil...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Saint Lucia Addresses Disaster Responsiveness

Press Release:-  Climate shocks are not only responsible for increasing humanitarian crises but are also leading factors in augmenting poverty and food insecurity in Saint Lucia. To deal with this situation countries must implement systems that can r...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Armed Bandits Attack La Clery Business

Armed bandits attacked Allied Sales in La Clery, Castries, Thursday afternoon and escaped in a waiting car after robbing two individuals who were at the business establishment, it has been reported. An eyewitness who spoke to St Lucia Times on condit...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Rehani Isidore Charged In Airport Bomb Hoax, Attempted Suicide

Press Release:- On Wednesday February 20, 2019 about 6:00am, law enforcement officials responded to a report of a bomb threat at the George F. L. Charles Airport in Vigie. On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Rehani Isidore of Bishops Gap, was arrested and...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Bureau Of Standards Forms Committee On Cannabis

Press Release:–  The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) will launch a committee to spearhead and participate in work on the adoption of international standards for Cannabis. The SLBS has established a National Ad Hoc Mirror Committee of AST...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Bush Fire Threatens Striking Firefighter’s Residence

An early morning bush fire in Dennery which threatened the residence of a member of the Saint Lucia Fire Service, was extinguished by firefighters, Assistant Divisional Officer, David Antoine has said. The fire occurred after 3.33.am, it was disclose...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Ethiopians Cheer As London Museum Returns Royal Hair

LONDON,  (Reuters) – A London museum has handed back locks of hair cut from the corpse of an Ethiopian emperor during a British invasion 150 years ago, after a campaign by activists seeking the return of hundreds of pieces of colonial plunder. Ethiop...