Category : Caribbean News

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...

by Staff - 2 months ago

140 Venezuelan Migrants Arrive In Guyana Capital

Guyana Chronicle:- MINISTER of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix, has confirmed that a total of 140 Venezuelan migrants arrived in Georgetown Wednesday from Kumaka in the Barima-Waini region (Region One). The minister informed the media that the migrant...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Jamaica Closes Embassy In Venezuela

Jamaica Observer:–  JAMAICA yesterday announced that its embassy in Caracas, Venezuela will be temporarily closed, with effect April 1. “As we have previously stated publicly, we have been monitoring circumstances related to the operations of t...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Saint Lucian Awarded Canadian Francophonie Scholarship

Press Release:- Emmanuella Louis is a diligent educator from St Lucia, who is committed to serving her country and educating her students.  It is this commitment that motivated her to apply for the Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program, where she...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Former Jamaica Cricketer Murdered, House Set On Fire

Former Jamaican fast bowler in the 1970’s and early 1980’s, William Haye, was shot and killed  on Monday, local reports say. The Jamaica Observer reported that the crime was carried out by as yet unknown assailants in the Four Paths area...

by Staff - 2 months ago

Royal Caribbean Passenger Suing Company For $10 million

Business Insider:- A Royal Caribbean Cruises passenger is suing the company after he broke his pelvis on a trampoline, according to a lawsuit filed March 12. The defendant, Casey Holladay, is seeking $10 million in damages, the Miami Herald reports....

by Staff - 2 months ago

Kale Is Now One Of The Most Pesticide-Contaminated Vegetables

CNBC:-  Often touted for being highly nutritious, kale has joined the list of 11 other fruits and vegetables known to be “dirty,” according to an analysis by the Environmental Working Group. The watchdog group publishes its “Dirty Dozen” list annuall...