Category : Caribbean News

- 2 months ago

WASCO Aims To Resolve Distribution Problems

Press Release:– The Water and Sewerage Company Incorporated WASCO is currently experiencing difficulties with our water distribution and supply network in some parts of the island. This is due to the heavy rains caused by the weather systems wh...

- 2 months ago

Saint Lucia Rastafarians Welcome Reparations Agreement

Rastafarians in Saint Lucia have welcomed the signing of a £20 million reparations agreement between the  University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University of Glasgow. The two institutions have signed the first ever agreement for slavery reparat...

- 2 months ago

Hilaire Got It Wrong Again !

By Dominic Fedee, Minister of Tourism It is unfortunate that as a sitting parliamentarian, Castries South MP Dr. Ernest Hilaire continues to mislead the public on matters of national importance. His most recent offence of political heresy is the clea...

- 2 months ago

Bruceville Targetted In Major Plastic Waste Cleanup Campaign

Eleven truck loads of plastic waste have been removed from Bruceville, Vieux Fort, as part of a major clean up campaign around Saint Lucia. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet who announced the removal of the plastic waste on his official Facebook page, s...

- 2 months ago

Guyana Denies Haitian Smuggling Reports

Guyana Chronicle:– Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix, has condemned as inaccurate and deceptive, information published in both the Kaieteur News and Guyana Times on the arrival and departure of Haitian travellers to Guyana. The articles ha...

- 2 months ago

Toni Morrison, Author And Nobel Laureate, Dies At 88

CNN:- Toni Morrison, author of seminal works of literature on the black experience such as “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and “Sula” and the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize, has died, her publisher...

- 2 months ago

Fire Service Reports Busy Weekend Responding To Emergencies

The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) says it responded to 99 ambulance calls during the weekend of August 2 -5, 2019. Assistant Divisional Officer David Antoine disclosed that 94 of the responses were in connection with medical emergencies. “The...

- 2 months ago

Obama Urges Americans To Reject Leaders Who Stoke Hatred

BBC News:– Former US President Barack Obama has called on Americans to reject language from any of their leaders that feeds hatred or normalises racism. Mr Obama did not name anyone but his rare comments came after President Donald Trump sought...

- 2 months ago

Guyanese Cricketer Charged With Assaulting Cop During Match

Stabroek News:- International cricketer Christopher Barnwell is now free on bail after he was charged yesterday with assaulting a police officer during a cricket match. Barnwell, of Lot 8 Albert Street, Georgetown, appeared before Principal Magistrat...

- 2 months ago

National Security Minister Urges Citizens Not To Challenge Cops

Saint Lucia’s National Security Minister has called on members of the public not to challenge police officers in the execution of their duties. Hermangild Francis was speaking to reporters Monday on his first day back on the job after three mon...

- 2 months ago

National Security Minister Back On the Job

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Monday morning welcomed Minister of Home Affairs, Legal Affairs and National Security, Hermangild Francis back to work. Francis had been on leave for the past three months while undergoing medical treatment overseas. At...

- 2 months ago

£20 Million Caribbean Reparations Agreement Signed

Press Release:– Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. August 2, 2019—The University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University of Glasgow have signed the first ever agreement for slavery reparations since British Emancipation in 1838. The £20 millio...