Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 1 week ago

Anti-Doping Workshop For Saint Lucia

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness Association (SLABBFA) presents an Anti-doping workshop on Saturday June 8th, 2019. The workshop will be held at the St. Lucia Olympic Committee House located in La Clery (opposite Massy...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Jamaica Church Leaders Concerned Over Move To Legalise Obeah

Jamaica Gleaner:- For more than a century, the practice of obeah has been illegal under Jamaican law. But just as lawmakers were getting ready to push the maximum fine to $1 million for anyone found guilty of practising obeah, Justice Minister Delroy...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Two Persons Injured In Vieux Fort Accident

Two drivers were injured when their vehicles collided head on along the Vieux Fort highway near WINERA, emergency officials have reported. The officials told St Lucia Times that the the Vieux Fort Fire Station received an emergency call about 12.50 p...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Mobile Number Portability For Saint Lucia, Other ECTEL States

CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – All member states of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), will have access to Mobile Number Portability (MNP), as of Monday. Mobile Number Portability enables consumers to keep their current mobile tel...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Periodic Physical Fitness Tests Proposed For Saint Lucia Cops

The founder of a Boot Camp here that promotes physical exercise and healthy eating, has underscored the need for members of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) to be physically fit. “I believe it is important for all police officers to be phys...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Opposition Leader Says $500 Will Not Keep Vendors Quiet

Opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre, has asserted that a $500 stipend paid to vendors who have been relocated to the former site of the Saint Lucia Fire Service headquarters on Jeremie Street, will not keep them quiet if they are being mistreated. Pr...

by Staff - 1 week ago

PM Urges Citizens To Be Prepared For Hurricane Season

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is urging all citizens to be prepared as the Atlantic hurricane season started on June 1. Writing on his official Facebook page, Chastanet observed that the Saint Lucia Government has been playing it’s part by imp...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Three Accused In T&T Triple Murder Freed

Trinidad Express:-THE deliberate fabrication of evidence by the State’s main witness in a 2009 triple murder resulted in the three men who were accused of the crimes being set free yesterday without facing trial. The former accused were to go on tria...

by Staff - 1 week ago

New ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion Hailed

NBC News:– Who is Emma Boettcher? That would be the correct question to: She’s the new champion of “Jeopardy!” after besting trivia titan James Houlzhauer. The University of Chicago librarian suddenly became America’s mo...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Chicago Sees 52 Shot, 10 Killed In Weekend Violence

NBC News:- At least 52 people were shot and 10 killed in Chicago’s most violent weekend so far this year, leading police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Monday to declare the uptick a “despicable level of violence.” At a news confer...