Category : World News

by Staff - 4 months ago

Angry South Africans Stage New Wave of Protests

25 years after South Africa's first democratic elections following apartheid rule, the status quo persists. The same protests on the same issues erupt at regular intervals. More so during elections time to catch the attention of politicians.

by Staff - 4 months ago

Teenager ‘Who Raped British Girl On Cruise’ Walks Free

Independent:– An Italian teenager accused of raping a 17-year-old British girl on a cruise ship has been freed on a legal technicality because the alleged attack took place in international waters. The suspect, aged 18, was arrested after she t...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Jamaica Wants To End Short-Term Contracts For Hotel Workers

Jamaica Observer:- MONTEGO BAY, St James — Government has warned stakeholders in the tourism industry that the days of employing workers on short contracts in hotels are numbered. The tourism sector, which raked in some US$3.3 billion from the 4.3 mi...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Police Probe Gros Islet Shooting

A twenty-nine year old male was hospitalised Monday afternoon following a shooting incident at Gros Islet, law enforcement officials have confirmed. The shooting occurred on Marie Therese Street about 2.30 p.m, the law enforcement officials disclosed...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Venezuelan Pirates Attack T&T Yacht

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — President of the Yacht Services Association of Trinidad and Tobago (YSATT), Tommy Johnson, has called on yacht owners to travel in “a convoy if possible” after a 55-foot sailboat came under attack from Venezuelan pirat...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Health Department Holds Influenza Sensitization Workshop

Press Release:– The Department of Health and Wellness is continuing on its efforts to manage the present situation of an increase in influenza cases on island by sensitizing public and private health care workers. Health care professionals arou...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Venezuelans Attack T&T Police

Trinidad Newsday:-  DAYS after National Security Ministry Stuart Young appealed to Venezuelans living in TT to register under the Migrant Framework Policy, which will allow them to work here for one year, a mob of about six Venezuelan women launched...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Notre-Dame Cathedral In Paris On Fire

BBC News:- A fire has broken out at the famous Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris and has spread rapidly across the building. The cause was not immediately clear, but officials say that it could be linked to renovation work. Images on social media show pl...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Sister Seeking Answers After Suspected Drowning Of Teenager

The sister of suspected drowning victim, Augustina Lionel, is seeking answers regarding the death of the teenager. Ashaski St Rose, who said she was the eldest sister of the deceased, told St Lucia Times that she was was at home Sunday when someone c...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Saint Lucia Benefits From SMART Health Care Project

Press Release:- Health care facilities are expected to be safer, greener and more resilient to natural disasters through the implementation of the SMART health care in the Caribbean project. The Department of Health and Wellness in partnership with t...