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May 23, 2017

St. Lucia

SLP Lauds Protest March

Source: The Voice | SLP Lauds Protest March THE Opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has described the turnout at last Wednesday’s protest march in Castries as “testimony … The post SLP Lauds Protest March appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Product Development Key – SLHTA Prez

Source: The Voice | Product Development Key – SLHTA Prez PRESIDENT of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), SanovnikDestang, said local and international guests at hotels are becoming … The post Product Development Key – SLHTA Prez appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

REGIONAL: Expedia expands to Cuba

Source: St. Lucia News Online | REGIONAL: Expedia expands to Cuba The post REGIONAL: Expedia expands to Cuba appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. The Expedia group, the world’s largest online travel agency, announced today their expansion to the Cuban market that will allow Cuban hoteliers to sell inventory through global Expedia group sites

LIAT and pilots on collision course?

Source: St. Lucia Times | LIAT and pilots on collision course? The regional airline LIAT appears to be on a collision course with pilots. The union representing the pilots has threatened to act if the carrier does not meet a recently imposed June 1 deadline to give effect to a wage agreement that was reached

REGIONAL: Tobago boat trouble leaves hundreds stranded

Source: St. Lucia News Online | REGIONAL: Tobago boat trouble leaves hundreds stranded The post REGIONAL: Tobago boat trouble leaves hundreds stranded appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Sailing horrors at the Port of Spain Port intensified yesterday as hundreds of passengers bound for Tobago remained stranded on the T&T Express. Passengers were also

Staff of Soufriere FM Successfully Complete Training

Source: St. Lucia Times | Staff of Soufriere FM Successfully Complete Training Soufriere, St. Lucia – In order to augment and recognize personal development, the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF) held a graduation ceremony for radio station Soufriere FM’s personnel. The ceremony which was held on Friday May 19th, 2017, was to recognize the staff

WORLD: James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dies aged 89

Source: St. Lucia News Online | WORLD: James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dies aged 89 The post WORLD: James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dies aged 89 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played

Cash-strapped World Health Organization slammed for high travel costs

Source: St. Lucia Times | Cash-strapped World Health Organization slammed for high travel costs (AP) — Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, traveled to Guinea earlier this month to join the country’s president in celebrating the world’s first Ebola vaccine. After praising health workers in West Africa for their triumph over the

Elderly woman injured in Choc accident

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Elderly woman injured in Choc accident The post Elderly woman injured in Choc accident appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. A 76-year-old woman was injured in a motor vehicle accident at Choc this morning. The victim has been identified as Agnes Mathurin of Plateau. Reports are that a

Manchester: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombing

Source: St. Lucia Times | Manchester: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombing BBC:-Twenty-two people have been killed and 59 injured in what Theresa May called an “appalling, sickening, terrorist attack” at Manchester Arena. A lone male suicide attacker set off a homemade bomb in the foyer at 22:33 BST on Monday at the

Cuba’s first luxury hotel opens in Havana

Source: St. Lucia Times | Cuba’s first luxury hotel opens in Havana (AFP) — Cuba’s first ultra luxury hotel opened its doors Monday in Havana, with guests paying up to $2,500 a night to stay in five-star comfort on the Communist island.The “Gran Hotel Manzana,” part of the Swiss group Kempinski Hotels, is situated in

Schoolgirl arrested in connection with viral video

Source: St. Lucia Times | Schoolgirl arrested in connection with viral video Barbados Police  have arrested and charged a 15-year-old schoolgirl with assault  following an incident  at the Lester Vaughn School which was filmed, posted on social media and went viral. According to Barbados Today, another girl was chased by a number of students and kicked

Breaking the silence on domestic violence

Source: St. Lucia Times | Breaking the silence on domestic violence OECS supports Walk 4 a Cause 2017. The OECS Commission is calling upon the public to support “Walk 4 a Cause” 2017 to raise awareness on the global issue of domestic violence. “Walk 4 a Cause” was originally launched in 2013 and sponsored by

19 dead in Manchester blast

Source: St. Lucia Times | 19 dead in Manchester blast (CNN)At least 19 people are dead and about 50 injured in a possible terrorist incident Monday at Manchester Arena in England, where pop singer Ariana Grande was performing, Greater Manchester Police said. “This is currently being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise,”

Fatalities after incident at Manchester concert

Source: St. Lucia Times | Fatalities after incident at Manchester concert CNN)There are fatalities following an incident at Manchester Arena in England on Monday, according to local police. In a Facebook post, Greater Manchester Police released the following statement: “Emergency services are currently responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena. There are a

Fisheries Ministers Meet In Guyana

Source: The Voice | Fisheries Ministers Meet In Guyana PRESS RELEASE – (BELIZE CITY)– The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) yesterday hosted the 11th Meeting of its Ministerial Council — … The post Fisheries Ministers Meet In Guyana appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

SLP Political Leader Expresses Thanks

Source: The Voice | SLP Political Leader Expresses Thanks PRESS RELEASE – On behalf of the executive and members of the Saint Lucia Labour Party, I would like to thank … The post SLP Political Leader Expresses Thanks appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

WORLD: WHO meet refuses to admit Taiwan amid China pressure

Source: St. Lucia News Online | WORLD: WHO meet refuses to admit Taiwan amid China pressure The post WORLD: WHO meet refuses to admit Taiwan amid China pressure appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Despite impassioned pleas from several countries, the World Health Organization’s annual assembly refused Monday to even discuss admitting Taiwan to

ABE Appoints New CEO

Source: The Voice | ABE Appoints New CEO PRESS RELEASE – ABE, the not-for-profit awarding body specializing in business qualifications, has appointed Rob May as its new CEO. He … The post ABE Appoints New CEO appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

World Metrology Day Today

Source: The Voice | World Metrology Day Today PRESS RELEASE – THE Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) today joins the rest of the world in the observance of … The post World Metrology Day Today appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

HIV, Syphilis Workshop On

Source: The Voice | HIV, Syphilis Workshop On PRESS RELEASE – THE social and economic impacts of HIV/AIDS in affected countries remain a cause for concern. Stigma and discrimination, … The post HIV, Syphilis Workshop On appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Local Products On Show In Dominican Republic

Source: The Voice | Local Products On Show In Dominican Republic TEPA takes four export-ready brands to Agroalimentaria 2017 in the Dominican Republic Saint Lucian products are featuring alongside those of … The post Local Products On Show In Dominican Republic appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

PRESS RELEASE: KFC NBL week 3 results

Source: St. Lucia News Online | PRESS RELEASE: KFC NBL week 3 results The post PRESS RELEASE: KFC NBL week 3 results appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. The Group stage of the 2017 KFC National Basketball League has hit the halfway mark with some exciting displays of local basketball talent. On Wednesday May

New Solidarity Organization Launched

Source: The Voice | New Solidarity Organization Launched Joins Barbados and Cuban Chapters. PRESS RELEASE – A new solidarity organization, the Saint Lucia Chapter of the Caribbean Network in … The post New Solidarity Organization Launched appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

JICA Hosts First Regional Solid Waste Management Workshop

Source: The Voice | JICA Hosts First Regional Solid Waste Management Workshop PRESS RELEASE – THE Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Saint Lucia Office hosted a Regional Solid Waste Management Workshop in Georgetown, … The post JICA Hosts First Regional Solid Waste Management Workshop appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

BREAKING NEWS: Horse killed, 7 injured in Roseau accident

Source: St. Lucia News Online | BREAKING NEWS: Horse killed, 7 injured in Roseau accident The post BREAKING NEWS: Horse killed, 7 injured in Roseau accident appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. In this November 26, 2015 photo, a horse is dead after it collided with a two-door Nisan pick-up van in Beausejour, Gros-Islet.

WHO meet refuses to admit Taiwan amid China pressure

Source: St. Lucia Times | WHO meet refuses to admit Taiwan amid China pressure (AFP) – Despite impassioned pleas from several countries, the World Health Organization’s annual assembly refused Monday to even discuss admitting Taiwan to the meeting, under pressure from China. Self-governing Taiwan, which China sees as a renegade province awaiting reunification, has been

United and Strong celebrates IDAHOT 2017

Source: St. Lucia Times | United and Strong celebrates IDAHOT 2017 The British High Commissioner to Saint Lucia played host to United and Strong’s members, staff and supported with a Cocktail reception. The reception held on Wednesday 17th May 2017 commemorated the international celebration of IDAHOT 2017 under the theme “Families”. Supporters such as Mr.

Venezuela protests: Man set alight as death toll rises

Source: St. Lucia Times | Venezuela protests: Man set alight as death toll rises (BBC) – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has accused opposition protesters of setting alight a government supporter in Caracas on the 50th day of protests. Orlando José Figuera suffered burns to 80% of his body after he was engulfed in flames. Officials

PRESS RELEASE: St. Jude Hospital’s ambulance now in operation

Source: St. Lucia News Online | PRESS RELEASE: St. Jude Hospital’s ambulance now in operation The post PRESS RELEASE: St. Jude Hospital’s ambulance now in operation appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. St Jude Hospital informs the general public that the recently acquired ambulance from Canadian donor, Caribbean North Charities Foundation, is now in

WORLD: WHO spends more on travel costs than fighting AIDS

Source: St. Lucia News Online | WORLD: WHO spends more on travel costs than fighting AIDS The post WORLD: WHO spends more on travel costs than fighting AIDS appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. The World Health Organization is spending more money on the travel bug than on fighting AIDS or malaria, according to

Vehicle hits horse – seven injured

Source: St. Lucia Times | Vehicle hits horse – seven injured Seven persons were injured last night after a  four door Mazda pickup truck, FAR 1196, collided with a horse on the Roseau stretch, it has been reported. The vehicle ran off the road and plunged into a concrete drain. According to information obtained by

Drake breaks record at Billboard Music Awards

Source: St. Lucia Times | Drake breaks record at Billboard Music Awards (AFP) – Drake proved his dominance of the music industry once again by winning a record 13 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. The music magazine’s televised gala in Las Vegas hands out awards based on the year’s chart performances, leaving little suspense

Woman cuts off genitals of ‘rapist holy man’

Source: St. Lucia Times | Woman cuts off genitals of ‘rapist holy man’ BBC:-A 23-year-old Indian woman has cut off the genitals of a Hindu religious teacher in the southern state of Kerala, claiming he raped her for years. Police said the suspect, named as Gangeshananda Theerthapada, would come to the woman’s house to perform

Green Party against DSH deal

Source: St. Lucia Times | Green Party against DSH deal The Chairman of the Green Party Andre Deciares has spoken against the controversial DSH project. Mr. Descaires has described the proposed project as “pie in the sky” adding that it does not conform to the green and natural tourism product that St Lucia is known

PRESS RELEASE: United and Strong Inc celebrates IDAHOT 2017

Source: St. Lucia News Online | PRESS RELEASE: United and Strong Inc celebrates IDAHOT 2017 The post PRESS RELEASE: United and Strong Inc celebrates IDAHOT 2017 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. The British High Commissioner to Saint Lucia played host to United and Strong’s members, staff and supported with a Cocktail reception. The

COMMENTARY: Our current knowledge will be a lie in the future

Source: St. Lucia News Online | COMMENTARY: Our current knowledge will be a lie in the future The post COMMENTARY: Our current knowledge will be a lie in the future appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Nimi Princewill Knowledge is an easily acquired unreliable asset! The continuous reliance on whatever portrays an individual as

Marigot shooting victim dies

Source: St. Lucia Times | Marigot shooting victim dies Marigot shooting victim Crishna Chester Wilson passed away this afternoon at Victoria Hospital, relatives have confirmed. Wilson was pronounced dead after 4.pm, it is reported. He was shot in the head at around 1:30 am this morning  outside a bar at Marigot and was rushed to

PRESS RELEASE: SmartTerm to associate sponsor Jamaica prep championships

Source: St. Lucia News Online | PRESS RELEASE: SmartTerm to associate sponsor Jamaica prep championships The post PRESS RELEASE: SmartTerm to associate sponsor Jamaica prep championships appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. SmartTerm, a cohesive web and mobile school and learning management system, is an associate sponsor of the Jamaica Independent Schools Association (JISA)

BREAKING NEWS: Marigot shooting victim dies

Source: St. Lucia News Online | BREAKING NEWS: Marigot shooting victim dies The post BREAKING NEWS: Marigot shooting victim dies appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. A man who was shot in the head early Sunday morning (May 21) has died, reliable police sources have said. Chrishna Wilson, who is in his 30s, was

Shooting victim fighting for his life

Source: St. Lucia Times | Shooting victim fighting for his life Shooting victim Crishna Chester Wilson is fighting for his life at the Intensive Care Unit of Victoria Hospital, a relative has disclosed. Wilson was shot in the head at around 1:30 am this morning at Marigot, the relative told the Times. An eyewitness who

Elderly man injured in Ravine Chabot accident

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Elderly man injured in Ravine Chabot accident The post Elderly man injured in Ravine Chabot accident appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. A 71-year-old man was injured in a motor vehicle accident in Ravine Chabot, Castries this morning (May 21), an official said. Thomas St. Hill of Ravine Chabot

Shooting at Marigot

Source: St. Lucia Times | Shooting at Marigot Police are investigating a shooting incident at Marigot this morning which resulted in one man being rushed to Victoria Hospital. The shooting victim has been identified as Krishna Felix. He is said to be in serious condition at the Intensive Care Unit of Victoria Hospital. Law enforcement

CSA celebrates 66th anniversary

Source: St. Lucia Times | CSA celebrates 66th anniversary Members convened for sensitization workshops and a solidarity walk. President of the Saint Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) Yvonne Edwin has joined members in celebrating the 66th anniversary of the CSA as a trade union body. The CSA president said the association is continuing its thrust

Marigot shooting victim identified

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Marigot shooting victim identified The post Marigot shooting victim identified appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. The victim of this morning’s shooting in Marigot, Castries has been identified as 30-year-old Krishna Wilson. Wilson was shot in the forehead shortly after midnight, police said. He was in an unconscious

BREAKING NEWS: Shooting in Marigot

Source: St. Lucia News Online | BREAKING NEWS: Shooting in Marigot The post BREAKING NEWS: Shooting in Marigot appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Police are investigating a shooting in Marigot, Castries that has left one person injured. According to reports reaching St. Lucia News Online (SNO), a young male was shot in the

Chopping victim identified

Source: St. Lucia Times | Chopping victim identified The victim of today’s chopping incident at Fond Assau, Babonneau, has been identified as Courtney Regis, 19 of Ti Chemin. The teenager is reported to have been severely wounded during a cutlass attack by a man from Ti Chemin. Regis, who sustained multiple wounds including a deep

ECSC hosts community sessions on mediation

Source: St. Lucia Times | ECSC hosts community sessions on mediation The sessions will discuss the benefits of mediation and the types of cases that can be mediated. In keeping with the 50th anniversary of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC), the Registry of the Supreme Court in Saint Lucia is embarking on an islandwide

BREAKING NEWS: Chopping incident in Babonneau

Source: St. Lucia News Online | BREAKING NEWS: Chopping incident in Babonneau The post BREAKING NEWS: Chopping incident in Babonneau appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Police are investigating a chopping incident in Ti Chemin, Babonneau which left two males injured. One of the victims is reportedly in critical condition after sustaining several chop wounds including

Chopping at Babonneau

Source: St. Lucia Times | Chopping at Babonneau Two men were injured as a result of a chopping incident at Fond Assau, Babonneau, this afternoon, it has been reported. According to information obtained by the Times, one of the men was transported to hospital via ambulance while the other is believed to have been taken

He Said What?

Source: The St. Lucia Star | He Said What? Equality is still a foreign concept to some! Ino longer spend much time on Facebook. Maybe that’s because when I do, I am almost guaranteed to land on something to spoil my day. This week it was a re-shared article from a young man that offered

Rapid STI Testing training workshop

Source: St. Lucia Times | Rapid STI Testing training workshop PRESS RELEASE:-The rapid testing of HIV and syphilis will assist in early diagnosis and treatment, and help to prevent the transmission. The Ministry of Health and Wellness is hosting a rapid testing training workshop on rapid HIV and syphilis testing. The workshop includes participants from

‘SUPER LEAGUE’ Semis Tonight

Source: The Voice | ‘SUPER LEAGUE’ Semis Tonight THE semifinal round of the third edition of the Vizions Entertainment/SLFA Super League Football Tournament takes place at the Daren … The post ‘SUPER LEAGUE’ Semis Tonight appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

LUCELEC Michael Mathurin Rugby Finals Tonight

Source: The Voice | LUCELEC Michael Mathurin Rugby Finals Tonight THE curtains will come down on the 2017 LUCELEC Michael Mathurin Rugby Challenge with a match between Sir Arthur Lewis … The post LUCELEC Michael Mathurin Rugby Finals Tonight appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Crisis In Southern Swimming (Final Part)

Source: The Voice | Crisis In Southern Swimming (Final Part) DURING the emergence of all the southern swim programmes as in all successful swim programmes, an important feature was the … The post Crisis In Southern Swimming (Final Part) appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

13- Man Squad For Senior Windwards Cricket Tourney

Source: The Voice | 13- Man Squad For Senior Windwards Cricket Tourney THE Saint Lucia National Cricket Association has selected a 13-man squad to represent the island at the Windward Islands senior … The post 13- Man Squad For Senior Windwards Cricket Tourney appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

‘Little Stars’ On Show Tomorrow

Source: The Voice | ‘Little Stars’ On Show Tomorrow OVER 65 of the island’s new generation of athletes currently attending the “Little Stars” Preschool in La Clery will converge … The post ‘Little Stars’ On Show Tomorrow appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

National Trust, The Dolphins and The Mixity of Law

Source: The Voice | National Trust, The Dolphins and The Mixity of Law THE ongoing uproar with Saint Lucia National Trust and the proposed dolphinarium is an interesting case of the mixity of … The post National Trust, The Dolphins and The Mixity of Law appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St.

Hand Me Another Brick And A Book

Source: The Voice | Hand Me Another Brick And A Book WHEN Eric Williams threw his hat (or his crown, as some would say) into the political ring in 1956, he … The post Hand Me Another Brick And A Book appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

SEDU business outreach session in Soufriere

Source: St. Lucia Times | SEDU business outreach session in Soufriere The session addressed SEDU’s business support services and the CDB’s Hospitality Assured Program. The Small Enterprise Development Unit (SEDU) of the Department of Commerce, in collaboration with Virghen Consulting, hosted a business community outreach session for Soufriere residents earlier this year. The session addressed

Fire In The Language of Colonial Scribblers

Source: The Voice | Fire In The Language of Colonial Scribblers EARLY yesterday (Friday morning), I read a few selected pages from a book by Bonham C. Richardson entitled, “Igniting the … The post Fire In The Language of Colonial Scribblers appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Still Too Much Unease

Source: The Voice | Still Too Much Unease THE two protest marches held on Wednesday proved how divided people remain both along party lines and on the issues … The post Still Too Much Unease appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Three injured in Bexon accidents

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Three injured in Bexon accidents The post Three injured in Bexon accidents appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. One of the two cars involved in Saturday’s motor vehicle accident in Bexon. Two women and a man are nursing injuries as a result of two separate motor vehicle accidents

SBDC hosts radio program series

Source: St. Lucia Times | SBDC hosts radio program series The radio shows provide the information required for formalizing business operations. The Department of Commerce has partnered with Vybe Radio to host a series of radio programs aimed at sensitizing the general public about its services. This forms part of the advocacy work program of

Officials prepare for World Health Assembly

Source: St. Lucia Times | Officials prepare for World Health Assembly he meeting stressed the importance of participation for Caribbean states. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) Barbados country office, hosted a two-day meeting in Saint Lucia last week, to review the upcoming 70th World Health Assembly agenda in

CARICOM SG says regional integration provides resilience

Source: St. Lucia Times | CARICOM SG says regional integration provides resilience PRESS RELEASE:-The strength of the regional integration movement provides a solid platform upon which the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) can build its resilience within a global environment constantly in flux. That sentiment was expressed by the Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, earlier today, Thursday 18

High crime rate a shadow over Caribbean tourism: study

Source: St. Lucia Times | High crime rate a shadow over Caribbean tourism: study (AFP) – The Caribbean and its pristine beaches may be a tourist magnet, but life in paradise comes at a price: the soaring violent crime rate is higher than in Latin America or Africa. The study out Tuesday by the Interamerican Development Bank

Jamaican reggae star Frankie Paul passes away

Source: St. Lucia Times | Jamaican reggae star Frankie Paul passes away Legendary Jamaican artist Frankie Paul has passed away. He died in hospital in Jamaica, after dealing with various health issues. The sad news was confirmed by Paul’s sister, Tisha Clarke, who spoke to artist Wayne Lonesome about her brother’s death. Lonesome went live

Opening of CARILEC’s Annual Conference

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Opening of CARILEC’s Annual Conference Chief Executive Officers and Chief Finance Officers and Hon. Stephenson King at the conference’s opening ceremony and cocktail reception. The opening ceremony and cocktail reception for the annual CARILEC Chief Executive Officers and Finance Conference, in collaboration with LUCELEC, was held at Sandals Grande

TeleSUR Forging Caribbean Partnerships

Source: The St. Lucia Star | TeleSUR Forging Caribbean Partnerships Left to right: Venezuelan Ambassador Leiff Escalona, TeleSUR Vice President of Operations and Technology Paulo Romero, TeleSUR Director of International Affairs and Distribution Helga Malavoi and Martha Ortega, Manager of Foreign Affairs and Public Relations of PDV Caribbean. Multinational broadcaster TeleSUR features a newscast that’s

Amusings: Floating In It

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Amusings: Floating In It A-M u s i n g sMusings are thoughts, the thoughtful kind. For the purpose of these articles, a-musings are thoughts that might amuse, entertain and even enlighten. It’s about six years ago that I first came across a report prepared by UNEP-CEP/RCU clumsily named

Energy stakeholders meet

Source: St. Lucia Times | Energy stakeholders meet Among topics of discussion will be the delivery of affordable, sustainable and clean energy. The Caribbean Electric Utility Service Corporation (CARILEC), is hosting a conference this week under the theme “Movement: Utilities, People, Technology and Investment.” The annual conference brings together chief executive, and chief finance officers

Pierre: Opposition Just Getting Started!

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Pierre: Opposition Just Getting Started! Protesters came out to show their dissatisfaction with a number of government decisions. It had been in the making for weeks, months even. And on Wednesday, traffic in the city came almost to a standstill as placard-carrying protesters took over the busiest streets. Earlier

Execute! Execute! Execute! (Part Two)

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Execute! Execute! Execute! (Part Two) Prime Minister Allen Chastanet at a House session earlier this month. On Saturday, May 13 we featured the introduction of an article by Francis Reynolds entitled ‘Prime Minister Silences Critics and Applies Business Approach to First Budget’. The following is a continuation of the

Allen’s Big Mistake

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Allen’s Big Mistake Prime Minister Allen Chastanet: Is he being transparent at his own expense? Think! Think hard! Have you ever heard about Rochamel? Frenwell? Grynberg? Sure you have. But what do you really know about these issues? Permit me to answer for you. Very little, never mind the

LPM Leader voices concern over Marchand shootings

Source: St. Lucia Times | LPM Leader voices concern over Marchand shootings The Leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) Therold Prudent has expressed concerned over the recent spike in gun crime in the Marchand area. Mr. Prudent has called for the implementation of a special policing strategy for Marchand and an investigation into the

Roots and Soul Festival slated for June

Source: St. Lucia Times | Roots and Soul Festival slated for June Events Saint Lucia Incorporated will centralize the production and management of the grouping of summer festivals. Events Saint Lucia Incorporated is preparing for the second event in the Soleil calendar—the Roots and Soul Festival—slated for June. At a press conference on May 17,

Castries mother in fear after latest Marchand shooting

Source: St. Lucia Times | Castries mother in fear after latest Marchand shooting A Castries mother has said she fears for her life after the latest shooting in Marchand left her son nursing injuries in hospital.  The woman who did not want to be identified said she is concerned that the gunmen could soon start

INTERNATIONAL: ‘Troubled’ Times Square driver charged with murder

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: ‘Troubled’ Times Square driver charged with murder The post INTERNATIONAL: ‘Troubled’ Times Square driver charged with murder appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. JAMAICA OBSERVER – The US Navy veteran charged with murder after ploughing a car into pedestrians in Times Square suffers from mental health problems

CARIBBEAN: Dominican launches Caribbean mentorship program

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: Dominican launches Caribbean mentorship program The post CARIBBEAN: Dominican launches Caribbean mentorship program appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – “Many Caribbean students simply do not have access to academic and professional mentorship. For example, many of us came from homes where our parents never

Events Saint Lucia tasked with international promotions

Source: St. Lucia Times | Events Saint Lucia tasked with international promotions The company has the responsibility to efficiently market Saint Lucia’s events. The Minister for Local Government and Culture spoke recently of the role of Events Saint Lucia Incorporated in marketing the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival. Hon. Fortuna Belrose said the company was devised

PHOTO OF THE DAY (MAY 19, 2017)

Source: St. Lucia News Online | PHOTO OF THE DAY (MAY 19, 2017) The post PHOTO OF THE DAY (MAY 19, 2017) appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Marigot Bay   Send your photo and caption to slunewsonline@gmail.com (0)(0)The post PHOTO OF THE DAY (MAY 19, 2017) appeared first on St. Lucia News Online.

Roots & Soul in June

Source: St. Lucia Times | Roots & Soul in June PRESS RELEASE:-Saint Lucia (May 17, 2017) – Jamaican Reggae sensations Christopher Martin and Etana as well as American crooner Musiq Soulchild will be featured on the line up of the island’s first ever Roots & Soul Festival under the Soleil brand. The Roots & Soul

CARIBBEAN: Six Guyanese, including opposition legislators, charged in multi-million dollar fraud

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: Six Guyanese, including opposition legislators, charged in multi-million dollar fraud The post CARIBBEAN: Six Guyanese, including opposition legislators, charged in multi-million dollar fraud appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. CMC – Six people including two opposition legislators and a former deputy permanent secretary were charged on Friday

‘The Knot’ film launch

Source: St. Lucia News Online | ‘The Knot’ film launch The post ‘The Knot’ film launch appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – Thursday May 11th saw the launch of filmmaker Davina Lee’s latest project ‘The Knot’ at the Zen Nightclub in Rodney Bay. The film which deals with love and magic,

Saint Lucia Chapter of Caribbean Network Launched

Source: St. Lucia Times | Saint Lucia Chapter of Caribbean Network Launched A new solidarity organization has been launched in Saint Lucia. It’s the Saint Lucia Chapter of the Caribbean Network in Defense of Humanity (CNIDH-Saint Lucia), launched here on Friday, May 19th 2017. The local chapter was established in April and a soft launch

WASCO northern water schedule for Friday, May 19, 2017

Source: St. Lucia News Online | WASCO northern water schedule for Friday, May 19, 2017 The post WASCO northern water schedule for Friday, May 19, 2017 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) wishes to advise of water schedule for communities in the Northern part

Roots and Soul Festival in June

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Roots and Soul Festival in June The post Roots and Soul Festival in June appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – Jamaican Reggae sensations Christopher Martin and Etana as well as American crooner Musiq Soulchild will be featured on the line up of the island’s first

U.S. Virgin Islands, Airbnb sign first tax agreement in the Caribbean

Source: St. Lucia News Online | U.S. Virgin Islands, Airbnb sign first tax agreement in the Caribbean The post U.S. Virgin Islands, Airbnb sign first tax agreement in the Caribbean appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. From left: Attorney Tamarah Parson-Smalls, BIR Director Marvin Pickering, Governor Kenneth Mapp, Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty, and

SEDU hosts monthly business workshops

Source: St. Lucia Times | SEDU hosts monthly business workshops The sessions inform new entrepreneurs of the basic but essential aspects of starting a business. The Small Enterprise Development Unit (SEDU), also known as the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) of the Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs is hosting

Mouvman Ansanm Jazz Finale Cancelled

Source: The Voice | Mouvman Ansanm Jazz Finale Cancelled PRESS RELEASE – VIEUX FORT’S Mouvman Ansanm informs the St. Lucian public that due to mitigating circumstances, the 2017 Jazz Finale … The post Mouvman Ansanm Jazz Finale Cancelled appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Antigua and Barbuda Strengthens Diplomatic Outreach In Canada

Source: The Voice | Antigua and Barbuda Strengthens Diplomatic Outreach In Canada PRESS RELEASE – (OTTAWA, Canada — 17 May, 2017) — Sir Ronald Sanders has been accredited by the government of Canada … The post Antigua and Barbuda Strengthens Diplomatic Outreach In Canada appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Allies Seek Invite For Taiwan At WHA

Source: The Voice | Allies Seek Invite For Taiwan At WHA PRESS RELEASE –  THE Republic of China (Taiwan) has not been invited to attend the 70th World Health Assembly this … The post Allies Seek Invite For Taiwan At WHA appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Public Servants Benefit from Employee Assistance Programme

Source: The Voice | Public Servants Benefit from Employee Assistance Programme PRESS RELEASE – THE Department of the Public Service is pleased to announce that the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) will be … The post Public Servants Benefit from Employee Assistance Programme appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Gros Islet Public Library Observes Reading Month

Source: The Voice | Gros Islet Public Library Observes Reading Month PRESS RELEASE – THE Gros Islet Public Library hosted a session with Gyanchand Rayman, a well-known author/publisher, under the theme “Reading … The post Gros Islet Public Library Observes Reading Month appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Jazz Festival Ends…. Roots & Soul Festival In June

Source: The Voice | Jazz Festival Ends…. Roots & Soul Festival In June PRESS RELEASE – THE curtains came down on St. Lucia Jazz 2017 at Pigeon Island last Sunday with a stellar performance … The post Jazz Festival Ends…. Roots & Soul Festival In June appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St.

Caribbean Activists Call For CARICOM Fact-Finding Mission

Source: The Voice | Caribbean Activists Call For CARICOM Fact-Finding Mission PRESS RELEASE – FOLLOWING an invitation from the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moros, to attend a … The post Caribbean Activists Call For CARICOM Fact-Finding Mission appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Vieux Fort ‘Stakeholders For Development’ March On Wednesday

Source: The Voice | Vieux Fort ‘Stakeholders For Development’ March On Wednesday PRESS RELEASE – The Vieux Fort Coalition of Stakeholders for Development has witnessed with amazement the relentless opposition mounted by some … The post Vieux Fort ‘Stakeholders For Development’ March On Wednesday appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

I Don’t WannaCry

Source: The Voice | I Don’t WannaCry YOU may have observed the strong response to U.S. media reports that President Trump inappropriately shared sensitive intelligence about ISIS … The post I Don’t WannaCry appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Breaking the silence on domestic violence in St. Lucia

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Breaking the silence on domestic violence in St. Lucia The post Breaking the silence on domestic violence in St. Lucia appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The OECS Commission is calling upon the public to support and participate in ‘Walk 4 a cause 2017’ to

CARIBBEAN: CARICOM backs Venezuela amidst turmoil

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: CARICOM backs Venezuela amidst turmoil The post CARIBBEAN: CARICOM backs Venezuela amidst turmoil appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. CARIBBEAN360 – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has served notice that no amount of pressure will lead the regional grouping to turn its back on troubled Venezuela, even as

Starkey Hearing Foundation visits

Source: St. Lucia Times | Starkey Hearing Foundation visits According to WHO, more than 360 million have disabling hearing loss, with the greatest prevalence living in developing countries. On May 8, the Ministry of Health welcomed a group of representatives from the Starkey Hearing Foundation to Saint Lucia. The foundation was founded by William Austin

CARIBBEAN: Caribbean region aims to integrate gender equality in disaster risk management in the agriculture sector

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: Caribbean region aims to integrate gender equality in disaster risk management in the agriculture sector The post CARIBBEAN: Caribbean region aims to integrate gender equality in disaster risk management in the agriculture sector appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. A section of the participants attending the regional

OECS receives second consecutive Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence Award for Entrepreneurship

Source: St. Lucia News Online | OECS receives second consecutive Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence Award for Entrepreneurship The post OECS receives second consecutive Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence Award for Entrepreneurship appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The OECS region has received its second Laureate for

Exposure for Saint Lucian Products in the Latin American Market

Source: St. Lucia Times | Exposure for Saint Lucian Products in the Latin American Market CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, May 18, 2017; Saint Lucian products are featuring alongside those of participating Latin American countries over the next two days, at Agroalimentaria 2017 trade show in the Dominican Republic. St. Lucia Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA) coordinated

CUSTOMER NOTICE BELLE FOND

Source: St. Lucia Times | CUSTOMER NOTICE BELLE FOND The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) wishes to inform, its valued customers in Belle Fond that the interruptions in the water supply is as a result of a faulty pump. The crews are currently working to restore the water supply to the area and a

IT in education

Source: St. Lucia Times | IT in education The Ministry of Education will be embarking on several ICT-related initiatives. Ongoing discussions led by the Ministry of Education on the incorporation of technology in education, are expected to culminate with the launch of a digital literacy program during the next academic year. Minister for Education, Dr.

Caribbean nations annoyed over US label as money launderers

Source: St. Lucia Times | Caribbean nations annoyed over US label as money launderers (AFP) – The 15-nation Caribbean community is angry at the United States for labeling virtually all members of the regional trade bloc as money laundering jurisdictions and plans to mount a stiff lobbying effort in Washington, its leader said Friday. CARICOM Secretary General Irwin La Rocque

UWP takes aim at former Prime Minister

Source: St. Lucia Times | UWP takes aim at former Prime Minister Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has unleashed a blistering attack on his predecessor Dr. Kenny Anthony saying that the former Prime Minister lacks vision, has left a legacy of debt and does not care. The Prime Minister was speaking at a rally in Vieux

WASCO system shutdown

Source: St. Lucia Times | WASCO system shutdown The Water & Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) wishes to inform the public that it will be undertaking maintenance work on the raw water line from the John Compton Dam to Theobalds Treatment plant at Ciceron on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017. This Maintenance work has become necessary due

Marchand residents blame gang war for recent shootings, homicide

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Marchand residents blame gang war for recent shootings, homicide The post Marchand residents blame gang war for recent shootings, homicide appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Residents of Marchand, Castries believe a gang violence has erupted in their community following at least three shootings, including one fatal, in

Shooting at Marchand

Source: St. Lucia Times | Shooting at Marchand Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred this evening at Black Mallet, Marchand. According to reports, a male individual was wounded by gunfire at around 8:PM. The circumstances of the shooting were unclear. The latest incident comes in the wake of reports that on Wednesday night,

SLP Political Leader Expresses Thanks

Source: St. Lucia Times | SLP Political Leader Expresses Thanks On behalf of the Executive and members of the Saint Lucia Labour Party I would like to thank the thousands of Saint Lucians who came out yesterday 17th May to protest and show their dissatisfaction and opposition to the UWP Government’s policy on the signed

SSF hosts workshop for the physically challenged

Source: St. Lucia Times | SSF hosts workshop for the physically challenged The workshop is an active limbs saves lives program focusing on adaptive sports and rehabilitation for people with disabilities. Special education teachers, community youth mentors, and 25 coaches from across Saint Lucia recently attended a two-day workshop on how sport offers a wide

WINDIES TO HOST INDIA – Series Begins June 20

Source: The Voice | WINDIES TO HOST INDIA – Series Begins June 20 THE West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have now finalised the … The post WINDIES TO HOST INDIA – Series Begins June 20 appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St.

Campari to blend into Soca Switch 3

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Campari to blend into Soca Switch 3 The post Campari to blend into Soca Switch 3 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The third annual Soca Competition “Soca Switch” is expected to ignite the Gaiety Gardens come Saturday May 20th 2017. And, the world’s number

ECTEL conducting consumer survey

Source: St. Lucia Times | ECTEL conducting consumer survey Castries, Saint Lucia – 18 May 2017: The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) is conducting a survey of consumers in Member States. The survey forms part of an overall initiative that will lead to the development of a consumer education and awareness programme. The role of

WASCO Public Notice

Source: The St. Lucia Star | WASCO Public Notice The Water & Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) wishes to inform the public that it will be undertaking maintenance work on the raw water line from the John Compton Dam to Theobalds Treatment plant at Ciceron on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017. This Maintenance work has become necessary

Canaries Netballers Closer To Glory

Source: The Voice | Canaries Netballers Closer To Glory FOLLOWING on the heels of their male counterparts advancing to the semifinal round of the Super League Football Tournament 24 … The post Canaries Netballers Closer To Glory appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Brian Lara Academy A Boost To Sports

Source: The Voice | Brian Lara Academy A Boost To Sports The Brian Lara Cricket Academy can be developed as the cornerstone of a strong and vibrant Trinidad and Tobago sports … The post Brian Lara Academy A Boost To Sports appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Crisis In Southern Swimming (Part 2)

Source: The Voice | Crisis In Southern Swimming (Part 2) ANOTHER development which demonstrates the crisis in southern swimming is that the embryonic new club, Orcas Aquatics, is clearly still-born … The post Crisis In Southern Swimming (Part 2) appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

League Basketball Champs Warm Up

Source: The Voice | League Basketball Champs Warm Up GAMES continued last evening in the 2017 Saint Lucia Basketball Association/KFC National League. In Group B, Dennery and Run ‘N’ … The post League Basketball Champs Warm Up appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

INTERNATIONAL: Man kills sister over Hot Pockets

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: Man kills sister over Hot Pockets The post INTERNATIONAL: Man kills sister over Hot Pockets appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. NY POST – Hot Pockets can get people heated. An Atlanta man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for a fatal shooting following a fight

SLP thanks protesters

Source: St. Lucia News Online | SLP thanks protesters The post SLP thanks protesters appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – On behalf of the Executive and members of the Saint Lucia Labour Party I would like to thank the thousands of Saint Lucians who came out yesterday 17th May to protest

A Nation Divided

Source: The Voice | A Nation Divided THE dichotomy of our nation is in its history — seven times British, seven times French, La Rose and La … The post A Nation Divided appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

NOTICE: WASCO system shutdown

Source: St. Lucia News Online | NOTICE: WASCO system shutdown The post NOTICE: WASCO system shutdown appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Water & Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) wishes to inform the public that it will be undertaking maintenance work on the raw water line from the John Compton Dam

WASCO northern water schedule for Thursday, May 18, 2017

Source: St. Lucia News Online | WASCO northern water schedule for Thursday, May 18, 2017 The post WASCO northern water schedule for Thursday, May 18, 2017 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) wishes to advise of water schedule for communities in the Northern part

WASCO: Network update May 18h, 2017

Source: St. Lucia Times | WASCO: Network update May 18h, 2017 The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) wishes to advise of water schedule for communities in the Northern part of the island, for today Thursday 18th May 2017: Network Update- May 18th, 2017 The level of Reservoir at John Compton Dam has been recorded

Rapid HIV & Syphilis Testing Training Workshop

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Rapid HIV & Syphilis Testing Training Workshop HIV & Syphilis testing workshop held at Palm Haven Hotel until May 19. The social and economic impacts of HIV/AIDS in affected countries remain a cause for concern. Stigma and discrimination, inability of countries to scale-up quality prevention programs, poor involvement of

Roger Ailes, former Fox News chief, dies at 77

Source: St. Lucia Times | Roger Ailes, former Fox News chief, dies at 77 By: Reuters Roger Ailes, founder and former chief executive of Fox News, the cable news channel popular with conservatives that helped reshape the U.S. political landscape, has died at age 77. Ailes’ widow, Elizabeth Ailes, announced his death in a statement

Exchange program with Vermont University provides mutual benefits

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Exchange program with Vermont University provides mutual benefits The post Exchange program with Vermont University provides mutual benefits appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. GIS – The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs earlier this year hosted a contingent of 20 students and two

Android now has more than two billion active users

Source: St. Lucia Times | Android now has more than two billion active users Google has boasted that its Android mobile operating system is now installed on more than two billion active devices. The milestone, which was announced by Google CEO Sundar Pichai during the firm’s I/O keynote on Wednesday, comes just eight months after the company

Revolving Door of Rhetoric

Source: The Voice | Revolving Door of Rhetoric THE first order of business for new governments has become promises of creating economic growth and investigating previous administrations. How … The post Revolving Door of Rhetoric appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

HelpAWS Scores Touchdown With NFL Star

Source: The Voice | HelpAWS Scores Touchdown With NFL Star THE good work of a Canadian animal lover who has dedicated her life to protecting animals from abuse, neglect and … The post HelpAWS Scores Touchdown With NFL Star appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Civil Society Groups Support Today’s Marches

Source: The Voice | Civil Society Groups Support Today’s Marches Two groups of concerned citizens have thrown their support behind two public marches scheduled to take place this afternoon, one … The post Civil Society Groups Support Today’s Marches appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Protesters March For Regime Change

Source: The Voice | Protesters March For Regime Change HUNDREDS of supporters joined the St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) in its first protest march against the Allen Chastanet government … The post Protesters March For Regime Change appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Japanese princess gives up royal title for love

Source: St. Lucia Times | Japanese princess gives up royal title for love A Japanese princess is to give up her royal title so she can marry a commoner she fell in love with at university. Princess Mako, 25, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, is reportedly engaged to legal assistant Kei Komuro, of the

Statement by The National Workers Union

Source: St. Lucia Times | Statement by The National Workers Union The recent poll conducted among the monthly paid employees of the Water & Sewerage Company Incorporated (WASCO Inc.) was a decertification poll. A decertification poll is an internal affair between a recognized trade union and members who are dissatisfied with the quality of representation

Caircom Cannabis Commission to meet in St Lucia

Source: St. Lucia Times | Caircom Cannabis Commission to meet in St Lucia The CARICOM Cannabis Commission wants to hear the views of St Lucians on the subject of marijuana. The Commission was established to determine whether there should be a change in the current drug classification of marijuana thereby making the drug more accessible

Stayover arrivals to boost sector growth

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Stayover arrivals to boost sector growth The post Stayover arrivals to boost sector growth appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Dominic Fedee PRESS RELEASE – Tourism Minister Hon. Dominic Fedee said recently that tourism, the island’s main economic earner, is wrestling to reclaim its growth. The sector, he

Training workshop on rapid HIV and syphilis testing

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Training workshop on rapid HIV and syphilis testing The post Training workshop on rapid HIV and syphilis testing appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – Saint Lucia is currently hosting a four –day (4) training workshop on Rapid Syphilis and Rapid HIV at the Palm Heaven

WannyCry Cyber Attack and RansomWare Outbreak

Source: St. Lucia Times | WannyCry Cyber Attack and RansomWare Outbreak The ICT Association of Saint Lucia (​SLICTA​), as part of its Public Outreach, wishes to warn the public of the recent threat posed by the WannyCry computer worm that affects computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system. This cyber attack has affected many countries

Spain’s ‘lazy’ young told by judges to get a life

Source: St. Lucia Times | Spain’s ‘lazy’ young told by judges to get a life BBC:-At what age should the bank of mum and dad shut its doors to a son or daughter? In northern Spain, a judge has turned down the demand of a 23-year-old woman to continue receiving her parents’ financial support, ruling

Another shooting incident in Black Mallet

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Another shooting incident in Black Mallet The post Another shooting incident in Black Mallet appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. A male was hospitalised following a shooting incident in Black Mallet, Marchand around midnight, according to reports reaching St. Lucia News Online. The victim, believed to be in

Demonstrations in Castries & Vieux Fort for and against the government

Source: St. Lucia Times | Demonstrations in Castries & Vieux Fort for and against the government Demonstrators took to the streets of Castries and Vieux Fort Wednesday in competing marches for and against the United Workers Party government. In Castries, the opposition St Lucia Labour Party called its supporters onto the streets, it said, to express

Saint Lucia Jazz culminates

Source: St. Lucia Times | Saint Lucia Jazz culminates World renowned, and popular local artistes showcased within a range of venues. The Saint Lucia Summer Festival began with a bang last Friday as the jazz component took centre stage. A variety of world renowned artistes showcased within a range of venues to the delight of

NWU speaks on recent WASCO employee poll

Source: St. Lucia News Online | NWU speaks on recent WASCO employee poll The post NWU speaks on recent WASCO employee poll appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The recent poll conducted among the monthly paid employees of the Water & Sewerage Company Incorporated (WASCO Inc.) was a decertification poll. A

Range Developments Signs Definitive Agreement with Government of Saint Lucia to Develop Black Bay Under the Country’s Citizenship-By-Investment Programme

Source: St. Lucia Times | Range Developments Signs Definitive Agreement with Government of Saint Lucia to Develop Black Bay Under the Country’s Citizenship-By-Investment Programme PRESS RELEASE:-SAINT LUCIA: Range Developments, an international developer focusing on luxury hotel projects in the Caribbean, signed definitive agreements with the Government of Saint Lucia today (Tuesday 16) to continue the

Six St. Lucians rescued by US Coast Guard

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Six St. Lucians rescued by US Coast Guard The post Six St. Lucians rescued by US Coast Guard appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley rescued six St. Lucian men Monday from the overdue 20-foot boat, One Time, approximately 25 nautical

Online speculators increasing bets on early end to Trump presidency

Source: St. Lucia Times | Online speculators increasing bets on early end to Trump presidency By: Reuters Online betting markets are increasingly seeing action on bets predicting U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment in the wake of controversies surrounding the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey. On online political stock market PredictIt, chances of Trump being

Assistance for Castries fire victim

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Assistance for Castries fire victim The post Assistance for Castries fire victim appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Junior Adventurers Kids Club of New Village has embarked on a philanthropic endeavor to assist a young lady who was a victim of a fire on

INTERNATIONAL: Canada-based company selling canned air to China

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: Canada-based company selling canned air to China The post INTERNATIONAL: Canada-based company selling canned air to China appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. BBC – Whether enveloped by the thick smog from factories or choked with invisible poisons from vehicle exhausts, many cities around the world are

Call for Submissions for TTFF/17 New Media Showcase

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Call for Submissions for TTFF/17 New Media Showcase Food For Weapons – New Media 2016 The Trinidad+Tobago film festival (TTFF/17)  is inviting  experimental filmmakers, visual/video artists and creative producers from the Caribbean and its diaspora to submit works to be featured in the 2017 edition of the Festival, in

Stephen Dantes Love and Hate Personified

Source: St. Lucia Times | Stephen Dantes Love and Hate Personified “I would rather hate you than love you Because there are some things that I can’t go through I would rather hate you than love you Because I know I can’t stand it if you turn up not being you” Hate him or love

World Hypertension Day, today

Source: St. Lucia Times | World Hypertension Day, today In observance, wellness centres around the island will provide free blood pressure and sugar tests. Saint Lucia joins the rest of the world in its observation of World Hypertension Day, today. World Hypertension Day was inaugurated in May 2005, and has become an annual event that

INTERNATIONAL: American airlines to cut legroom

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: American airlines to cut legroom The post INTERNATIONAL: American airlines to cut legroom appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. CARIBBEAN360 – In keeping with what appears to be a growing trend in commercial aviation, legroom is set to be trimmed on some American Airlines planes. The reduction,

WASCO northern water schedule for Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Source: St. Lucia News Online | WASCO northern water schedule for Wednesday, May 17, 2017 The post WASCO northern water schedule for Wednesday, May 17, 2017 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) wishes to advise of water schedule for communities in the Northern part

Gros Islet Vendors Association elect new Executive

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Gros Islet Vendors Association elect new Executive The post Gros Islet Vendors Association elect new Executive appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE –  The Gros Islet Vendors Association held a meeting on Tuesday 16th May to have Elections of a New Executive.  Attending the meeting was

Jazz 2017 Closes…Roots & Soul Next

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Jazz 2017 Closes…Roots & Soul Next Vanessa Williams performing at the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival. The curtains came down on St. Lucia Jazz 2017 at Pigeon Island on Sunday May 14 with a stellar performance by Grammy award winning singer and actress Vanessa Williams. Vanessa bore her soul to

Marisule man missing after fishing trip

Source: St. Lucia Times | Marisule man missing after fishing trip A Marisule man has been reported missing following a fishing trip on the weekend. Vencly Eugene, 27, was first reported missing on Sunday May 14, 2017. Relatives say he went fishing with a friend the night before. The men headed out on separate kayaks

St. Lucia observes World Hypertension Day

Source: St. Lucia News Online | St. Lucia observes World Hypertension Day The post St. Lucia observes World Hypertension Day appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. GIS – Saint Lucia joins the rest of the world in its observation of World Hypertension Day, today. World Hypertension Day was inaugurated in May 2005, and has

DIGICEL Appoints Nikima Royer as CEO for Its Dominica Operation

Source: St. Lucia Times | DIGICEL Appoints Nikima Royer as CEO for Its Dominica Operation Tuesday 16th May 2017 – Roseau, Dominica: Digicel today announced Nikima Royer Jno Baptiste as the first female and Dominican-national to ever be appointed in the role of Chief Executive Officer for its Dominican operations. Nikima’s main focus will be

CARIBBEAN: Grenada hosts 2nd Annual National Handgun Championship

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: Grenada hosts 2nd Annual National Handgun Championship The post CARIBBEAN: Grenada hosts 2nd Annual National Handgun Championship appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Grenada Gun and Rifle Association (GGRA) was formed on November 21st, 2003 as a non-Profit organization with a number of objectives including,

Heavy rains bring misery to Jamaica

Source: St. Lucia Times | Heavy rains bring misery to Jamaica Days of heavy rainfall has brought misery to Jamaica with reports of widespread flooding, damage to infrastructure and forced evacuations. Bridges have been damaged, roads have been blocked and landslides have been reported, with Clarendon parish the worst hit, according to published reports. Several

Teddyson John Adds a new ‘Melody’ to 2017

Source: St. Lucia Times | Teddyson John Adds a new ‘Melody’ to 2017 PRESS RELEASE:-May 16th, 2017; Castries St.Lucia; Internationally award winning Teddyson John (TJ) continues to expand his musical catalogue with yet another release for 2017. Just three weeks after releasing his first official ode for 2017, ‘Finally’, TJ and his team have maintained

CARIBBEAN: Flood waters batter Jamaica

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: Flood waters batter Jamaica The post CARIBBEAN: Flood waters batter Jamaica appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. JAMAICA OBSERVER – The Government says it is too early to give an estimate, but the cost to the country from relentless rains over the past three days could be

Former Guyana Health Minister Jailed in New York

Source: St. Lucia Times | Former Guyana Health Minister Jailed in New York A former Health Minister of Guyana has been jailed in the United States on charges of illegally distributing a highly addictive prescription painkiller. Noel Blackman, 69, had been working as a doctor at a pain management office in Queens, New York. He

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia op-ed

Source: St. Lucia News Online | International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia op-ed The post International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia op-ed appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – Today, May 17th, the world marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). This observance is  meant to draw

Negotiations With C O Williams Completed

Source: St. Lucia Times | Negotiations With C O Williams Completed Negotiations between the Management of C.O. Williams Group of Companies and the National Workers Union (NWU) have been concluded. Hourly, fortnightly and monthly paid workers will all benefit from the newly negotiated industrial package. Wage adjustments, lump sum movements along with a six percent

West Indies to host India in four-week tour

Source: St. Lucia News Online | West Indies to host India in four-week tour The post West Indies to host India in four-week tour appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have now finalised the schedule

Jade Mountain enjoys front page status on CNN website

Source: St. Lucia Times | Jade Mountain enjoys front page status on CNN website With almost daily scandals coming out of the US White House, President Donald Trump could soon be needing a vacation. The President didn’t have to look far Tuesday for a place to go as he shared the front page of CNN

Vieux Fort Coalition of Stakeholders for Development

Source: St. Lucia Times | Vieux Fort Coalition of Stakeholders for Development PRESS RELEASE:-The Vieux Fort Coalition of Stakeholders for Development has witnessed with amazement the relentless opposition mounted by some to current development efforts proposed by the Government of St Lucia for the town of Vieux Fort. The Coalition is mindful of the acute

Minister clarifies allegations that rice and sugar subsidies were removed

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Minister clarifies allegations that rice and sugar subsidies were removed The post Minister clarifies allegations that rice and sugar subsidies were removed appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. GIS –  Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Commerce, Industry, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer

Budgetary cost saving measures

Source: St. Lucia Times | Budgetary cost saving measures The Government Supply Warehouse will help cushion the impact of any sudden price increases. Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Commerce, Industry, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs Hon. Bradley Felix has clarified allegations that a $4 million subsidy on rice

Parliamentarians to discuss their role in ending HIV and AIDS by 20

Source: St. Lucia Times | Parliamentarians to discuss their role in ending HIV and AIDS by 20 PRESS RELEASE:-Friday, May 12, 2017 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) will host the Honourable Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis at the PANCAP Regional Parliamentarians Forum

Constituency Office Allocation Increased

Source: St. Lucia Times | Constituency Office Allocation Increased The added funds will result in greater efficiency when serving the public. The Hon Sarah Flood Beaubrun has applauded the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Hon Alan Chastanet for doubling the allocation given to constituency offices. The minister with responsibility for External Affairs said the move

CTU Supports Internet Governance in St. Vincent

Source: St. Lucia Times | CTU Supports Internet Governance in St. Vincent PRESS RELEASE:-Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, (9th May, 2017) – The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) was the featured presenter at the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Civil Society Presentation Event (re Internet Governance) at Frenches House in Kingstown on Tuesday 9th May

WASCO Poll

Source: St. Lucia Times | WASCO Poll Monthly paid employees of the Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO), on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, voted in a poll to decide trade union representation. They resoundingly and emphatically sent a message to the Union poachers that they wished to and would remain with tried and tested St.Lucia

Vieux Fort Coalition of Stakeholders for Development “amazed” at opposition to town’s developments

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Vieux Fort Coalition of Stakeholders for Development “amazed” at opposition to town’s developments The post Vieux Fort Coalition of Stakeholders for Development “amazed” at opposition to town’s developments appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Vieux Fort Coalition of Stakeholders for Development has witnessed with

EAP hosts workshop series

Source: St. Lucia Times | EAP hosts workshop series The workshops for government employees focus on the promotion of good health practices. The Department of the Public Service is pleased to announce that the Employee Assistance Program will host a series of workshops for government workers focused on the promotion of good health practices. The

KFC NBL Update

Source: St. Lucia Times | KFC NBL Update After a weekend’s break for Jazz, group stage action continued Monday May 15th in the 2017 KFC National Basketball League. Defending Champions Courts Jets delivered a 77-43 thrashing to newcomers Bonne Terre at the Vigie Multipurpose Sports Complex. The Jets came out gunning from the opening tip,

What Is Assessment of Prior Learning (APL) ?

Source: The Voice | What Is Assessment of Prior Learning (APL) ? By Colvis Samuels, Education Officer, Ministry of Education/TVET Council THE Assessment of Prior Learning (APL) is a form of assessment … The post What Is Assessment of Prior Learning (APL) ? appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Stephen Dantes: Love and Hate Personified

Source: The Voice | Stephen Dantes: Love and Hate Personified Featured Poet For Ponm Damou Poetry Slam. “I would rather hate you than love you Because there are some things … The post Stephen Dantes: Love and Hate Personified appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

2017 ANSA Caribbean Awards in Georgetown

Source: St. Lucia Times | 2017 ANSA Caribbean Awards in Georgetown If it were not for the Caribbean Awards for Excellence, said Guyana vice-president Sidney Allicock, the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana, and the country itself might not be as well off as they are now. Speaking at the 2017 Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for

WASCO northern water schedule for Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Source: St. Lucia News Online | WASCO northern water schedule for Tuesday, May 16, 2017 The post WASCO northern water schedule for Tuesday, May 16, 2017 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) wishes to advise of water schedule for communities in the Northern part

National Protest March Tomorrow

Source: The Voice | National Protest March Tomorrow PRESS RELEASE – THE Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has sought and obtained police permission to lead a peaceful national protest … The post National Protest March Tomorrow appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

ILO To Strengthen Trade Unions

Source: The Voice | ILO To Strengthen Trade Unions PRESS RELEASE – THE International Labour Organization (ILO), through a European Union-funded project, is to implement a training programme on “Strengthening … The post ILO To Strengthen Trade Unions appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

British Cyber Security company to operate from Saint Lucia

Source: St. Lucia Times | British Cyber Security company to operate from Saint Lucia A leading international cyber-security company is to open a hub in the Caribbean and has identified the island of St Lucia as its preferred location. Computer Network Defence (CND) is headquartered in Bath, England, and through its free online Security Wizardry

St. Kitts – Nevis Deactivates Passports of Alleged Fraudsters

Source: The Voice | St. Kitts – Nevis Deactivates Passports of Alleged Fraudsters PRESS RELEASE – BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MAY 12, 2017 (PRESS SEC) – The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has deactivated … The post St. Kitts – Nevis Deactivates Passports of Alleged Fraudsters appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St.

Government Committed To Developing South – Chastanet

Source: The Voice | Government Committed To Developing South – Chastanet PRESS RELEASE – WITHIN the year, Saint Lucians can expect to see increased activity in the south of the island as … The post Government Committed To Developing South – Chastanet appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Hot Springs Baths To Be Restored

Source: The Voice | Hot Springs Baths To Be Restored PRESS RELEASE – THE Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF) is seeking to expand and diversify visitor experience at the Sulphur Springs … The post Hot Springs Baths To Be Restored appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Tropical Shipping Grant Funds Available

Source: The Voice | Tropical Shipping Grant Funds Available PRESS RELEASE – THROUGH the St. Lucia Youth Business Trust (SLYBT), Tropical Shipping has made available grant funds for young St. … The post Tropical Shipping Grant Funds Available appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Developing Education and Innovation In The OECS

Source: The Voice | Developing Education and Innovation In The OECS PRESS RELEASE – REGIONAL leaders in education met recently in Trinidad and Tobago to discuss the development of the region’s human … The post Developing Education and Innovation In The OECS appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Coconut Bay Refutes Receivership Claim

Source: The Voice | Coconut Bay Refutes Receivership Claim PRESS RELEASE – IT has been brought to our attention that the Member for Castries South, Dr. Ernest Hilaire, during his … The post Coconut Bay Refutes Receivership Claim appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Babonneau shooting victim released from hospital

Source: St. Lucia Times | Babonneau shooting victim released from hospital The Babonneau man who was shot Monday night was discharged from Victoria Hospital today. George Foster, 56, of Paix Bouche, Babonneau spoke to reporters from his home today. Foster would not disclose the circumstances surrounding the incident but said he was standing outside his

WASCO: Network update May 16th, 2017

Source: St. Lucia Times | WASCO: Network update May 16th, 2017 The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) wishes to advise of water schedule for communities in the Northern part of the island, for today Tuesday 16th May 2017: Network Update- May 16th, 2017 The level of Reservoir at John Compton Dam has been recorded

RESULTS: KFC National Basketball League

Source: St. Lucia News Online | RESULTS: KFC National Basketball League The post RESULTS: KFC National Basketball League appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – After a weekend’s break for Jazz, group stage action continued Monday May 15th in the 2017 KFC National Basketball League. Defending Champions Courts Jets delivered a 77-43

Ladera Resort wins Private Luxury Hotel of the Year

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Ladera Resort wins Private Luxury Hotel of the Year The post Ladera Resort wins Private Luxury Hotel of the Year appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – Ladera Resort wins Private Luxury Hotel of the Year with The Luxury Travel Guide! The Luxury Travel Guide Awards

Negotiations with C.O. Williams completed

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Negotiations with C.O. Williams completed The post Negotiations with C.O. Williams completed appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – Negotiations between the Management of C.O. Williams Group of Companies and the National Workers Union (NWU) have been concluded. Hourly, fortnightly and monthly paid workers will all

‘Eyeball’ reported missing

Source: St. Lucia News Online | ‘Eyeball’ reported missing The post ‘Eyeball’ reported missing appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Vencly ‘Eyeball’ Eugene (right) has been missing since Saturday, according to relatives. A 27-year-old resident of Marisule, Gros Islet has been reported missing. A relative said Vencly Eugene, better known as ‘Eyeball’ and ‘Baby’, was

Employment to increase in the south

Source: St. Lucia Times | Employment to increase in the south The DSH project will transform Vieux Fort into a modern city full of opportunities, prime minister says. Saint Lucians can expect increased activity in the south of the island as the government steps up efforts to create employment opportunities. This week, Prime Minister Allen

DASH Donates Cash For Child Development

Source: The Voice | DASH Donates Cash For Child Development THE Child Development and Guidance Centre in La Clery was Friday morning the proud recipient of a cheque for $6,500 … The post DASH Donates Cash For Child Development appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

‘Soleil’ Jazz Not So Bright

Source: The Voice | ‘Soleil’ Jazz Not So Bright THE first jazz festival under the Soleil brand of festivals for the summer ended on Sunday with the jury still … The post ‘Soleil’ Jazz Not So Bright appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

CCC CLEARS OUT

Source: The Voice | CCC CLEARS OUT THE Castries Constituency Council (CCC) over the weekend kept to their promise of tackling the issue of vendors who have … The post CCC CLEARS OUT appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

‘Soleil’ Falls Flat

Source: The Voice | ‘Soleil’ Falls Flat THE first festival under the Soleil brand which ended on Sunday – Saint Lucia Jazz Festival — did not have … The post ‘Soleil’ Falls Flat appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Singapore ‘vending machine’ dispenses Ferraris, Lamborghinis

Source: St. Lucia Times | Singapore ‘vending machine’ dispenses Ferraris, Lamborghinis By: Reuters Forget about soft drinks and potato chips – a “vending machine” in Singapore is offering up luxury vehicles, including Bentleys, Ferraris and Lamborghinis. Used car seller Autobahn Motors opened a futuristic 15-story showroom in December, with vehicles on display in 60 slots,

INTERNATIONAL: Venezuelans block roads in seventh week of unrest

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: Venezuelans block roads in seventh week of unrest The post INTERNATIONAL: Venezuelans block roads in seventh week of unrest appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. JAMAICA OBSERVER – Venezuelans launched a seventh week of anti-government demonstrations by blocking roads yesterday, vowing not to budge all day in

Wilbur Whiptail (Part 2)

Source: The Voice | Wilbur Whiptail (Part 2) Winston and Wilma are shocked by Wilbur’s story. They would never have guessed any of it, not for one minute. … The post Wilbur Whiptail (Part 2) appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Blue Coral Jazz Garners Mixed Feelings

Source: The Voice | Blue Coral Jazz Garners Mixed Feelings MUSIC filled the air in William Peter Boulevard for the latter part of this week as Blue Coral Mall held … The post Blue Coral Jazz Garners Mixed Feelings appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

CSA celebrates 66 years

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CSA celebrates 66 years The post CSA celebrates 66 years appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE -The Saint Lucia Civil Service Association celebrates 66 years as a registered Trade Union.  CSA has had a long history of trade unionism and continues to grow irrespective of the

LPM backs SLP on DHS issue

Source: St. Lucia News Online | LPM backs SLP on DHS issue The post LPM backs SLP on DHS issue appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. LPM Leader Therold Prudent PRESS RELEASE – The mindless decision of the United Workers Party (UWP) government to effectively handover our patrimony  to the proprietors of DHS poses

WASCO employees vote to remain with CSA

Source: St. Lucia News Online | WASCO employees vote to remain with CSA The post WASCO employees vote to remain with CSA appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – Monthly paid employees of the Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO), on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, voted in a poll to decide trade

Growing up Caribbean – What That Means

Source: The Voice | Growing up Caribbean – What That Means WHEN I was 12 years old, my native St. Lucian mother moved to St. Lucia with my American father. Growing … The post Growing up Caribbean – What That Means appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Teddyson John Adds a new ‘Melody’ to 2017

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Teddyson John Adds a new ‘Melody’ to 2017 The post Teddyson John Adds a new ‘Melody’ to 2017 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – Internationally award winning Teddyson John (TJ) continues to expand his musical catalogue with yet another release for 2017. Just three weeks

Mary Francis dismisses planned Opposition protests as a distraction

Source: St. Lucia Times | Mary Francis dismisses planned Opposition protests as a distraction Outspoken Human Rights Attorney Mary Francis has blasted the St Lucia Labour Party over its planned street protests against the government’s policies. She says it’s distracting from more serious issues that need to be addressed in the country. Her comments come

North Korea link emerges in global cyberattacks

Source: St. Lucia Times | North Korea link emerges in global cyberattacks By: AFP Security researchers investigating the massive cyberattack campaign that sparked havoc in computer systems worldwide have reported signs of a possible North Korean link, but Europe’s cross-border police agency said Tuesday it was “too early” to tell. After days of disruptions affecting

IMPACT Justice wants Continuing Professional Education for lawyers

Source: St. Lucia Times | IMPACT Justice wants Continuing Professional Education for lawyers Members of the legal fraternity could soon be required to undergo continuing professional education training after they have been admitted to the bar. The matter was discussed here last week at a meeting of the Technical Advisory group on legal education and

Prime Minister tackles national debt

Source: St. Lucia Times | Prime Minister tackles national debt A review will determine whether the performance of statutory bodies and affiliated agencies justifies continued financial support. As part of his May 9 budget address, Prime Minister Hon Allen M Chastanet spoke on the topic of national debt, and stressed the need for decisive action.

BREAKING NEWS: Shooting in Babonneau

Source: St. Lucia News Online | BREAKING NEWS: Shooting in Babonneau The post BREAKING NEWS: Shooting in Babonneau appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Police are investigating a shooting in Paix Bouche, Babonneau this evening. The victim has been identified as George Foster, 56. Reports are that he sustained two shots to his lower

Shooting in Babonneau

Source: St. Lucia Times | Shooting in Babonneau Police are investigating a shooting incident at Babonneau. According to information obtained by the Times, a man, identified as George Foster, 56, of Paix Bouche, was shot twice. He was taken to hospital. The shooting occurred after 8:00 p.m. The circumstances of the incident are unclear. The

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