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March 29, 2017

St. Lucia

INTERNATIONAL: Fake doc gets prison for deadly butt injections

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: Fake doc gets prison for deadly butt injections The post INTERNATIONAL: Fake doc gets prison for deadly butt injections appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. NY POST – A woman dubbed the “Toxic Tush” doctor will spend a decade behind bars for using Super Glue and Fix-a-Flat

Courts St. Lucia – Blue Coral Mall hours of operation

Source: St. Lucia Times | Courts St. Lucia – Blue Coral Mall hours of operation “Unicomer (Saint Lucia) Limited, trading as Courts wishes to inform the public of the following change to its operating hours. Courts Blue Coral branch will now be opened from 8am- 3pm on Saturdays, effective April 1st 2017. Persons are asked to

Government to strengthen national planning system

Source: St. Lucia Times | Government to strengthen national planning system The VRCP workshop highlights Saint Lucia’s efforts to pursue development pathways that are sustainable. The Government of Saint Lucia, through the Department of Economic Development, Transport, and Civil Aviation in collaboration with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) is strengthening

“We have to get our fiscal house in order” – Chastanet

Source: St. Lucia News Online | “We have to get our fiscal house in order” – Chastanet The post “We have to get our fiscal house in order” – Chastanet appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PM Allen Chastanet PRESS RELEASE – At this week’s media briefing before Monday’s Cabinet Meeting, Prime Minister Honourable

Minister praises work of women at home

Source: St. Lucia Times | Minister praises work of women at home Minister with responsibility for External Affairs, Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, has paid tribute to the work that women do in the home, asserting that it is of equal value to the work that females do in the public sphere. She told reporters on Monday it

Lawrence James – May he rest in peace

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Lawrence James – May he rest in peace Lawrence James The media fraternity is mourning the loss of one of their own. Journalist Lawrence James passed away at Victoria Hospital on Tuesday, March 21 following a lengthy illness. James was the Editor at the Mirror Newspaper. Previously, he worked

Sir Derek Walcott to be memorialized in New York City

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Sir Derek Walcott to be memorialized in New York City The post Sir Derek Walcott to be memorialized in New York City appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Consulate General of Saint Lucia in New York and the Permanent Mission of Saint Lucia to

You Death Paparazzi Need To Be Stopped!

Source: The Voice | You Death Paparazzi Need To Be Stopped! I AM truly disheartened as I have come to the realization that if I die in an unnatural and horrific … The post You Death Paparazzi Need To Be Stopped! appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Trade Unions Mum on DSH

Source: The Voice | Trade Unions Mum on DSH THE St. Lucia Seamen, Waterfront and General Workers Union says it will embrace and support initiatives that seek to alleviate … The post Trade Unions Mum on DSH appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Argentine IICA Director General Hopeful Visits Saint Lucia

Source: The Voice | Argentine IICA Director General Hopeful Visits Saint Lucia MANUEL Otero, the candidate of the Government of the Argentine Republic for Director General of IICA (the Inter-American Institute for … The post Argentine IICA Director General Hopeful Visits Saint Lucia appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

CARPHA Conference on Climate Change, Risks to Human Health

Source: The Voice | CARPHA Conference on Climate Change, Risks to Human Health GEORGETOWN, Guyana. March 24 2017. The Caribbean region, made up of small island nations, is one of the most vulnerable … The post CARPHA Conference on Climate Change, Risks to Human Health appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St.

Food-borne Ailments on Rise In Region

Source: The Voice | Food-borne Ailments on Rise In Region EVERY year, thousands of people in the Caribbean experience food-borne illnesses, after exposure to contaminated food or drink. Persons affected … The post Food-borne Ailments on Rise In Region appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Coconut Bay Staff Get Sea Turtle Management Training

Source: The Voice | Coconut Bay Staff Get Sea Turtle Management Training WITH the onset of the 2017 Sea Turtle nesting season, the Management of Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa with … The post Coconut Bay Staff Get Sea Turtle Management Training appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

C.O. Williams Group of Companies Ltd meets with NWU

Source: St. Lucia News Online | C.O. Williams Group of Companies Ltd meets with NWU The post C.O. Williams Group of Companies Ltd meets with NWU appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Management of C.O. Williams Group of Companies Ltd. and representatives from the National Workers Union (NWU) met today

‘LIGHTNING AQUATICS’ Carnival Relay A Success

Source: The Voice | ‘LIGHTNING AQUATICS’ Carnival Relay A Success WITH over 120 of Saint Lucia’s top competitive swimmers in competition mode, the inaugural Lightning Aquatic Club Carnival Relay Swim … The post ‘LIGHTNING AQUATICS’ Carnival Relay A Success appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Staff issues at Labour Department to be addressed

Source: St. Lucia Times | Staff issues at Labour Department to be addressed The Ministry of Labour is trying to address staff issues at the Labour Department, Labour Minister Stephenson King has disclosed. King’s disclosure follows an announcement that the department will be cracking down on non-nationals who are working here illegally. The minister expressed

LucianVibez events hub launched

Source: St. Lucia News Online | LucianVibez events hub launched The post LucianVibez events hub launched appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. LucianVibez serves as a hub for all public events happening across St. Lucia. The app was designed to ensure that the public remains aware of the activities available to them and also

All Set for FLOW/Manchester United Ultimate F’ball Experience

Source: The Voice | All Set for FLOW/Manchester United Ultimate F’ball Experience DOZENS of young footballers from nearly 50 local clubs have registered for the first-ever Ultimate Football Experience, a skills-based competition … The post All Set for FLOW/Manchester United Ultimate F’ball Experience appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

ECSC Essay, Poster Winners Rewarded

Source: The Voice | ECSC Essay, Poster Winners Rewarded THE Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court ended in grand style its primary school poster and secondary school essay competitions by awarding … The post ECSC Essay, Poster Winners Rewarded appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

UNDP: Venezuela Still High on Human Development Ranking

Source: The Voice | UNDP: Venezuela Still High on Human Development Ranking IN spite of an ongoing economic crisis — created by a slump in global oil prices — Venezuela has maintained … The post UNDP: Venezuela Still High on Human Development Ranking appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Regional Stakeholders Discuss Freedom of Movement

Source: The Voice | Regional Stakeholders Discuss Freedom of Movement THE 18th Meeting of the Free Movement of People Working Group was held on March 16, 2017 Monday, March 27, … The post Regional Stakeholders Discuss Freedom of Movement appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

St. Clair In ‘Laureates Chair’ Tonight

Source: The Voice | St. Clair In ‘Laureates Chair’ Tonight THE Laureate’s Chair is a programme established by the Saint Lucia Writers Forum to celebrate the excellent contribution of Hon. … The post St. Clair In ‘Laureates Chair’ Tonight appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

The Harbor Club Announces New Partner, Opening Date

Source: The Voice | The Harbor Club Announces New Partner, Opening Date RODNEY BAY, Saint Lucia– (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Harbor Club is pleased to announce Canadian-Jamaican investor Wes Hall will be … The post The Harbor Club Announces New Partner, Opening Date appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

The HarborClub Announces New Partner and September Opening Date

Source: The St. Lucia Star | The HarborClub Announces New Partner and September Opening Date Wes Hall (right) and Daniel Buechler (left) seal their new The HarborClub partnership with a handshake. (Photo: Business Wire) The HarborClub is pleased to announce Canadian-Jamaican investor Wes Hall will be joining owner and developer Daniel Buechler in a new

IRD Launches E-Payment Services

Source: The Voice | IRD Launches E-Payment Services THE Inland Revenue Department (IRD) last week launched its Electronic Payment Service which enables taxpayers to make tax payments in … The post IRD Launches E-Payment Services appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Corned Beef from Brazil Withdrawn

Source: The Voice | Corned Beef from Brazil Withdrawn STEMMING from an investigation by Brazilian authorities, a ban has been placed locally on the sale and importation of all … The post Corned Beef from Brazil Withdrawn appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

C’bean Credit Unions Meet in Saint Lucia

Source: The Voice | C’bean Credit Unions Meet in Saint Lucia MARCH 24 2017- The St. Lucia Co-operative Credit Union League has concluded a two day facilitation of the Caribbean Confederation … The post C’bean Credit Unions Meet in Saint Lucia appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Sir Derek Laid To Rest

Source: The Voice | Sir Derek Laid To Rest WORLD-RENOWNED poet/playwright, Sir Derek Walcott, was laid to rest near the Inniskilling Monument on Morne Fortune last Saturday afternoon, eight … The post Sir Derek Laid To Rest appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

CARIBBEAN: India to help Jamaica develop film industry

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: India to help Jamaica develop film industry The post CARIBBEAN: India to help Jamaica develop film industry appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. JAMAICA OBSERVER – Indian High Commissioner to Jamaica Shri Sevala Naik yesterday expressed an interest in helping to develop the Jamaican film industry by

IRD launches e-payment service

Source: St. Lucia Times | IRD launches e-payment service The IRD’s e-payment, print and drop off, and help desk services are available all week to help customers file before the March 31 deadline. The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) today launched its Electronic Payment Service which enables taxpayers to make tax payments in the comfort of

INTERNATIONAL: Exploding basketball injures Australian woman

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: Exploding basketball injures Australian woman The post INTERNATIONAL: Exploding basketball injures Australian woman appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. A woman in Australia suffered burns to her face and arms when a basketball exploded as she picked it up, police said Tuesday as they sought an explanation

CARIBBEAN: Grenada to introduce National Health Insurance

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: Grenada to introduce National Health Insurance The post CARIBBEAN: Grenada to introduce National Health Insurance appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. JAMAICA OBSERVER – The Grenada government says it will introduce a National Health Insurance by the end of June. Implementation Minister Emmalin Pierre, addressing the convention

Chamber discusses CIP changes

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Chamber discusses CIP changes The post Chamber discusses CIP changes appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. GIS – The CIP board chairman outlined the challenges and vision of the citizenship program, and the rationale for the changes. The Citizenship by Investment Program was the focus of the Chamber

Royalton Resort and Spa formally opens

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Royalton Resort and Spa formally opens The post Royalton Resort and Spa formally opens appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. GIS – The Royalton Saint Lucia Resort and Spa has created over 800 permanent jobs. The grand opening of the Royalton Saint Lucia Resort and Spa took place

St. Lucia-born medical student wins award in Oklahoma

Source: St. Lucia News Online | St. Lucia-born medical student wins award in Oklahoma The post St. Lucia-born medical student wins award in Oklahoma appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Marchand-born Imani Agard is the winner of a poster competition in Oklahoma, USA. The competition, which saw undergraduates create research posters, involved several students

Venezuela Maintains High Human Development: UN

Source: St. Lucia Times | Venezuela Maintains High Human Development: UN Press Release:-In spite of an ongoing economic crisis — created by a slump in global oil prices — Venezuela has maintained a high level of human development, according to the U.N., better even than many of its regional neighbors. The U.N. Development Program released

St Hill urges illegal worker amnesty

Source: St. Lucia Times | St Hill urges illegal worker amnesty Former President of the Saint Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA), Kingsley St Hill, is calling on local authorities to follow the lead of Antigua and Barbuda in implementing an amnesty for persons working illegally in Saint Lucia. He spoke in an interview with the

Coconut Bay staff get turtle management training

Source: St. Lucia Times | Coconut Bay staff get turtle management training Press Release:-With the onset of the 2017 Sea Turtle nesting season, the Management of Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa with the support of local Department of Fisheries last week conducted an orientation & training workshop for staff members on the management of

Saint Lucian official defends sex education

Source: St. Lucia Times | Saint Lucian official defends sex education An official of the Saint Lucia Planned Parenthood Association has defended sex education among secondary school students, in the face of criticism that it could encourage them to become sexually active. The association’s Programme Manager, Geralda Bray, was responding to questions posed to her

Caribbean religious leaders write Trump

Source: St. Lucia Times | Caribbean religious leaders write Trump Two hundred and eighty-nine religious officials from the Caribbean have written to United States President, Donald Trump, expressing concern about the promotion of LGBT and intersex rights abroad. The religious officials are from the Bahamas, St Maarten, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago

Nevis elects new political leader

Source: St. Lucia Times | Nevis elects new political leader Times Caribbean:-For the first time in 31 years the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) will have a leader who is not Vance Amory. St Kitts-Nevis Foreign Affairs Minister and Deputy Premier and Minister of Tourism, Health, Gender, Social Affairs, Social Development, Youth, Sports, Community Development and

Bryan Auguste’s Mission to Heal a Nation

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Bryan Auguste’s Mission to Heal a Nation Saint Lucian author Bryan Auguste. Bryan Auguste started writing in 1998 and hasn’t stopped since. The Saint Lucian author who resides in Canada is the author of multiple faith-oriented, Christian books. In our interview this week the author told the STAR his

Police Update on Fatal Accident at Escap, Micoud

Source: St. Lucia Times | Police Update on Fatal Accident at Escap, Micoud Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal accident which occurred on Sunday, March 26, 2017, about 4:00 p.m. at Escap, Micoud. The incident involved a minibus registration number M791, travelling in the direction of Castries, and a motorcycle (registration number which

OECS needs unified approach to development

Source: St. Lucia Times | OECS needs unified approach to development Press Release:-Monday, March 27, 2017 — The biggest impediment to growth of the economies of the OECS is their small size and scale of production, and the lack of a unified regional approach to development. That’s the view of Dr. Vanus James, Economist, Statistician

Royalton Opens Officially, In Grand Style

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Royalton Opens Officially, In Grand Style Guest seated at Royalton’s Gourmet Marché restaurant at the hotel’s official opening. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy, members of the Saint Lucian government, and other specially invited guests were all in attendance at Royalton Resort & Spa’s Grand Opening.

PM: Patrimony measured in credit ratings

Source: St. Lucia Times | PM: Patrimony measured in credit ratings Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has urged his countrymen to control their own destiny  recognising that patrimony is measured in credit ratings. “The world is a selfish place,” the Prime Minister said. He was addressing the official opening ceremony of the Royalton Saint Lucia Resort

Methodist Church Speaks On Forgiveness

Source: The Voice | Methodist Church Speaks On Forgiveness THE Methodist Church in St. Lucia is calling on citizens to show kindness and mercy to people who have committed … The post Methodist Church Speaks On Forgiveness appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

INTERNATIONAL: Seven students, one teacher killed in Japan avalanche

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: Seven students, one teacher killed in Japan avalanche The post INTERNATIONAL: Seven students, one teacher killed in Japan avalanche appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. JAMAICA OBSERVER – An avalanche Monday killed seven Japanese high school students and a teacher on a mountain-climbing outing, and injured 40

CHTTi Offers Training in Hospitality Studies

Source: The Voice | CHTTi Offers Training in Hospitality Studies HEADQUARTERED in the south of the island, the Caribbean Hospitality and Tourism Training Institute (CHTTi) is now fully-operational and ready … The post CHTTi Offers Training in Hospitality Studies appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Fit4Life – The Fitness Revolution

Source: The Voice | Fit4Life – The Fitness Revolution THIS is another in a series of articles intended to expose our readers to pertinent information regarding their fitness efforts. … The post Fit4Life – The Fitness Revolution appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

‘Writers Forum’ Writes Another Chapter

Source: The Voice | ‘Writers Forum’ Writes Another Chapter MEMBERS of the St. Lucia Writers Forum (SLWF) are wearing wider smiles these days and deservingly so. Throughout trials and … The post ‘Writers Forum’ Writes Another Chapter appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

National Arts Festival Launched

Source: The Voice | National Arts Festival Launched THIS year’s National Arts Festival (NAF) was launched on Thursday in the conference room of the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF). … The post National Arts Festival Launched appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

BIT Awards Take Centre Stage at Sandals La Toc

Source: The St. Lucia Star | BIT Awards Take Centre Stage at Sandals La Toc Leslie Jn Baptiste of Eagle Freight and Brokerage Services Limited (at right) was one of the evening’s recipients of the Best Customer Award, from Corporate Plaza’s Calvin Reynolds. On Saturday, March 18, Sandals Grande La Toc played host to the

The ‘Alternative’ Solution

Source: The Voice | The ‘Alternative’ Solution ALTERNATIVE Security Services, a subsidiary of Amalgamated Security Services (ASSL), a well known and established Caribbean-based privately-owned security and risk … The post The ‘Alternative’ Solution appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

POEM: Birthright

Source: The Voice | POEM: Birthright the people’s leaders and the plush financiers soft in an air-conditioned upper chamber sat round a mess of pottage price … The post POEM: Birthright appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

‘Generals’ At Our Airports

Source: The Voice | ‘Generals’ At Our Airports THEY call themselves THE GENERALS and thanks to them, General Security Services Ltd., (GSSL), St Lucia’s two airports are in … The post ‘Generals’ At Our Airports appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Protect Your Family With These Home Security Features

Source: The Voice | Protect Your Family With These Home Security Features IN the recent past, most home security systems fulfilled a single function: They triggered an alarm if there was an … The post Protect Your Family With These Home Security Features appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Guardsman for Pride and Dignity

Source: The Voice | Guardsman for Pride and Dignity – Guardsman has over 40 years experience in regional security services, and has been operating in St. Lucia for over … The post Guardsman for Pride and Dignity appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

The HarborClub announces new partner and September opening date

Source: St. Lucia News Online | The HarborClub announces new partner and September opening date The post The HarborClub announces new partner and September opening date appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The HarborClub is pleased to announce Canadian-Jamaican investor Wes Hall will be joining owner and developer Daniel Buechler in

Global Guardians – A Complete Range of Services

Source: The Voice | Global Guardians – A Complete Range of Services GLOBAL Guardians Inc., a security company established in 1995, specializes in: guard service (armed and unarmed officers), commercial investigations, security … The post Global Guardians – A Complete Range of Services appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

CARIBBEAN: Jamaica on high alert for terrorists – Security minister

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: Jamaica on high alert for terrorists – Security minister The post CARIBBEAN: Jamaica on high alert for terrorists – Security minister appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. ANTIGUA OBSERVER – National Security Minister Robert Montague says Jamaica is constantly on alert for terrorists at the country’s ports

Pakistan defeats West Indies in T20I

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Pakistan defeats West Indies in T20I The post Pakistan defeats West Indies in T20I appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. ESPN – For arguably the two most volatile sides in world cricket, this was a rare predictable day as Pakistan eased to a six-wicket win over the West Indies

Derek Walcott laid to rest

Source: St. Lucia Times | Derek Walcott laid to rest The funeral service took place near the street where the poet and playwright was raised as a boy. The funeral of Sir Derek Alton Walcott KCSL, OBE, OCC, was held on Saturday, March 25, at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Castries. Sir Derek

LGBT official blasts religious leaders

Source: St. Lucia Times | LGBT official blasts religious leaders A Saint Lucia LGBT official has blasted Caribbean religious ministers who wrote a letter of concern to United States President, Donald Trump, urging the U.S to stop exporting its LGBT agenda. The January 31, 2017 letter from religious officials in the Bahamas, Guyana, St. Maarten,

Vigil for quarry explosion victims

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Vigil for quarry explosion victims The post Vigil for quarry explosion victims appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. A vigil was held on Sunday at Serenity Park, Castries for the victims of the March 21, 2017 explosion at the Cul de Sac quarry in Castries. Three people died

VIDEO UPDATE: Fatal accident victim identified

Source: St. Lucia News Online | VIDEO UPDATE: Fatal accident victim identified The post VIDEO UPDATE: Fatal accident victim identified appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Winston A. Trim SNO APOLOGY The management of St. Lucia News Online sincerely apologises to our readers for a recently uploaded video showing the aftermath of today’s fatal

Fatal Accident in Micoud

Source: St. Lucia Times | Fatal Accident in Micoud One man is dead as a result of an accident in Escap, Micoud. The deceased has been identified as Winston Andrew Trim of Cas en Bas, Gros Islet. According to information, Trim’s motorcycle and a bus collided. The accident occurred at around 4:30 PM, it was

BREAKING NEWS: Fatal accident in Micoud

Source: St. Lucia News Online | BREAKING NEWS: Fatal accident in Micoud The post BREAKING NEWS: Fatal accident in Micoud appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. SNO APOLOGY The management of St. Lucia News Online sincerely apologises to our readers for a recently uploaded video showing the aftermath of today’s fatal accident in Micoud.

Homicide theory reconsidered in Crick death

Source: St. Lucia Times | Homicide theory reconsidered in Crick death The homicide theory in the death of  74 year old Edmund Crick, better known as ‘Mr. Raleigh’, is being reconsidered, sources close to the investigation have told the Times. Investigators were originally suspicious about the nature and type of injuries on the body of the

Derek Walcott laid to rest (GIS REPORT)

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Derek Walcott laid to rest (GIS REPORT) The post Derek Walcott laid to rest (GIS REPORT) appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICE – The funeral of Sir Derek Alton Walcott KCSL, OBE, OCC, was held on Saturday, March 25, at the Basilica of the Immaculate

St. Lucia named among major money laundering countries in 2016

Source: St. Lucia News Online | St. Lucia named among major money laundering countries in 2016 The post St. Lucia named among major money laundering countries in 2016 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. St. Lucia is named among 88 “major money laundering countries” in a United States (US) report that was released recently.

Soufriere FM staff get training

Source: St. Lucia Times | Soufriere FM staff get training Press Release:-Soufriere, St. Lucia – 88.5 Soufriere FM continues to grow its unique brand as an innovative community radio station by investing in its human resource capital to strengthen operations. On Friday, March 24th, 2017, the Soufriere Foundation, the parent overseeing company of the subsidiary

Relatives do not suspect foul play in Lollipop’s death

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Relatives do not suspect foul play in Lollipop’s death The post Relatives do not suspect foul play in Lollipop’s death appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. George Joseph, better known as Lollipop A senior citizen who was found dead this morning in his garden in the Morne Cayenne/Belle

Wyclef Jean gets apology for handcuffing incident

Source: St. Lucia Times | Wyclef Jean gets apology for handcuffing incident Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department apologized on Tuesday for briefly detaining Grammy-winning hip hop artist Wyclef Jean in handcuffs during a robbery investigation, after Jean said he was “treated like a criminal” by law enforcement officers. The sheriff’s department released a statement describing

Uber suspends self-driving cars after crash

Source: St. Lucia Times | Uber suspends self-driving cars after crash BBC:-Uber has pulled its self-driving cars from the roads after an accident which left one of the vehicles on its side. Pictures posted online showed the car on its right side on an Arizona street, next to another badly damaged vehicle. The car –

Barbados: Ban on soft drinks in school?

Source: St. Lucia Times | Barbados: Ban on soft drinks in school? Barbados could follow in the footsteps of Trinidad and Tobago in banning the sale and promotion of sweet drinks at schools across the island, Barbados Today has reported. The Trinidad ban is due to take effect on April 1. Barbados Minister of Health

Body discovered in Vieux Fort

Source: St. Lucia Times | Body discovered in Vieux Fort The body of a male individual has been discovered in Vieux Fort. Law enforcement sources told the Times that when the man, estimated to be in his sixties, did not return home yesterday after visiting his garden, a search was made and his body was

Jamaica: Larceny charge for pocketing lost wallet

Source: St. Lucia Times | Jamaica: Larceny charge for pocketing lost wallet An airport worker who found a wallet containing US $700 and $2,500 at his workplace and kept it for himself, has been charged with larceny. According to Jamaica Observer, Leroy Morgan, 55, is to know his fate on April 25. Morgan, who was

World bids farewell to Derek Walcott

Source: St. Lucia Times | World bids farewell to Derek Walcott CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Derek Alton Walcott, born in humble surroundings on Chaussee Road and who mesmerised the world with his poetry, plays and paintings, was buried here on Saturday, one week after he died following a prolong illness. The Nobel Laureate, who

BREAKING NEWS: Dead body found in Vieux Fort

Source: St. Lucia News Online | BREAKING NEWS: Dead body found in Vieux Fort The post BREAKING NEWS: Dead body found in Vieux Fort appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Police are investigating the discovery of the lifeless body of a man in Morne Cayenne, Vieux Fort this morning, March 26. The deceased is

World bids farewell to Derek Walcott

Source: St. Lucia News Online | World bids farewell to Derek Walcott The post World bids farewell to Derek Walcott appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. JAMAICA OBSERVER/CMC — Derek Alton Walcott, born in humble surroundings on Chaussee Road and who mesmerised the world with his poetry, plays and paintings, was buried here on

Love in Progress

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Love in Progress The things we need most are often found when we stop looking! Imet him on a random night at a street party. I was with a girlfriend. He complimented me as I walked past on one of the less crowded streets. I smiled and kept walking.

St. Lucia to participate in regional police pageant in Tortola

Source: St. Lucia News Online | St. Lucia to participate in regional police pageant in Tortola The post St. Lucia to participate in regional police pageant in Tortola appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – In one of the signature events slated to mark its year-round 50th anniversary celebration, the Royal Virgin Islands

Celebrity poses naked at St. Lucia hotel

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Celebrity poses naked at St. Lucia hotel The post Celebrity poses naked at St. Lucia hotel appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. She posed naked to appreciate her surroundings (Photo: Instagram) THE MIRROR (UK) – She’s never been afraid to flash the flesh but model and reality star Joanna

Boxing In Babonneau Tonight

Source: The Voice | Boxing In Babonneau Tonight AS Saint Lucia continues preparation to host the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Invitational Boxing Championship from April 26 – … The post Boxing In Babonneau Tonight appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Windies 13-man squad for first and second T20s vs Pakistan

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Windies 13-man squad for first and second T20s vs Pakistan The post Windies 13-man squad for first and second T20s vs Pakistan appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Carlos Brathwaite PRESS RELEASE – The West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Selection Panel announced the 13-man squad for first and

U-15 Football Semis Tomorrow

Source: The Voice | U-15 Football Semis Tomorrow LOCAL football enthusiasts are gearing up for a football double-header tomorrow as the Saint Lucia Football Association-sponsored Sports Saint Lucia … The post U-15 Football Semis Tomorrow appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Windies 13-man squad for first and second T20s vs Pakistan

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Windies 13-man squad for first and second T20s vs Pakistan The post Windies 13-man squad for first and second T20s vs Pakistan appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Carlos Brathwaite PRESS RELEASE – The West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Selection Panel announced the 13-man squad for first and

Religion and Education Must Complement Each Other

Source: The Voice | Religion and Education Must Complement Each Other “AND He said to them, “What man will there be among you, who will have one sheep, and if it … The post Religion and Education Must Complement Each Other appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

The People’s Manifesto – National Security

Source: The Voice | The People’s Manifesto – National Security THE matter of national security is one of great concern to every citizen and the measures to be adopted to … The post The People’s Manifesto – National Security appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Gifting Away Paradise

Source: The Voice | Gifting Away Paradise AS we return to discussion of the DSH project and the Citizenship by Investment Programme, it might bear repetition that … The post Gifting Away Paradise appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

A Horse! A Horse! My Island For A Horse! (Richard III)

Source: The Voice | A Horse! A Horse! My Island For A Horse! (Richard III) MANY articles have been written, many words spoken, many tweets tweeted about D.S.H.; Master Developers, uncomfortable letters, Framework Agreements etc, … The post A Horse! A Horse! My Island For A Horse! (Richard III) appeared first on St. Lucia News

Are There Really No Facts, Only Interpretations?

Source: The Voice | Are There Really No Facts, Only Interpretations? WHEN you have no real foundation for your arguments and your imagination is baffled by the truth, simply twist or … The post Are There Really No Facts, Only Interpretations? appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Time To Pull Up Our Students

Source: The Voice | Time To Pull Up Our Students THE frequent exhibition of weapons confiscated from students by police—the latest of which took place last week—is a clear indication … The post Time To Pull Up Our Students appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

‘Royalton’ Opens Officially

Source: The Voice | ‘Royalton’ Opens Officially SAINT Lucia’s hotel stock improved considerably Thursday night with the official opening of the breath-taking Royalton Saint Lucia Resort and … The post ‘Royalton’ Opens Officially appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

CARPHA: Food-borne ailments on the rise

Source: St. Lucia Times | CARPHA: Food-borne ailments on the rise Press Release:-Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.  24th March, 2017.  Every year, thousands of people in the Caribbean experience food-borne illnesses, after exposure to contaminated food or drink. Persons affected usually experience severe diarrhoea, vomiting, stomach pain, sometimes accompanied by fever, headaches and other

UWP offers condolences after deadly explosion

Source: St. Lucia Times | UWP offers condolences after deadly explosion Press Release:-The United Workers Party sends sincere condolences to the family, co-workers, friends and communities affected by the unfortunate quarry explosion which took place on Tuesday March 21st 2017. The country has been thrown into mourning over the incident which took three lives. Our

Grace Kennedy statement on Brazil meat

Source: St. Lucia Times | Grace Kennedy statement on Brazil meat Press Release:-Stemming from an investigation by Brazilian authorities a ban has been placed locally on the sale and importation of all beef products from Brazil. Reports indicate that the violations are limited to twenty -one (21) packers out of an industry of several thousand.

Chastanet for World Bank conference

Source: St. Lucia Times | Chastanet for World Bank conference Two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders are expected to participate in a World Bank conference examining the socio-economic situation in the Caribbean. The March 30 conference, titled “The Caribbean Dilemma” is part of the Americas Conference Series being put on in collaboration with the Miami Herald.

WALCOTT: Caribbean Colossus

Source: The St. Lucia Star | WALCOTT: Caribbean Colossus Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott  Derek Walcott, by his work, achieved three colossal feats: firstly he wrote about the Caribbean landscape in such a way as to magnify it. Not only did he give our landscape a certain epic status, he also conferred on it deific significance,

Sir Derek Walcott Passed on the Torch

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Sir Derek Walcott Passed on the Torch Three of Sir Derek’s last set of students. Left to right: Jonathan Bruce, Melissa Harte and Kyvon Edwin. To speak with Sir Derek Walcott would have also been to feel his undeniable, untainted love for Saint Lucia. His work in literature and

Are Local Internet Cafés Breaching Customer Confidentially?

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Are Local Internet Cafés Breaching Customer Confidentially? There are lessons to be learnt for customers, and staff alike, on conducting business at Internet cafés as safely as possible. It wouldn’t be uncommon to sign onto a computer at an Internet café, for what number of reasons might have led you

Quarry Explosion Kills Three Workers!

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Quarry Explosion Kills Three Workers! Left to right: Chief Fire Officer Joseph Joseph, Director of NEMO Velda Joseph, Chief Medical Officer Dr Merlene Frederick, and Acting Commissioner of Police Milton Desir at Wednesday’s press conference. Several alarmed residents in the Cul-de-Sac and Odsan areas, as well as further afield,

DARKNESS BEFORE THE LIGHT

Source: The St. Lucia Star | DARKNESS BEFORE THE LIGHT The attempt by SLP members and their friends to cast a dark cloud of opposition on this island is not new. It has been tried before with marginal success. The truth is that such darkness has been perceived by the electorate as selfish in design

EUR 24 M in support to the Caribbean’s Private Sector

Source: St. Lucia Times | EUR 24 M in support to the Caribbean’s Private Sector Press Release:-The European Union (EU) have signed the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) agreement worth EUR 24 Million to support regional private sector development. At the 11th EDF launch and signing ceremony, held yesterday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre,

Police hunt armed men after $50,000 robbery

Source: St. Lucia Times | Police hunt armed men after ,000 robbery Police are on the hunt for two armed men, deemed to be dangerous, after a robbery today at the National Farmers and General Workers Credit Union at Bois D’Orange. The incident occurred at around 12.30 pm. Reliable sources told the Times that the

Chastanet urges political unity on investment

Source: St. Lucia Times | Chastanet urges political unity on investment Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, last night  urged political unity on the matter of investment in this country. Chastanet, a former minister of tourism, was speaking at the official opening ceremony of the Royalton Saint Lucia Resort and Spa. He publicly recognized and thanked his

OECS Laboratories get new equipment

Source: St. Lucia Times | OECS Laboratories get new equipment Press Release:-Friday, March 24, 2017 — Laboratories in OECS Member States are now better equipped to diagnose issues related to human, animal and plant health, and food safety, thus increasing their levels of efficacy and efficiency. On Wednesday March 15th 2017, the OECS Commission, through

Antigua announces amnesty for illegal workers

Source: St. Lucia Times | Antigua announces amnesty for illegal workers Antigua and Barbuda has announced a two-month amnesty for non-nationals working illegally in the country. The amnesty will begin on April 1. Authorities expect the measure to make a significant dent in a serious problem of foreigners working illegally in Antigua and Barbuda. Labour

VSA Uplifts Its Members

Source: The Voice | VSA Uplifts Its Members VALLEY Soccer Academy (VSA), in collaboration with the Saint Luci a Youth Ambassadors and the Department of Equity, Social Justice, … The post VSA Uplifts Its Members appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Students benefit from Sandals programme

Source: St. Lucia Times | Students benefit from Sandals programme Press Release:– Three graduates from the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College who are part of the Sandals Resorts International Overseas Internship Programme in Saint Lucia have been making waves in Antigua, where they are working hard at carving out an exciting career in the hospitality

13 Goals In VFS Football

Source: The Voice | 13 Goals In VFS Football THE first round in the Vieux Fort South football league’s O.B. Sadoo-sponsored competition ended on Sunday evening with some exciting … The post 13 Goals In VFS Football appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Female Squad For Windwards Cricket Tourney Named

Source: The Voice | Female Squad For Windwards Cricket Tourney Named SAINT LUCIA Women’s Cricket Association has named a strong 13-member team with the inclusion of two debutantes to represent Saint … The post Female Squad For Windwards Cricket Tourney Named appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Full enquiry urged into deadly explosion

Source: St. Lucia Times | Full enquiry urged into deadly explosion A full scale enquiry into Tuesday’s massive deadly explosion at Cul de Sac has been urged by a former top  law enforcement official. “I think there is need for a full scale enquiry  -not just an investigation to determine whether people are culpable or

NEMO situation report on Cul De Sac explosion

Source: St. Lucia Times | NEMO situation report on Cul De Sac explosion Two persons were confirmed dead on the scene by a medical doctor. A third succumbed to his injuries at hospital. An explosion was reported at the Rayneau Quarry in the Farrand Estate in Cul de Sac on Tuesday, March 21. First responders

Prime Minister Welcomes New British Commissioner

Source: St. Lucia Times | Prime Minister Welcomes New British Commissioner Press Release:–Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet has thanked the British Government for its continued commitment to Saint Lucia. Prime Minister Chastanet noted that the appointment of a Resident British Commissioner to Saint Lucia was reassuring and he officially welcomed Mr. Steve McCready to Saint

Grenada Records 4 percent Growth

Source: The Voice | Grenada Records 4 percent Growth ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Mar 22, CMC – Grenada’s performance during the last phase of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Extended … The post Grenada Records 4 percent Growth appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Sports Journalist Lawrence Spencer James Dies

Source: The Voice | Sports Journalist Lawrence Spencer James Dies JOURNALIST Lawrence Spencer James who copped numerous awards for his coverage of sports during a career that spanned three decades, … The post Sports Journalist Lawrence Spencer James Dies appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Busy Weekend for Ambulance Service

Source: The Voice | Busy Weekend for Ambulance Service THE past weekend was a busy one for the ambulance service on the island which responded to a total of … The post Busy Weekend for Ambulance Service appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

S.L.P. Expresses Condolences after Cul de Sac Blast

Source: The Voice | S.L.P. Expresses Condolences after Cul de Sac Blast The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has expressed its deepest condolences to the relatives and friends of the employees who … The post S.L.P. Expresses Condolences after Cul de Sac Blast appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Alliance Francaise Promotes Francophonie Month

Source: The Voice | Alliance Francaise Promotes Francophonie Month THE Alliance Francaise continues its promotion of and support for the French language in Saint Lucia as it hosts several … The post Alliance Francaise Promotes Francophonie Month appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Gabriel Macht visits Saint Lucia

Source: The Voice | Gabriel Macht visits Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA, world renowned for its stunning landscape, breathtaking vistas and friendly people, last week played host to renowned actor … The post Gabriel Macht visits Saint Lucia appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Explosion Pushes Need To Better Local Health Sector

Source: The Voice | Explosion Pushes Need To Better Local Health Sector CASTRIES Southeast MP Guy Joseph has stated that Tuesday evening’s tragic explosion has a silver lining as it will surely … The post Explosion Pushes Need To Better Local Health Sector appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

18th Annual RHAC Invitational set to start

Source: St. Lucia News Online | 18th Annual RHAC Invitational set to start The post 18th Annual RHAC Invitational set to start appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The Rodney Heights Aquatic Centre prepares for their annual invitational swim meet drawing regional swim clubs to St Lucia.  This year the 18th

Protect Your Precious Ride

Source: The Voice | Protect Your Precious Ride THE rapidity at which motorists are being held at gunpoint these days and their vehicles and personal items stolen is … The post Protect Your Precious Ride appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

TRAGEDY! Lives Lost In Massive Dynamite Container Blast

Source: The Voice | TRAGEDY! Lives Lost In Massive Dynamite Container Blast AT least three people were killed following a blast that rocked a quarry owned by the R.G. Group of Companies … The post TRAGEDY! Lives Lost In Massive Dynamite Container Blast appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

SALCC Gets Transition Advice from Expert

Source: The Voice | SALCC Gets Transition Advice from Expert A tertiary education expert is advising the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College on its transition to a university. As the … The post SALCC Gets Transition Advice from Expert appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Grenada Gets US$231 Energy Grant from CDB

Source: The Voice | Grenada Gets US1 Energy Grant from CDB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 22, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is providing Grenada with a US$231,630 grant to … The post Grenada Gets US$231 Energy Grant from CDB appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

LUCELEC: Treat stay wires with caution

Source: St. Lucia Times | LUCELEC: Treat stay wires with caution The Saint Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) has advised members of the public to be wary of guy-wires or ‘stay’ wires. The warning follows the March 18, 2017 death of  Tony Charlery, 42, of Palmiste, Soufriere by suspected electrocution. Charlery is reported to have

Saint Lucia implements corned beef ban

Source: St. Lucia Times | Saint Lucia implements corned beef ban Saint Lucia has implemented a ban on corned beef from Brazil days after the former President of the National Consumers Association (NCA), Kingsley St Hill, called for it. Former Commerce Minister, Emma Hippolyte had also called in a recent interview with the Times, for

Citizens offended by PM’s remarks

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Citizens offended by PM’s remarks The post Citizens offended by PM’s remarks appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PM Chastanet PRESS RELEASE – Members of the Vieux-Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change (VFCCCC) were taken aback, when in the HTS Newscast of March 20, 2017, the Prime Minister

Storage of explosives “has to be” in government’s storage facility – Acting Police Commissioner

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Storage of explosives “has to be” in government’s storage facility – Acting Police Commissioner The post Storage of explosives “has to be” in government’s storage facility – Acting Police Commissioner appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Desir speaking at Wednesday’s joint preference, attended by officials from the Ministry

Argentina Mourns the Passing of Sir Derek Walcott

Source: St. Lucia Times | Argentina Mourns the Passing of Sir Derek Walcott Press Release:-The Embassy of the Argentine Republic is deeply saddened by the death of Sir Derek Walcott who was in many ways described by the Press in the Argentine Republic, including but not limited to: The Los Andes Newspaper “Sir Walcott was

OECS discuss Tourism Market Intelligence

Source: St. Lucia Times | OECS discuss Tourism Market Intelligence Press Release:-Tuesday, March 21, 2017 — Key decision-makers in Tourism and Statistics in the region met in Saint Lucia on Friday March 10th 2017, for a one-day Workshop on Tourism Market Intelligence (TMI). The Workshop, which was held at the Bay Gardens Hotel, facilitated dialogue

Saint Lucia thanks Martinique for emergency assistance

Source: St. Lucia Times | Saint Lucia thanks Martinique for emergency assistance Press Release:–The Government of Saint Lucia has thanked Martinique authorities for their quick response in providing assistance for persons injured in an explosion at a Cul de Sac Quarry on Tuesday 21st March 2017. A team from Martinique arrived in Saint Lucia early

OECS harmonized building codes coming

Source: St. Lucia Times | OECS harmonized building codes coming OECS Member States – The OECS Commission has implemented a major initiative aimed at establishing a significantly improved and harmonized Building Code for the OECS sub-region. Saint Lucia environmental Engineer, Alison King and her team are conducting this phase of the programme. “The purpose of

Venezuela pays tribute to Sir Derek Walcott

Source: St. Lucia Times | Venezuela pays tribute to Sir Derek Walcott Press Release:–The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moros, in the name of the government and people of Venezuela, expresses his most deeply felt condolences to the government of Santa Lucía and to all of the peoples of the Caribbean

3 Confirmed Dead After Quarry Explosion, 4 Highly Critical

Source: The St. Lucia Star | 3 Confirmed Dead After Quarry Explosion, 4 Highly Critical From left to right: Chief Fire Officer Joseph Joseph, Director of NEMO Velda Joseph, Chief Medical Officer Dr Merlene Frederick, and Acting Commission or Police Milton Desir. The Government Information Services and the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) hosted a

UWP says Fletcher has lost all credibility

Source: St. Lucia Times | UWP says Fletcher has lost all credibility Press Release:-The United Workers Party finds very hypocritical the various positions taken by former Saint Lucia Labour Party Government Minister James Fletcher and other Labor Party Operatives such as Sir Julian R Hunte on the proposed Dolphin Project. Mr. Fletcher has proven himself

Isidore: More needs to be done to combat abuse

Source: St. Lucia Times | Isidore: More needs to be done to combat abuse The newly appointed Managing Director of the Saint Lucia Crisis Centre, Lancia Isidore, has told the Times that more needs to be done to combat all forms of abuse. Isidore says although there have been some improvements, more needs to be

PM calls for prayers after Cul de Sac tragedy

Source: St. Lucia Times | PM calls for prayers after Cul de Sac tragedy Press Release:- Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet has called for prayers and support for the families of those affected by an explosion which occurred in the Cul de Sac area on Tuesday evening (March 21st). Early reports indicate that there has

PM calls for prayers, commends emergency response personnel

Source: St. Lucia News Online | PM calls for prayers, commends emergency response personnel The post PM calls for prayers, commends emergency response personnel appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PM Chastanet PRESS RELEASE – Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet has called for prayers and support for the families of those affected by an explosion

Date change for school sports

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Date change for school sports The post Date change for school sports appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Out of deference to the late Sir Derek Alton Walcott, Government officials have taken the decision to change the date of the school sports meet which was initially scheduled for

UPDATED 11:10 p.m.: Summary of dead, injured and missing

Source: St. Lucia News Online | UPDATED 11:10 p.m.: Summary of dead, injured and missing The post UPDATED 11:10 p.m.: Summary of dead, injured and missing appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. At least four people have been confirmed dead and many following an explosion at a Rayneau Construction-operated quarry and construction site in

PRIME MINISTER ASSESS DAMAGE AT SITE OF AFTERNOON EXPLOSION

Source: The Voice | PRIME MINISTER ASSESS DAMAGE AT SITE OF AFTERNOON EXPLOSION Lives Lost In Massive Dynamite Container Blast St. Lucians have been plunged into a state of shock, mourning and panic … The post PRIME MINISTER ASSESS DAMAGE AT SITE OF AFTERNOON EXPLOSION appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St.

Massive Explosion in Cul De Sac

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Massive Explosion in Cul De Sac Fire Service personnel have responded to an explosion in the Cul de Sac area that has claimed the lives of at least two workers. About 5:30 p.m. this afternoon residents in Cul de Sac and surrounding areas report hearing and feeling an explosion so

Major explosion reported at Cul de Sac

Source: St. Lucia Times | Major explosion reported at Cul de Sac An investigation is underway into reports of  a major explosion in the Cul de Sac area. According to initial reports reaching the Times, the explosion occurred as some men were welding a container. The noise of the the explosion could be heard for

BREAKING NEWS: Deadly explosion at Cul de Sac

Source: St. Lucia News Online | BREAKING NEWS: Deadly explosion at Cul de Sac The post BREAKING NEWS: Deadly explosion at Cul de Sac appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. At least two people are dead and many others injured following an explosion at a quarry in Cul de Sac. According to information received,

Car overturns at Choc (see photos)

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Car overturns at Choc (see photos) The post Car overturns at Choc (see photos) appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. The driver of a white Toyota Corolla (PB7650) escaped injuries after his vehicle overturned at Choc this afternoon. The accident occurred after 3 p.m. in front the Sagicor

PHOTO OF THE DAY (MARCH 21, 2017)

Source: St. Lucia News Online | PHOTO OF THE DAY (MARCH 21, 2017) The post PHOTO OF THE DAY (MARCH 21, 2017) appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Vieux Fort Sandy Beach   Photo credit: Erlan O Brian   Send your photo and caption to slunewsonline@gmail.com (0)(0)The post PHOTO OF THE DAY (MARCH 21,

Former convict shot outside prison

Source: St. Lucia Times | Former convict shot outside prison A former convict was shot outside the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) today. The incident occurred at around noon today, it is reported. According to information obtained by the Times, the male individual  who was in possession of a machete at the time, was challenged by

CARIBBEAN: Trinidad joins Jamaica in banning Brazil corned beef

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: Trinidad joins Jamaica in banning Brazil corned beef The post CARIBBEAN: Trinidad joins Jamaica in banning Brazil corned beef appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. TRINIDAD EXPRESS – AGRICULTURE Minister Clarence Rambharat has announced immediate restrictions on meat imports from Brazil. But as of Tuesday afternoon, the

Former Minister urges corned beef probe

Source: St. Lucia Times | Former Minister urges corned beef probe Former Minister of Commerce, Emma Hippolyte, has called for the government here to take ‘appropriate action’, amid reports that major Brazilian producers have been selling rotten meat and poultry. Hippolyte urged officials of the Ministry of Commerce, the Department of Consumer Affairs, the Ministry

Sir Derek Alton Walcott to Receive State Funeral

Source: St. Lucia Times | Sir Derek Alton Walcott to Receive State Funeral Press Release:-Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL OBE OCC, who died at home in Saint Lucia on Friday March 17, 2017, is to receive a state funeral.  The Cabinet of Ministers approved the decision on Monday in light of the contribution by Sir

Flow Supports Virtual Tutoring Programme

Source: St. Lucia Times | Flow Supports Virtual Tutoring Programme Press Release:-Flow continues to deepen its public sector and community relationships and work towards fulfilling its mission of ‘Connecting Communities and Transforming Lives.’ The company has announced a collaboration with the Curriculum and Materials Development Unit in the Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, in

Flow supports virtual tutoring programme for teachers

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Flow supports virtual tutoring programme for teachers The post Flow supports virtual tutoring programme for teachers appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Teacher Helping Pupils Studying At Desks In Classroom PRESS RELEASE – Flow continues to deepen its public sector and community relationships and work towards fulfilling its

UWP pays tribute to Sir Derek Walcott

Source: St. Lucia Times | UWP pays tribute to Sir Derek Walcott Press Release:-The United Workers Party wishes to send out condolences to the family and friends of Sir Derek Walcott, who passed away, March 17th 2017 at the age of 87. The renowned writer Sir Derek Walcott was a true son of Saint Lucia

Clamp down on foreign illegal workers

Source: St. Lucia Times | Clamp down on foreign illegal workers Press Release:–Castries, Saint Lucia, March 21, 2017 – The Ministry of Labour is embarking on a drive to clamp down foreign nationals working in Saint Lucia illegally. It has been brought to the attention of the Labour Department, that there are individuals employed at

T&T: Lawyers want probe into police conduct

Source: St. Lucia Times | T&T: Lawyers want probe into police conduct Lawyers representing two murder accused have written to the Police Commissioner and the Police Complaints Authority (PCA), calling for an investigation into the way police carried out the murder investigation. The attorneys are alleging that the officers used unfair interrogation techniques and breached

Jamaica bans Brazilian corned beef

Source: St. Lucia Times | Jamaica bans Brazilian corned beef Jamaica has slapped an immediate ban on Brazilian corned beef. The ban was announced yesterday by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. It follows reports from Brazilian authorities that several major Brazilian meat processors have been “selling rotten beef and poultry”. The companies

I See Conveniently Blind People

Source: The Voice | I See Conveniently Blind People I have a question to ask: When are the people who oppose the government’s dolphin adventure proposal, just for the … The post I See Conveniently Blind People appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

YEAC Spreading Its Base

Source: The Voice | YEAC Spreading Its Base ANOTHER challenge has been issued to young people to become part of initiatives that not only help in their own … The post YEAC Spreading Its Base appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Tributes To Sir Derek Pour In

Source: The Voice | Tributes To Sir Derek Pour In THE Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has described the late Nobel Laureate, Sir Derek Walcott, as a “quintessential Caribbean writer” as the … The post Tributes To Sir Derek Pour In appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Regular Exercise and Your Productive Output

Source: The Voice | Regular Exercise and Your Productive Output IT is a known fact that regular exercise can improve your health. It is key to managing your weight and … The post Regular Exercise and Your Productive Output appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Writers Forum Releases ‘Opus Spectrum’ Tonight

Source: The Voice | Writers Forum Releases ‘Opus Spectrum’ Tonight THE official annual publication from the St. Lucia Writers Forum, entitled “Opus Spectrum”, is set to be released to the … The post Writers Forum Releases ‘Opus Spectrum’ Tonight appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

World Water Day Tomorrow

Source: The Voice | World Water Day Tomorrow THE importance of water cannot be over-emphasized; after all, life as we know it could not exist in the absence … The post World Water Day Tomorrow appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

New Police Welfare Assoc. Executive Elected

Source: The Voice | New Police Welfare Assoc. Executive Elected -Plans to Tackle Outstanding Issues. THE newly-elected executive of the Police Welfare Association (PWA) had a sit-down with members of … The post New Police Welfare Assoc. Executive Elected appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Inter-Sec Semis Showdown Tomorrow

Source: The Voice | Inter-Sec Semis Showdown Tomorrow THE battle line has been drawn heading into tomorrow’s semifinal of the Inter-Secondary Schools Track and Field Championship organized by … The post Inter-Sec Semis Showdown Tomorrow appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Alliance Francaise Open Poetry Slam Resonates

Source: The Voice | Alliance Francaise Open Poetry Slam Resonates THE Open Poetry Slam hosted by Alliance Francaise last Wednesday was a resounding success, both in participation and audience attendance. … The post Alliance Francaise Open Poetry Slam Resonates appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

FRC Mourns Sir Derek’s Death

Source: The Voice | FRC Mourns Sir Derek’s Death THE board, staff and members of the Folk Research Centre extend their condolences to the family and friends of the … The post FRC Mourns Sir Derek’s Death appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Mayor’s office says work on broken metal grills underway

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Mayor’s office says work on broken metal grills underway The post Mayor’s office says work on broken metal grills underway appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Persons helping Michael Jn Baptiste whose leg got stuck in a metal grill in Castries on Monday. The Office of the Mayor

INTERNATIONAL: Death toll in Peru floods rise to 72

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: Death toll in Peru floods rise to 72 The post INTERNATIONAL: Death toll in Peru floods rise to 72 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. ABC – Authorities in Peru have declared that the intense rains, overflowing rivers, mudslides and flooding being experienced in the country are the

‘Social Work Month’ Lecture Today

Source: The Voice | ‘Social Work Month’ Lecture Today Dr. James Fletcher Main Speaker. THE Saint Lucia Association of Social Workers (SLASW) cordially invites the geneal public to a … The post ‘Social Work Month’ Lecture Today appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

CSA seeking to recruit General Secretary

Source: St. Lucia Times | CSA seeking to recruit General Secretary The Saint Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) is seeking to recruit a competent, dynamic, tasks oriented individual with an Industrial Relations background to fill the position of General Secretary. REQUIREMENTS Applicants should possess: – • Minimum of a Masters Degree in Industrial Relations, Business

Jako Books To Launch “The Stall Keeper”

Source: The Voice | Jako Books To Launch “The Stall Keeper” JAKO Books, a division of Jako Productions, has announced the publication of “The Stall Keeper”, Dr. Anderson Reynolds’ long-awaited and … The post Jako Books To Launch “The Stall Keeper” appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Regional Tourism Officials Hold Talks In Brussels

Source: The Voice | Regional Tourism Officials Hold Talks In Brussels BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 20, CMC – Caribbean tourism officials have visited Brussels for talks with the European Union as the … The post Regional Tourism Officials Hold Talks In Brussels appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Taiwanese Embassy Remembers Sir Derek

Source: The Voice | Taiwanese Embassy Remembers Sir Derek THE Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) learned with deepest sorrow about the passing away on March 17 of … The post Taiwanese Embassy Remembers Sir Derek appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Unemployment Slightly Down But Jobs Slow In Coming

Source: The Voice | Unemployment Slightly Down But Jobs Slow In Coming SAINT LUCIA is making small gains in reducing its unemployment levels but the rate of joblessness in the country remains … The post Unemployment Slightly Down But Jobs Slow In Coming appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

INTERNATIONAL: Woman’s vagina almost severed husband’s penis

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: Woman’s vagina almost severed husband’s penis The post INTERNATIONAL: Woman’s vagina almost severed husband’s penis appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. NY POST – A British woman who underwent surgery to improve her sex life ended up with none — after her vagina mutilated her partner’s penis. Theresa

Jasmin Deane – Jazzy’s All Natural Handmade Products

Source: The St. Lucia Star | Jasmin Deane – Jazzy’s All Natural Handmade Products Jasmin Deane, creator, with her Jazzy’s All Natural products. Jasmin Deane lives in Saint Vincent and had the opportunity to bring her products to be displayed in Saint Lucia. She was an absolute delight to speak to and her story was

St. Lucia discussing corned beef ban in Jamaica

Source: St. Lucia News Online | St. Lucia discussing corned beef ban in Jamaica The post St. Lucia discussing corned beef ban in Jamaica appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. The relevent authorities in St. Lucia said they are aware of the Jamaican government’s immediate ban on corned beef from Brazil. Outgoing Assistant Chief Environmental Officer

PM says Sir Julian Hunte is a hypocrite

Source: St. Lucia Times | PM says Sir Julian Hunte is a hypocrite Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has described former Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) leader, Sir Julian Hunte, as a hypocrite. Chastanet made reference to Hunte’s recent observations about a proposed dolphin park at Pigeon Island that has brought a wave of criticism both

CARIBBEAN: Jamaican government to cut student loan funding

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: Jamaican government to cut student loan funding The post CARIBBEAN: Jamaican government to cut student loan funding appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. JAMAICA OBSERVER – THE Government is proposing to slash its contribution to the Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) by $100 million for the financial year 2017/2018.

INTERNATIONAL: Juvenile prisoners kill guards, take hostages in Guatemala

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: Juvenile prisoners kill guards, take hostages in Guatemala The post INTERNATIONAL: Juvenile prisoners kill guards, take hostages in Guatemala appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. JAMAICA OBSERVER – Guatemalan police stormed a juvenile detention center outside the capital Monday to free four guards taken hostage by inmates

Soufriere Foundation Supports Sports Development in District 8

Source: St. Lucia Times | Soufriere Foundation Supports Sports Development in District 8 Soufriere, St. Lucia – On Monday, March 20th, 2017, schools in District Education 8 became beneficiaries of financial support for sports development from the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF). In a small ceremony held at the organization’s Board Room, cheque presentations were

Soufriere Foundation supports sports development in District 8

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Soufriere Foundation supports sports development in District 8 The post Soufriere Foundation supports sports development in District 8 appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – On Monday, March 20th, 2017, schools in District Education 8 became beneficiaries of financial support for sports development from the Soufriere

BREAKING NEWS: Medical students in Vieux Fort robbed

Source: St. Lucia News Online | BREAKING NEWS: Medical students in Vieux Fort robbed The post BREAKING NEWS: Medical students in Vieux Fort robbed appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Four students of the International American University (IAU) in Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia were this afternoon the victims of a car break-in at Cedar Heights, Vieux

Saint Lucia to take part in Tsunami exercise

Source: St. Lucia Times | Saint Lucia to take part in Tsunami exercise Press Release:–Saint Lucia will join other countries in the Caribbean and Latin America as a participant in a regional tsunami response exercise on Tuesday March 21st 2017.   The purpose of this exercise is to evaluate local tsunami response plans, increase tsunami

Theresa May says why Donald Trump held her hand

Source: St. Lucia Times | Theresa May says why Donald Trump held her hand Sky News:-Theresa May says Donald Trump was “being a gentleman” when he took her hand while they walked outside the White House. Speaking publicly for the first time about the episode, she said: “We were about to walk down a ramp,

PHOTO: Man stuck in city drain

Source: St. Lucia News Online | PHOTO: Man stuck in city drain The post PHOTO: Man stuck in city drain appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. A man was injured when he got stuck in a drain on Jeremie Street, Castries after 5:30 p.m. today. A crowd gathered as several persons tried to release

SLFS: 74 ambulance and 6 fire calls

Source: St. Lucia Times | SLFS: 74 ambulance and 6 fire calls Press Release:–There were a total of 74 ambulance responses, inclusive of both the North and the South of the island. 50 RESPONSES IN THE NORTH AND 24 IN THE SOUTH. The Fire Service recorded 2 cases of physical assault, 5 Motor Vehicular Accidents

CARIBBEAN: Guyanese businessman charged for attempting to hire hitman

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: Guyanese businessman charged for attempting to hire hitman The post CARIBBEAN: Guyanese businessman charged for attempting to hire hitman appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. DEMERARA WAVES – 65-year-old Ganesh Rajkumar of Durban and Henry Streets was today, March 20, charged by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan with

The STAR launches 30th Anniversary Essay Competition

Source: St. Lucia News Online | The STAR launches 30th Anniversary Essay Competition The post The STAR launches 30th Anniversary Essay Competition appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. PRESS RELEASE – The STAR Publishing Company will be celebrating thirty years of operation in May of 2017. Many activities have been organized to commemorate our

Waiter fired after asking diners for proof of residency

Source: St. Lucia Times | Waiter fired after asking diners for proof of residency BBC:-Four women in Southern California were asked to prove they were legal residents by a waiter in a restaurant. Managers of Saint Marc, in Huntington Beach, later apologised and said they had fired the staff member. The original Facebook post about

COCONUT BAY JOINS FIRST LADY’S “MAKE IT HAPPEN” INITIATIVE

Source: St. Lucia Times | COCONUT BAY JOINS FIRST LADY’S “MAKE IT HAPPEN” INITIATIVE Press Release:-Continuing its efforts in support of the local community, Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa has joined the “Make it Happen” initiative spearheaded by first lady Raquel Du Boulay-Chastanet. This national fundraising programme was recently founded to address needs in

Chastanet ‘confused’ by SLP protest plans

Source: St. Lucia Times | Chastanet ‘confused’ by SLP protest plans Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has told reporters that he is ‘absolutely confused’ about planned opposition Saint Lucia Party (SLP) protests over the Desert Star Holdings Limited (DSH) project. He asserted that he confused as to what the opposition is protesting about and expressed the

US Embassy issues statement on passing of Sir Derek Walcott

Source: St. Lucia Times | US Embassy issues statement on passing of Sir Derek Walcott Press Release:-The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, would like to express its deepest condolences on the passing of Sir Derek Walcott. This eloquent son of St. Lucia was the 1992 Nobel Prize winner in literature,

Antigua: Debate over ‘Hijab’ costume

Source: St. Lucia Times | Antigua: Debate over ‘Hijab’ costume The use of what some are claiming is a hijab, a head scarf worn by Muslim women, as part of a carnival costume in Antigua has triggered an intense debate on social media. The debate over the weekend came after popular mas’ band Insane Carnival released

STAR 30th Anniversary Essay Competition

Source: The St. Lucia Star | STAR 30th Anniversary Essay Competition The STAR Publishing Company will be celebrating thirty years of operation in May of 2017. Many activities have been organized to commemorate our milestone including our 30th Anniversary Essay Competition which invites Saint Lucia’s students to celebrate with us through writing. Submission Deadline: Thursday,

Humanising A Giant

Source: The Voice | Humanising A Giant As St. Lucians and literature lovers from all around the world woke up yesterday to the sad news of the … The post Humanising A Giant appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

A Causeway for Concern

Source: The Voice | A Causeway for Concern I feel that I must voice my opinion on the recently unveiled Phase II proposals for the DSH Pearl of … The post A Causeway for Concern appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Minister Lauds Specialty Expo

Source: The Voice | Minister Lauds Specialty Expo Minister with responsibility for Commerce, International Trade, Enterprise Development, Investment, and Consumer Affairs, Bradley Felix, has lauded TEPA, organizers, and … The post Minister Lauds Specialty Expo appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Woman of the Week – Diana Greenwood

Source: The Voice | Woman of the Week – Diana Greenwood Today’s WOTW….I don’t even know where to begin because this lady is admirable and inspiring on another level. Imagine walking … The post Woman of the Week – Diana Greenwood appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

How To Curb Your Spending

Source: The Voice | How To Curb Your Spending IMPULSE purchases can quickly destroy any sort of control that you previously used to manage your budget or any form … The post How To Curb Your Spending appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

New British Diplomat

Source: The Voice | New British Diplomat Mr. Steve Mc Cready has been appointed as Resident British Commissioner for Saint Lucia. Prior to this appointment, McCready was … The post New British Diplomat appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Dreaming of a Better St. Lucia

Source: The Voice | Dreaming of a Better St. Lucia With a Helping Hand from The Sandals Foundation. ANGE Fontinelle wants to make Saint Lucia a better place to live. … The post Dreaming of a Better St. Lucia appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Fire damages popular meat business in Soufriere

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Fire damages popular meat business in Soufriere The post Fire damages popular meat business in Soufriere appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. A popular meat and grocery business on Church Street, Soufriere suffered “minimal damages” in an early morning fire today, March 20, fire officials have reported. Around 5:40

Managing Director appointed at Crisis Centre

Source: St. Lucia Times | Managing Director appointed at Crisis Centre A  Managing Director has been appointed at the Saint Lucia Crisis Centre. She is Miss Lancia Isidore who has been described in a Crisis Centre statement as representing  a perfect mix of advocacy and strategic thinking which will anchor collective efforts to advance the

Behind The Scenes With Francene Beharry

Source: The Voice | Behind The Scenes With Francene Beharry GETTING an early start to play any role in life is always a plus. However, maintaining the momentum to wade … The post Behind The Scenes With Francene Beharry appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Marigot Children Care for Their Bay

Source: The Voice | Marigot Children Care for Their Bay CARIBBEAN SEA’s Marigot Youth Club, Nature Force, showed their national pride for Independence Day by cleaning up their local beach. … The post Marigot Children Care for Their Bay appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Taking Shoe Repair To a Comfort Level

Source: The Voice | Taking Shoe Repair To a Comfort Level SHOE Rehab is taking the lead in professionalizing the shoe repair industry. The company was able to attract the services … The post Taking Shoe Repair To a Comfort Level appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

CARIBBEAN: 4 men killed at cookshop in Jamaica

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: 4 men killed at cookshop in Jamaica The post CARIBBEAN: 4 men killed at cookshop in Jamaica appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. JAMAICA OBSERVER – The Westmoreland police were busy up to late last evening probing Saturday night’s gun attack at a cookshop here which left

Tax Season Is Here

Source: The Voice | Tax Season Is Here IT’S tax season and as citizens dedicated to the advancement of our country, we contribute dutifully to that cause. We … The post Tax Season Is Here appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

CARIBBEAN: ‘Hijab’ carnival costume stirs intense debate in Antigua

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: ‘Hijab’ carnival costume stirs intense debate in Antigua The post CARIBBEAN: ‘Hijab’ carnival costume stirs intense debate in Antigua appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. ANTIGUA OBSERVER – A fiery debate erupted on social media over the weekend, after popular mas’ band Insane Carnival released photographs of

Rosembert To Launch Recipe Book March 31

Source: The Voice | Rosembert To Launch Recipe Book March 31 NORWICH, England – He’s been cooking up a storm St Lucian-style in Norwich, England, and now he’s offering his fans … The post Rosembert To Launch Recipe Book March 31 appeared first on St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia.

Walcott condolence from FRC

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Walcott condolence from FRC The post Walcott condolence from FRC appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Dunstan St. Omer and Derek Walcott at the launch of the Harold Simmons Folk Academy in October 2012. PRESS RELEASE – The Board, staff and members of the Folk Research Centre extend

Shaquille O’Neil says he believes the world is flat

Source: St. Lucia News Online | Shaquille O’Neil says he believes the world is flat The post Shaquille O’Neil says he believes the world is flat appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. BUSINESS INSIDER – Shaquille O’Neal has a strong reputation as a bit of a jokester and a prankster, so we need to

STAR Trivia

Source: The St. Lucia Star | STAR Trivia The post STAR Trivia appeared first on The St. Lucia STAR.

CYEN invites students to participate in video/essay competitions to highlight importance of oceans

Source: St. Lucia Times | CYEN invites students to participate in video/essay competitions to highlight importance of oceans The Caribbean Youth Environment Network is a non-profit, civil society, charitable body that focuses its resources on empowering young people and their communities to develop programmes/actions to address socio-economic and environmental issues. The CYEN programme aims at

IRD upgrades e-filing services

Source: St. Lucia News Online | IRD upgrades e-filing services The post IRD upgrades e-filing services appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. GIS – Tax season is here. As such, Sophia Henry, the comptroller of the Inland Revenue Department (IRD), has urged the public to take advantage of the department’s e-filing services. Ms Henry

National Arts Festival to launch this week

Source: St. Lucia Times | National Arts Festival to launch this week The Cultural Development Foundation will, next week, host the launch of the annual National Arts Festival (NAF). The National Arts Festival was re-established as a major activity on the national cultural calendar in December 2009. The aim is to continue and sustain the

ECTEL promotes EC Bill

Source: St. Lucia Times | ECTEL promotes EC Bill The new regulations address issues such as consumer protection and retail pricing. The legal and regulatory team of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), will continue a series of roadshows in member states this week. The road shows are designed to further elaborate on the new

INTERNATIONAL: Cat saves owners from carbon monoxide poisoning

Source: St. Lucia News Online | INTERNATIONAL: Cat saves owners from carbon monoxide poisoning The post INTERNATIONAL: Cat saves owners from carbon monoxide poisoning appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. HUFFINGTON POST – A fluffy brown tabby cat is being hailed as a hero after she alerted her human family to dangerously high levels

BREAKING NEWS: Dennery farmer’s stolen vehicle found

Source: St. Lucia News Online | BREAKING NEWS: Dennery farmer’s stolen vehicle found The post BREAKING NEWS: Dennery farmer’s stolen vehicle found appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Gilbert Wilfred stands beside his vehicle that was found today on Barnard Hill. About 2:50 p.m. today (March 19) Rohan Wilfred got the news everyone has

Carjacked vehicle located

Source: St. Lucia Times | Carjacked vehicle located A search party today located a carjacked vehicle in the Barnard Hill car park based on information provided by a security guard, a member of the party has disclosed. The discovery of the Mazda pickup,PA3239, was made at around 2:15 pm, according to information. The persons in

CARIBBEAN: Gunman shot dead by businessman in Guyana

Source: St. Lucia News Online | CARIBBEAN: Gunman shot dead by businessman in Guyana The post CARIBBEAN: Gunman shot dead by businessman in Guyana appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. INEWS GUYANA – One bandit was shot dead following a shootout in Bel-Air, Georgetown, during the wee hours of this morning, while another man is

Missing senior citizen found dead

Source: St. Lucia Times | Missing senior citizen found dead A missing senior citizen,identified as 74 year old Edmund Crick, better known as ‘Mr. Raleigh’, has been found dead, sources have said. According to information, the Laborie resident was found lying face down in the Saltibus river today at around 11. am. Crick was reported

BREAKING NEWS: Missing elderly man found dead

Source: St. Lucia News Online | BREAKING NEWS: Missing elderly man found dead The post BREAKING NEWS: Missing elderly man found dead appeared first on St. Lucia News Online. Members of a search party have discovered the lifeless body of 74-year-old Edmund Crick, who had been missing for just over one week. Edmund’s partially decomposed

Man named Sadaam Hussain can’t get a job

Source: St. Lucia Times | Man named Sadaam Hussain can’t get a job BBC:-More than 10 years after being executed, Saddam Hussein remains a huge presence in the life of one man. The marine engineer in India does not blame his grandfather for giving him the Iraqi dictator’s name 25 years ago. But after being

Barbados: Apology demanded from Deputy Speaker

Source: St. Lucia Times | Barbados: Apology demanded from Deputy Speaker An apology has been demanded from the Deputy Speaker of the Barbados House of Assembly,Mara Thompson,  for attacking the ‘childless’ status of two female opposition MPs. The demand for the apology is coming from the Gender Affairs Committee of the National Union of Public

Dennery resident survives armed carjacking

Source: St. Lucia Times | Dennery resident survives armed carjacking A 62 year old resident of Dennery survived an armed carjacking last night at around 11:30 pm near the Fond D’Or Heritage Park, it has been reported. A family member told the Times that farmer, Gilbert Wilfred, stopped his  dark blue single cab Mazda van

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