Jamaica Observer:- SECURITY guards who have been short-changed by their employers could receive retroactive payments, if the Government takes on a recommendation being made by Parliament's Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC). Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS) Colette Roberts-Risden has been asked to further advise...
Press Release:- The Government of Saint Lucia is paying close attention to public financial management with a number of initiatives, including legislative reform. These initiatives come on the heels of the Caribbean Development Bank’s 2018 Country Economic Review, which indicated that public sector debt in Saint Lucia was estimated to be...
Press Release:- The UWP, United Workers Party, expresses its unequivocal support for the 2019/2020 Budget of the Allen Chastanet led government. In Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s budget entitled “Growth by Empowerment for a Better Future” the plans for the next fiscal year clearly show the government’s dedication to relieving the tax...
The owner of a bar in Micoud where a man was stabbed to death, has told reporters that she heard arguments before learning that there had been a homicide. Hot 7 News reported that the owner of New Level Bar where the incident took place said although she did not...
Relatives of Saint Lucia's latest murder victim, identified as Charles Ramsay, 33, have expressed bewilderment over his fatal shooting. The victim's sister, Kertama Ramsay, described him as a hardworking man. She explained that the deceased said he was going to pick up his two motorcycles at the police station. According to the...
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(CNN) American Airlines is extending flight cancellations into mid-August because of the Boeing 737 Max grounding. American (AAL), the world's largest airline, decided to extend cancellations from early June through August 19, to help plan ahead for the busy summer travel season. "Based upon our ongoing work with the Federal Aviation...
Press Release:- Prudent fiscal management by the Government of Saint Lucia has resulted in a better budget outcome than anticipated. Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Hon. Allen Chastanet, in delivering the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure 2019/2020 on Wednesday, April 10, reported that a lower budget deficit of $68.43 million...
A man was shot dead on Broglie Street, Castries, Thursday afternoon, a senior police official has confirmed. The shooting occurred about 1.00 PM, according to reports. Details are sketchy, but initial reports suggest that the victim was shot by an assailant as he walked along the street in the company of...
NWU Press Release:- Negotiations between the Management of Bank of Saint Lucia (BOSL) and the National Workers Union (NWU) have begun. The financial institution and the NWU have reached agreement on some articles in the Union’s proposals submitted to the Bank. Both sides have agreed to make every effort to deal with...
NWU Press Release:- Labour  Commissioner (Ag.) Mrs. Cornelia Jn. Baptiste  has resolved an industrial impasse between the Management of Secure St. Lucia Ltd and the National Workers Union (NWU). Seven (7) days ago the NWU gave the security company a fourteen (14) day ultimatum to either engage the Union in an...
Press Release:- Tuesday 16th Choiseul vs Soufriere Choiseul won the toss and decided to bowl Soufriere Innings 198 for 10 in 31 overs Batting Nick Jn.Baptiste. 71 Xtus Emmanuel. 38 Bowling Hanif Antoine 2 for 36 in 5 overs Sachin Canchan 2 for 9 in 1 over Esther: Choiseul Innings 200 for 5 in 34 overs Batting Skye Lafeuillee...
Press Release:- Port of Spain, Trinidad.  The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today directed the Judicial Manager of the Clico International Life Insurance Limited (CLICO), to recognise and pay a debt of EC$1,423,329.46 to Octavius John and Laurent John within ten days of the Court’s judgment. The CCJ noted that...
Press Release:-  A crowd funding campaign was launched on Indiegogo.com on Tuesday 16th April 2019 to help raise funds for the printing of the first 1,000 copies of the Jwé Puzzle & Activity Booklet - Volume 1, as well as promotion and distribution. The campaign will last for a duration...
Outspoken religious leader, Seth Ampadu, has described  as 'distasteful' an incident in parliament Wednesday night in which former Prime Minister, Doctor Kenny Anthony, did not accept a handshake from Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet. Chastanet had earlier shaken hands with opposition MPs. A video recording of the handshake incident has been making...
Stabroek News:- A co­caine ship­ment with an es­ti­mat­ed street val­ue close to TT$40 mil­lion, which was des­tined for Trinidad and To­ba­go, was in­ter­cept­ed by mem­bers of the Cuer­po de In­ves­ti­ga­ciones Ci­en­tifi­cas Pe­nales Y Crim­i­nal­is­tics (CI­CPC) in Venezuela yes­ter­day. The drugs were hid­den in se­cret com­part­ments of lux­u­ri­ous cars which were trav­el­ling...