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Saint Lucia Records Seventh Suspected Suicide For 2020

Saint Lucia has recorded a seventh suspected suicide so far for 2020, with the death Sunday of a 24 year old resident of Bocage, Castries, police say. Law enforcement officials have identified the deceased as Lyle Travis Donatien. According to the...

New $20 Million Building To Go Up In Castries

A new building costing an estimated EC $20 million is set to be constructed in Castries by next year. Massy Stores Supermarket which currently operates from the William Peter Boulevard in Castries will be the building’s sole tenant. The project head...

Julie Reifer-Jones Quits As CEO Of LIAT

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC)— The Chief Executive Officer of the cash-strapped regional carrier, LIAT, Julie Reifer-Jones, has resigned. In a letter sent to LIAT employees, Reifer-Jones confirmed her resignation. According to the Antigua Observer, Reifer-Jones had tendered her resignation earlier, but...

SLP Says Dennery North Event Marred By Known UWP Supporter

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has said that Emancipation Day festivities in Dennery North were marred by the actions of a 'known' supporter of the ruling United Workers Party (UWP). A post on the SLP's official Facebook page...

CARICOM Urged To Continue Supporting Cuban Medical Assistance

Press Release:- The Humanistic Solidarity Association (Saint Lucia-Cuba) avails itself of this opportunity to salute the people and government of the Republic of Cuba on the 67th Anniversary of the July 26, 1953 attack on the Moncada Barracks in Santiago.  That date and event led...

Guyana’s Ali sworn in as president after disputed vote

Stabroek News: Mohamed Irfaan Ali, 40,  was declared the 9th Executive President of Guyana by GECOM Chairperson, Claudette Singh. He was later sworn in as President at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre after a series of fast-moving events. Former GDF...

Conditions are ripe for a major Atlantic hurricane in 2020

National Geographic: Emergency responders in the United States are already stretched thin by a pandemic and western wildfires, and states along the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico have yet to see the worst of what’s predicted to...

Desir Warns Against Obstructing Cops After ‘Peacemaker’ Officer Injured

Acting Police Commissioner Milton Desir has issued a warning to citizens against obstructing cops engaged in carrying out their lawful duties. The warning came after reports that an off duty Special Police Constable was attacked and injured while trying to...

Trump’s Plan To End Protection For Caribbean ‘Dreamers’ Under Fire

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman Yvette D Clarke has strongly denounced US President Donald J Trump's effort to end protections for young undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants, under former President Barack Obama's policy, known...

Six People Taken To Hospital After Vehicle Collision At Bexon

Six people were taken to hospital after two vehicles travelling in opposite directions along the Bexon Highway collided Saturday morning about 10.00 am. Two Saint Lucia Fire Service ambulances transported the injured to the Owen King European Union Hospital (OKEUH). Emergency...

PM Urges Unity Against Threats To Equality In Emancipation Day Message

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has urged unity against threats to equality and freedom in a message to mark Emancipation Day. "We must be united against threats to equality and freedom," the PM declared. "Globally and right here we still have to...

Saint Lucia Cops Seize Almost 100 Illegal Guns So Far For 2020

Saint Lucia police seized three illegal guns during a Gros Islet operation Friday, bringing to almost 100 the number of illegal weapons confiscated so far this year, it has been disclosed. The disclosure came from police spokeswoman, Anne Joseph, at...

Update On Saint Lucia’s COVID-19 Case # 25

Press Release:- On Thursday July 30, 2020 the Ministry of Health and Wellness reported its 25th case of COVID-19. Presently, the individual is in the Intensive Care Unit at the Respiratory Hospital for    management and care. The clinical team reports that...

Police Approve Emancipation Day Event In Castries

An Emancipation Day event planned for Castries has the go ahead from the police, organisers say. According to the Interim Chairman of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement here, Peter 'Ras Ipa' Isaac, the rally will be held in the...

Minister Says Hitmen On the Loose In Saint Lucia

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis has indicated on national television that a few dangerous hitmen are on the loose in Saint Lucia. But Francis lamented that many in the society are helping the killers get away with their crimes, using...

Gros Islet Police Seize Illegal Guns, Arrest Several Individuals

Gros Islet police seized three illegal firearms and arrested six individuals in an early morning operation Friday. Several rounds of ammunition were also seized when the cops searched multiple homes in the Cas en Bas area, according to reports from...

PM Concerned About Psychological Impact Of COVID-19

Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has expressed concern over the psychological impact of COVID-19, noting that the virus is creating a lot of anxiety among the populace. He was addressing a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) virtual security conference this week. While...

Motorcyclist Injured In Bexon Accident

A motorcyclist was injured when he lost control of his bike which veered off the road at Bexon and crashed into a pole, emergency officials say. The accident occurred about 2:19 pm on Thursday, it was reported. Emergency officials say they...

Saint Lucia Extends Condolences On Passing Of Former Taiwan President

Saint Lucia has extended condolences on the passing of  former Taiwan President, Lee Teng-hui. Taipei Veterans General Hospital said Lee died Thursday evening after suffering from infections, cardiac problems and organ failure since being hospitalized in February. "We extend condolences to...

Saint Lucia Proposes FBI Type Organisation Within CARICOM

Saint Lucia has proposed the creation of an organisation resembling the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The proposal came from Prime Minister Allen Chastanet during a CARICOM virtual security conference. The FBI is an intelligence-driven...

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