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Motorcyclist Injured In Bexon Accident

A motorcyclist sustained fractures to both legs when his bike collided with a vehicle at Bexon Wednesday afternoon, it has been reported. Fire service spokeswoman Stacy Joseph told St Lucia Times that...

Flood Mitigation Works In Malgretoute Completed

The OECS Commission and the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF SPC) this week concluded a series of efforts to strengthen resilience in at-risk communities through flood mitigation initiatives and disaster...

BLM Movement Apologises For Anti-LGBT, Anti-Catholic Remarks At Rally

Saint Lucia's Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has issued an apology for anti-LGBT and anti-Catholic 'rhetoric' from some persons who addressed the recent Emancipation Day rally in Castries. "It was nothing of...

Studies Says Marijuana Not Good For Your Heart

CNN:-  You may love smoking weed, but it does not love your heart, according to the American Heart Association's new scientific statement on marijuana. "The American Heart Association recommends that people not...

Hundreds Of Saint Lucia Hotel Employees Lose Their Jobs

An estimated 400 employees of St James’s Club Morgan Bay are now jobless, the latest casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic. The employees were made redundant as of Friday after months of being...

Martinique Fishers Land 17 Large Tunas

Martinique fishers had what local reports described as a miraculous catch of 17 large tunas on Tuesday afternoon. The unusual haul attracted much attention as news of the catch spread on social...

SLP Supporters Warned Against Complacency Ahead Of Next Elections

Supporters of the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) have been warned against complacency as Saint Lucia awaits general elections. "Don't get complacent at all," SLP leader Philip J. Pierre urged them. He...

Dozens Dead, Thousands Injured In Beirut Blast

BBC News:- A large blast in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has killed at least 50 people and injured more than 2,700 others, the health minister says. Videos show smoke billowing from a fire,...

CSA Wants Answers To Questions About Public Service Appointments

The Saint Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) is still seeking answers in relation to public service appointments, after an exchange of letters with the Cabinet Secretary on the issue. And the union...

Top Common Entrance Students Of Micoud North Honoured

Press Release:- Honourable Dr. Gale T C Rigobert, Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development and Parliamentary Representative for Micoud North, on Friday July 31, 2020 honoured the top...

Videos capture massive explosion in the Lebanese capital of Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) A massive explosion ripped through the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, injuring many people and blowing out windows in buildings across the city. The source of the explosion was...

22 COVID-19 Patients ‘Fully Recovered’ While 3 ‘Stable’ In Hospital

Saint Lucia's Chief Medical Officer has reported that of Saint Lucia's 25 COVID-19 cases to date, 22 have fully recovered while 3 patients remain in care at the Respiratory Hospital and remain...

Saint Lucians Urged to Keep Their Surroundings Clean To Reduce Vector Borne Illnesses

Community members are called on to take the pledge and play a part in reducing vector borne illnesses by keeping their surroundings clean.  More in this report from Fernelle Neptune:  https://youtu.be/D9XPeZeFFsI In light of...

Two Men Charged After Illegal Guns, Ammunition Found In Gros Islet

Police on Monday charged two men in connection with the discovery of illegal guns and ammunition in two separate incidents at Gros Islet. The charges follow a joint operation on Friday involving...

Saint Lucia Records 11th Road Fatality For 2020

Saint Lucia has recorded its 11th road fatality for 2020. Police have identified the deceased as 28 year old Zazrim Bacchus. They say he was the driver and sole occupant of a vehicle...

Police Intervene After Returning National Breaches COVID-19 Protocols

Police have intervened after a returning national committed multiple breaches of Saint Lucia's COVID-19 protocols. The individual has been placed in government quarantine. Members of the violator's household have also been placed there,...

12 Year Old Planning Saint Lucia To Fort de France Swim

A 12 year old Martinique national is planning to swim from Saint Lucia to Fort de France. Christophe Maleau is planning to undertake the 40 km swim in October, according to Martinique...

Barbados records 24 new Covid-19 Cases in 2 days

Barbados Today: For the second consecutive day, Barbados recorded 12 cases of COVID-19, Health Minister Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic announced on Sunday. At a news conference on Sunday, Bostic said yesterday’s reports...

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...

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...

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