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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 our doing," Interim Chairman of the BLM Movement...

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 smoke or vape any substance, including cannabis products,...

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 off the job without pay. One of the former...

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 media. Fisherman Fabien Octavia and his crew were identified...

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 was addressing the official opening on Saturday of...

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, then a mushroom cloud following the blast at...

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 has warned of unspecified action should a cabinet...

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 two Common Entrance students from the various Primary...

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 initially believed to be a major fire at...

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 stable. "Two  of the patients have recovered clinically and...

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 the upcoming Vector Awareness Week observed from August...

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 the Criminal Investigation Department of the Gros Islet...

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 bearing a Rayneau Construction and Industrial Products logo. According...

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, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has disclosed. The...

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 1 Ere. With less than three months before the...

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 from the Best-Dos Santos Public Health Laboratory revealed...

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...

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