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Peter Josie says Kenny Anthony must go

Peter Josie believes former Prime Minister, Doctor Kenny Anthony, should leave the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP). Josie, a former political leader of the SLP, has asserted that if the SLP is to go forward, Anthony must go. Anthony stepped down...

Saint Lucian flight attendant fined

Saint Lucian flight attendant, Deann Pat Portia Plummer, has paid fined totaling $52,000 after pleading guilty to drugs charges, Loop News reported today. Plummer arrived in Barbados by air on April 26, 2016. She was interviewed by Drug Squad personnel and...

Sammy gearing up for most competitive CPL to date

PRESS RELEASE:-West Indies ICC World T20 winning captain Darren Sammy believes that the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is shaping to be the strongest tournament ever. In an exclusive interview with www.cplt20.com, the St Lucia born all-rounder predicts that the...

Gale excited, confident over new role

Doctor Gale Rigobert has said that she is excited about her new ministerial role. Rigobert has asserted that she is also confident that together with her staff, the changes that are needed can be implemented. The Micoud North MP has responsibility...

Petroleum Prices Change

The public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices, the retail prices of the following petroleum products have increased, with the exception of kerosene. The price of gasoline has increased from $2.36 per litre to...

Hermangild Francis yet to see IMPACS report

Hermangild Francis, Saint Lucia’s new National Security Minister, has said that he has not yet seen a copy of the IMPACS report. The report was compiled by a team of Jamaican investigators. The team was commissioned to investigate a spate of...

Antigua: Sandals accuses PM of defamation

Antigua Observer:-Sandals Resorts International (SRI) has threatened all “necessary legal steps” to protect its name from what it termed “highly defamatory allegations” made by Prime Minister Gaston Browne when he charged that the Sandals Grande Resort regularly “pocketed” Antigua...

Fire Service reports busy weekend

The Saint Lucia Fire Service has reported a total of 73 ambulance responses in the North and South of the Island on the weekend and today. Two of the calls related to motor vehicle accidents. This morning at approximately 7:05 a.m.,...

Flavia Cherry says no need to panic over “Brexit”

Flavia Cherry has told the Times that there is no need for undue concern over “Brexit.” “Brexit” is the name that has been given to a British exit from the European Union (EU). Voters in Britain will decide whether to leave or...

ECADE mourns the losses in Orlando

PRESS RELEASE:-CASTRIES—The Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality (ECADE) stands with other human rights and lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) organisations in mourning the loss of life that occurred in Orlando early Sunday morning. The Directors of ECADE...

Met office explains inclement weather

The Met office here has been explaining the inclement weather the country has been experiencing. Director of Met Services, Venantius Descartes, told the Times that a tropical wave started affecting the Island yesterday. He observed that the axis of the wave...

Police Update: Fatal accident in Mon Repos

Police are investigating a fatal accident which occurred on Sunday, June 19, 2016 about 1:30 a.m. in Mon Repos. Motor vehicle registration number PE 9885 driven by 47 year old, Vita Charlery of Micoud was travelling in a southerly...

Immigration Department concerned about lost passport reports

The Immigration Department has reported receiving a number of reports of lost Saint Lucian passports. Inspector Lucius Lake of the Immigration Department has disclosed that while some reports are genuine, others are not. Speaking on the MBC Television programme – Police...

ECCB official warns about de-risking

The deputy governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Trevor Brathwaite, has warned about the impact on the region of de-risking by international banks. De-risking is the process of international banks terminating relationships with correspondent banks. According to the Antigua...

St. Lucia Zouks call up Ramsaran

PRESS RELEASE:- The St. Lucia Zouks have been dealt a blow ahead of the start of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign as Keron Cottoy has been ruled out due to a knee injury. Left-arm spinner Kristopher Ramsaran, who was...

Former Police Chief wants action on school security

Former Police Chief, Cuthbert Phillips, has asserted that something needs to be done about improving security at schools. Phillips recalled that he has been making that point for years. “Children can’t just see a watchman lying down in the place there...

Juffali’s diplomatic status under review

The diplomatic status of Saint Lucia’s Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Doctor Walid Juffali, is under review. The disclosure came from Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, in an interview with the Times. “We just swore the cabinet in, so...

Two dead in Mon Repos accident

Two women are reported dead as a result of a motor vehicle accident at Mon Repos in the early hours of this morning, investigators have confirmed. According to information reaching the Times, the two were travelling in a vehicle that...

Customers close RBC Royal Bank accounts

Customers have been closing accounts at RBC Royal Bank ahead of new fees to be introduced on Monday. The reaction follow a trend in other countries in the region. By one estimate, dozens of personal accounts have been closed here since...

PM says UWP will deliver on promises

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has dismissed suggestions that his new administration will be unable to fulfill its election promises. One of the more controversial promises was a pledge to eventually eliminate Value Added Tax (VAT). Chastanet said that the things promised...

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