Thursday, January 23, 2020


Butter shortage in France amid global demand for pastries

(AP) — Blame the croissant. French pastries and butter have become so popular abroad that the increased demand led to a mini shortage of the dairy product in French supermarkets. The...

325-pound woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her

(AP) - A 325-pound (150-kilogram) Florida woman is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Veronica Green Posey, 64, was arrested and charged with homicide and...
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Barbados road to be renamed in Rihanna’s honor

The Barbados neighborhood where Rihanna grew up is honoring her by renaming a road in her honor. The Ministry of Tourism announced the change in a statement, saying, “The Government of Barbados will...
World Food Day

World Food Day

PRESS RELEASE: The Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network, in Commemoration of World Food Day, celebrated annually on October 16th, launched its “No Child Will Go Hungry” initiative. Through this initiative,...

One of world’s most remote islands gets commercial flights

(AP) — One of the world's most remote places became a little less isolated on Saturday when the first commercial flight departed for St. Helena, a South Atlantic island...

IMF calls on Latin America to fight corruption

(AFP) - Latin American and Caribbean governments need to crack down on corruption in order to make their economies more durable and the benefits of growth more widespread, the...

UNESCO – Announcement of US withdrawal

PRESS RELEASE: We regret the US decision to withdraw from UNESCO at a time when international support for this organization is crucial. The future of UNESCO is of particular importance to...

ECSC encourages public to learn about courts

GIS: The Exhibition is an Opportunity to Learn About an Institution that has Served the Citizens of the Eastern Caribbean. The ECSC formally opened its 50th Anniversary Exhibition at the Castries...
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Cruise Shipping Sector Supports UNWTO Global Conference

PRESS RELEASE: Cruise shipping interests in the island’s resort towns are confident that the upcoming United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica and World Bank Group Global Conference...
St. Lucian Gaming Team

St. Lucian Gaming Team Returns Home with Gold

PRESS RELEASE: 25th September, 2017 Competitive video gaming, or e-Sports as it is officially known around the world, is a lesser known type competition in St. Lucia compared to traditional...