Law & Order

‘You Are The Gatekeepers Of The CSME’

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Assistant Secretary-General Ambassador Wayne McCook told immigration officers Tuesday that they were on the frontlines of integration. McCook spoke at the opening of a three-day online Regional Train the...

Probe Underway Into Fracas Involving Officers, Inmate At BCF

A probe is now underway into a fracas involving an inmate and correctional officers at the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF). On Friday, a video of an injured inmate, arm in a sling...

Senior Cop Defends Police Track Record In Investigating Their Own

A senior member of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has defended the track record of police investigations into misconduct by officers, including fatal officer shootings. The defence came against the...

Albert-Poyotte Laments Culture Of Domestic Violence, Acknowledges Change Will Take Time

Gender Affairs Minister Dr. Virginia Albert-Poyotte, acknowledging that passing a bill does not change things overnight, has noted that domestic violence is ingrained in the culture. In March this year, Saint Lucia...

BVI Police Begin Corruption Probe As Former Premier Faces Drug Charges

British Virgin Islands (BVI) Governor John Rankin says he has instructed the territory's Police Commissioner to undertake several criminal investigations recommended in a Commission of Inquiry report. Rankin released the report on...

Body Of Woman Discovered In Soufriere

Police have confirmed the discovery of a woman's body in Soufriere Friday morning and say they are treating the matter as a homicide. Details about the discovery are sketchy and there are...

Guyana Launches Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts

Several key stakeholders, including the Supreme Court of Judicature and UNICEF, came together on Tuesday to launch 12 Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts around the country. The courts, which are spread out in...

UWP Calls Out ‘Church Invader’ Joachim Henry After He Condemns Vieux Fort Church Attack

Saint Lucia's opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has criticised Minister responsible for Ecclesiastical Affairs, Joachim Henry, over his condemnation of Sunday's Molotov Cocktail attack on the Our Lady of the Assumption...

RSLPF Participates In Tradewinds 2022

A contingent of personnel of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, including senior officers, non-commissioned officers (NCOs) and male and female police constables, travelled to Belize between March 18 and May...

Soufriere MP Shocked After Fond St Jacques Woman’s Body Found In Pool Of Blood

Asserting that the community of Fond St Jacques in Soufriere is small and close-knit, Soufriere-Fond St Jacques MP Emma Hippolyte has expressed shock after reports that a son discovered his mother...

NEMO Issues Reminder Regarding Guidelines For Mass Crowd Events

In an effort to regulate mass crowd activities comprising two hundred or more patrons, the Government of Saint Lucia, by virtue of Cabinet Conclusion 1151/2009, dated September 21, 2009, approved guidelines which...

Eastern Caribbean Law Enforcement Officials Gather For ‘ILEA Day 2022’.

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados collaborated with the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) in Roswell, New Mexico to gather regional Eastern Caribbean law enforcement officials for “ILEA Day 2022”. The workshop brought together 25...

Ministry Condemns Hogtying Of Juvenile Male In Viral Video

The Ministry of Equity, Social Justice and Empowerment is aware of a viral video circulating on social media, depicting the somewhat hogtying of a juvenile male, in what apparently was an...

U.S. Judge Rules That BVI Premier Not Subject To Pre-Trial Detention

Reuters News Agency reports that a United States Judge has ruled that embattled British Virgin Islands (BVI) Premier Andrew Fahie is not subject to pre-trial detention. According to the news agency, Judge...

Ciceron Man Succumbs Days After Assault

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) is investigating the death of a 63-year-old Ciceron resident who was the victim of an assault. According to law enforcement officials, Felix St Marthe was...

Continuation Of COVID-19 Protocols: April 30 To June 3

COVID-19 continues to impact our country and daily, cases are being recorded. The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs reminds everyone to follow the infection prevention and control measures to protect...

Police Find Firearm After Man Flees As They Approach Him At Assou Canal

Police said they found a 9mm pistol with one round of ammunition at Assou Canal, Gros Islet, on Wednesday after a young man fled when they approached him. The young man was...

CARICOM Officials Gather To Draft Counter-Smuggling Of Migrants Legislation

Recent data from the Caribbean has suggested that there have been increases in the number of migrants being smuggled around the region. To address these changing and concerning trends, the International Organization...

Singapore Executes Intellectually Disabled Man For Drug Trafficking

A man with intellectual disabilities was executed in Singapore on Wednesday, his family's lawyer said, after a long campaign for clemency failed, putting the city-state's zero-tolerance drug laws back under scrutiny. Nagaenthran...

Mike Tyson Punched Plane Passenger ‘After Bottle Thrown’

Former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson punched a fellow airline passenger after the person "threw a water bottle at him," Tyson's spokesperson has said. Video taken on the plane shows Tyson leaning over...

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