Thursday, September 29, 2022

Law & Order

Police Probe Discovery Of Partially Decomposed Body In Dennery

Police are investigating the discovery of the partially decomposed body of a man on Wednesday near the Fond D'Or beach in Dennery. According to reports,  a fisherman discovered the body at about...

Phase Two Of Saint Lucia Border Control Management System Implemented

The second phase of the implementation of a new Border Control Management System (BCMS) in Saint Lucia went live from Saturday, September 25, 2022. This phase has brought the airports and seaports...

Pierre Highlights Proliferation Of Guns In The Caribbean At UNGA

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre called attention to the proliferation of firearms in Saint Lucia and the rest of the Caribbean during an address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). "Mr....

Two Men Injured In Vieux Fort Shooting

Two men sustained injuries due to a shooting incident on Sunday in Vieux Fort. Officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in Vieux Fort received information about the incident at Sandy...

Several People Arrested, Firearms Seized As Police Probe Brawl In Soufriere

Police investigating a brawl aboard a boat in Soufriere on Saturday arrested several people and seized at least two illegal firearms, reliable sources have confirmed. According to the sources, an undisclosed number...

Saint Lucia Begins Transition From Privy Council To Caribbean Court Of Justice

The Government of Saint Lucia has begun the transition from utilizing the Privy Council to employing the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as the country’s final court of appeal. Saint Lucia will...

Student Brawl In The Mall – NPA President Calls Out Parents

The President of the National Principals' Association (NPA) has called out parents after videos of a brawl involving students in uniform went viral on social media. HTS Television reported Wednesday night that...

CARICOM ‘Gravely Concerned’ Over Haiti’s Deteriorating Security Situation

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) declared on Monday that the group is 'gravely concerned' over continuing deterioration of the security situation and social circumstances in Haiti. "The continued breakdown in law and order,...

Police Probe Shooting In Castries, Stabbing In Vieux Fort

Police have launched investigations into a shooting incident in Castries on Friday and a stabbing in Bruceville, Vieux Fort on Saturday night. Regarding the stabbing, reports indicate that one young woman sustained...

Calls For Calm After Days Of Anti-Government Violence In Haiti

Senior leaders have called for calm after days of violent anti-government protests in Haiti. Haiti's Justice Minister, Berto Dorcé, vowed to identify and punish those behind attacks on property. UN Secretary General António...

‘Violent Civil Unrest’ In Haiti Hampers Aid Delivery

An escalation in what the UN is calling “violent civil unrest” in Haiti, and the subsequent blockading of roads across the country, is making it “very challenging for humanitarian partners to...

Crystal Balls Among ‘Witchcraft Paraphernalia’ Seized By Saint Lucia Police – Two People Charged

On Monday the 12th of September 2022 a joint operation led by the Criminal Investigations Department in Castries with the assistance and support from the Central Police Station, General Duties and...

Police Trained In Implementing Domestic Violence Act

by Herma Demacque Twenty-four law enforcement officers are now certified in the implementation of the new Domestic Violence Act. The participants are officers with supervisory positions from police stations across the island. The...

WATCH: Turn For The Worse? Belize Police Respond After Parade ‘Mishap’

The Public Relations Office of the Belize Police Department has responded to a viral video of police officers on parade apparently misunderstanding a command to turn right. The result was confusion, as...

No Halfway Houses Under Consideration For Inmates, But BCF Structural Changes On The Table

Amid concerns over the high recidivism rate at the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF), Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has disclosed that halfway houses are not under consideration. However Pierre disclosed that the...

Man Charged Over Heckling Of Prince Andrew

A 22-year-old man has been charged in connection with a breach of the peace after the Duke of York was heckled as he walked behind the Queen's coffin. Footage showed a man...

Senior Cop Says RSLPF Disciplinary System Works, Acknowledges Need To Publicise Cases

A senior member of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has declared that its system for disciplining errant officers works. But Assistant Commissioner of Police George Nicholas has acknowledged the need...

City Police Get Bulletproof Vests

The City police recently received nine bulletproof vests, a gift presented by Blue Waters St. Lucia Ltd CEO Ramon George. Castries Mayor Geraldine Lendor-Gabriel received the gift on behalf of the City...

Valerie Albert Fevrier’s Husband, Son Serve Notice Of Claim Against Local Surgeon

The husband and son of the late Valerie Albert Fevrier have announced formal notice of a claim against a local surgeon involved in her medical treatment. The announcement came in a statement...

Group Urges End To Hair-Based Discrimination, Says Students Being Denied Access To Education

RE: Ministry to Education to Review Existing Grooming Positions at Schools on the Island Hair Us Out! welcomes the Ministry of Educations’ Press Release outing their intention to review the exiting grooming positions...

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