Thursday, November 21, 2019

Law & Order

U.S Report Says Cannabis Is Drug Of Choice In Eastern Caribbean

A  just-released United States State Department report says marijuana is the drug of choice in Saint Lucia and other Eastern Caribbean Islands of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada,...

T&T Minister Proposes Amnesty For Venezuelans

Trinidad Guardian:- A loud round of ap­plause and cheers of prais­es and grat­i­tude erupt­ed from the bas­ket­ball court at the Im­mi­gra­tion De­ten­tion Cen­tre (IDC) in Aripo yes­ter­day when Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty...

Anal Sex, Adultery Punishable By Death In Brunei

BBC News:- Brunei is introducing strict new Islamic laws that make anal sex and adultery offences punishable by stoning to death. The new measures, that come into force on Wednesday, also...

Police Concerned About Profusion Of Extra Bright Vehicle Headlamps

Saint Lucia Police are concerned about the profusion of extra bright vehicle headlamps and have warned that they pose a hazard to road users at nights. "It has reached the...

Mayor Apologises After Female Robbed In Castries

Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, says he has apologised to a female who was robbed in Castries Tuesday morning. The incident occurred in the William Peter Boulevard about 10.00. a.m. The woman...

Mayor Defends City Police

Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, has defended the City Police in the face of criticism of a bill granting them islandwide powers of arrest. The Police Welfare Association (PWA), in a...
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Regular Cops Vow Not to Stand By And Allow ‘Sweeping Powers’ For City Police

The Police Welfare Association (PWA) has expressed concern over the 'intentions' of the current administration as it pertains to granting powers of islandwide jurisdiction to City Police. "This in our...
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Saint Lucia’s CIU ‘Does Not Maintain Adequate Autonomy From Politicians’

The United States has raised questions about the autonomy of Saint Lucia's Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU), in a just released report. The CIU was set up to  to manage...

Court Rules US Inmate Has ‘No Right To Painless Death’

BBC News:- The US Supreme Court has ruled that a convicted murderer on death row in Missouri has no right to a "painless death". The ruling clears the way for the...

Video Of Fatal Police Shooting Of California Rapper Released

NBC News:- Police bodycam footage released Friday shows the fatal shooting of a California rapper who had been unresponsive in his car with a gun on his lap — and...