Thursday, August 18, 2022

Law & Order

Photos Of Botham Jean, Other Black People Found Hanging from Tree in US

Laminated photos of Botham Jean and five other deceased black individuals have been found hanging from a tree in Milwaukee, USA, sparking outrage. US media reports say members of the Original Black...

US Air Force To Support Anti-Drug Operations In Caribbean

CMC – The United States Southern Command, otherwise known as SOUTHCOM, says the US Air Force will temporarily deploy four aircraft and crews to Curaçao, to support enhanced counter-narcotics operations with...

Senior Cop Responds After Claims He Ordered Cops To Target Protesters In Red

Acting Deputy Police Commissioner Wayne Charlery has spoken in the aftermath of claims that he instructed police officers to target protestors who were wearing red, the colour of the opposition Saint...

‘Legendary’ Attorney At Law Kenneth Foster Dies

'Legendary' Attorney at Law, Kenneth Foster, QC,  died at his home at Bishop's Gap, Castries, on Thursday. Family members who confirmed the death told St Lucia Times that the trail blazing legal...

Bar Association President Issues Statement On Police Powers To Grant Bail

I refer to a recent statement made by the Commissioner of Police in relation to the exercise of police powers under the Criminal Code to grant bail to a person taken...

Jamaican Deportee Scolds Government

Jamaica Observer:- A Jamaican man who was deported from the United States 16 years ago is insisting that the Government here accepts responsibility for some of the crimes perpetrated by people...

Hermangild Francis Says ‘Americans Can’t Dictate’ In IMPACS Matter

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis has asserted that the United States 'cannot dictate' regarding the outcome of what has become known here as the IMPACS matter. Francis made the comments in response...

Francis Denies That He, PM Issued Instructions To Arrest Christopher Hunte

National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis has denied that he or Prime Minister Allen Chastanet told the police to arrest Christopher Hunte. “That would never happen. I would never do something like that...

Black Officer Who Intervened When White Cop Had Suspect in a Chokehold Fired

CNN:- Officials in Buffalo, New York, want an investigation into the firing of a black police officer who intervened when a white colleague had a suspect in a chokehold. The incident happened...

Teenager Among Three Caught Smuggling Contraband Into BCF

A teenager and a former convict were among three males arrested Tuesday morning smuggling contraband into the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF), officials say. The officials say the three, aged 19, 24 and...

Francis: ‘Made To Feel Like An Outcast’ For Her Human Rights Work

Attorney at Law Mary Francis has defended her record as a human rights advocate, in response to critics whom she says are insinuating that she has gone silent now. She asserted that...

Cannabis Movement Upbeat That Ganja Laws Will Change In 2020

Against the backdrop of what the Cannabis Movement described as a very cordial and positive meeting with the Cabinet of Ministers, the organisation's Chairman is confident that there will be a...

Christopher Hunte Charged, Released From Custody Suites

Christopher Hunte has been charged by the police and released from Custody Suites in Castries. He had been detained there since Sunday afternoon on suspicion of organizing and leading an'unlawful' anti-Chastanet motorcade. The...

Police Issue Statement Regarding ‘Unauthorised’ Anti-Chastanet Rally

Press Release:- The Royal St Lucia Police Force was made aware of an unauthorized motorcade scheduled for Sunday, June 14, 2020, commencing in the city of Castries, at 11:00 a.m. The...

SLP Leader To Be Arrested For Taking Part In BLM Rally?

The leader of the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has told reporters here he understands that he will be arrested for taking part in Friday's Black Lives Matter (BLM) rally. The...

Black Protester Carries Injured White Man Through Angry Crowd

Stock Press News:- A Black Lives Matter protester slung an injured white counter-protester over his shoulder to carry him to safety during otherwise violent clashes between the rival groups that rocked...

Man In UK Jailed After Urinating Near Memorial

Sky News:- A man has been sentenced to two weeks in prison after he was photographed urinating next to the memorial to PC Keith Palmer in London. Andrew Banks, 28, of Stansted, Essex,...

Christopher Hunte Detained by Police

Christopher Hunte was detained by Saint Lucia police Sunday afternoon, about five minutes drive from the fishing village of Canaries. Hunte's detention was recorded an posted on social media. https://youtu.be/l70LRPJW2i0 It was reported that...

Police Deny Arresting Richard Frederick Amidst ‘Unlawful’ Anti-Government Motorcade

Saint Lucia's Police Commissioner Milton Desir Sunday denied social media reports that Talk Show Host and former Castries Central MP, Richard Frederick, had been arrested during preparations for an 'unlawful' anti-government...

Atlanta’s Police Chief Resigns Over Fatal Shooting Of Black Man

BBC News:- Atlanta's Police Chief has resigned after the fatal shooting of an African-American who had fallen asleep in his car at a drive-through restaurant. Rayshard Brooks, 27, was shot by a police...

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