Politics & Government

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Saint Lucia to host month-long Independence celebrations

Minister for Local Government and Culture, Sen. Hon. Fortuna Belrose, recently called on citizens to reflect on the significance of Independence. “We must all be concerned about where our country...

US: Fight over travel ban on hold

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The legal fight over President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations is on hold after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...
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Agriculture ministry continues cassava project

The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Co-operatives, Hon. Ezechiel Joseph, has stated that the Cassava Project will be continued, and with that in mind, farmers...
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Benefits, risks of DSH project outlined

The Government of Saint Lucia in collaboration with Invest Saint Lucia (ISL), last week hosted a community meeting in Vieux Fort. The exercise is part of an ongoing drive by...
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Scholar tells Caribbean to focus on crime, not ISIS

Barbados Today:-Trinidadian Islamic scholar David Muhammad is accusing Caribbean governments of paying too much attention to the so-called Islamic State and too little to the ballooning murder rates. The Nation...

Jamaica: Portia leaves April 2

Jamaica Observer:-HATFIELD, Manchester —Amid an air of gloom and unease, long-awaited dates for departure of Portia Simpson Miller as president of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) as well...
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Prime Minister Clarifies Statement on Minors

Statement by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet: “Parenting is by no means an unfettered right. Parenting carries significant legal responsibilities. Parental responsibility statutes have been in effect in the United...

Trump cuts short call with Australian PM

Sky News:-Donald Trump cut short a conversation with Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull after reportedly telling him it was his "worst call by far" with a foreign leader that day. The...

Parliamentary Commissioner appointed

A Parliamentary Commissioner in the person of Doctor Hilda Rosemarie Husbands-Mathurin has been appointed by Governor General, Dame Pearlette Louisy. Doctor Husbands-Mathurin  took the oath of office this morning before the...

James: Unemployment biggest problem in Micoud South

Former Micoud South MP, Arsene James, has said that unemployment is the biggest problem facing the constituency. James, a former Minister of Education, said that with the demise of the...