Saturday, January 19, 2019

Politics & Government

US Official Suggests Jesus Was a ‘Refugee’

U.S. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. wished her Twitter followers a Merry Christmas Tuesday by referring to the newborn Jesus as a "refugee", Fox News has reported. According to Fox, she wrote:...

Opposition Leader Urges More Inclusion, Tolerance

Opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre, has reiterated calls for a more inclusive and tolerant society. In his Christmas message this year, he recalled that last year he had called on...

Guyana Cabinet Establishes Advisory Group After No Confidence Vote

The Guyana cabinet has examined all of the legal and constitutional aspects of a shock no confidence vote against the government and established a sub-committee to advise on the...

CARICOM Secretary General Hails Group’s ‘Significant Advances’

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary General, Irwin LaRocque,  has paid tribute to what he described as  “some significant advances”  by the grouping this year. CMC quoted him as saying Monday that...

Prudent: ‘We Need To Find A Way Out Of This Mess’

Against the backdrop of a recent upsurge in violent crime, leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM), Therold Prudent, has asserted that the country has to find a way...

Pierre Cites Lessons From Guyana Government Collapse

Saint Lucia's opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre, has pointed to recent developments in Guyana where the government lost a no confidence vote in the national assembly, saying it is...

Guyana Government Collapses After Losing No Confidence Vote

Government back-bencher Charandass Persaud voted with Guyana's opposition Peoples  Progressive Party (PPP) to deliver a stunning blow  Friday night to the government in a no-confidence motion in the National...

US Bans Yemen Mum From Visiting Dying Toddler

The Yemeni mother of a dying boy in California is being prevented from seeing him due to a US ban on visitors from her country, the family says. The BBC...

Police Chief, Mayor Still Friends Despite Public Spat

Police Commissioner, Severin Moncherry and Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, have settled their differences. The two men were all smiles as they hugged each other after a church service Thursday. Moncherry said...

Russian Bombers Overfly The Caribbean

The Russian News Agency, TASS,  quoting Defense Ministry Officials, has reported that Russian strategic bombers flew over the Caribbean Sea for about ten hours. The News Agency said Russian Defense...