Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Politics & Government

US Senator With J’can Heritage Opens Presidential Bid

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP)  Jan 22:—  Kamala Harris, a first-term senator with Jamaican roots and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's...

Saint Lucia Urged to Keep Watch As Partial US Government Shutdown Continues

Chartered Accountant, Richard Peterkin, believes that Saint Lucia should keep watch as the partial United States government shutdown continues. In comments invited by St Lucia Times, Peterkin expressed the view...

‘Ipa’ Renews Accusation That Mayor Is Causing Divisions Among Vendors

Peter 'Ras Ipa' Isaac, the President of the Vendors Association, has again accused Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis of sowing discord among vendors, this time with the launch this week...

PM Chastanet Welcomes New Cuban Ambassador

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has officially welcomed Cuba's new ambassador to this country. His Excellency Alejandro Simancas Marin succeeds Jorge Francisco Soberon Luis. "I look forward to Ambassador Marin to continuing the...

Brexit: Theresa May Faces Confidence Vote After Huge Defeat

Theresa May's government faces a vote of no confidence later after MPs rejected the PM's Brexit deal, according to the BBC. Labour launched the bid to trigger a general election...

Opposition Leader Blasts PM’s Address To the Nation, Asserts ‘Time For Truth’

Opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre, has strongly criticised the recent state of the nation address by Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, dubbed 'It's Our Time.' In his own response, entitled 'Time...

PM Urges Citizens To Put Away ‘Silly Squabbles’

Asserting that he is excited about the prospects for 2019, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has urged Saint Lucians to put away “petty and silly squabbles.” “As our country continues its...

Prudent Says Saint Lucia Manipulated By US In OAS Venezuela Vote

The leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM), Therold Prudent, says he is not surprised at the way Saint Lucia voted on a Venezuela resolution at the Organisation of...

Saint Lucia Cites Threat From ‘Internal Breakdown’ In Venezuela

Saint Lucia highlighted the threat posed to the region by the situation in Venezuela, as it joined Jamaica, Haiti, the Bahamas, Guyana and 14 other members of the Organisation...

Guyana Claims Canadian Diplomat Breached Vienna Convention

The Government of Guyana has expressed “profound disquiet” at what it believes is the violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic and Consular relations by the High Commission of...