Tragedy

Prayer Vigil Planned For Victor Morris

Relatives of the late former Civil Servant and former Town Clerk, Victor Morris, have planned a prayer vigil in his memory. The event will be held on Thursday January 30th 2020, at 6.00 pm, at Constitution Park. The theme chosen for...

Office Of the Mayor Pays Tribute To Late Former Councillor

Press Release:-  The Office of the Mayor and the Castries Constituency Council wish to pay tribute to late Councillor Victor Maurice who died while receiving treatment after a shooting incident in November last year.  Councillor Maurice, a popular and hardworking nut-vendor,...

PM ‘Extremely Saddened’ By Death Of Victor Maurice

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has expressed his condolences on the death of former civil servant, Victor Maurice. Maurice was shot at his home in November last year. Four days later he was taken to Martinique for medical treatment. Family members said he...

Brother Says Victor Maurice Fought For His Life

Quigley Maurice, the brother of shooting victim Victor Maurice, says that his deceased sibling fought for his life. Victor was shot in November at his home and died Tuesday morning in Martinique. Quigley recalled that his brother was taken to Martinique...

Daren Sammy Pays Tribute To Kobe Bryant

Saint Lucia's Daren Sammy is among current and former West Indies cricketers who have been paying tribute to US basketball legend, Kobe Bryant. Bryant and his 13 year old daughter were among persons who died in a helicopter crash. In a...

Probe Underway Into Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant

BBC News:- US investigators are working to determine the causes of the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant in California on Sunday. All nine people on board the helicopter died, including Bryant's 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Investigators are expected to focus...

‘Merciless’ TMZ Slammed For Scooping Kobe’s Death

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP)— Known for its celebrity scandals and salacious gossip, website TMZ has carved out another niche for itself – breaking the news of famous deaths first, at any cost. TMZ was first to report the helicopter...

Saint Lucia Basketball Federation Mourns Death Of Kobe Bryant

The Saint Lucia Basketball Federation has joined organisations and individuals around the world in mourning the death of US basketball legend, Kobe Bryant. Bryant, 41, and his 13 year old daughter were among the fatalities in a helicopter crash. The President...

St Jude Hospital Patient Dies After Being Hit By Heart Monitor Machine

An investigation is currently underway into the death of a female patient at Saint Jude Hospital, after a heart monitor machine fell on her, a well informed source has confirmed. It was not immediately clear how the incident occurred. According to...

Ministry Expresses Condolences On Death Of Cassius Glasgow

Press Release:- The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports is deeply saddened by the sudden and tragic loss of a well-loved Football Coach Cassius Glasgow.  Coach Glasgow affectionately known as ‘Cassiboom’ embodied the true spirit of a sportsman by his...

Iran Says Ukrainian Jet ‘Unintentionally’ Shot Down

BBC News:- Iran has admitted "unintentionally" shooting down a Ukrainian passenger jet, killing all 176 people on board. An investigation found that "missiles fired due to human error", President Hassan Rouhani said. He described the crash as an "unforgivable mistake". The military...

Suspected Suicide At Eastwinds

Police are investigating a suspected suicide at Eastwinds, Marisule, law enforcement officials have confirmed. The victim has been identified as Dave Paul, 35. Reports indicate that he consumed a corrosive liquid Friday morning. There are no further details at this time.  

PM Expresses Sorrow Over Plane Crash In Iran That Killed 176

Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has expressed sorrow over Wednesday's Ukrainian International Airlines plane crash in Iran that killed 176 people. The aircraft crashed soon after takeoff from Tehran's airport. "Our hearts are heavy and filled with sorrow following news...

176 Dead In Ukrainian Plane Crash In Iran

BBC News:- A Ukrainian Boeing-737 carrying 176 people has crashed in Iran and officials say there is no chance of finding survivors. Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 to Kyiv went down after taking off from Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran at...

Stampede Kills 50 At Soleimani’s Burial

BBC News:- Fifty people have been killed and more than 200 injured in a stampede as Iranians gathered for the burial of a leading commander killed in a US drone strike. The deaths in Qasem Soleimani's hometown of Kerman led...

T&T Teen Drowns Trying To Save Girls

Trinidad Express:- He tried saving two drowning girls, but paid with his life. They lived. Ryan Mc Guire, 17, died on Saturday afternoon in the waters off Tyrico Bay, on Trinidad's north coast. He had come to the beach with a group...

Three Homeless After Castries Fire

Three persons are homeless after an Old Year's Night fire at Pavee, Castries. As citizens prepared to celebrate the New Year, fire consumed a two bedroom dwelling house measuring 20' X 22', emergency officials said. The officials disclosed that two parents...

11 Dead After Drinking Coconut Wine In the Philippines

Sky News:-  At least 11 people have died after drinking coconut wine in the Philippines, including some who were celebrating at a Christmas party. Authorities also say more than 300 others were treated in hospital after consuming lambanog in Laguna...

Another Suspected Suicide In Laborie

A second suspected suicide in less than a week has been reported in Laborie. Law enforcement officials have identified the deceased as Gillan Charlemange, 43. The officials told St Lucia Times that Charlemange was found hanging at his house some time...

Four Dead In Guyana Crash

.Demerara Waves:-  Four people, including a pregnant woman, were killed Wednesday in a collision between a minibus and a lorry that transports bottled beverages, Region 5 Divisional Police Commander, Superintendent Yonette Stephens said. The Guyana Police Force said the accident...

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