Tragedy

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...

Botham Jean’s Family Is A Finalist For ‘Texan Of The Year’

Citing grace and mercy amid unspeakable grief, a Texas newspaper Editorial has declared the family of murdered Saint Lucian, Botham Jean, a finalist for Texan of the Year. The unarmed Botham Jean, 26, was shot dead in his own apartment...

Laborie Farmer Dies Of Suspected Suicide

A Laborie farmer is dead as a result of a suspected suicide early Sunday morning. A relative identified the deceased as Mc Kenis Bertin, 41, also known as 'Cashie'. The relative told St Lucia Times that Bertin had in the past...

Five Dead In New Zealand Volcano Eruption

BBC News:- A volcano has erupted in New Zealand, leaving five people dead and several unaccounted for, police have said. Tourists were seen walking inside the crater of White Island volcano moments before Monday's eruption. Twenty-three people have been rescued, but it...

Relatives Of Man Found Dead At Laborie Police Station Say ‘Something’s Fishy’

Relatives of a 32 year old man who was found dead at the Laborie police station Saturday afternoon believe there's something fishy about the incident. They have identified the deceased as Shem Sinaise of Laborie. A relative told St Lucia Times...

Suspected Suicide In Soufriere

Police are investigating a suspected suicide at Myers Bridge, Soufriere, law enforcement officials have confirmed. The victim has been identified as Francis William, 70. William died Monday morning, a senior law enforcement official told St Lucia Times. There are no further details...

Opposition Leader ‘Saddened’ After Castries Fire

Opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre has  said that he is saddened by last week's fire in downtown Castries and has expressed the hope that he recovery will be as quick as possible. He made the comments in a post on...

Adjodha Family Issues Statement On This Week’s Fire

Press Release:-  The Board of Directors and Management of Joseph Adjodha and Company Limited would like to convey our gratitude and appreciation to the Police, Fire Department, and general public for their assistance and support during this time. We are...

Voyager Boss Hopes Business Will Rebound Stronger After Fire

The Manager of Voyager Variety Store is looking to set up shop again, in the hope that the business will rebound even stronger than before after Thursday's devastating fire. “I am trying to look for a place so I can...

Mayor Blasts ‘Unconscionable’ Comments About Castries Fire

Castries Mayor Peterson Francis has condemned what he described as 'unconscionable' statements about a devastating fire in Castries Thursday. The fire gutted the Adjodha building which housed the Voyager variety store. " This situation is one we should never celebrate and...

Pregnant Woman Killed By Dogs In France

BBC News:- A pregnant woman has been killed by dogs in a forest in northern France where a hunt with hounds was taking place, investigators have said. The body of Elisa Pilarski, 29, who was walking her own dogs, was discovered...

Relatives Say Valuables Missing From Home Of Suspected Suicide Victim

Relatives of a Jacmel man who was found hanging from a rope in a room of his home, say valuables are missing from the house. The deceased has been identified as Leo St Rose, 59. A family member told St Lucia...

Hand Of Missing Tourist Found In Shark’s Stomach

Sky News:-  The hand of a Scottish tourist has been found in the stomach of a shark caught near Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean. The man disappeared while snorkelling in Hermitage Lagoon on Saturday. The 44-year-old's remains were identified by...

Blast Kills Nine Children In Afghanistan

BBC News:- Nine children have been killed in a roadside blast in north-eastern Afghanistan as they made their way to school. The children - eight boys and a girl aged between seven and 10 - accidentally stepped on a deliberately-planted mine,...

Indiana Woman Found Dead With Python Around Neck

BBC News:- A woman has been found dead in the US state of Indiana with an 8ft (2.4m) reticulated python wrapped around her neck. Laura Hurst, 36, was found unresponsive after police were called to a property in the town...

Shark Bites Off Tourist’s Foot In Australia

Sky News:- A British tourist has had his foot bitten off by a shark while snorkelling in Australia. The man, 28, was with 22-year-old Danny Maggs, in the waters of Hook Passage in the Whitsunday Islands in northern Queensland when they...

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