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Former Saint Lucia CMO Now Associate Professor At Rutgers School Of Public Health

Former Saint Lucia Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Merlene Fredericks, is now an associate professor in the Department of Urban-Global Public Health at the New Jersey, USA based Rutgers School of...

Chastanet Pays Tribute To Jean Holder: “We Have Lost A True Pioneer”

Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has expressed condolences on the passing of regional tourism stalwart Dr. Jean Holder who led the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) for three decades and...

Caribbean Tourism Stalwart Jean Holder Has Died

Caribbean tourism stalwart Dr. Jean Holder, who led the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) for three decades and was a former Chairman of the regional airline LIAT, died Tuesday at 85. Barbados Prime...

French Adventurer Dies Crossing Atlantic Ocean

BBC News:- A 75-year-old Frenchman who was trying to row across the Atlantic Ocean has been found dead at sea, his support team said. Adventurer Jean-Jacques Savin had previously made the crossing...

Meat Loaf: Bat Out Of Hell Singer Dies At 74

BBC News:- Meat Loaf, the singer whose Bat Out Of Hell album is one of the best-selling of all time, has died at the age of 74. The news was confirmed on the...

SALCC Mourns Loss Of Its First Registrar

Press Release:- Ms Martha Pierre served as Registrar of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College from January 1987 – December 1998. Her tenure at the College has been described as invaluable in...

Sidney Poitier’s Cause Of Death Revealed

New York Post:- Sidney Poitier’s cause of death has been released less than two weeks after the groundbreaking actor’s death. The legendary entertainer, who was the first black man to win the Academy...

Former West Indies Cricket Captain Clive Lloyd Receives Knighthood

LONDON, England (CMC) — Legendary West Indies Captain Sir Clive Lloyd was on Wednesday formally awarded his knighthood during an investiture ceremony performed by the Duke of Cambridge Prince William at...

Prince Andrew Loses Military Titles, Use Of HRH

BBC News:- The Duke of York's military titles and royal patronages have been returned to the Queen, Buckingham Palace has said. Prince Andrew, 61, will also stop using the style His Royal...

Magawa, The Landmine-Sniffing Hero Rat, Dies Aged Eight

BBC News:- Magawa, the famous mine-clearing rat who was awarded a gold medal for his heroism, has died at the age of eight. In a five-year career, the rodent sniffed out over...

Saint Lucia Prime Minister Pays Tribute To Late Sidney Poitier

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has paid tribute to the late Oscar-winning actor Sidney Poitier, who died at 94. On his official Facebook page, Pierre observed that despite the many odds stacked...

Sidney Poitier, Trailblazing Hollywood Icon, Dies at 94

NBC News:-  Sidney Poitier, the renowned Hollywood actor, director and activist who commanded the screen, reshaped the culture and paved the way for countless other Black actors with stirring performances in...

OKEU Hospital Welcomes Four Babies On New Year’s Day

The Owen King European Union (OKEU) Hospital says it welcomed four babies on New Year's day, the first putting in her appearance just after 1:00 am. The girl, whose 27-year old mother...

New Executive Council Members Elected At SLBWA’s First-Ever Virtual AGM

Press Release:-  The 2021 Saint Lucia Blind Welfare Association (SLBWA) Executive Council Election saw the re- election of President Glen Simon and most other executive members during the organization's first-ever virtual...

Dennery Resident Wins $2M Super Jackpot

Press Release:-  Forty-Nine-year-old Marylin Theodore of Despinoze Dennery, a former lottery agent, gained Millionaire status on Tuesday December 28th, after wining the Super Jackpot of $2 000, 000. Ms. Theodore is an avid...

Kane Tanaka, World’s Oldest Living Person, Turns 119

The Japan Times:-  Japan's Kane Tanaka, who was born a year before the Russo-Japanese War began and is the world's oldest person, celebrated her 119th birthday in Fukuoka Prefecture on Sunday. Tanaka,...

South Africa Holds State Funeral For Archbishop Desmond Tutu

BBC News:- The funeral mass for South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has taken place at the Anglican cathedral in Cape Town. Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize winner who helped end...

Steve Etienne Appointed General Manager Of Hot7 TV

Press Release:-  Hot FM Communications Limited has appointed Mr. Steve Etienne as General Manager for its Audio Visual Channel, Hot7 TV. The media company owns 2 radio Channels in Saint Lucia; Hot...

Former Police Commissioner Vernon Augustin Has Died

Former Police Commissioner Vernon Augustin has died, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has announced on its official Facebook page. In extending condolences to the former top cop's family and friends,...

Francisco Jn Pierre Replaces Doctor Ubaldus Raymond As Senator

New government Senator, Francisco Jn Pierre has said that he is at the service of the people. Jn Pierre replaces former Senator, Doctor Ubaldus Raymond. Raymond's resignation was announced this week in the...

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