Residents in Soufriere are concerned that gunmen are ‘back in business’ in the rural high-end tourist community after several incidents over the weekend. ...
The body of an 83-year-old woman, Mary Dupree, was discovered in a bathtub at a home in Sunny Acres on Sunday at about 6:30 p.m., police said No foul play is ...
GIS - Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony said last week that the Government of Saint Lucia will continue to approach the problem of unemployment vigorously. ...
PRESS RELEASE - The Southern Tourism Development Corporation (STDC) has announced its Board of Directors for the 2015 – 2016 period elected at the Annual General ...
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PRESS RELEASE - “Recent outbreaks of measles in North America have reemphasized the importance of maintaining vaccination coverage at 95% or more in all countries ...
Police have detained one person in custody in connection with a grisly chopping incident in a house in Bexon, Castries on Saturday, April 25. Ryan ‘Fret’ ...
Dear Editor: Saint Lucia is indeed in dire straits when a Minister of Social Transformation, Community Empowerment and Local Government can stand on a public platform and shamelessly declare himself a “stooge”, “a proud stooge of the Prime Minister”, at that. My dictionary defines a stooge as a person who serves merely to support or assist others, particularly in doing unpleasant or unsavoury work. That notwithstanding, Mr. Harold Dalson has proven himself to be a…FULL STORY
The Asbury University Eagles men’s tennis team completed their four-year regular season reign over the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (KIAC) with a triumphant 7-2 win over the host Brescia University. The win, the Eagles’ 11th of the season and fourth in as many tries against conference opponents, was as sweet as any for the Eagles’ seniors and head coach Jarred Miller. “We needed to shake a little bit of rust off after a week away…FULL STORY
The University of South Carolina Gamecocks track and field team enjoyed a wildly successful outing at the Penn Relays over the weekend. Saint Lucia’s Jeannelle Scheper continued her unbeaten season in the women’s high jump, winning the Championship Division with a mark of 1.86m (6’1.25″) in less than ideal conditions. The senior from Gros Islet by way of St. Joseph’s Convent earned her first career victory at the meet and passed on the final bars…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – The Leader of the Opposition Leader, Dr. Gale Rigobert is deeply saddened by the tragedy that is unfolding in Nepal following the massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked the city of Kathmandu last weekend. The disaster has resulted in the loss of hundreds of lives and the displacement of tens of thousands of others. Dr. Rigobert says the prayers of Saint Lucians are with the people of Nepal at this time, as…FULL STORY
It’s my privilege to bring you today’s ‘Know Your Laws”. “Know you laws” is a production of the Press Office of the Royal St Lucia Police Force. Did you know? According to Section; Burning land 449.— (1) For purposes of preventing loss, damage, and injury to property, any person who intends to set fire, or to cause fire to be set, to any tree, bush, brushwood, rubbish, guinea or other grass, trash, or canepiece ,shall…FULL STORY
Saint Lucia’s top cop, Vernon Francois, has been given another 40 days vacation leave. Francois who was expected to return to work on April 24, 2015 was sent a letter with instructions to remain on leave. Errol Alexander remains the acting police commissioner .FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – The Immigration Department wishes to inform the public that the Department will be closed from 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2015, in order to facilitate a staff meeting. Any inconvenience is regretted.FULL STORY
Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Allen Chastanet has called on government to undo some of the policies implemented. “I am appealing to the Prime Minister in the upcoming budget to reverse some of those policies because the situation has become chronic,” he said in his weekly address. Chastanet criticised government for removing subsidies on basic food items such as: rice, sugar, flour, water and cooking gas. He said this policy is anti-social and…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – Notwithstanding, the Minister for Social Transformation, Local Government and Community Empowerment Hon. Harold Dalsan claim to the nation last Thursday April 23rd on the Castries Market Steps, that his report card is good, and that, he will always remain loyal to his party the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) rather than the people of Saint Lucia. The Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) finds it necessary to remind Hon. Harold Dalsan of his inability…FULL STORY
Saint Lucia have completed the first step towards qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics in men’s beach volleyball, winning the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association title over the weekend at Castaways Beach in Antigua-Barbuda. The youthful but experienced foursome of Agustin Faulkner, Coen Caesar, Sheldon Descartes and Darnel Eudoxie beat the host nation in the gold medal match-up on Sunday in exceedingly arid conditions. All of Saint Lucia’s players have competed at the international level, taking…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – Adriel Bousquet secured the #1 ranking in the 14 and under division for the Central America and Caribbean regions. This is certainly a first in St. Lucia’s recent history. Adriel was able to secure the #1 ranking on the back of one of the most successful tours by a St. Lucian tennis player. Despite being hampered by a back and shoulder injury, Adriel was able to make it to the singles and…FULL STORY
Saint Lucian junior Kevin Deligny and the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats men’s tennis team made it to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship title match for the first time in programme history. But a championship will have to wait another day. The MEAC title match between B-CU and South Carolina State was suspended due to inclement weather in the area. A tournament champion was not declared, but the conference’s automatic berth in the NCAA Division I tournament will…FULL STORY
Tevin St. Jean and Anfernee Ferdinand of Saint Lucia earned the island’s sole win on the opening leg of the 2015 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit at Seven Miles Beach in Grand Cayman on Saturday. The young men’s team got a narrow Pool C win over Jason Cabral and Gustavo Morataya of Belize, 21-18, 21-18. That gave Saint Lucia a third-place finish in their group, behind unbeaten Puerto Rico and second-placed Costa Rica. In the past…FULL STORY
Despite low temperatures and a constant rain this year’s Drake Relays saw several world-leading marks set during Friday’s and Saturday’s competition at the ‘blue oval’ in Des Moines, Iowa. That was not the case in the women’s high jump. Labelled as a Beijing World Championships Preview event, the high jump included Americans Chaunte Lowe, Amy Acuff and Sharon Day, and Saint Lucian World Championships finalist, Levern Spencer. But it was Nigeria’s Doreen Amata who stole…FULL STORY
It has often been acknowledged by disputatious economists the world over that if ever there was a controversial economic indicator from the statistics world, GDP is it. Not only is the concept of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) considered narrow and outdated in mainstream economics, some economists also view it as woefully unreliable citing its failure to factor in social welfare and the development of human capital. A German economist famously called the notion of GDP…FULL STORY
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