In 2016, Flawless released a song called “Saint Lucia Tings Nice”. You can’t find it on YouTube or Soundcloud and …
Dr. Ubaldus Raymond, Minister in the Ministry of Finance, is slated to deliver the keynote address at the St. Lucia …
THE Sandals Foundation and The School of Business Entrepreneurs (TSOBE) has recorded tremendous success in its EC$60,000 undertaking dubbed ‘Business Enthusiast (BE)’. The programme, which kicked off in April 2016 is poised to end this month and targets young entrepreneurial minded Saint Lucian
FROM Thursday evening, I have taken a backseat to observe the way St. Lucians as well as the media…local and regional have been revelling in the juicy scandal that has rained down on us all like liquid gold and has given tongues and thumbs some serious exercise.
SHOW me your workspace and I will tell you who you are! In the very same way that the friends a person keeps is a reflection of who they are, the condition of an individual’s workspace can reveal much about their state of their mind and their productivity. Although the issue of physical workspace is often overlooked, workspaces play a very influential role as it pertains to individuals’ feelings towards their work and very often impacts actual performance.
THE four semifinalists have been decided in the Veterans In Sports Inc./Saint Lucia Football Association tournament. On Saturday in the first quarter final game, FLOW Lancers and Soufriere played to a 1-1 draw at the Phillip Marcellin Ground after the former took the lead in the 22nd minute through a goal from Nigel Springer.
PRIME Minister Allen Chastanet is likely to make a statement on the future of his embattled Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Dr.Ubaldus Raymond, who is embroiled in a blackmail scandal that has led to charges being laid against a young woman.
PERSONS found urinating, defecating, spiting and littering in the City of Castries could soon find themselves paying fines of $150 and $1500 or where the law dictates spend up to six months in prison. City mayor Peterson Francis said that the crackdown on anti-social behaviour will be immediate and will be carried out by the officers of the Castries City Constabulary.
TAIWAN’S Ambassador to Saint Lucia, Ray Mou, presented a cheque for $250,000 to Minister for Economic Development, Guy Joseph, to fund the second phase of the Sarrot Multi-Purpose Court. The handover, which took place at the Financial Administration Building last Thursday, seeks to bring to fruition a project that has remained incomplete for some time now.
A little under 50 participants have completed Life Skills I and II Courses – Productivity Enhancement Training (PET) towards attaining National Certification with the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) Programme.
THE Landing’s last Thursday treated Food & Nutrition students of the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School, Corinth Secondary School and Gros Islet Secondary School to a special tour of its culinary facilities. Students also received a food preparation training tutorial in the Palms Restaurant presented by Sous Chef Jean Mark Charlemagne and Chef Emmerly Gerald with the tour culminating at the Turquoise Beach Bar & Restaurant for lunch.
ALL is set for one of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association’s most anticipated events on its calendar, CHTA Taste of the Caribbean Competition. Every year the National Culinary Team looks forward to the region’s most sought after event in the Culinary Industry.
DIGICEL has yet again delivered in transforming the lives of its customers. On Saturday January 7, Digicel held the highly anticipated grand prize draw of its 2016 Christmas promotion, #GetGifted at its Bridge Street store. This followed the grand announcement of the winners three days earlier on The Wave radio station. Michael Ephraim emerged as the prepaid winner, Michael Charles as the postpaid victor, the 3 in 1 activation champ was RamezCheriki and a very elated Gabriel Felicien who purchased a specially discounted smartphone during the #GetGifted campaign period, was the fourth winner.
ROSEAU, Dominica, Jan 16, CMC – Dominica police have charged four people, including two St. Lucian nationals, with the murder of a Dominican man, whose body was found in a precipice, west of here on January 5. Police said that the body of Chris Blanc, a Dominican national who resided in Antigua, was found in the heights of St. Joseph, a west coast village, three days after he was reported missing.
ST. LUCIA has launched the second phase of the Caribbean Growth Forum (CGF) discussing a new approach to track progress made in advancing reforms identified through the CGF in the areas of investment climate, skills and productivity, and logistics and connectivity.
NEW YORK, CMC – Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has joined several United States Congressional representatives in planning to boycott Donald Trump’s inauguration as US President on Friday. Clarke, the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, who represents the 9th Congressional District in Brooklyn, New York, will be among a number of Democratic lawmakers who say they will stay away from the ceremony.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The International Labour Organization (ILO) is predicting that unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean will rise to 8.4 per cent this year. The ILO has released its World Employment Social Outlook, indicating that global unemployment levels and rates are expected to remain high in the short term, as the global labour force continues to grow.
GOVERNMENT officials will next week be part of a three-day Chartered Director Programme presented by the Caribbean Governance Training Institute which focuses on best practices for effective governance. The Cabinet of Ministers, Permanent Secretaries and Deputy Permanent Secretaries as well as heads of Statutory Bodies will attend the intensive sessions which will focus on “The Principles of Good Governance” as well as Risk Management, Strategic Planning and Accountability, and Financial Literacy.
PRIME Minister Allen Chastatent says he refuses to believe that poverty is behind the upsurge in criminal activities in St. Lucia and urged citizens, particularly parents, to re-think their priorities. “I refuse to accept that poverty is the cause for the kind of crime that we are seeing in St. Lucia today. Too many St. Lucians have been poor and have never resorted to this level of crime,” Chastanet said at a vigil and march for peace in the communities of Bois d’Inde and Jacmel on Sunday.
A middle aged American tourist has been left visibly shaken and traumatised after facing off with a gun wielding thief in Rodney Bay. On the other hand, she is also counting her blessings as the robbery attempt was thwarted by a helpful mob of locals who caught the perpetrator red-handed.