Reports suggest St. Lucia recorded another homicide for the month of January. Police are investigating the circumstances behind the shooting …
The Pearl of the Caribbean – PART 3
The CIP Ecstasy. COMING on the heels of the Citizen by Investment Programmes of several Caribbean Islands (St. Kitts, Dominica, …
Skateboarding – Fifty Pioneer New Sport Here
Following the hosting of the inaugural Longboard event held here in December, many people are talking about its legacy and …
Celebrate Life With a Unique Card
GETTING those unique greeting cards for your wedding, baby shower, birthday or any other special occasion just got hassle-free, thanks to an innovative team of young entrepreneurs who have teamed up to help you express yourselves through their business idea.
Q: Dear Regina, Do you have any suggestions to help with my mom’s sleeping pattern? The caregiver during the day …
IT is fitting that the theme for our Nobel Laureate festival this year is ‘Celebrating Excellence: Fostering National Pride,’ where …
Jamaica Kincaid Praises Sir Derek
The arts community benefitted from an insightful Sir Derek Walcott Lecture delivered by Antiguan-American author, Jamaica Kincaid, on Tuesday evening …
SUPER 50 UNDERWAY – Marooners Upset J’ca Scorpions
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Test opener Kraigg Brathwaite stroked a maiden regional one-day hundred as Barbados Pride opened their Super50 campaign with a 145-run clobbering of Guyana Jaguars at Kensington Oval here Tuesday.
Under – 15 Football This Weekend
THE excitement continues to grow as several communities prepare to host the country’s biggest juvenile sporting event for 2017, the inaugural Saint Lucia Football Association/ 758 Sports Net Under-15 District Boys Championship.
New Sports Shop Opens Here
SPORTSMEN and women in the various sporting disciplines can now either purchase or place orders for quality sports gear and equipment at affordable prices. This has become possible with the opening of a new sports shop – Nake Sports.
More Success for Sandals-backed Tennis
THE Sandals Foundation’s Tiger Tennis In FLOW programme is expected to reach more than 350 children this year, its third year. The programme, initially introduced as a tennis club in 2008, transformed into an academy in 2016 and is delivered and managed by the principals of the Tiger Tennis Club at the Kenneth “Wriggler” King Multipurpose Complex in Castries.
National Pride Lacking
IT is certainly not surprising that despite the Nobel Laureate Festival passing its halfway mark this week organizers continue to beg the indulgence of larger audiences. That hue and cry has been the norm for years and popularized by Governor General Dame PearletteLouisy, who chairs the Nobel Laureate Festival Committee. After years of pleading, her best appeals for support have become a hoarse voice amidst the noise.
New Freight Service Starts Tomorrow
SEABOARD Marine has announced enhancements to its Miami, Florida Eastern Caribbean ocean freight service. The vessel rotation will now include a new port call at Castries, St. Lucia. The new weekly service is supported by two container ships that will commence today departing from Port Miami, Florida with a five day transit to Castries.
Spinoffs of Upgraded Gros Piton Trail
ON December 8 the Soufriere Foundation officially opened and now manages the operations at an additional entrance to the Gros Piton climbing experience through the Anse L’Ivrogne Beach. The trail having been previously utilized by unauthorized guided tour groups, received a full aesthetics boost with the inclusion of a security and cashiers booth, the provision of bathroom amenities with other structural enhancements and the employment of fully trained tour guides to sufficiently support the growing appeal for the product.
LPM Leader Raises Jobs Alarm
LEADER of the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) Therold Pru8dent says he is concerned about the unemployment levels in Gros Islet and has called on the parliamentary representative Mr. Lenard Montoute, to pay greater attention to the situation.
First Kidney Transplant In OECS
THE Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has congratulated Antigua and Barbuda following the first kidney transplant operation to be done in the sub-region. “This operation had ushered in a new era of health care proficiency within the region driven by a whole of government approach in collaboration with local health authorities and regional health coordinating groups including the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)” said OECS Director General Dr.Didacus Jules.
ITC Team Visiting St. Lucia
A team from the Geneva-based International Trade Centre (ITC) is on a one-week visit to St Lucia. The mission has …
Put Grenada First, Mitchell Tells Unions
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jan 25, CMC – Prime Minister Dr .Keith Mitchell has urged trade unions to put Grenada first as talks are due to continue on the one-off payment to public workers in recognition of the sacrifices made during the period 2013 to 2016 “It is not that we do not want to honour workers’ requests, but we cannot,” Mitchell said.
Wage Freeze for Dominica Public Workers?
ROSEAU, Dominica, Jan 25, CMC – The Dominica government has offered a zero per cent wage increase over the next three years to public workers, the general secretary of the Public Service Union (PSYU) Thomas Letang has said.
D.S.H. PETITION – 983 Signatures Collected so Far
A petition by a group calling itself Vieux Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change (VFCCCC) is one of many measures the group intends to employ to get government to renegotiate the US$2.6 billion Desert Star Holdings (DSH) project for the area. “The petition is not our only move. This is just the start. This is just the tip of the iceberg,” said Julius James, spokesman for the group.