ROSEAU, Dominica, Jan 27, CMC – Opposition Leader Lennox Linton has called for a public inquiry into the controversial Citizenship by Investment Programme (CBI) and hinted at the possibility of his United Workers Party (UWP) staging street demonstrations in support of the call.
THE presence of City Police Officers (CPOs) on the streets is making a difference in maintenance of law and order in the capital after just a few `weeks but their role is expected to be further enhanced in the weeks ahead. Decked in their starched white polo shirts and dark tunics the officers of the Castries Constabulary have added muscle to law enforcement, winning them appreciation and praise from a number of citizens.
LOCAL media houses are again being encouraged to consider the option of self-regulation so as to steer them away from litigation and lack of credibility as a result of stories they publish or air. On Thursday, representatives from the Media Association of Saint Lucia (MASL), the Attorney General’s Office and media houses met to discuss the media’s crucial role in disseminating information to the public. However, all agreed that the media needs to do more to protect itself from finding itself at the centre of controversy and lawsuits.
FREQUENT bursts of gunfire heard by residents in Castries is causing concern in several communities with people wondering whether the Police are even aware of these incidents. The latest incident took place around 5:45 yesterday morning, according to reports made to THE VOICE.
Reports suggest St. Lucia recorded another homicide for the month of January. Police are investigating the circumstances behind the shooting …
The CIP Ecstasy. COMING on the heels of the Citizen by Investment Programmes of several Caribbean Islands (St. Kitts, Dominica, …
Following the hosting of the inaugural Longboard event held here in December, many people are talking about its legacy and …
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IT is fitting that the theme for our Nobel Laureate festival this year is ‘Celebrating Excellence: Fostering National Pride,’ where …
The arts community benefitted from an insightful Sir Derek Walcott Lecture delivered by Antiguan-American author, Jamaica Kincaid, on Tuesday evening …
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.