July 24, 2014 | Comments: 27
Two men, charged in connection with the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Danny ‘Cocoy’ Theophane of Conway, Castries, appeared in a Castries court today, July 24. ...
PRESS RELEASE - Yesterday Mackay QLD became the latest focus of interest for sailors from around the world as the first of 23 cruising boats arrived in Mackay Marina ...
A reputed gang leader from Castries has been formally charged in connection with the shooting death of 19-year-old Danny ‘Cocoy’ Theophane of Conway, Castries. ...
A man from southeast St. Lucia and considered “armed and dangerous” is being sought by the Toronto Police Service for attempted murder. Nerville Ferdinand, 19, ...
A mini-bus driver is nursing a black and blue eye and cuts and bruises after refusing to give a strange man $2. Bryan Gregg, who operates a mini-bus on the La Croix to Castries route (Route 3A), told St Lucia News Online (SNO) on Wednesday, July 23, that he was second in line to leave the city on Saturday, when a man came up to him and requested $2. Gregg said by refusing to give the…FULL STORY
An unbeaten century by Dwayne Smith lit up the Kensington Oval, helping Barbados Tridents to a comfortable 29-run win against St Lucia Zouks but sparks also flew elsewhere. Tino Best and Shoaib Malik were involved in an altercation after the bowler dismissed the batsman, his celebration littered with choice words. Malik returned the favour before the umpire’s intervened. However, the incident had no bearing on the cricket being played. Malik had scored 49, Tridents were…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – Representatives from Invest Saint Lucia were among delegates who attended the recently held 4th Annual Summit of the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators and Developers (NABHOOD). The basis for ISL’s attendance was to meet with potential investors, highlight real investment prospects within the Tourism Sector in particular and solidify Saint Lucia’s position as an investment destination in general. “Accepting the kind invitation of the CEO and founder of NABHOOD, Mr….FULL STORY
The parents of 18-year-old Romel Bonnett of Sans Souci, Castries are seeking the public’s assistance in locating their missing son. Mother of the teen, Veronica Bonnett, told St. Lucia New Online (SNO) that it has been almost three days since she last saw her son. It is believed that the teen went missing sometime between 10 p.m on Sunday, July 20 and 6 a.m. Monday, July 21. Veronica claims that she last saw Romel on…FULL STORY
The man accused of attempting to smuggle drugs into the Bordelais Correctional Facility was charged with the offense today (July 23). Altius Tisson from Gardette, Dennery, but living at La Tourney, Vieux Fort, was charged for the possession of cannabis and possession with intent to supply cannabis. He is expected to make another court appearance tomorrow (July 24). Tisson was arrested on Tuesday, July 22 for the offence. Sources say the man attempted to throw…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – The leader of the Lucian People’s Movement, Therold Prudent, has offered his sincere congratulations to Mr. Ezra “D Fun Machine” Augustin after an outstanding performance which earned him the prestigious title of Monarch at this year’s Power Soca Competition. According to Prudent, Ezra’s victory is more than simply a proud moment for his family and all the people of Gros Islet; rather, it is significant in the sense that he has become…FULL STORY
STATEMENT – The Cabinet of Ministers has with profound sadness learnt of the passing of former Governor General Boswell Williams. H. E Boswell Williams served Saint Lucia with dedication, humility and honour, first as a member of the Civil Service, next as a Saint Lucia Labour Party Parliamentary Representative and then in the highest public office of the land, as Governor General. His was considered as being among the keenest of political minds the island…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – In its continued efforts to harness and develop the artistic potential of the people of Saint Lucia, the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) is embarking on non-traditional means of source-funding. As such, CDF is excited to launch its first Crowd Funding Campaign, Summer Of The Arts, from which we aim to raise at least US$30,000 to offset the costs associated with a series of activities which we will be engaged in from July…FULL STORY
The Ministry of Commerce, Business Development, Investment and Consumer Affairs through the Small Enterprise Development Unit (SEDU), and in collaboration with Pan American Life Insurance and Datashore, will be presenting a two-part workshop to Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) on business continuity management. The first part of this workshop will deal with business insurance and the second part with safeguarding your information assets. Business owners and potential entrepreneurs are hereby invited to attend this free…FULL STORY
The Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) and the Ministry of Social Transformation commenced it annual Youth Summer Art Platform programme today, July 23 at the National Cultural Centre. Director of Training, Promotion and Development of CDF, Celeste Burton, said this year the foundation is giving its participants the added opportunity to develop their talent and skills. Burton explained that the CDF, through this initiative, is ensuring that its participants value and understand their culture. She told…FULL STORY
Carnival Planning and Management Authority (CPMA) Chairman Lyndon Arnold has dubbed the 2014 St. Lucia Carnival a great success. Arnold told media operatives at a press conference today, July 23 that everything happened as planned. He said this year’s carnival also attracted a large turnout, as the streets of Castries were filled with hundreds of people. “It was two glorious days of jump up for revelers, and for the CPMA, we are extremely happy that…FULL STORY
Police Commissioner Vernon Francois has claimed that the Royal St. Lucia Police Force was invited to take part in the recent US “Trade winds” military exercise, despite having not participated in the event. Francois told a media conference recently that he has correspondence to prove that the police force was invited and its non-attendance was in no way in relation to a ban. According to him, the military exercise had some fiscal issues, which needed…FULL STORY
“He would not even get two votes” – Lucien Joseph brushes aside Jn Pierre’s call for his resignationComments: 17
National Taxi Union President Lucien Joseph has refuted claims of side-lining the Southern Taxi Association (STA), stating that he has tried everything in his power to represent all the affiliate taxi providers. Joseph’s comment come on the heels of recent calls by the STA President Francisco Jn Pierre to have him resign his post as president. In an exclusive interview with St. Lucia News Online (SNO) today, July, 23, Joseph said: “When a man wants…FULL STORY
Police have made a breakthrough in the homicide of Danny ‘Cocoy’ Theophane of Conway, Castries. On Wednesday, July 23, Laurie Phillip, 22, of La Clery, Castries was brought to court in connection with Theophane’s death. He was formally charged on Saturday, July, 19. Theopane, 19, was shot as he walked in the vicinity of the Soufriere bus stop on Carl Crescent Street at about 11:20 p.m. on Friday, July 11. He ran and collapsed by the…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE - Saint Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) Managing Director Trevor Louisy has congratulated Gaius Hendrickson St Marie on being chosen as the LUCELEC scholar for this year’s Student Programme for Innovation in Science and Engineering (SPISE). The 16-year-old is currently in Barbados attending the intensive four-week enrichment residential summer programme for Caribbean high-school students. SPISE is an initiative of the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) whose mission is to help harness science and technology for…FULL STORY