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Today, a date was set for a Canadian man to face trial for the death of a four-year-old St. Lucian boy. Sahab Jamshidi is committed to stand trial for the offence ...
Classes have been temporarily suspended at the Micoud Secondary School, according to Chief Education Officer at the Ministry of Education Marcus Edward. This ...
PRESS RELEASE - Digicel is making it easier and more affordable to own a smartphone with the launch of its new trade-in programme which offers customers the best ...
SUDBURY STAR - A Saint Lucian man will spend 90 days in a Canadian prison on weekends for stabbing another man in the back. Lennius Emmanuel, 45, will remain ...
Two Dominicans were nabbed on Wednesday afternoon with marijuana weighing 60 pounds by St. Lucia Marine Police during a high-speed chase off the coast of Canaries. ...
Police have arrested two men in relation with the recent homicide in Vieux Fort. The arrest comes almost four days after Donovan Fontenelle, 36, of Belle Vue, ...
A bush fire which began in Delcer, Choiseul at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and was extinguished, has reignited. Fire Service officials have responded and are currently on the scene. Reports are that the fire reignited around 10:15 a.m. near the Delcer RC Combined School. Classes have been suspended for the day. St. Lucia News Online (SNO) was told that firemen are trying to save a nearby house. A resident described the fire as “dangerous” and…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – Bahamian Shinika Reid, Client Service Officer was one of eight men and women from around the region who were voted CIBC FirstCaribbean’s top performers, or “Players of the Series” in 2014. The award-winning group was recently celebrated by the bank for the second time this year. In January, the eight Caribbean winners and their guests, joined outstanding employees from throughout the CIBC group for a week of celebratory events in Hawaii, where…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – RUBIS West Indies Limited’s (RWIL) continues to grow its business in St Lucia through a new partnership with JN Marie and Sons Limited. Rubis recently opened the newly rebranded Rubis Service Station located at the corner of L’Anse Road and John Compton Highway. JN Marie & Sons Limited has been operating in St. Lucia for over three decades and has become a name synonymous with the petroleum retail sector in St Lucia….FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – The St Lucia Football Association will be hosting its Quarter Finals this weekend at the Dennery playing field and the Soufriere Playing field. On Saturday 30th May 2015 Vieux Fort North Arsenal Vs La Clery from 5:30pm and at 8:00 pm the home team Dennery Chelsea will come up against Mabouya Valley Monaco FC at the Dennery Playing Field Sunday 31st May 2015 – Marchand Atletico Vs Anse La Raye AC milan…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – LIME has renewed its partnership with the National Community Foundation (NCF) and Club GAR as they get ready to host two of the biggest not-for-profit events, on May 31, 2015. Once again, LIME is the official telecommunications sponsor of both events, contributing cash along with telecoms service and other forms of support to help make the events successful. Walk 4 a Cause is an annual charitable event put on by Club GAR…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – Consolidated Foods Ltd. (CFL) recognised thirty one team members last Saturday evening, for setting a leading example of the company’s core values and for excellent performance in various training courses. For the past ten years, the company’s annual recognition ceremony was held as part of its May Day activities. This year, the company decided to try something different, treating the awardees to a special Cocktail Reception and Awards Evening at the Windjammer…FULL STORY
A mother is calling on the Ministry of Education to issue an official alert against demon-summoning the Charlie Charlie Challenge after her daughter began having unpleasant experiences. The woman, who requested anonymity, wrote to St. Lucia News Online (SNO), expressing her concern. Her 10-year-old daughter attends a primary school in the Gros Islet area. “My daughter came home crying and shaking after reporting that she saw desks floating,” the mother told SNO. She continued: “We…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – On Wednesday, May 27, 2015 a post mortem examination was conducted on the body of 36 year old, Donovan Fontinellea.k.a “Dan” of Belle Vue Vieux Fort. The examination revealed that Fontinelle died as a result of swelling in the brain caused by excessive fluid as a result of a skull injury. Fontinelle was discovered in a drain with multiple chop wounds to his body on Wednesday May, 13, 2015 about 7:00 p.m….FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – The Gros Islet Football League Promotional Competition Finals will take place on Sunday 31st May at the Corinth Playing Field. The day will start off with a friendly Under 18 game at 2.00 p.m. and followed by the Grand Finals which will feature Dominators vs Super J Northern United at 4.00 p.m. Awards will be given after the Grand Finals which will include Fair-play Award and MVP Award.FULL STORY
Castries NYAH are champions of the 2015 Castries Football Council Saint Lucia Football Association Registration Tournament. Conscious Willie struck for the Nyabinghi warriors in the 64th minute, thundering home a volley off a headed clearance, beating wrong-footed VSADC custodian Kennedy Duncan. VSADC, like 2014 CFC Super League champions Flow Lancers, will not play in the national club league for 2015. Joining NYAH in the national league, though, will be Police, who finished in second place….FULL STORY
GIS – Saint Lucia’s Minister for External Affairs, Hon. Alva Baptiste (also former President of the Council of Ministers of the ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States), earlier this week presided over Ministerial Consultations on Commodities that preceded the 101st Meeting of the ACP Council of Ministers that is being held from May 25-27 in Brussels. The Minister was supported by Dr. Len Ishmael, Ambassador for the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States and…FULL STORY
GIS – The Saint Lucian ministers for health and education, Hon. Alvina Reynolds and Hon. Dr. Robert Lewis last week visited the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, and held discussions with their counterparts, Minister for University Education, Science and Technology Sr. Manuel Fernandez, and Minister for Health Dr. Henry Ventura. During the visit, the two education ministers signed an agreement of Recognition of Titles of Higher Education between the governments of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela…FULL STORY
PRESS RELEASE – Uptown, a U.S. magazine which celebrates the luxury lifestyle of professional and influential urban consumers has appointed UK/St Lucian media personality Delia Dolor as its new Editor at Large. UPTOWN’s editorial content highlights the best in home décor, automotive, technology, fashion and jewelry, fitness, health and beauty, travel and leisure, food and wine, sports and entertainment, and arts and culture. Featured on the cover of the current issue is U.S. talk show…FULL STORY
IBN – Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive officer (CEO) David Grevemberg says he is “more optimistic” about St. Lucia’s ability to host the youth meet in 2017. Grevemberg made his disclosure after a visit to St. Lucia over the weekend in which the country’s hosting of the Commonwealth Youth games dominated the agenda. There appears to have been some uncertainty surrounding the ability of St. Lucia to host the games two years from now,…FULL STORY
Saint Lucians will no longer need a visa to travel to European Union (EU) countries, effective May 28, 2015. The exemption also applies to Caribbean nationals from Dominica, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad & Tobago. Travelers from the Caribbean and European countries under the agreement can visit for 90 days within any 180 day period without a visa. The exception however, will be persons traveling for the purpose of carrying out a…FULL STORY