Officers attached to the Drug Unit conducted an eradication exercise on a marijuana plantation at Des Barras, Babonneau today, Friday, December 6, 2013. During the ...
A businessman and his wife were among four persons who appeared in the First District Court in Castries today, Friday, Dec. 6, charged for what police described as a ...
Below is a statement from the acting PM on Mandela’s passing. We the Government and People of Saint Lucia convey our deepest condolences to the family of His ...
As tributes pour in from all over the world on the death of Nelson Mandela, the United Workers Party is adding its voice to honouring this extraordinary man. ...
Former government minister and magistrate of the Gros Islet Court, Velon John, is now a magistrate in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). John is acting for Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards, who is scheduled to go on leave soon. According to a report on bvinews.com, John has sent a strong warning to lawyers in the BVI that he will not tolerate excuses for continuous adjournment of cases. “I take a dim view of adjournments,” Magistrate John…FULL STORY
Below is a statement from the SLP. It is with tremendous sorrow and sadness that the leadership and members of the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) have learned of the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela. South Africa and the world have lost a truly great statesman who always put his country and its people first. Nelson Mandela represents a once in a lifetime hero who captured the imagination of his people and…FULL STORY
Some of the hottest handsets are available from LIME for Christmas 2013. LIME has been putting out new handsets and specials just about every day since mid-November. One of the most exciting handsets available is the Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo, and it was showcased this week with an exclusive party at LIME Baywalk for specially invited VIP customers. The guest list included 100 of the company’s top prepaid mobile customers, who have shown unwavering loyalty…FULL STORY
Dear Willie: My babies’ dad and I have been together for five years. When we got together we were both teenagers. I started living at his parents’ house until one day his father told him that he doesn’t want me at his home anymore because I had an argument with his brother. At that time we just had our first baby. He then moved out with me. A few months later, there was this woman…FULL STORY
With recently concluded semi-finals taking place in St. Lucia and St. Vincent, Caribbean Youth Fest launches its 10th Anniversary edition on Tuesday December 10 at the CDF Conference Center. The Youth Fest features singing performances in various genres. This year Caribbean Youth Fest will include Vincentians for the first time as there will be two contestants each in the teens and 20s categories and one dance group for the dance competition. Two fashion houses will…FULL STORY
Below is a statement issued by the Lucian Peoples Movement on the occasion of Nelson Mandela’s passing. More than any other political figure in modern history, Nelson Mandela has been a towering source of inspiration for many around the world. In life, he was gracious and forgiving. He understood well that the art of nation building could never be attainable in South Africa if the policy of his ANC government was to exclude input from…FULL STORY
Digicel continues to brighten the lives of St Lucians with fantastic cash prizes, great savings and trendy handsets. The residents of Dennery, Micoud and Laborie saw scores of Digicel team members bring the joys of the Christmas season to their doorsteps and communities on the Digicel’s Brighten Someone’s Christmas roadshow. The magic began at 3:00 pm from the Digicel Head Office in Rodney Bay and delighted customers along the east coast villages of Dennery and Micoud followed…FULL STORY
Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony has the honour of being invited to deliver the address at the Fall 2013 Commencement of Fort Valley State University in Georgia, USA, on Saturday. Dr Anthony will deliver his address on the connectivity between the United States and the rest of the world in this era of global interdependence. In a letter dated August 12, 2013, Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, Ph.D., President of the Fort Valley State University informed Dr….FULL STORY
Photo captured by Jahrantee at Point Seraphine overlooking the harbour and financial center. Photographers – novice, amateur or professional – in Saint Lucia are asked to submit photos, photographer credit and caption to email@example.com for consideration for the Photo of the Day feature, daily on stlucianewsonline.com and our Facebook page. Submissions can be accompanied by a brief profile and contact information of the photographer. Submissions will be published in the order they were received. Photos…FULL STORY
Digicel, through its ‘Brighten Someone’s Christmas’ promotion is giving away $100,000 in cash and prizes. Customers can avail of the cash and prizes by simply topping up $10 or more, paying their postpaid bills in full and on time or by joining the Digicel family. Digna Medard, teacher of the George Charles Secondary School and resident of the Anse La Raye community, is the first winner in the Digicel Christmas Promotion. Medard paid her postpaid…FULL STORY
Next Friday CIBC FirstCaribbean will throw open the doors of its newest state-of-the-art branch, a stone’s throw from its Headquarters at Warrens in Barbados, to its customers. Employing 39 staff, the 13,700 square-foot Warrens Banking Centre represents the Bank’s latest investment in its network of branches and Instant teller (ABM) machines across the Caribbean. Within the last three years, the bank has opened new branches at Orange Walk in Belize, Carmichael Road in the Bahamas,…FULL STORY
The Adopt-a-Cause Programme is an annual programme spearheaded by CIBC FirstCaribbean employees who identify and select organisations within their communities that are in need of a helping hand. This year the bank’s employees opted to assist local schools in creating more lively and engaging school environments as well as providing supplies needed for a productive school year. The corporate banking centre team visited the La Croix Maingot Combined School at the end of August bearing…FULL STORY
The United Workers Party (UWP) says the candlelight march and public meeting which were scheduled for Tuesday, December 10 have been postponed until further notice. “The logistical arrangements necessary for hosting a meeting of such magnitude would not be reasonably satisfied before Tuesday,” the party said. “The party understands the excitement and enthusiasm brought about by the announcement from our political leader on RCI’s News Spin and DBS’ News Maker Live, however, we assure you…FULL STORY
With three weeks left before Christmas Day, a family of four will be without a home and livelihood. A house, made mainly out of wood, and its adjoining business (Suzie’s Place) on the St. Jude’s Highway, were completely destroyed by fire shortly about 1 am today. No one was hurt. The house was reportedly occupied by a couple and their two children. The cause of the fire is unknown.FULL STORY
(CNN) — Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday. He was 95. The former president battled health issues in recent months, including a recurring lung infection that led to numerous hospitalizations. With advancing age and bouts of illness, Mandela retreated to a quiet life at his boyhood home in the nation’s…FULL STORY
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