March 10, 2014 | Comments: 3
The final episode of the ABC’s hit romance reality series The Bachelor is set to air tonight Monday, March 10, 2014. The Bachelor show is currently in its 18th ...
Prime Minister Dr. Kenny D. Anthony traveled to St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Monday, March 10, 2014 to participate in the 25th Intercessional Meeting of ...
Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has called on St. Lucians in both the public and private sectors to become more accountable and transparent in their duties. The ...
On March 10, 2014, the Caribbean Regional Youth Council joins the Commonwealth in celebrating Commonwealth Day under the theme Team Commonwealth. The theme was ...
As part of preparations for the upcoming Budget, Political Leader and Deputy Political Leader, Allen Chastanet and Dr. Gale Rigobert respectively will leave for Barbados on Monday, March 10, 2014, where they are scheduled to meet with public and private sector stakeholders over the next three days. Among issues down for discussion are the economy, health sector, education and foreign direct investment. These meetings are also part of the party’s policy development strategy to adequately…FULL STORY
Photo depicts a section of the Malgretoute Beach in Soufriere. Photo by Bianca Edmund. 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….FULL STORY
“We have to reclaim that territory” – Dominica prime minister to Labour Party leadership and supportersComments: 11
Dominica’s head of government and comrade of Prime Minister Kenny Anthony has warned the people of St. Lucia not to make what he described as a “mistake” to vote out the St. Lucia Labour Party government. Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit, who was the featured speaker at the SLP’s Delegates Conference this Sunday afternoon at Choiseul, told labour party supporters “I’m here today to tell you it’s time to get back to basics.” “When…FULL STORY
Heads of Government of 14 CARICOM Member States and two Associate Members will gather in St Vincent and Grenadines on Monday at the 25th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The opening session of the meeting at Buccament Bay Resort will be addressed by CARICOM Chairman Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, immediate past Chair Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of Trinidad and…FULL STORY
Employees of Bay Gardens Hotel and Resorts were honoured for their hard work and dedication in 2013 with a special cocktail and award ceremony on Friday night (Mar.7). The Bay Gardens Resorts Awards Evening 2014 took place at the hotel’s Bougainvillea Conference Room in Rodney Bay Village under the theme “Precious Gems.” The ceremony came on the heels of the hotel receiving several local and international awards for “excellent service”. Staff of the Bay Gardens…FULL STORY
Researchers with a Caribbean trade bloc have found that decriminalising marijuana and exploring its use for medicinal purposes could help boost the region’s sluggish economy. Caricom leaders are expected to talk about the preliminary report in a two-day summit that begins Monday in the Eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent. The report was released Friday to The Associated Press. Experts said the Caribbean already has a built-in competitive advantage with marijuana cultivation, noting that Jamaican…FULL STORY
St Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) on Thursday, March 6, 2014 presented Chief Education Officer Marcus Edward with a $15,000 cheque towards the sponsorship of this year’s National Schools Science and Technology Fair. The Science Fair will be held from April 2-4, 2014 at the Derek Walcott Square under the theme, “Young Minds Working Together to Meet Global Needs Through Science and Technology.” LUCELEC has been a long-time sponsor of the Science and Technology Fair,…FULL STORY
Today, approximately 60 women will join together at the Vigie Sports Complex, Sans Souci for the seventh annual Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk; it is the first time that this walk will be held in Saint Lucia. The walk is part of a global movement to inspire a rising generation through mentorship. Held on International Women’s Day and sponsored globally by Bank of America, and locally by Blue Waters, Saint Lucia Civil Service Cooperative Credit…FULL STORY
The CARICOM Secretariat is honoured and privileged to salute the women and girls of the Caribbean Community on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2014. This year’s United Nation’s theme ‘Equality for Women is Progress for All’, is one that we can all embrace as we examine our progress toward meeting the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and, in particular, goals three and five relating to gender equality and maternal health respectively. On this day,…FULL STORY
Comptroller of the Customs and Excise Tax department Andy Fernelon has called on individuals who imported barrels into the country between January 1-8, 2014 to visit his department to collect a Value Added Tax (VAT) refund which may be owed to them. This is due to an extension in the annual exception of import duties and VAT on barrel imports for the period December 1-January 31, which was extended to February 15, 2014. However, according…FULL STORY
Stratosphere Muzic has released its latest production. The new release – Friendship Riddim, features six songs from namely Ricky T, Mongstar, Marie-Anne, Blue and 2012 Piton Soca Starz champion, Jay Budz, who are signed to Stratosphere’s label. Stratosphere’s CEO Courney “Curty” Louis also has a song on there. Louis sings on “My Prayer” as Dutch – a stage name he performed under during his days as an artiste with Saint Lucian group, GOB in the…FULL STORY
The regional airline, LIAT, says it will take “decisive action” to deal with unprofitable routes as the Antigua-based airline seeks to make its operations financially variable. “We have been trying, before going the harsh route, to persuade people to invest. We have met with a number of governments and prime ministers… we have expressed to them that we will have no other option but to cut the service,” LIAT Chairman Jean Holder told a news…FULL STORY
A six-year-old student of the Ti Rocher Combined School was rushed to hospital Friday afternoon (March 7) after he was hit by a police vehicle on the Bexon Highway. Reports are that about 3 p.m., an unmarked Drug Unit police vehicle made contact with the student who had just gotten off a bus. The student, who allegedly ran across the road, was hospitalised in stable condition.FULL STORY
Dear Willie: I’m a young man who is currently in a relationship with this wonderful young woman, whom I love so much, respect and treat her like no other. I’m very serious about our relationship and want a great future with this woman. Lately, we’ve been encountering some problems and I don’t know if I’m the problem. I’ll be honest Willie I’m young and I still have quite a lot to learn and go through…FULL STORY
Haiti needs a “Marshall plan” for water and sanitation to quell a cholera epidemic which poses a major threat to the Caribbean and Latin America, according to the UN assistant secretary general. Pedro Medrano Rojas, who is coordinating the response in Haiti, is visiting European capitals this week to drum up support for the faltering effort to deal with an epidemic that has killed 8,540 since 2010 and infected almost 700,000 people. Studies have shown…FULL STORY