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(SNO) — A 19-year-old from Bagatelle, Castries is now facing a charge of murder in the killing of Guyanese national Michael Pooran. Pooran, 26, was stabbed to death on February 24 in the community. Police from the Marchand Police Station responded to the incident around 5 a.m. on that day. On February 27, Matthew Defleurmon ...

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 11, CMC – Cricket West Indies presidential hopeful, Ricky Skerritt, believes the current administration has immersed itself in unnecessary conflict to the detriment of cricket development across the region. Skerritt, who is seeking to topple the incumbent Dave Cameron at elections in Jamaica later this month, said there were a number of ...

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BASSETERRE, St Kitts, Mar 11, CMC – Skipper Jason Holder says while West Indies’ batting was a huge disappointment in the Twenty20 series, it could not overshadow the massive strides made by the Caribbean side during the overall tour against England. West Indies crumbled for record lows in the two final T20 Internationals here at ...

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(SNO) — Forty-four people were diagnosed with HIV, the virus which causes the deadly disease AIDS, in Saint Lucia in 2017, Dr. Gail Gajadhar of the Infectious Disease Unit and acting senior medical officer, has revealed. She is also pointing out the fact that although there is news that a United Kingdom patient’s HIV has become ...

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KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Mar 11, CMC – Shareholder governments of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, will meet in Barbados later on Monday to discuss the financial crisis facing the Antugua-based airline, Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has announced. Gonsalves said that the “urgent meeting” to be attended by the airline’s management and the trade unions ...

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(SNO) — Saint Lucia is among countries where a woman is more likely to be a manager than a man, activist Zanda Desir has said. Desir is a Women Deliver young leader and #NotAskingForIt campaign activist, who was born and raised in Saint Lucia. She told the Jamaica Observer’s All Women feature recently that there is ...

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Customs agents have seized the biggest shipment of cocaine recovered at the ports of New York and New Jersey in 25 years. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says 3,200 pounds of the drug in 60 packages were seized at Port New York/Newark on Feb. 28. The street value is estimated at ...

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HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mar 11, CMC – Premier David Burt has offered condolences to a Kenyan man working in Bermuda, who lost five family members in Sunday’s crash of an Ethiopian jetliner. The plane was en route from Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, to Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, when it crashed six minutes after take-off, killing ...

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mar 11, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary General Irwin LaRocque has held talks with Mexico’s Foreign Minister, Marcelo Ebrard, on the “current worrying situation in Venezuela,” according to a statement issued by the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat. It said that la Rocque had travelled to the third largest country in Latin America last ...

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