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(SNO) — Legal adviser to the government of Dominica, Senior Counsel Tony Astaphan, has said Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is acting like a “lone ranger” in a number of issues affecting the region. His comments came in light of a meeting of five Caribbean leaders, including Chastanet, with US President Donald Trump on Friday where ...

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(SNO) — There is no end in sight, at least for the time being, in a strike by firefighters after they rejected the latest offers by the Allen Chastanet-led government. A letter, bearing Chastanet’s signature on the latest offers, was promptly rejected by the firefigthers. Chairman of the Saint Lucia Firefighters Association (SLFA), Shane Felix, ...

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(SNO) — The Grand Finals of the 2019 Massy United Insurance 50 Over Under 19 Schools Cricket Tournament will be contested between St Mary’s College and Micoud Secondary. In the tournament’s semifinals which took place on Wednesday, March 20, St Mary’s College and Micoud Secondary had the better of Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and ...

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(SNO) — A capable 12-member Saint Lucia team is set to compete at the 19th Caribbean Netball Association (CNA) Jean Pierre Under-16 netball tournament, set for Antigua and Barbuda later this month. The tournament will be without defending champions, Jamaica. Saint Lucia, the 2018 hosts, finished second last year. Saint Lucia, who were also named ...

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 20, CMC – St. Lucia is expected to record economic growth of three per cent this year with the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) saying that the growth appears poised to increase in large part due to private and public sector construction programmes coming back on stream. In its “Country Economic Review ...

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 20, CMC – Prime Minister Mia Mottley Wednesday said that the core elements of a new, sustainable model for the regional airline, LIAT, are already clear and that the restructuring is expected to dramatically cut the airline’s cost to the Barbados taxpayer. Speaking in the Barbados Parliament as she delivered the 2019-2020 ...

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(BARBADOS TODAY) — The 65-year-old relative of a 12-year-old girl who was seen in a video bound with rope and being dragged up stairs, has pleaded guilty to assaulting the minor and exposing her in a manner likely to cause injury to her health. Magdalene Anetha Agard of Jemmotts, Durham, St Lucy, admitted to the ...

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ROSEAU, Dominica, Mar 20, CMC – A senior advisor to the Dominica government Wednesday warned of a possible erosion of Caribbean unity as he criticised the decision of United States President Donald Trump to meet with selected regional leaders on Friday to discuss issues ranging from Venezuela to Chinese economic intervention in the Caribbean. The ...

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 20, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projecting that St. Vincent and the Grenadines will attain two per cent economic growth in 2019. It said that economic activity in the country is expected to benefit from initiatives to improve competitiveness in agriculture and tourism, new construction work in hotel ...

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