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(CMC) – In a week of marathon speeches at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), no theme was unequivocally more worrisome for Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries than the lack of support – whether financial and otherwise – for Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Caribbean leaders, therefore, continued to lament this paucity, ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) — The Saint Lucian Minister responsible for Agriculture, the Honorable Ezechiel Joseph, signed on October 5, 2018 the Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Agriculture of Cuba (MINAGRI), which was represented by Ambassador Jorge Soberon. During the signing ceremony of the agreement, the Saint Lucian Minister mentioned the satisfactory results of his ...

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(CMC) – The chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), James Patterson, has warned of an orchestrated plan to stall the November 12 Local Government Elections (LGE). He says GECOM has been facing “designs and machinations to stymie the operation and coming into force, the coming elections” and that there is “mischief afoot internal and ...

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(BBC) — A teenage girl who called 999 to report she was in an unknown location with a man who had just raped her was found by police using a drone. The 16-year-old contacted police in the early hours of Saturday to say she was on land in Boston with her attacker. Police recognised the ...

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(CMC) – St. Lucia will host the first Forum of the Caribbean Nationally Determined Contributions Finance Initiative (NDC FI) later this month. The October 11-12 initiative is one of two events being held here to raise public awareness on the impacts of climate change. The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission said that an ...

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(CMC) – The Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) has called on Prime Minister Andrew Holness to address what it called the “loutish behaviour” of his State Minister Everald Warmington, who clashed with a reporter earlier this week. “On numerous occasions in the past, he (Warmington) has verbally abused members of the press without any satisfactory ...

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(ANTIGUA OBSERVER) — Ineta Liburd, the mother of two of yesterday’s shooting victims, is appealing to the government for help to get out of the country with the rest of her family. Her plea comes as she received reports last night that her brother, Calvin “Burger” James, was back in her village looking for her, ...

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(SNO) — The deceased in last night’s motor vehicle accident that occurred in the Grande Ravine-Richfond area of Dennery has been identified as Devon Francis, a labourer of Augier, Vieux Fort. A police official told St. Lucia News Online that Francis, was the driver and lone occupant of a green BMW motor car (registration number ...

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(STABROEK NEWS) — A 12-member jury yesterday convicted Marissa George and John Caesar, the two persons charged with the 2009 robbery and attempted murder of businesswoman Dhanwantie Phulchand in an attack in the City Mall. George and Caesar were tried at the High Court for attempting to murder Phulchand, owner of Rishma’s Collection, on the ...

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(NEWS SOURCE GUYANA) — The three men who were arrested by the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit during an alleged cocaine handover on Wednesday found themselves before a City Magistrate on Friday afternoon facing drug possession and illegal gun charges. The three men were all remanded to jail. Appearing in Court Friday afternoon, Aundre Singh of ...

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