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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jan 30, CMC – Prime Minister Mia Mottley is participating in the third meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery, which ends later on Wednesday in Puerto Rico. A government statement said that Mottley, who was part of a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) delegation that visited the United Nations ...

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jan 30, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Wednesday confirmed that it is investigating the kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelan nationals, but said it would not comment on whether or not a US$200,000 ransom had been demanded. Police Commissioner, Gary Griffith, speaking on a radio programme ...

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 30, CMC – The Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) Wednesday announced the appointment of Jacqueline Dragone as its new executive director, saying she will be responsible for securing funding opportunities in the areas of HIV, gender -based violence, teenage pregnancy and cervical cancer. SCLAN said that the international development professional ...

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MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Jan 30, CMC – The President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Patricia Affonso-Dass, has hailed the diversity of the region as she called for it to be better known as the most welcoming region in the world. Addressing the 37th annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing ...

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ROSEAU, Dominica, Jan 30, CMC – Dominica Wednesday thanked New Zealand for its continued commitment towards the development of the geothermal sector here as Wellington acknowledged that the two countries were exposed to similar challenges. President Charles Savarin, speaking at a ceremony where the New Zealand Ambassador to Dominica, Anton Ojala, presented his credentials, said ...

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(SNO) — With the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) warning that there could be a possibility of a severe outbreak of dengue fever in the region, Saint Lucians are being told to play their role in reducing breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Dengue fever is transmitted through the aedes egypti mosquito. Acting National Epidemiologist Dr. Michelle ...

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(SNO) — Another talented young Saint Lucian is off to school in the United States, as Jervonne Agard continues the pipeline of nationals who have enrolled at Coppin State University in Maryland. Agard, who is an alumnus of Castries Comprehensive Secondary School and Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, follows in the footsteps of former student-athletes ...

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(SNO) — A local tennis coach is developing his skills with a months-long course in the United Kingdom. Stephen Marcelle, who operates Marcelle’s Tennis Academy in the south of Saint Lucia, and who has worked as a professional coach at Coconut Bay Resort in Vieux Fort, is presently in Exeter, England, where he is pursuing ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) Customer Service office at Vieux-Fort closed on Monday, January 28, 2019 and will remain so until further notice to facilitate unforeseen and urgent maintenance. The Vieux-Fort office closure is necessary to ensure customers and staff can make use of the building safely and comfortably. The ...

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(SNO) – The Micoud Police Station confirmed that a serious accident has occurred, minutes ago, along the Micoud Highway. Though the official could not provide additional information, reports from other sources indicate that several persons sustained serious injuries Wednesday afternoon. The accident involved at least two vehicles, a truck and a sports utility vehicle (SUV), ...

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