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Vieux Fort Vision 2030 Dialogue

Vieux fort residents and business owners gathered at the town’s fisheries complex conference room on Sunday, to discuss plans for the southern town’s development. The ‘vision 2030’ meeting was convened by the Vieux Fort concerned citizens coalition for change (VFCCCC) and billed as a platform for frank debate on the …

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2016 4th Quarter Employment Stats

Job numbers for the last quarter in 2016 are in. According to data from the central statistics office, youth unemployment numbers are up. However, the overall jobless rate was down in 2016.

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Rotary Club Gears Up For Wine And Cheese

The rotary club of Saint Lucia is garnering support for the hosting of its elegant wine and cheese fiesta to raise funds for disadvantaged groups and communities. The premier charity at the official residence of the governor general, government house is slated for Sunday February 12th 2017. The club supports …

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Trouble At Soufriere Police Station

Officers at the Soufriere Police Station are back on the job and have agreed to a tentative arrangement to address their health and safety concerns. The officers stood outside the station on Thursday after the department of labour ordered that it be shut down, due to a number of breaches. …

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New Gros Piton Trail Makes a Splash

Recently, the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF), officially opened an additional entrance to the Gros Piton Nature Trail through the Anse L’Ivorgne Beach. The trail which was formerly used by unsanctioned guided tour groups, was entirely enhanced with fully trained tour guides, security and cashier booths as well as bathroom …

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2nd Road Fatality, Motorcyclist Perishes In Collision

27-year-old Mandela henry died from injuries sustained during a motor vehicle crash on Friday February 3rd. Sometime before 1am, henry traveling south bound on a motorcycle along Micoud Street, Castries careened into an SUV. An 18-year-old pillion rider identified as Debwan Jacob is listed in critical condition.

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DPP Issues Warning To The Media

Meanwhile, the director of public prosecutions used his press briefing to warn the media against revealing specifics of on-going criminal matters. He reminded the local press that there are specific laws which prohibit any action that could prejudice the outcome of a case. There are also serious penalties, if those …

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