Home / Breaking News (page 249)

Breaking News

Verve Night Club Goes Up In Smoke

12 people are reportedly without a job after an early Wednesday morning fire in the Rodney Bay Village, destroyed a business establishment. Police are reportedly not ruling out arson as investigations into the blaze get underway.

Read More »

Richard Frederick Mulls Run As Independent

Incumbent Castries Central MP Richard Frederick has ended speculation about his future in elective politics. Frederick will be a factor in this year’s election cycle, but as an independent. He was expelled from the united workers party after a contretemps with the party leadership. On May 17th, Frederick invited his …

Read More »

Day Against Homophobia, Discussing Discrimination

The international community observed “world day against homophobia” on Tuesday may 17th. Locally, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual community say the country has a long way to go before they are accepted by society.

Read More »

SLP Calls Out UWP Leader On Alleged Clash

The election campaign is in full-swing with a raft of allegations and counter allegations between the two established parties. A group of young men in Castries South is now accusing UWP political leader of hurling obscenities at them, simply because they disagreed with him on policy. The men say Chastanet …

Read More »

Myers On UWP Five To Stay Alive Vat Cut Proposal

A local chartered account is weighing in on the opposition united workers party’s 5 point plan to revive the economy, if successful at the next general election. The Centrepiece of “5 to stay alive” is a promise to remove the value added tax (Vat). Frank Myers says that what is …

Read More »

15 Year-Old Is Gunned Down City Streets

A teenager was felled by a hail of gunfire on Monday. Two gunmen reportedly opened fire on 15-year-old Gregor Steven of Wilton’s yard, Castries. The teen who was shot multiple times along the Morne Du Don road, later succumbed at hospital.

Read More »

Accident Riddled Weekend

Fire and emergency officials responded to vehicular collisions in multiple locations over the weekend. The fire and ambulance department fielded 98 ambulance calls. Officials also attended to 8 fires and a number of cases of physical assaults.

Read More »

Vieux Fort Jazz Ends On A High Note

The Vieux-Fort community staged its finale of the 2016 Saint Lucia jazz and arts festival on the weekend. Patrons were not only entertained by musicians, but also sampled local cuisine.

Read More »