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Kobe Bryant dead in California helicopter crash

Legendary NBA player Kobe Bryant has died in a California helicopter crash, reports said Sunday. He was 41. Bryant was among at least four people traveling in his private helicopter over Calabasas when a fire broke out, sending the chopper spiraling from the sky, according to TMZ Sports. The crash occurred …

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INVEST SAINT LUCIA UNVIELS 2020 WORK PLAN

Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) says 2019 was a very good year for the state agency charged with attracting investment opportunities for the economic development of Saint Lucia. Officials say ISL and Saint Lucia are reaping the benefits of an aggressive campaign over the past twelve months, which included the much …

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MARCHAND RESIDENTS PAY TRIBUTE TO CASSYBOOM

The late coach will be laid to rest following a funeral service at the Mindo Philip park on Saturday January 25th 2020. There are calls for the authorities to name one of the stands at the Marchand grounds after the beloved coach.

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NINA COMPTON PUTS IT IN WRITING

Renowned chef Nina Compton has confirmed in writing her decision to decline the government’s nomination as a goodwill ambassador to Saint Lucia. The prominent saint Lucian, attributes the move to what she describes as disparaging and derogatory attacks on her family. Hts newsforce first broke this story on Thursday January …

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ECCB GOVERNOR ON REGULATION OF CREDIT UNIONS

The governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Timothy Antoine has voiced support for a greater role for credit unions and co-operatives in the sub-region. However he warns that the industry must be regulated given the growing role of such institutions.

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NINA COMPTON DECLINES NOMINATION

Renown chef Nina Compton will not be accepting the government’s nomination as a goodwill ambassador to Saint Lucia. Speculation was rife over the famous Saint Lucians response to the selection given what some critics say was the less than ideal treatment of her sister by prime minister Allen Chastanet. Winston …

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BREAK IN AT OPPOSITION LEADER’S OFFICE

Police are investigating in break-in at the office of the leader of opposition, Philip J. Pierre. The leader of the Saint Lucia Labour party and the Castries east MP is the latest citizen to fall victim to wave of property crime over the past few months.

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PWA LAMENTS LACK OF POLICE HEADQUARTERS

President of the police welfare association, Travis Chico says the construction of new police headquarters is long overdue. The head of the PWA has bemoaned the trying working conditions under which police officers are executing their duties. While he concedes there are financial constraints, Chicot argues outstanding occupational health and …

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