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Sitting of the House of Assembly for June 27th

PRESS RELEASE A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, June 27, 2017 with Papers to be laid and Bills to be presented by the Honourable Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service, the Honourable Minister  for Infrastructure, …

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Opposition Leader Awarded $40k in Defamation Suit

Castries East MP, Philip J. Pierre, has won judgement in  two separate libel cases. The first case named journalist, Guy Ellis, the Mayers Printing Company Limited and the Mirror Publishing Company Limited as defendants. Journalist, David Vitalis, Guy Mayers, who is currently Saint Lucia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, …

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Autopsy Results Homicide #28 2017

The post mortem results are in, as authorities continue investigations into the 28th homicide for 2017. 27-year-old Ike Ephraim’s lifeless body was discovered battered and bloodied in a drain in the Beausejour area about 4:00am Wednesday. He is reported to have been in an altercation at a Bois D’orange bar …

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Cops Recover Stolen Car In Beach Armed Robbery

Meanwhile, the police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the armed robbery of a motorist at Vigie beach on Wednesday night. According to police, law enforcement officers responded to a call that an independence city resident was robbed of a car and personal belongings at the popular recreational area. The vehicle …

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Opposition Boycotts Senate Sitting

Leader of the opposition Philip J. Pierre says the public will get a thorough analysis of the appropriation bill at the “people’s parliament” – the famed market steps, next week. Pierre led another walk out of the house this week in protest over the closure of debate on the budget …

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Dr. Raymond Defends 2017 Budget

Minister in the Ministry of Finance Dr. Ubaldus Raymond says government is strategically implementing its fiscal policies, to bring life to the economy. The leader of government business in the senate made his contribution to debate on the 2017 budget on Thursday. He says government has rolled out an ambitious, …

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Dr. Augier Calls For Government Consultation

Independent senator Dr. Adrian Augier says government must observe principles of governance and seek public feed-back on any initiative that involves the sale or transfer of national assets. The economist made his senate contribution to debate on the 2017 budget on Thursday. It was a presentation that focused on policy …

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Grand Theft Auto Victim Recovers Stolen Car

An Entrepot man is counting his blessings following an alleged armed robbery incident. Police confirmed receiving a report of a suspected holdup along the Vigie beach coastline between 7 pm and 8 pm on June 21st. The victim told investigators the masked assailants, armed with a firearm, forced him out …

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