St. Lucia Announces Updated Travel Protocols to Take Effect July 9

Staff Consortium | July 07, 2020

Following a reassessment of travel protocols based on market conditions, The Government of St. Lucia has introduced several new and updated protocols ...

Dominica Says it is Prepared to Keep Borders Closed Until December

Staff Consortium | July 02, 2020

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC — The Dominica government says it is prepared to close the island until December even as it announced plans to re-open its bor...

Two Killed During Trinidad and Tobago Protests; Police Say They Have Foiled Plot to Destabilize Country

Staff Consortium | June 30, 2020

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC — The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Tuesday said that they had foiled a “well-orchestrated plan to destab...

Opposition Party Wins General Election in Anguilla

Staff Consortium | June 30, 2020

THE VALLEY, Anguilla, CMC – The main opposition Anguilla Progressive Movement (APM) has won Monday’s general election in this British Overseas Ter...

BREAKING NEWS

LIAT is No More: Airline Being Liquidated, the Government of Antigua Has Announced

Staff Consortium | June 29, 2020

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC –  Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Brown has announced plans to liquidate the regional carrier, LIAT. Bro...

World Metereology Office Warns of Effects of Saharan Dust on Caribbean

Staff Consortium | June 27, 2020

GENEVA, CMC – The World Meteorological Office (WMO) Friday said the massive dust storm currently blanketing many parts of the Caribbean, is posing a...

Community Center

Two Die as Fire Swept Through House in St. Lucia

Staff Consortium | February 22, 2020

CASTRIES. St. Lucia, CMC – Two elderly people di...

BVI Police Seek Help to Locate Wanted Man

Angela Burns | February 13, 2020

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS — BVI police is seeking t...

Britain Funds Digital Media Workshops for Caribbean Journalists

Staff Consortium | February 11, 2020

Media practitioners from St. Lucia were given the ...

Business

Barbados Set to Introduce National Digital Identification

Staff Consortium | June 19, 2020

Bridgetown, Barbados, Cmc – Barbados Is Working Toward Introducing A National Digital Id, Which Could Be Rolled Out Over The Next Six Months. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley Shared This Information On Wednesday As She Spoke About The Delivery Economy, Which Has Emerged Significantly With The Covid-19 Pandemic. “the Delivery Economy Is Right Now With Us And We Only Need To Nurture It….  for Decades, The Supermarkets Were Trying To Do It, They Never Got Anywhere; Banks Were Trying To Do It, They Didn’t Get Any Buy-in And All Of A Sudden, Everybody Now Realises Contactless Commerce Is Here And Needs To Be Exploited,” Said Mottley  was Speaking At…

Multi-Million Dollar Rehabilitation Project Begins at St. Lucia's International Airport

Staff Consortium | June 16, 2020

Castries, St. Lucia, Cmc – The St. Lucia Air And Seaport Authority (salspa) Said Work Has Started On The Multi-million Dollar Project To Rehabilitate The Hewanorra International Airport (hia) In The South Of The Island, More Than A Decade After Plans Were Unveiled To Improve The Facility So As To Meet A Changing Environment. “as A Statutory Entity, Slaspa Is Governed By Stringent Policies. A Project Of This Magnitude Necessitates Due Diligence And Meticulous Project Planning To Ensure Success And Timely Delivery,” Said Slaspa’s General Manager, Daren Cenac. Cenac Said That Since The Ground Breaking Ceremony Last Year, Slaspa’s Management And…

Jamaica Will Reopen Borders to International Travelers on June 15

Staff Consortium | June 01, 2020

Kingston, Jamaica, Cmc – The Government Is To Reopen The Country’s Ports For Entry For The Repatriation Of Jamaicans On Monday  and To International Travellers On June 15. The Announcement Was Made To Tourism Stakeholders In A Letter Signed By Minister Of Tourism Edmund Bartlett. This Comes As Jamaicans Head Back To Work On Monday And Various Agencies Of The State Resume Operations On A Phased Basis. Meanwhile, In A Statement, Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton Reminded Jamaicans That It Is Now More Important Than Ever For Everyone To Remain “vigilant In Their Infection Prevention And Control Measures To Reduce The Risk Of Exposure To Covid-19.…

After Bankruptcy Filing, Digicel Says It's Business as Usual

Staff Consortium | May 19, 2020

Hamilton, Bermuda, Cmc  — Digicel Group One Ltd, The Telecommunications Group’s Bermuda-based Holding Company, Has Gone Into Provisional Liquidation Here And Also Filed For Chapter 15 Recognition At Us Bankruptcy Court In Manhattan. But A Spokesperson For Digicel, Which Operates In More Than 30 Markets In The Caribbean And South Pacific, Said The Moves Would Not Impact The Regular Operations Of The Company And Were Aimed At Strengthening The Balance Sheet. “it’s Important To Point Out That This Will Have No Impact On Our Day-to-day Operations, Our Staff, Our Suppliers, Our Customers Or Any Aspect Of Our Ongoing Activities — It Is Business As…

Entertainment

St. Lucia Jazz Festival, Set for May 7-9, Includes Patti LaBelle, Other Big Names

Staff Consortium | March 04, 2020

The 2020 St. Lucia Jazz Festival Kicks Off On May…

Jamaica Government Calls on Grammys to Place Reggae Award in Main Show

Staff Consortium | February 06, 2020

Jamaica — Jamaica Minister Of Culture, Gender, Entertainment…

Machel Montano Hints At Marrying His Longtime Girlfriend During Final Machel Monday on Feb. 17

Staff Consortium | January 27, 2020

  Trinidad — "look How Long Me And Me Girl Dating...…