Dallas cop guilty of murdering St Lucia-born neighbour get 10 years

Dallas cop guilty of murdering St Lucia-born neighbour get 10 years

DALLAS, Texas — A white former Dallas police officer who said she fatally shot her unarmed, black neighbor after mistaking his apartment for her own was found guilty of murder last Tuesday. A jury reached the verdict in Amber Guyger’s high-profile trial for the killing of Botham Jean after six days of witness testimony but […]

Barbados major damage from Hurricane Dorian

Barbados major damage from Hurricane Dorian

No major incidents, damage or injuries were reported across Barbados following the passage of Tropical Storm Dorian last Monday night and into early morning. And the public service is set to resume operations, while the Transport Board will resume a staggered servicel.  In addition, all polyclinics and 24-hour services in the health care sector will […]

OECS says Fungus threatens banana and plantain trees

OECS says Fungus threatens banana and plantain trees

Fusarium wilt of bananas, commonly known as Panama disease, is a destructive soil borne fungus that poses a threat to the production of all banana and plantain crops. Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race 4 has reappeared and is now a priority pest threatening the region’s banana industry with serious economic, livelihood and food security repercussions. There […]

UN head sees devastating impact of Sargassum on St Lucia

UN head sees devastating impact of Sargassum on St Lucia

António Guterres was among some very distinguished guests invited to participate in the 40th CARICOM Heads of Government meeting held in Saint Lucia. And Dr Gale T. C. Rigobert, Minister with responsibility for Sustainable Development and Parliamentary Representative for Praslin, used the opportunity for him to witness firsthand the impact the stinking seaweed is having on […]

Dallas Cop accused of killing St Lucian wants trial moved

Dallas Cop accused of killing St Lucian wants trial moved

Lawyers for Amber Guyger, the former Dallas police officer accused of fatally shooting St Lucian Botham Jean in his own apartment last year, filed a motion for her murder trial to be moved away from Dallas County. The lawyers wrote, “Almost immediately after the incident, acting as an echo-chamber the size of the Grand Canyon, the […]

St Lucia opposition asked PM for details of citizenship money

St Lucia opposition asked PM for details of citizenship money

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia — The Saint Lucia Labour (SLP) continues to demand that Prime Minister Allen Chastanet reveal details of Citizenship by Investment (CIP) funds as required by law, and to stop “misleading parliament and the people of Saint Lucia on the use of CIP monies.” “If you don’t answer, the opposition will table a […]

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