Boat owners have been warned of stiff penalties, if they fail to adhere to safety regulations for boat rides. The warning follows the disappearance at sea recently of a Castries Market vendor, while on a boat ride. Police have begun a homicide investigation into the matter. DBS’s Don Nicholas has more.
Saint Lucians have been encouraged to keep the Saint Lucia Labour Party in government. The advice has come from the Prime Minister of St. Kitts Nevis, who will be seeking an historic 5th successive term in office for his party He was speaking at the ruling Saint Lucia Labour Party delegates conference yesterday. Using his own experience to underscore his point, Dr. Denzil Douglas called for patience to allow government’s economic plan to counter the negative effects of the global slowdown to take effect. DBS’s Kendal Burton begins our news coverage tonight:
Fire of unknown origin destroyed a wooden dwelling at Morne Du Don this morning. DBS’s Melissa Paul has that story.
Saint Lucia joined today in global observances of World Aids Day. DBS’s Alex Bousquet tells us more:
Nine young people completed a four month training and certification course in sailing this week. The programme which is put on annually by Just Sail, also helps these graduates of the programme find employment. DBS’s Kendal Burton has more: