MISSING PERSON A father needs your help tonight to find his missing daughter. Seventeen year old Alyssa Williams also known as Davia, of Carellie was last seen on XXXXX. She was wearing blue jeans and a black and white blouse. She was last seen on Saturday around 10am in La Clery. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact her father at 7248755 or 3843543 or the nearest police station
First Citizens Investment Services on Monday hosted its annual Budget Review Seminar. The seminar brings together a panel of experts to dissect the budget and to respond to public questions about the estimates. Sharefil Gaillard reports
The Government of Saint Lucia has prepared a national plan to prepare the country for the impacts of climate change. The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) was launched earlier today. The document was presented to Ministers, Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Departments and Divisions at a special ceremony. This was prefaced by discussions on the current and expected climate change impacts for the island, and key priority sectors that have been identified for further action. The focus now will be on raising public awareness about the country’s continuing efforts to…
A meeting which will seek to ease the tension between health practitioners and members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Community is being planned by local human rights advocacy group United & Strong. The group will be working with Community Nurses who specialize in sexual reproductive health to make the exchange a reality.
Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has reiterated his government’s commitment to tackling all types of corruption. Speaking at the Eighth Summit of the Americas, in Peru this week, he outlined some of government’ anti-corruption measures, and other initiatives, designed to increase transparency, & open government. The central theme of the Summit is “Democratic Governance against Corruption.” The Summit, held every three years, offers the opportunity for the leaders to jointly define a hemispheric agenda at the highest level that addresses urgent challenges and promotes positive change. Don Nicholas reports
St. Lucia’s former UN ambassador Earl Huntley says some of the concern about an influx of Venezuelans to Saint Lucia is unfounded. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and National Security minister Hermangild Francis recently expressed such fears. Thousands of Venezuelans have been fleeing the crisis torn country in what experts are calling “one of the biggest migration crises in Latin American history”. The result has been growing anxiety across the region as thousands of Venezuelans have already begun landing on the shores of Trinidad and Tobago. Sharefil Gaillard has more.
One month after four Coolie Town residents died from consuming a toxic substance, family and friends are still seeking closure. Not only have they not been able to bury their loved ones, but results of tests on tissue samples from their bodies are still pending, leaving relatives with more questions than answers. Sharefil Gaillard reports