BADLY WOUNDED

A minibus driver, who was shot and robbed on Wednesday January 16th 2019, is counting his blessings as he could have been more severely injured during the incident. About 7pm Wednesday, the proprietor of Icho’s Bar and Grill located between Massacre and Canefield was closing down his business when three armed masked men attacked him. Ignatius Jn Baptiste who is a Gros Islet bus driver by profession was accosted by the trio, who proceeded to shoot and rob him. Luckily he survived the attack. Jn Baptiste says he had just…

STILL PENDING

January 17th is exactly five years since the murder of 62 year old Roger Pratt off the coast of Vieux Fort in 2014. In December 2018, a few weeks before the fifth anniversary, Margaret Pratt paid a visit to the island’s Director of Public Prosecutions to get an update on the status of the case as she continues her pursuit for justice. The British couple was vacationing in St. Lucia, and was anchored just off the coast of Vieux Fort; a voyage the two planned for years as it was…

TEETHING PROBLEMS

Two of Sandals Returning guests continue their school dental program. Thursday it was the Mon Du Don Primary School’s turn as this year’s program seeks to target 400 children. Neil and Sheila Stephen continued their mission of educating students about the importance of dental hygiene when they visited the Mon Du Don Primary School Thursday. The children were sensitized to the dangers of consuming too many sugary drinks and learned how to practice good oral hygiene throughout the course of the school day even without a tooth brush The couple…