Person of Interest

The host of the DBS special – TALK – has taken the police to task for claiming that the husband of Kimberly William De Leon , a Sargeant in the Royal St Lucia Police Force , is a Person of Interest in her killing. Rick Wayne addressed the issue last Thursday ( November 1st , 2018 ) during his program. Citing alleged threats which were made against the officer`s life in 2013 , in the aftermath of ORC , the veteran journalist questioned whether the bullet that killed his wife…

3 persons are dead and one in critical condition after accident in Bexon

3 persons are dead and one in critical condition after the vehicle in which they were travelling slammed into a parked trailer . The collision occurred around 6 PM The accident occurred a short distance away from Kamakie’s Auto Parts Incorporate along the Cul de Sac Highway. It was reported that the driver of the pick up truck registration number 8752 was heading towards Odsan when he lost control after overtaking another vehicle and slammed into a trailer that was parked at the side of the road. As a result…

Digicel 4G LTE

Digicel representatives showed up this morning at the Harbour Club for the grand switch to Digicel 4G LTE. Yes St. Lucia it is actually here. Digicel encouraged  everyone to make the switch, and those who have, are very satisfied if you have not made the switch now is the time to. We here at DBS are certainly powered by this extra fast 4G LTE Network…

Vehicular accident in Bexon

Police are investigating a vehicular accident which occurred on Tuesday October 30th , 2018, about 6:20 p.m. along the Bexon Highway, Castries Ferguson Donnelly, a 32 year old resident of Barre Du Chaussee  was driving a pickup along the Bexon Highway, travelling in a southerly direction, when he collided with a stationary motor truck, also in the vehicle was 9 year old  Leilahi Beaubrun and 3 year old Kealeb Cotter, who succumbed to injuries The 4th  passenger 6yrs has since been air lifted to Martinique, for medical assistance, and is…

POLICE CASE

A police officer has been identified as a person of interest in the island’s latest homicide. The Criminal Investigations Department responded to a shooting incident at Chef Harry Drive Morne Fortune around 10:30 pm Monday. Upon arrival officer found one female dead at her residence with apparent gunshot wounds to the body. Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations, Dorian O’Brian held a press conference on Tuesday morning to update the media on the investigation. Residents in the area who spoke off the record recall hearing approximately ten rounds…

Shooting Incident

Police are investigating a shooting incident at the morne du don carellie bypass road. The incident has left two male individuals dead and three others in critical condition at the Victoria Hospital. Dead are miguel charley of Balata and Barry Leonce of Morne Du Don Aguard. The incident occured aroumd 5pm Monday. The one in the blue hat is barry the one with the hard hat is miguel.

PRESS RELEASE Common Entrance exam review and reassignment

The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations informs all parents of students who wrote the 2018 Common Entrance Examination of the following: There will be a meeting on Thursday 5 July, 2018 at the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School’s auditorium from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon for all parents who are desirous of requesting: reassignment review of scripts, (please note that review of scripts cost one hundred dollars $100.00).   Please make a special effort to be there on time.

LIST OF EMERGENCY SHELTERS PER DISTRICT – 2018

As Inspected and Certified by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour. The Public is hereby informed that under Part IV Section 13 of the Disaster Management, Act No. 30 of 2006 the following are designated as Emergency Shelters. NEMO advises that persons take steps to make their homes their emergency shelter. If this is not possible then make advance arrangements to be with family or friends during a storm. REMEMBER that shelters are not normally opened before a storm. If a shelter is to be opened BEFORE a…

CCRIF WELCOMES TWO NEW MEMBERS – BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS AND MONTSERRAT

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, June 13, 2018. (Press Release) – The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF SPC is pleased to announce that the British Virgin Islands and Montserrat have joined the facility and purchased coverage for the 2018/19 policy year beginning June 1st. Both countries obtained tropical cyclone and excess rainfall policies and the Government of the Virgin Islands also purchased cover against earthquakes. CCRIF’s membership now stands at 19 countries – 18 Caribbean governments and 1 Central American government. CCRIF is pleased to welcome its two newest members and…

PRESS RELEASE:MAYOR EXPRESSED GRATITUDE TO FREEWINDS FOR 30 YEARS OF CONTINUOUS FRIENDSHIP

Castries, St. Lucia June 11, 2018 – Mayor of Castries, His Worship Peterson D. Francis has expressed great appreciation to the Freewinds for 30 years of philanthropic commitment to the island. The Freewinds cruise ship was recently recognized at a special celebration at Heroes Park in Castries with the unveiling of a special monument dedicated to the ship in recognition of its 30th anniversary of its maiden voyage and 30 years since the ship’s first call to St. Lucia. The ceremony was commissioned by the Mayor of Castries, His Worship…