MOTHER OF MURDER VICTIM FRUSTRATED WITH POLICE

The mother of murder victim Kimberly Williams De Leon is not happy with police handling of her daughter’s case. More specifically, she says the total lack of communication from the police department on the status of her daughter’s case. The 42 year old mother of two was shot and killed on October 28th 2018 at her home at her Morne Fortune. Miss Mary Williams, mother of the Kimberly De Leon says it is already stressful dealing with the violent nature of her daughter’s death but the stress is being amplified…

TWO CONTROVERSIAL BUS DRIVERS COULD BE IN MORE HOT WATER

An official within the Department of Economic Development, Transport and Civil Aviation, has confirmed that the investigation into an incident involving two Route 1A minibus drivers who allegedly threatened passengers is ongoing. Video of the incident went viral online and sparked the creation of several memes along with fresh calls for the regulation of the transport sector. According to reports, the drivers involved in the incident are still transporting passengers which the ministry official noted should not be as they are not in possession of the required permit. One driver…

PRIVATE SECTOR TOLD TO PLAY ITS PART IN CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION

Deputy Chief Sustainable Development Officer Dawn Pierre-Nathoniel says the private sector needs to be more involved in finding solutions to  climate Change. She made the comment at a Climate Change Adaptation Conference.  The Climate Change Adaptation Conference by the Ministry of Sustainable Development sought to identify  the best ways to engage the private sector in developing a national adaptation plan with  solutions to  climate change. The plan which is divided into three phases  spans a 10 year period from 2018 – 2028. The first phase deals with the implementation of…

TRUMP’S DAUGHTER LANDS ON SAINT LUCIA AND SPARKS A SOCIAL MEDIA FRENZY

Social Media has been buzzing all over the region and North America when Tiffany Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump visited St. Lucia.  Tiffany, 25, is an American Socialite, Model, and Georgetown Law student in Washington DC.  With her father’s inauguration as President on January 20th, 2017, she became a member of the First Family of the United States of America. As photos were posted of Tiffany Trump and companion, Michael Boulos at the Diamond Botanical Gardens in Soufriere, viewers shared different opinions on her visit to the…

FREE HEALTH SCREENING FOR BUS DRIVERS

The St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association will be hosting a screening session for the public but particularly the minibus operators on the La Clery and the Babonneau Bus routes near the Castries Market. According to the President of the SLDHA, Andrew Felix, there will be professional eye checks, blood sugar screening as well as blood pressure, and urine testing .Urine testing, Mr. Felix says, is important , as many different ailments could be detected through the procedure. The SLDHA’s president says the focus on pre-crisis management rather than crisis…