USVI Governor promises transparency in spending money donated by Dominica

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A police station destroyed by Irma in St. Thomas Governor of the United States Virgin Island (USVI), Kenneth Mapp, has promised a ‘high level of transparency’ in managing funds from Dominica and other donors received for recovery following the passage of Hurricane Irma. On Monday Mapp announced at a press conference that Prime Minister, Roosevelt Read More

Anguilla accelerates recovery after Irma

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A scene in Anguilla after Irma Anguillians are breathing a sigh of relief as Hurricane Jose largely bypassed the island, which was under a Tropical Storm Watch last Saturday. Islanders are moving swiftly to rebuild, buoyed by an outpouring of support from friends and family, stakeholders, past and current visitors and trade partners. The Clayton Read More

DAIC and the Dominica Red Cross sign MOU

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The Dominica Association of Industry & Commerce (DAIC) and the Dominica Red Cross (DRC) signed an MOU to document the relationship between both organizations. This MOU provides a broad framework for cooperation between the two organizations when providing emergency preparedness and response services. The Dominica Red Cross was recognized by the Government of Dominica as Read More

CANU nabs suspected cocaine swallower

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The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) today said that a man taken off a flight bound for Canada has since discharged 86 pellets of suspected cocaine. CANU said that Julius Fidel Watkins, 39, of 27 2nd Street, Cummings Lodge was this morning taken off a flight destined for Canada. He was escorted to a city hospital Read More

Gunman fires at police officer in Castries

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September 12th, 2017 41 comments A gunman and a police officer exchanged gunfire today, Tuesday 12, on Riverside Road, law enforcement sources have told St. Lucia Times. The incident occurred at around 2:30 pm. According to information, the officer, who was in civilian clothing at the time and walking with a female companion, was approached Read More

Meet Invest Saint Lucia’s new CEO

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Cadet (PRESS RELEASE) – Mr. Gillray Cadet is the new Chief Executive Officer at Invest Saint Lucia (ISL). Mr. Cadet, who officially begins his tenure today, brings a wealth of leadership, finance and investment experience to ISL, having worked across the globe during his career spanning almost two decades. Mr. Cadet has significant experience in Read More

CIBC donates US$450,000 to support Hurricane Irma humanitarian relief and rebuilding efforts

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(PRESS RELEASE) – CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is donating US$450,000 to support organizations providing humanitarian relief to areas impacted by Hurricane Irma. The funds, which include a donation through CIBC FirstCaribbean’s ComTrust Foundation, will be distributed through the Red Cross and other local relief agencies. “Hurricane Irma has had a devastating impact on the Read More

Vehicle damaged in gunbattle between cop and armed suspect in Castries

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By SNO Staff September 12, 2017 No one was injured but property damage was reported during a shootout between a police officer and a gunman in Castries city early Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 12). The incident occurred between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Reports are that the gunbattle broke out between the cop and the armed Read More

Three injured in Canaries accident

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By SNO Staff September 12, 2017 Three persons were transported to hospital as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Canaries this afternoon, according to a law enforcement official. Reports are that a sports utility vehicle (SUV) went over a precipice at around 3:30 p.m. The Soufriere Fire Station responded and transported the three Read More