Category: Politics

SLP Presents New PRO

SLP Presents New PRO

SLP Presents New PRO The St. Lucia Labour Party has announced Julietta Sueanna Gonzague as its new Public Relations Officer. A teacher by profession, Gonzague is also a Calypsonian, performing under the sobriquet ‘Julie Bee’. She is a graduate Grambling […]

by / on June 18, 2013 at 1:26 AM /

Keith Mitchell Returns

Party (NNP) Dr. Keith Mitchell was sworn in as prime minister of this Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country less than 24 hours after his party swept aside the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in general elections in Grenada. Mitchell, 65, a mathematician, […]

by / on March 6, 2013 at 8:56 PM /
'Baby Doc' avoids Court Hearing

'Baby Doc' avoids Court Hearing

  Haiti’s former ruler Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier has been ordered to appear in court in Port-au-Prince after failing to attend a hearing. Relatives of some of those allegedly killed or tortured by his militias in the 1970s and 1980s […]

by / on March 6, 2013 at 8:21 PM /
LPM – MASL CLASH

LPM – MASL CLASH

  The Lucian People’s Movement (LPM) and the Media Association of St Lucia (MASL) have clashed over a story aired on DBS-TV about the relevance of St Lucian embassies overseas. The LPM said it was disheartened by the level of […]

by / on March 4, 2013 at 3:49 PM /
GRENADA ELECTIONS On FEBRUARY 19th

GRENADA ELECTIONS On FEBRUARY 19th

St George’s, GRENADA: The people of this southern Eastern Caribbean island will go to the polls on February 19, in a general election that will bring months of political unrest, controversy and uncertainty to a boil. Seeking to renew his […]

by / on January 22, 2013 at 1:43 AM /
OAS TO OBSERVE GRENADA ELECTIONS

OAS TO OBSERVE GRENADA ELECTIONS

Grenadian Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has welcomed the positive response from the Organisation of American States (OAS) to his invitation to monitor the upcoming general elections. Prime Minister Tillman Thomas and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza during a visit […]

by / on January 22, 2013 at 12:34 AM /
TOUGH TALK ON WAGES Government-TUF Move To Speed- up Negotiations

TOUGH TALK ON WAGES Government-TUF Move To Speed- up Negotiations

  Prime Minister Kenny Anthony and TUF Chairman Julian Monrose PUBLIC sector unions and the government are preparing to return to the bargaining table after some tough talk and robust responses this week by various interests seeking to influence what is galloping towards an […]

by / on January 15, 2013 at 10:54 PM /

NCOPT Not Aware Of Contract Terminations

THE contracts of 40 bus drivers have been terminated by the Ministry of Education. The action by the Ministry has evoked a speedy response from the opposition UWP, who alleges that the withdrawals were unlawful and a great disservice to the drivers who are now out of a job. The […]

by / on January 15, 2013 at 9:53 PM /
UWP Mourns Passing Of Two St. Lucian Icons

UWP Mourns Passing Of Two St. Lucian Icons

THE United Workers’ Party has extended its sympathies to the families of two of the nation’s stalwarts, Mr. Austin Anthony Glasgow and Mr. Henry Nathaniel, in light of the passing of both gentlemen. Mr. Austin Anthony Glasgow was a former government senator of the Upper House of St.Lucia. He was a […]

by / on January 15, 2013 at 9:49 PM /
King Says Move The Speaker From The House

King Says Move The Speaker From The House

THE Leader of the OppositionStephenson King yesterday called for the dismissal or resignation of Speaker of theHouse of Assembly Peter Foster, citing a conflict of interest in the ongoing inquiry into the St Lucia Fire service. The Opposition Leader, in a letter […]

by / on January 15, 2013 at 8:35 PM /