Two days before the La Soufriere volcano began erupting, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves had declared that his government may soon be unable to pay its salaries if the country’s economic situation does not improve. Now,... The post La Soufriere Volcano Update: New explosion Sunday; assistance continues to come in appeared first […]
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean has coordinated a three-phased approach to the relief efforts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the wake of the violent volcanic eruptions of the La Soufrière Volcano. Following the... The post UNDP actions a 3-phased approach to volcano relief efforts for St. Vincent and t […]
By Ministry of Health (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, Monday January 18, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation of 35 new cases of COVID-19. This is from a batch of 126 COVID- 19 tests conducted at the Ezra Long Laboratory, from which 35 positive and 91 negative Tests were recorded. This brings the […] The post St. Lucia records 35 new COVI […]
By Ministry of Education (PRESS RELEASE) – The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations informs parents and guardians that the Babonneau Secondary School will reverts to Distributed Learning for the period Jan. 18 to 20. The decision was taken out of an abundance of caution for our students, staff and wider community, as some […] The post Bab […]
A jury is to hear closing arguments on Monday in the trial of the white ex-police officer accused of murdering African-American George Floyd, a case that laid bare racial wounds in the United States and has come to be seen as a pivotal test of police accountability.
The US House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to advance a bill that would create a commission to study the idea of reparations for slavery, an idea that has also been gaining ground in Europe since Black Lives Matter protests went global last summer.