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St Lucia, Martinique back under lockdown as COVID spikes

St Lucia, Martinique back under lockdown as COVID spikes

The governments of St Lucia and Martinique implemented lockdown in the countries late last week following a COVID-19 spike in both countries. Martinique has already recorded more than 3,500 COVID-19 cases. A three-week curfew was imposed last Friday after the […]

by / on November 2, 2020 at 4:48 PM /
Man hospitalised after being stabbed in bar Sunday night

Man hospitalised after being stabbed in bar Sunday night

One male is currently being treated at the Dr D Orlando Smith Hospital after receiving stab wounds while at a bar on Tortola on Sunday night. This is according to Information Officer in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), […]

by / on November 2, 2020 at 10:45 AM /
LIAT flies for the first time since April

LIAT flies for the first time since April

Locals with credited accounts on the regional airline company LIAT will soon be able to utilise those funds as the airline signalled its return to the skies on Sunday November 1, with a ceremonial flight from Antigua to Dominica. Many […]

by / on November 2, 2020 at 7:28 AM /
Businesses will go bankrupt if lay-off period isn’t extended

Businesses will go bankrupt if lay-off period isn’t extended

The BVI Chamber of Commerce & Hotel Association (BVICCHA) is demanding the Ministry of Labour to urgently extend the lay-off period, saying some businesses will likely go bankrupt if they have to pay severance to workers who are currently laid […]

by / on November 2, 2020 at 7:22 AM /
US fisherman allowed to go home after four months in BVI prison

US fisherman allowed to go home after four months in BVI prison

A United States fisherman who has spent four months at Her Majesty’s Prison in Balsam Ghut was last week released after Magistrate Christilyn Benjamin ordered him to pay a $4,000 fine. The fisherman, Michael Foy was charged with illegal entry, […]

by / on November 2, 2020 at 7:19 AM /
East End rap artiste making strides with debut single ‘Lighters Up’

East End rap artiste making strides with debut single ‘Lighters Up’

Local recording artiste Candice ‘Kendake’ Bryan is making a buzz with her recently released debut single, ‘Lighters Up’, which has so far generated more than 1,500 streams on international streaming platforms. The 22-year old who resides in the East End […]

by / on November 2, 2020 at 7:01 AM /