British man killed, another wounded in St Lucia bar shootingDecember 5, 2022 GMT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One British man has been killed and another injured in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia, according to the U.K.’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
Local media report that the shooting occurred late Saturday at a bar in the capital of Soufriere.
St. Lucia charges president of island’s SenateOctober 7, 2022 GMT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia announced Friday that the president of its Senate faces criminal charges.
Officials did not specify the charges, but instead referred to a legal code that relates to the perversion of justice.
UK royals postpone Grenada leg of Caribbean tourApril 22, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The Earl and Countess of Wessex have postponed the Grenada leg of a Caribbean tour amid controversy surrounding the crown’s continuing role in Britain’s former colonies in the region.
Concerned scientists probe sea urchin deaths in CaribbeanApril 14, 2022 GMT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Sea urchins are dying across the Caribbean at a pace scientists say could rival a mass die-off that last occurred in 1983, alarming many who warn the trend could further decimate already frail coral reefs in the region.
Maharaj hat trick, South Africa seals 2-0 series win over WIJune 21, 2021 GMT
GROS ISLET, St. Lucia (AP) — Keshav Maharaj took a hat trick in his 5-36 to lead South Africa to a 158-run win over West Indies in the second test and a 2-0 series sweep on Monday.
Maharaj became just the second South African and first in more than 60 years to take a test hat trick when he dismissed Kieran Powell, Jason Holder and Joshua Da Silva in the second-to-last over before lunch on the fourth day.
West Indies chase 324 to beat South Africa in 2nd testJune 20, 2021 GMT
GROS ISLET, St. Lucia (AP) — The West Indies’ hopes of saving their two-test series against South Africa rose and fell on the third day of the second test on Sunday, subsiding in the face of a dogged half century from Rassie van der Dussen.
South Africa 298, bowls out West Indies for 149 in 2nd testJune 19, 2021 GMT
GROS ISLET, St. Lucia (AP) — South Africa’s bowlers backed up a solid batting performance to put the Proteas in a command of the second cricket test against the West Indies at the end of the second day Saturday.
Elgar’s 77 leads Proteas to 218-5 against West IndiesJune 18, 2021 GMT
GROS ISLET, St. Lucia (AP) — Dean Elgar showed the qualities South Africa recognized in raising him to the captaincy, making 77 to lead the Proteas’ fightback against the West Indies on Friday on the first day of the second test.
De Kock’s 141 puts South Africa on top against West IndiesJune 11, 2021 GMT
GROS ISLET, St. Lucia (AP) — The West Indies' batting faltered for the second time in as many days on Friday, keeping South Africa in a commanding position at stumps on the second day of the first cricket test.
Barbados braces as Tropical Storm Dorian nears CaribbeanAugust 27, 2019 GMT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Much of the eastern Caribbean island of Barbados shut down on Monday as Tropical Storm Dorian approached the region and gathered strength, threatening to turn into a small hurricane that forecasters said could affect the northern Windward islands and Puerto Rico in upcoming days...
Tropical Storm Dorian strengthens as it moves westAugust 26, 2019 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters said Tropical Storm Dorian was gathering strength Monday while approaching islands in the eastern Caribbean Sea, and could strike Puerto Rico and its neighbors as a minimal hurricane on Tuesday...
Curacao to quarantine cruise ship for measles caseMay 3, 2019 GMT
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao announced Friday they will quarantine a ship with 300 people aboard that is heading to the Dutch Caribbean island after they were banned from disembarking in nearby St...
Uncle: Man killed by officer aspired to St. Lucia leadershipSeptember 13, 2018 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Friends and family on Thursday remembered a man gunned down by a Dallas police officer as a deeply religious 26-year-old accountant who loved to sing and had confided to his uncle that he might one day want to be prime minister of his native Caribbean island country of St...
St. Lucia police say tourist died from asphyxiaJanuary 21, 2014 GMT
CASTRIES, St. Lucia (AP) — An autopsy found that a British man attacked aboard his yacht anchored in St. Lucia died from asphyxia as a result of being beaten, police said Tuesday.
Authorities said five suspects were in custody and would be charged at a later date.