stluciatimes, caribbean, caribbeannews, stlucia, saintlucia, stlucianews, saintlucianews, stluciatimesnews, saintluciatimes, stlucianewsonline, saintlucianewsonline, st lucia news online, stlucia news online, loop news, loopnewsbarbados


Pierre Attends CELAC Summit


Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre kept his word, he returned home early from the 46th Regular meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on February 28th, 2024, to address urgent national matters, including citizen security.

Having effectively settled these matters, the Prime Minister will attend the Eighth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday, March 1, 2024.

Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre will join leaders from CELAC countries in St. Vincent for a one-day meeting, where important discussions and collaborations are expected to take place.

The goal of the CELAC summit is to bring all of the Latin American and Caribbean nations together in order to enhance political discourse, promote social and cultural integration, and raise the standard of living for the people living in the region.

Topics for consideration on the agenda include healthcare, food security, climate change, peace, and citizen security.

During the CELAC summit, St Vincent and the Grenadines will transition the Pro Tempore Presidency to the incoming President, Honduras.

The Prime Minister’s delegation will include Minister for External Affairs, International Trade, and Civil Aviation Hon. Alva Baptiste, and staff from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Prime Minister Pierre will return to Saint Lucia on the same day, via Regional Security System (RSS).

Hon. Dr. Ernest Hilaire will act as Prime Minister, Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Youth Economy and Minister for Justice and National Security during the Prime Minister’s absence on Friday, March 1st, 2024.

SOURCE: Office of the Prime Minister

Any third-party or user posts, comments, replies, and third-party entries published on the St. Lucia Times website ( in no way convey the thoughts, sentiments or intents of St. Lucia Times, the author of any said article or post, the website, or the business. St. Lucia Times is not responsible or liable for, and does not endorse, any comments or replies posted by users and third parties, and especially the content therein and whether it is accurate. St. Lucia Times reserves the right to remove, screen, edit, or reinstate content posted by third parties on this website or any other online platform owned by St. Lucia Times (this includes the said user posts, comments, replies, and third-party entries) at our sole discretion for any reason or no reason, and without notice to you, or any user. For example, we may remove a comment or reply if we believe it violates any part of the St. Lucia Criminal Code, particularly section 313 which pertains to the offence of Libel. Except as required by law, we have no obligation to retain or provide you with copies of any content you as a user may post, or any other post or reply made by any third-party on this website or any other online platform owned by St. Lucia Times. All third-parties and users agree that this is a public forum, and we do not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any content you as a user may post, or any other post or reply made by any third-party on this website. Any posts made and information disclosed by you is at your own risk.


  1. You need to deal with the issues in your country that is going on right now. All these youngters in gangs being murdered senselessly. You all over the place travelling with tax payers money. God save our young generation. Give us parents the strength and guidance to raise them for you oh Lord and not for this world.

  2. Where’s Kenny? All of u all all over the place except where you all are supposed to be – IN ST. LUCIA!!! RIDICULOUS!!!Criminals running roughshod!!! 20 murders in two months but u attending Celac? Really bruh?? Tone-deaf leader!!! Asinine even

  3. This is great, the article states that our PM having effectively settled our national security issues went on to this meeting. We are all now safe.

  4. I thought Chas was amazona vesicular pip pa pa lying tongue you not bringing nothing and the people are silent god will deal with you all..lying to Lucian’s of levy pa pa ma tier


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here


Subscribe to our St. Lucia Times Newsletter

Get our headlines emailed to you every day.

Share via
Send this to a friend