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Armed police officer in camouflage uniform participates in RSS Unity '24 exercise in Saint Lucia.

RSS Unity Exercise ’24 Ends On A Successful Note

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The Inaugural Ceremony of Unity Exercise 24 commenced on Friday, April 5, 2024, at the Castries Comprehensive School. Present at the ceremony were Commissioner of...
Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre and other officials turn the sod to start construction of the Saint Lucia Halls of Justice.

Sod Turned For Multi-Million Dollar Saint Lucia Halls Of Justice

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On Friday, Saint Lucia hosted a sod-turning ceremony for a $143 million Halls of Justice project. The Halls of Justice will stand four storeys high and occupy...
Faux A Chaud homicide scene.

Police Yet To Formally Identify Victim Of Fatal Castries Shooting

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On Thursday, April 18, 2024, about 12:30pm, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF), commenced investigations into a homicide at Faux À Chaud, Castries. One...
Kershama Estaphane wanted flyer.

Warrant Of Arrest Issued For Balata Woman

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A warrant of arrest in the first instance for the offence of wounding has been issued for Balata, Castries resident Kershama Faith Estephane. A police notice has requested that...
Credit card payment via computer

Internet Sales Negatively Impacting Saint Lucia Small Businesses

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Internet sales negatively impact small businesses in Saint Lucia, fueling concerns that their existence is under threat. Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre raised the alarm...
Pedestrian sits on the ground after a vehicle hits her in Vieux Fort.

Vehicle Hits Pedestrian In Vieux Fort

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A female pedestrian sustained injuries when a vehicle hit her Thursday on Clarke Street, Vieux Fort. After the incident, the 21-year-old victim complained of pain...
Photo collage (Left to Right) Lisa Jawahir and Dominic Fedee.

Jawahir, Fedee React To Saint Lucia’s Global CIP Ranking

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Government Senator Lisa Jawahir and Opposition Senator Dominic Fedee have responded to the news of Saint Lucia's 3rd place ranking in the Henley &...
Vaccine injection.

Misinformation Among Factors Blamed For Vaccination Drop

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The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has cited misinformation as one factor contributing to a drop in routine vaccination of children in...

UWP Reiterates Concern Over Saint Lucia’s Visa-Free Status

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The opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has reiterated concerns regarding Saint Lucia's visa-free status after Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre's recent meeting with the...
Hand holding Saint Lucia passport.

Saint Lucia Ranks 3rd In Global Citizenship Program Index

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Saint Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, and Grenada jointly occupied third place in the Henley & Partners 2024 Global Citizenship Program Index among some 100 countries. Malta...
Faux A Chaud homicide scene.

Police Probe Castries Homicide

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On Thursday, police commended a homicide investigation after the discovery of a man with apparent gunshot injuries at Faux A Chaud, Castries. Emergency personnel from...
Students at self-awareness training session.

Students Attend Self-Awareness Training

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Students within the Castries South-East Region benefited from the capacity-building component of the Positive Parenting Programme conducted by the Community Services Unit of the...
Participants at welcome ceremony for Air Adelphi pose for picture.

Saint Lucia Welcomes More Regional Connectivity

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The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), along with Industry Partners SLASPA, celebrated Air Adelphi's first flight to George FL Charles Airport (SLU) on April...
Camron Laure

PWA President Says Police Officers Sharing Bulletproof Vests

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Police Welfare Association (PWA) President Camron Laure, highlighting the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) resource needs, disclosed that officers share bulletproof vests. "You have...
Calculating public debt.

Debtors, Creditors To Soon Benefit From Insolvency Legislation

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by Glen Simon The National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC) continues a proactive approach to legislative reform, building upon the recent enactment of the Security...
Dennis Francis

UN Official Highlights Need For Resilient, Sustainable Tourism

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On Tuesday, the President of the United Nations General Assembly highlighted the urgent need to boost sustainable and resilient tourism practices to protect the...
Lenard 'Spider' Montoute addresses news conference.

Montoute Says Government Has No Crime Plan

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Expressing deep dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre's performance as National Security Minister, opposition spokesman Lenard 'Spider' Montoute has reiterated calls for his...
Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre sits at table with India representative and signs visa-waiver agreement with India.

Saint Lucia, India Sign New Visa-Waiver Agreement

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The Government of Saint Lucia, through the Ministry of External Affairs, has paved the way for holders of Diplomatic and Official passports to benefit...
Gunner in helicopter trains weapon on vessels in the water below.

UNEX’24 Ends With Counter-Terrorism Exercise

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An international counter-terrorism exercise was the culminating event of the Regional Security System (RSS) Unity Exercise 2024 (UNEX' 24) in Saint Lucia. During the counter-terrorism...
Virginia Albert-Poyotte

Albert-Poyotte To Cease Police Administration Role

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Home Affairs Minister Dr. Virginia Albert-Poyotte, who is back on the job this week after experiencing a heart attack in February, has disclosed plans...
Alfred Prospere

Prospere Expresses Relief As Banana Boxes Arrive

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Amid a shortage that has significantly impacted farmers, some banana box arrived in Saint Lucia on Tuesday morning. A shipment of 8,500 boxes came from...
Ribbon cutting at opening of Sandals resort in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Sandals Opens Its 18th Resort

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In an intimate ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating Sandals Resorts’ entry into the largely undiscovered destination of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the only Caribbean...
Man in suit extending hand for a handshake.

LUCELEC Announces Key Leadership Appointments

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Following an organizational redesign in support of the Company’s 2035 Strategic Business Plan, St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) has announced new appointments to...
Philip J. Pierre

Pierre Saddened, At His ‘Wits’ End’ Over Violent Crime Surge

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On Tuesday morning, Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre expressed sadness and outrage over Saint Lucia's violent crime surge resulting in thirty homicides so far...
St. Jude Hospital

SLNA Issues Statement On Alleged SJH Incident

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The St. Lucia Nurses Association (SLNA) has issued a statement regarding an alleged incident at St. Jude Hospital (SJH), involving the Nursing Director and...
Scene of fatal shooting in Vieux Fort.

Police Appeal For Information After Bruceville Homicide

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On Tuesday, April 16, 2024 about 6:10 a.m., Police Officers attached to the Criminal Investigation Department, Vieux Fort, responded to a homicide at Bruceville,...
Ripe bananas

Saint Lucia Awaiting Banana Box Imports To Alleviate Shortage

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Saint Lucia's Agriculture Ministry has bought 17,000 banana and plantain boxes from the Dominican Republic to alleviate a shortage that has negatively impacted local...
Philip J. Pierre and Virginia Albert-Poyotte

Virginia Albert-Poyotte Returns To Cabinet After Heart Attack

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On Monday, Home Affairs Minister Dr. Virginia Albert-Poyotte returned to Cabinet after a heart attack in February. Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre announced the Minister's...
Police on the scene of Vieux Fort fatal shooting.

Vieux Fort Police Probe Fatal Shooting

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Police in Vieux Fort have commenced a homicide investigation after a man sustained apparent gunshot wounds. Residents identified the deceased as 39-year-old Antonio Theodore of...
Blue flame of gas stove

Government Notes Consumer Savings From LPG Subsidies

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LPG cooking gas is a necessity for most Saint Lucian households. External factors like supply chain disruptions and instability in the international crude oil market...
Blue flame of gas stove

Government Announces New Fuel Price Adjustments

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The public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government's application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing ...
Bradley Felix

Felix Responds To Pierre’s Invitation To Join The Cabinet

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Choiseul-Saltibus MP Bradley Felix of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has responded to Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre's invitation to join the Saint...
Police vehicle

Police Recover Shotgun In Anse La Raye

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On Thursday, April 11, 2024, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) conducted a joint police operation, which focused on various communities within Northern...
Philip J. Pierre

Pierre Says ‘Calixte Can Defend Himself’

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Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre, describing Sir Calixte George as a grown man whom he has great respect for, told reporters on Monday that...
Calculating public debt.

Saint Lucia Enacts New Public Debt Management Laws

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The Debt and Investment Unit in the Department of Finance has announced the enactment of the new Public Debt Management Act 2023. The commencement of...
Gimies Award

Gros Islet Vendors Association Honored

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The Gros Islet Vendors Association (GIVA) is proud to announce that it has been recognized for its outstanding contribution to community development at the...
Haiti unrest

CARICOM Hails Possible ‘New Beginning’ For Haiti

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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has welcomed the possibility of a fresh start for Haiti, which has created a transitional council to select new political...
Kathy Harper-Hall receiving award.

Caribbean Netball Association Hosts Golden Jubilee Gala

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The Caribbean Netball Association (CNA) celebrated its golden jubilee on Sunday, April 7th, 2024, with a gala. The event, marking 50 years of fostering netball...
Allen Chastanet

Chastanet To Attend 2024 Global Parliamentary Forum

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Saint Lucia's opposition leader, Allen Chastanet, will attend the 2024 Global Parliamentary Forum (GPF) in Washington, D.C., on April 15 and 16. As a result,...
Illegal Caribbean Migrants aboard Coast Guard rescue vessel.

Over 100 Illegal Caribbean Migrants At Sea Repatriated

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The United States Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos repatriated over 100 migrants to the Dominican Republic on Monday following three interdictions of unlawful, irregular...

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