Confirmed cases
Updated on June 3, 2020 11:27 am
Updated on June 3, 2020 11:27 am
Updated on June 3, 2020 11:27 am

Authorities Order Halt To Use Of Vacant Land In Soufriere

Saint Lucia authorities have issued a cease and desist order in connection with the illegal use of government  land in the New Development area of Soufriere, an official from the Soufriere Mayor’s office has confirmed.

According to residents of the community, a non-resident appeared to have been erecting an enclosure for cows opposite a popular restaurant.

One Soufriere resident told St Lucia Times that persons in the area were concerned about the flies and foul smell that would have been associated with the venture.

An official from the Mayor’s office disclosed that initially, there was no issue when the individual concerned began tethering cows on the land.

However, it was explained that over the course of about two months stakes were put down in the ground, giving the impression that an enclosure was on the cards.

The official told St Lucia Times that after residents complained about the matter, the authorities stepped in.

“To he best of the knowledge of residents, this specific area is zoned as residential and commercial and not for agricultural use,” one Soufriere resident stated.



  1. We only hope that the Major’s office has a good judgement of that matter! Please don’t go political with that problem! Thank you!

  2. There is nothing political about this if residents were the ones making reports and complaints. Have any of you lived in an area where livestock is being reared? do u know the foul smell it causes. Please stop making everything about politics.

  3. The government should cease and desist the reckless use of taxpayers’ monies too. Crown land is our land.

Comments are closed.


COVID-19 Update: Reopening Of Saint Lucia’s Borders

Press Release:- As of June 1, 2020 the World Health Organization reported a total of 6, 057, 853 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally, with...

Construction Worker Dies After Concrete Wall Collapses In Vieux Fort

A construction worker died Tuesday after a concrete wall collapsed on him, the Saint Lucia Fire Service has confirmed. Click here to join our Telegram...

19 killed across Jamaica in bloody weekend

Jamaica Observer: NINETEEN murders in the 72-hour period from last Friday to yesterday morning pushed the country's murder tally since the start of this...

King Says Jailhouse Demolition Did Not Have His Input

Former Prime Minister Stephenson King has told reporters here that the demolition of the former jailhouse in Castries did not have his input. The Castries...

st lucia news online. st lucia news. 

Construction Worker Dies After Concrete Wall Collapses In Vieux FortRead
%d bloggers like this: