PM Denies Claims That MPs Gave Themselves A Salary Hike Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has addressed what he describes as a 'miscommunication' that has been going around, asserting that MPs gave themselves a salary hike amidst the current COVID-19...

Coronavirus: Leaked WHO Files Show China ‘Delayed Releasing Important Information’

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Sky News: China delayed releasing important coronavirus information during the early days of the outbreak, according to leaked WHO documents and recordings of WHO meetings obtained by the Associated Press...

Economic Reckoning During The COVID 19 Pandemic

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By David Jordan, Chairman FRIEETAD in the OECS Inc. I grew up in an interesting era, of the 70’s and 80’s which caused my early conscientisation. That era nurtured our...

COVID-19 growing as countries move to reopen

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New York Times: The coronavirus pandemic’s pace is quickening worldwide, with nearly 700,000 new known infections reported in the last week after the pathogen found greater footholds in Latin...

Saint Lucia PM’s Motion to Extend State of Emergency to September 2020

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The following is the Prime Minister's statement on the motion. Mr. Speaker, As a nation, we must ask ourselves 1.        What are we trying to achieve? – To save lives and...

How many people have coronavirus? Sometimes, it’s just a guess

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CNN: The young man admitted to the Newton-Wellesley hospital in Massachusetts was clearly very ill -- so ill that he needed the help of a ventilator to breathe. The doctors...

WHO Adopts ‘Landmark’ COVID-19 Resolution

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UN News:-  With “unprecedented solidarity”, the World Health Assembly adopted a “landmark resolution” on Tuesday, which sets out a “clear roadmap” of the actions needed to sustain and accelerate...
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WHO reports largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases

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CNN: Tedros Adhanom-Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, on Wednesday said that more cases had been reported to the agency in the last 24 hours than any time...

PM Issues COVID-19 Warning: ‘Don’t Let Your Guard Down!’

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has  warned his countrymen not to let their guard down in relation to COVID-19. Chastanet issued the warning as he declared  that Monday, May 18, 2020...

COVID-19 Update And Phased Reopening Of Saint Lucia

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Press Release:-  As of May 18, 2020 the World Health Organization reported a total of 4, 525,497 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with 307,395 deaths. There are now 1, 966,...