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Tuesday May 17th Is Census Day In Saint Lucia

Census Day 2022 is finally here. The Central Statistical Office is reporting that preparations for the implementation of the historic 2022 National Population and Housing Census (Census) have entered the home stretch...

SLHTA Hails Saint Lucia Nurses As ‘Heroes’

The Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) has lauded this country's nurses on the observance of International Nurses Day on May 12, declaring them heroes for their role in the...

Hippolyte Calls For A More Vibrant Saint Lucia National Consumers Association

Consumer Affairs Minister Emma Hippolyte says Saint Lucia needs a more vibrant National Consumers Association (NCA) to represent all consumers. She recalled that the Consumer Protection Act commenced earlier this year. And one...

US Faces Baby Formula ‘Crisis’

Major US pharmacies have restricted sales of baby formula in response to a worsening shortage of the special milk. CVS and Walgreens are among the big chains to have imposed limits in...

Indian Arrival Day Programme Held In Saint Lucia

The Indian Cultural Foundation, St Lucia (ICF) hosted an event, “Palmyra 2022”, the Indian Arrival Day program on the 7th of May 2022, at 4 pm at the National Cultural Centre,...

Pigeon Island National Landmark To Close Due To Water Shortage

The Management and Staff of the Saint Lucia National Trust and the Pigeon Island National Landmark, regret to inform the public that as a result of a critical water shortage being...

2022 Saint Lucia Census Goes Green

For the first time in Saint Lucia’s history, a National Census will Go Green- meaning it will be a totally paperless exercise. The 2022 National Housing and Population Census, starting May 17th,will...

Reparations Committee Welcomes Government Allocation For Emancipation Day Activities

April 29, 2022: - The Saint Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC) has welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre that government has budgeted a tidy sum for national observance...

Earthquake Rattles Saint Lucia

An earthquake rattled Saint Lucia on Friday night, with several citizens indicating that they had experienced the event. According to local disaster officials, those who reported feeling the quake included 'quite a...

Food Security A CARICOM Priority

CARICOM Secretariat Director of Sectoral Programmes, Ambassador David Prendergast, has identified food and nutrition security among the highest priorities of the Community and has highlighted the proactive measures being taken to...

2022 Saint Lucia National Census Begins May 17th

The countdown is finally on for Saint Lucia’s 2022 National Housing and Population Census. It was due to take place in 2020, but the Covid-19 Pandemic forced a postponement. The Central Statistics Office,...

Undocumented Lotto Winner Struggles To Claim Prize In Belgium

An Algerian man who won €250,000 (£206,000; $270,000) on a €5 scratchcard in Belgium is struggling to claim his winnings because of his undocumented status. The prize is too large to be...

WATCH: Saint Lucia Celebrates National Library Week 2022

The work of the late Hunter J. Francois is being celebrated, as Saint Lucia opens National Library Week at a ceremony held Monday at the Central Library.  Danielle Du Bois has more...

Fisher Defends Capture, Slaughter Of Orca: “People Have To Eat!”

Amid social media criticism of the capture and slaughter of an Orca, one of the fishers who caught the creature on Tuesday has defended the action. Sylvester Cyris, alias 'Teraflex' told St Lucia...

Pages from my Diary

(Contributed Article by Lena-lina Jean) I sat on my bed writing my notes and I am asking myself can I really do this, honestly it seems so hard, it feels hard,...

ECCB Wins International Award For Polymer Notes

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has won the Reconnaissance International Regional New Banknote Series Award for its family of EC Polymer Notes. The prestigious award recognises newly introduced banknotes and ID...

OECS Agriculture Ministers Discuss Food Security Amidst Russia-Ukraine Conflict

 The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission hosted a Special Meeting of the Ministers with responsibility for Agriculture on March 11th 2022 to address the expected negative impact of the...

Saint Lucia Nominated for Six Travel Industry Gold Standard Titles

Saint Lucia is once again presented with the opportunity to be recognized for the industry’s gold standard in global travel, in the 29th annual World Travel Awards.    Destination Saint Lucia has been...

Chastanet Extends Best Wishes To Women On International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day we gather under the theme, “Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow”. We lift our voices to celebrate not only the resilience and excellence of St. Lucian women, but...

Taiwan To Launch Gender Equality Week

Taiwan is launching this year’s Taiwan Gender Equality Week (TGEW) with the Foundation of Women’s Rights Promotion and Development (FWRPD) on International Women’s Day, March 8. The TGEW program will overlap with...

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