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Police Approve Emancipation Day Event In Castries

An Emancipation Day event planned for Castries has the go ahead from the police, organisers say. According to the Interim Chairman of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement here, Peter 'Ras Ipa' Isaac, the rally will be held in the...

Desruisseaux Centenarian ‘Full Of Wit And Energy’

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has described a centenarian from the community of Desruisseaux as being 'full of wit and energy', despite her age. Philomen Louisien celebrated her milestone event on Saturday with family and friends in her community of Desruisseaux,...

Daring Duo Completes Historic Saint Lucia Climb

Press Release:- On July 25, 2020, Julian Touissant and Jason Sayers embarked on a 3 peak journey. Their climb would take them up and down Mount Gimie, Petit Piton and Gros Piton in approximately 9 hours inclusive of time from...

SLNT Praises Choiseul MP, Government Over Preservation Of Historic Windmill

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia National Trust commends the Honourable Bradley Felix, Parliamentary Representative for Choiseul and by extension the Government of Saint Lucia for their quick response to development work in the vicinity of one of Saint Lucia’s most...

Tropical Storm Warning Remains In Effect For Saint Lucia

At 8:00 am today the center of Tropical Storm Gonzalo was located near latitude 10.0 degrees north, longitude 52.8 degrees west or about 600 miles or 990 kilometers east southeast of Saint Lucia. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph or 95 km/h. ...

Tropical Storm Warning Issued For Saint Lucia

A tropical storm warning has been issued for Saint Lucia, with effect from 5:00 am today. Tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected within the warning area within 36 hours. At 5:00 am today the center of Tropical...

Barbados Under Hurricane Watch

The most active part of the hurricane season is still weeks away, but experts' predictions for a busy season appear to be holding true, with the National Hurricane Center now monitoring two systems. Tropical Storm Gonzalo, which formed Wednesday, is...

Saint Lucians Urged To Closely Monitor Tropical Storm Gonzalo

Saint Lucians have been encouraged to be on guard and closely monitor Tropical Storm Gonzalo. Gonzalo has formed in the Atlantic Ocean between Africa and the Lesser Antilles and could impact parts of the Windward Islands this weekend, reports say. It...

U.S. Embassy Resumes Additional Visa Services

Press Release:- Effective July 22, 2020, the United States Embassy in Barbados will resume certain nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services, including F1, J1, M1, O1, P1, C1/D and Interview Waiver and Renewal Interview Waiver categories for nonimmigrants and IR1/2/3 and CR1/2 categories for immigrants.  While the Embassy aims...

Faces Of Marchand Mural To Be Unveiled Soon!

Press Release:- A massive mural dubbed “Faces of Marchand Mural” is expected to be unveiled here next month, in the community of Marchand. The mural, which got underway in June of this year, was commissioned by the Department of Culture...

Saint Lucia Launches ‘I AM CARICOM’ Digital Photo Frame

Press Release:- The Regional Integration Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister has launched the 'I AM CARICOM' digital photo frame, which seeks to create a tangible representation of individual CARICOM citizens locating themselves within the Caribbean Community construct. The...

Shark Pulls Boy From Fishing Boat In Australia

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) -- A shark "grabbed" a 10-year-old boy from a fishing boat off Australia on Friday but swam off after his father jumped in to save him, officials said. The boy was taken to hospital in stable condition...

HACCP Training To Begin With Taiwan Technical Mission

Press Release:- The St Lucia Marketing Board remains committed to supplying its consumers with fresh quality produce and together with the Taiwan Technical Mission in St. Lucia and has agreed to furnish the staff of the Marketing Board with training...

Fire, Police Officers Get Gym Equipment

Press Release:- The Make it Happen Foundation continues its support of police and fire stations island-wide and with proceeds raised from their annual Officers’ Ball held this past December, has furnished top of the line gym equipment including treadmills, weights...

‘Eat What We Grow’ Campaign Launched

The SLHTA announces the launch of an “Eat What We Grow” campaign aimed at promoting the consumption of locally grown agricultural produce. The initiative was conceived in collaboration with SLHTA’s Honorary Member Ronald “Boo” Hinkson and is designed to encourage...

Why Are Some People Left Handed?

If you’re left-handed, it means it is easier for you to use your left hand to do things like writing, brushing your teeth, catching or throwing a ball, and lots of other things. Only about 10 percent of people—just...

Doctor Kenny Anthony Saddened By Job Losses In The South

Press Release:- Parliamentary Representative for Vieux Fort South, Dr Kenny D. Anthony, says he is very saddened and worried by recent job losses in the south. Last week, SMJ Beverages announced that it had decided to “shutdown manufacturing operations”...

Saint Lucia Mulling Desalination Plants

Saint Lucia is considering the possibility of establishing desalination plants in 'strategic locations' around the Island. The announcement came in a post on the official Facebook page of Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, in the context of mitigating the impact of...

Saint Lucia Launches ‘I AM CARICOM’ Campaign

Press Release:- The Regional Integration Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister in collaboration with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat announces the launch of the ‘I AM CARICOM’ Communications Campaign in Saint Lucia.  ‘I AM CARICOM’ is an initiative...

Lions & Leos Of Zone 3 B Install Officers

Press Release:-  The Lions and Leos of Zone 3B held an historical virtual installation of officers via the zoom platform to install officers to lead the clubs during the Lionistic year July 01, 2020 to June 30, 2021.   The ceremony...

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