Headlines

Post Office Resumes Outbound Mail Service To US

The General Post Office has announced the resumption of all categories of outbound mail service to the United States as of Thursday, July 9, 2020. The movement of mail had ceased due to the closure of this country's borders in...

Man Hospitalised After Bloody Attack In Castries

A 42 year old man is in hospital following a bloody attack in Castries Friday afternoon. Emergency officials told St Lucia Times the attack occurred at the Castries Waterfront. It was not immediately clear what precipitated the incident. However a Saint Lucia...

Saint Lucia’s BLM Movement Announces Town Hall Meetings

Saint Lucia's Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement plans to hold s series of town hall meetings throughout the country, spokesman Peter 'Ras Ipa' Isaac says. Isaac announced plans to hold meetings in Choiseul on July 14 at the Choiseul Secondary...

Driver, Motorcyclist Injured In Bois D’Orange Accident

The driver of a motor car and a motorcyclist were injured Friday evening after the car and a motorcycle collided at Bois D'Orange, Gros Islet. According to Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) spokeswoman, Stacy Joseph, at approximately 7:30 p.m. the...

Saint Lucia Prepares For Full Airport Operations Amidst COVID-19

Press Release:-  The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Wellness and the Ministry of Tourism held a Simulation Exercise at the Hewanorra International Airport (HIA) on Tuesday 7th July...

Two Arrested For Recent Soufriere Shooting

Saint Lucia police have arrested two individuals and charged them in connection with a shooting incident in Soufriere recently. The two have been identified as Gordon Pascal and Torrel Pascal of Fond Bernier, Soufriere. They are suspects in a shooting that...

NIC Says Economic Relief Payments Have Passed $20 Million

Press Release:- The National Insurance Corporation (NIC) today announced payment for income support under the Economic Relief Programme has exceed $20 million dollars.  As of Thursday, 9th July, the NIC has:  Processed a total of 26,695 applications. Paid $20,053,067.60 million to...

Saint Lucia Welcomes First International Commercial Flight Since Borders Reopen

Saint Lucia on Thursday welcomed the first international commercial flight since the June 4, 2020 reopening of its borders. The borders had been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. American Airlines flight 2295  from Miami touched down at Hewanorra International...

St Vincent-based airline One Caribbean could start regional flights by next Sunday

KINGSTOWN, St, Vincent (CMC) – Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says the Kingstown-based One Caribbean airline could begin regional flights as soon as next Sunday as part of its efforts to fill the void left by cash-trapped regional carrier...

C&W Communications Expands Its B2B Operations

Press Release:- C&W Communications, operator of the Flow, BTC and UTS brands in the Caribbean, today announced the acquisition of IT Outsource Ltd. (“ITO”), a leading Managed Service Provider (MSP) in the Cayman Islands. Founded in 2004, IT Outsource provides...

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...

WHO Warns The Coronavirus Is ‘Getting Worse

CNBC:- More than six months after the coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China, the “once-in-a-century pandemic” continues to accelerate, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Thursday. “The virus can be brought under control,” he said in his opening remarks to...

Thieves Target Sea Moss Farmers

Thieves are making life difficult for sea moss farmers, at a time when there's a huge demand for sea moss. The Praedial Larceny Unit says it has received numerous reports of sea moss farms in Aupicon, Vieux Fort and Praslin...

Common Entrance Results To Be Released On Monday, July 13

Press Release:-  The Ministry of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations and Sustainable Development wishes to inform parents and guardians of students who wrote the 2020 Common Entrance Examination that the results will be released on Monday 13 July, 2020...

Local Entrepreneur Donates Face Shields To CCC

Press Release:-  A Local entrepreneur has stepped up to the plate, donating 30 locally crafted face shields to the Castries Constituency Council. Miss Michelle Vickerie, owner of MVICK Variety Plus located in San Soucis, Castries, personally manufactured and handed over...

Alcohol Warning Issued To Saint Lucia Police

Acting Police Commissioner Milton Desir has issued an alcohol warning to officers, telling them that action will be taken against cops selling alcohol without a licence, or consuming liquor on the job. "I am just hoping the reports I got...

SSU Officers For Soufriere Amidst Concerns Over Gun Violence

Saint Lucia's Acting Police Commissioner Milton Desir has disclosed that Special Service Unit (SSU) officers will be sent to Soufriere, amidst concerns over a spike in gun violence there. He explained that there will be a 'dedicated team' of SSU...

More than two dozen Android apps caught stealing your data

Consider this your umpteenth reminder that for as much as Google keeps improving or promising it’s improved the company’s proprietary app marketplace, sketchy app developers will never stop coming and never stop trying to sneak into the Google Play Store —...

Barbados offering 12-month remote-work stay incentive to attract visitors

New York Post: If you’ve ever dreamed of living in an island paradise, that fantasy could now become a reality. As remote working becomes the new normal, Barbados is hoping to turn its beaches, adjacent to crystal-blue waters, into your new...

More Saint Lucians Hired As Farm Workers In Canada

Press Release:- More opportunities have been secured for Saint Lucians to gain employment under the Canadian Seasonal Agricultural Farm Workers Programme.  The latest batch of fifty-two (52) workers are now all set to take up employment in Canada, following an orientation...

In Case You Missed It

St. Lucia Times Mobile App

Install
×
St. Lucia Welcomes First International Commercial Flight Since Borders Reopen
Read