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LIAT Discussion Bigger Than That Of An Airline And Travel; It Is About Us

By: Alex Holder, (Hashtag Ltd.) Some weeks ago, there was commentary addressing the subject of cost as it relates to our treasured regional airline LIAT and it is unfortunate we all now sit and observe the very public regional disagreement...

Chastanet Says Elections Not On His Mind

Amid evidence that Saint Lucia is approaching full fledged campaigning for the next general elections, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has asserted that the poll is not what's on his mind. Elections are constitutionally due next year, Chastanet's United Workers Party...

Mondesir Praises Initiative To Stop Gun Violence In Soufriere

Former National Security Minister Doctor Keith Mondesir has lauded an initiative to to stop gun violence in Soufriere, by getting rival groups to make peace. Mondesir spoke on the heels of a meeting on Friday organised by the office of...

Demand increases for Saint Lucian sea moss

Press Release: Due to the rising popularity of sea moss on the international markets, Saint Lucia is experiencing an increase in demand. Following a meeting held with sea moss farmers from the community of Aupicon, officials from the Ministry of...

SLP Criticises Government Spending, Despite PM’s Assertion That Country Is ‘Broke’

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has criticised spending  by the Allen Chastanet administration, despite Chastanet's assertion that this country is broke. The criticism came in a post on the SLP's official Facebook page. The post, which is reproduced below,...

Lara: West Indies Must Try To Beat England In Four Days

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — West Indies great Brian Lara says the Caribbean side must try and beat “overwhelming favourites” England in four days because their batting is not strong enough to last five days. The three-Test series, which marks...

‘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...

Common Entrance Low Scorers Below The Age Of 13 Invited To Re-Write Exam

Children below the age of 13 who receive low scores at the Common Entrance Examination, have been invited to take advantage of  additional chances to sit the exam. “We want our parents to work with us in collaboration with the...

Invest Saint Lucia, Itebpo To Host Job Fairs In Vieux Fort and Castries

Press Release:- In January 2020 Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) and itelbpo—the Caribbean’s leading homegrown business process outsourcer—signed an MOU officially signifying itelbpo’s commitment to setting up a new location in Vieux Fort. About six months later, despite the challenges...

Businessman Donates Ventilators To Saint Lucia For Use In COVID-19 Fight

Saint Lucia has taken a great leap forward in the fight against COVID-19 following the donation of ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients.  https://youtu.be/_7A7O7j9q4Q More in this report from Fernelle Neptune: The Ministry of Health & Wellness recently received the generous donation of...

CMO Explains State of Emergency

Press Release:- The Government of Saint Lucia continues to monitor the way forward as the nation prepares to move into Phase Five of the framework to reopen Saint Lucia’s society. Balancing lives and livelihoods and navigating a safe path...

NWU Urges Government To Save CCC

The National Workers Union has urged the government to assess the finances of the Castries Constituency Council (CCC) and save the council. It was one of several recommendations contained in a  July 6, 2020 letter from the union to Minister...

‘Ras Ipa’ Says Blackout Day Not Racist

Peter 'Ras Ipa' Isaac has defended Blackout Day against criticism that it has racist overtones and supports the idea of black people spending their money at black-owned businesses. Isaac is a strong and vocal supporter of Saint Lucia's Black Lives...

Tropical Wave Affecting Islands Losing Steam

A tropical wave over the Lesser Antilles that had a ten percent chance of further development is losing steam, the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services says. But the system is still producing cloudiness and showers. However a Met Office official told St...

Cuban Medical Brigade Gets English Certification From SALCC

Press Release:-  The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) will recognize Cuban Medical Personnel who successfully completed the first phase of an English as a Second Language (ESL) course. The course was organised as a Goodwill initiative for the Medical...

Saint Lucia Curfew to be Completely Lifted as of Friday, July 10

The Saint Lucia curfew will be completely lifted as of Friday, July 10, 2020, it has been announced. The announcement came Monday night. That's when Prime Minister  Allen Chastanet, Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Belmar-George provided...

Taiwanese Help Promote Quality Control For Banana Exports

Press Release:- The Taiwan Technical Mission has joined hands with the Banana Productivity Improvement Project (BPIP) and the Ministry of Agriculture to conduct a series of agricultural training sessions designed to improve production and promote quality control for exporting in...

Rotary Gets New President In Crisis Year

by Marius Modeste On June 27th the Rotary Club of Saint Lucia met at the NSDC Conference room for the 54th handing over ceremony. Some members said the return of Leathon Khan is historic, as he will be the fourth person...

Shawn Edward Urges Vote For SLP At Polls To ‘Salvage’ Saint Lucia

Dennery North MP Shawn Edward has called on all patriotic Saint Lucians to vote the ruling United Workers Party (UWP) out of office at the next elections. “I am saying you that you have seen what this United Workers Party...

Soufriere Rival Groups Attend Anti-Violence Meeting

Press Release:- On Friday 3rd of July 2020, the office of the Parliamentary Representative for Soufriere/Fond St.Jacques Hon. Herod Stanislas  organized an Anti-Violence Peace Treaty Meeting between rival groups in the community at the Cool Breeze Conference Room from 4pm. This...

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