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Chastanet Defends State Of Emergency While Declaring Saint Lucia ‘COVID Free’

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, asserting that people are making 'a big deal' over the  COVID-19 current state of emergency, has been explaining why it is necessary. "Right now in Saint Lucia we can say that we are COVID free," Chastanat...

Body Of Male Who Was Shot Dead At Bois Patat Identified

Police have identified the body of a male who was shot dead at Bois Patat, Castries. They say he is Simeon Shamal Christopher. The body of the 26 year old was discovered last week in a yard, reports say. According to law...

PM: COVID-19 Protocols Observed For Visiting Pop Star Dua Lipa

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says COVID-19 protocols were observed when English singer and songwriter, Dua Lipa, entered Saint Lucia. British tabloids have reported that the singer and her boyfriend, Anwar Hadid, jetted into Saint Lucia for a Caribbean getaway. Prime Minister...

COVID-19 Pre-Screening Tent Being Set Up At Hewanorra International Airport

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet  on Saturday paid a visit to a COVID-19 pre-screening tent that's being set up at Hewanorra International Airport. "We are leaving no stone unturned in our quest to balance health security and economic activity," he observed...

Cop Advises: ‘Ditch The Headphones’ When Jogging In New Anti-Crime Video

Police Sergeant, Shervon Matthieu, has advised persons who engage in physical exercise such as walking and jogging, to 'ditch' their headphones as a crime safety measure. Matthieu, dubbed a 'Cop Who Cares', offered the advice in his latest crime safety...

Pierre Says Brighter Days Ahead Under His Leadership

Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre has assured his Castries East 'family' and the rest of Saint Lucia that brighter days are ahead under his leadership and the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP). Pierre, who is the MP for Castries East,...

Castries Vendors Urged To Keep Standards High

Castries, St. Lucia, July 3, 2020 – The Castries Constituency Council last week held two separate meetings with both provisions market and coconut vendors.  The tone of the meetings was positive.  Both gatherings were chaired by Communications Manager, Jason Hullingseed, who...

Saint Lucia on UK “Travel Corridor” List For Quarantine Exemption

Press Release:- There’s good news for travellers from Saint Lucia to the United Kingdom as our island is among the “Travel Corridor” List released by the UK Government, meaning visitors from Saint Lucia do not have to self-isolate on arrival...

Marc Residents Arrest Two Individuals After Suspected Arson

Marc residents arrested two individuals Friday night in connection with a suspected arson involving a vehicle at in their community. The two suspects were later handed over to the police. A video of the vehicle on fire was posted on social...

Public announcement for 2020 CXC examination candidates

Press Release: The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations would like to inform: 1. All candidates who are registered for the June 2020 CXC examinations, that their timetables are available. Candidates are to collect their timetables at the centre...

Safe Saint Lucia – The Place To Be In 2020

by Dr. Amanda King MBBS (UWI), FRCP (Glas.), FACR, SLMM St. Lucia has eliminated COVID-19! The evidence suggests that, weighing the benefits and risks, it is time to lift restrictions domestically. Schools could have been back for a month now, bus drivers...

Gunman With Shopping Basket Attempts to Rob Gros Islet Business

A gunman with a shopping basket fled a Gros Islet business establishment after a failed robbery. The man who pretended to be a shopper, attempted to pull off a robbery earlier this week. But the attempt on Thursday about 1:45 pm...

Drivers In Saint Lucia Take Advantage Of New Digital Platform

Several drivers on the island have begun taking advantage of the new digital platform which now allows the holder of a Saint Lucia driver’s license to apply for a renewal or duplicate license from any location.  More in this...

Male In Hospital After Shooting in Soufriere

A male individual is nursing a gunshot wound to the thigh following a shooting incident in Soufriere Friday night, police say. According to a law enforcement official, the shooting occurred about 11. pm at Fond Bernier. The victim is reported to...

Committee Appointed To Oversee COVID-19 Telethon Funds

Press Release:- The Government of Saint Lucia has appointed a three-person independent committee to oversee the management of funds raised from the National COVID-19 Response Telethon. The telethon was held on Easter Sunday and received overwhelming support from the private sector...

SLP Expresses ‘Deep Concern’ Over LIAT Liquidation Announcement

Press Release:-  The announcement of the pending liquidation of the regional airline LIAT (1974) Ltd has been received with deep concern by the Saint Lucia Labour Party. The demise of an institution that has steadfastly served the region and the...

Saint Lucia Union Concerned That LIAT Workers Told Of Termination Via The Media

The union representing LIAT workers in Saint Lucia has joined counterparts in the region in expressing disappointment over talk of the airline’s liquidation. The National Workers Union (NWU) represents some 28 LIAT workers here. “Like all the other trade unions in...

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”...

Chastanet: Time To Make ‘Drastic Improvements’ In Health Care

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet  says his administration has indicated that this fiscal year is the year for Health and the time to make 'drastic improvements' within the healthcare system. "Our people deserve world class health care and our medical and...

Vieux Fort Political Leadership Crisis

by Dr. Anderson Reynolds Late 2019 I attended a St. Lucia Labor Party (SLP) public meeting in Vieux Fort on Clarke Street alongside Independence square. It was a meeting of passionate, though repetitive, rhetoric. SLP had had enough of Allen...

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