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Veteran Cop Backs Tougher Gun Laws After Niece Dies In Castries Drive-By Shooting

Veteran police officer Wayne Rameau has backed calls for stricter laws against illegal guns after his niece Fayeshatelle Rameau, a resident of Pavee, Castries, died following a drive-by shooting in the...

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records Two More Deaths & 39 New Cases

Today Sunday July 3, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 39 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Friday July 1, 2022 and Saturday...

Pedestrian Injured After Vehicle Veers Off The Road In Soufriere

A male pedestrian sustained injuries on Sunday after a vehicle veered off the road in Soufriere and struck him. Emergency personnel from the Soufriere fire station said they received a call for...

Saint Lucians To Pay More For LPG – Gasoline, Diesel & Kerosene Prices Unchanged

The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of LPG 20,...

One Person Dead, Others Injured In Castries Drive-By Shooting

Police investigating reports of a drive-by shooting at Chef Harry Drive, Morne Fortune, Castries, on Sunday said one woman, identified as Fayeshatelle Rameau, is dead, and three others sustained injuries. The 26-year-old...

COVID-19: New UN Report Highlights Impact On Vulnerable People

A new UN report has shed fresh light on the ways that the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed cascading risks, particularly on vulnerable people, worldwide. From the mangroves of West Bengal to the vast...

Hippolyte Hails The Role Of Cooperatives In National Development

Minister for Cooperatives Emma Hippolyte has praised the role of cooperatives in Saint Lucia's economic, social and cultural development. But Hippolyte also acknowledged the sector's challenges, especially those affecting small and rural...

Saint Lucia To Host 2023 Annual Caribbean Development Bank Meeting

Facilitating Access to Adequate, Affordable Financing for its Borrowing Member Countries will be central to the agenda of the next Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development...

Pierre Attending CARICOM Summit In Suriname

Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre will be out of state from July 2 to July 8, 2022 to attend the 43rd Regular Meeting of the Heads of Government of the...

Three People Hospitalised After Vehicle Accident At Union

Emergency personnel rushed two men and a woman to the OKEU hospital Saturday afternoon after a vehicle accident at Union, Castries. According to reports, a car was heading down the hill when...

Dr. Hilaire Affirms The Importance Of Agriculture

by Jacques Hinkson-Compton, GIS Minister for Tourism, Hon. Dr. Ernest Hilaire, said recently that research indicates the agriculture sector is one of the largest employers of the world as it is critically...

Desir Says He Will Not Tolerate Corruption In The RSLPF

Saint Lucia's Police Commissioner Milton Desir has signalled zero tolerance for corruption in the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) and has warned that officers who assist criminals will get immediate...

NEMO Advises Caution Amid Inclement Weather

The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) has advised motorists to exercise caution after rainfall associated with a tropical wave triggered flash flooding in low-lying areas. NEMO said it received reports of flooding...

UN Officials Concerned About Global Road Deaths

Road traffic accidents claim nearly 1.3 million lives each year, cost some countries up to three per cent of their annual GDP, and are the biggest killer of five to 29-year...

Tropical Wave System Update

Castries, July 2, 2022 – A tropical wave resulted in loss of power to about 2% of St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) customers last night.  At the height of the severe weather,...

Martinique Destroys Hundreds Of Illegal Guns

On Thursday, Martinique law enforcement officials destroyed 692 weapons at the metal company Métal Dom in Fort-de-France. Local media reported that the weapons included pistols and rifles seized by the police over...

MHMC Gets Ultrasound Cart & Pediatric Probe

The Millennium Heights Medical Complex  (MHMC) has received a donation of equipment to enhance its cardiac care to adults and children. More in this report from Fernelle Neptune. https://youtu.be/yqSNZhvtT_E   Source: Ministry of Health, Wellness &...

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records 45 New Cases

Today Friday July 1, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 45 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Thursday June 30, 2022 from...

Motorists Alerted To Risk Of Downed Trees Along West Coast

The Department of Infrastructure, Ports, and Transport has alerted motorists traversing Saint Lucia’s West Coast, especially in the vicinity of Soufriere, to the risk of downed trees. Communications Officer Miguel Fevrier disclosed...

Essential Medications Available At Community Wellness Centres

The Ministry of Health, Wellness & Elderly Affairs as of today July 1, 2022 informs the public that majority of the essential medications are now available at the Community Wellness Centres. The brief interruption...

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