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COVID-19: Saint Lucia Announces Protocols For July 2 – August 27

As we return to some level of normalcy, the Government of Saint Lucia is working towards relaxing on the COVID-19 protocols. However, Saint Lucians are asked to remain vigilant and continue to follow...

Inclement Weather Forces Cancellation Of Gros Islet Friday Night Event

The Gros Islet Vendors Association (GIVA) wishes to inform vendors and members of the public that the Gros Islet Friday Night Street Party for today, Friday 1st July 2022 will be...

Hilaire: Greater Benefits To Saint Lucians More Important Than Tourism Numbers

Tourism Minister Dr. Ernest Hilaire has highlighted the need to continue transforming the important Saint Lucia tourism industry so that the people benefit more, asserting that while tourism figures are important,...

CDB To Introduce Initiatives Targetting Women

Tackling income inequality and strengthening economic opportunities for women are high on the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) agenda, says President Dr Gene Leon. In his address last week to the Bank’s Board of...

WATCH: Pierre Unveils Action Plan To Suppress Crime

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has unveiled a plan of action to assist the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) in its fight against crime. The plan includes a Regional Security System...

NEMO Concerned About Fake News, Warns Lives Could Be Endangered

Saint Lucia’s National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) has expressed concern over disseminating fake news, asserting that it could endanger lives. At the same time, the organisation has urged Saint Lucians to get...

‘Teething Issues’ Push Back Implementation Of New Bus Fares

The original July 1, 2022, date for implementing new bus fares has been pushed back, the President of the National Council on Public Transportation (NCOPT), Godfrey Ferdinand, has announced. Ferdinand explained that...

WATCH: Supply Chain & Logistics Survey Launched For Saint Lucia Private Sector

The National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC) has designed a diagnostic survey instrument aimed at addressing supply chain and logistics issues on island brought about by the Russia/Ukraine conflict and the...

Minister Encourages Economic Sector Linkages For National Benefit

by Jacques Hinkson-Compton, GIS Minister for Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information, Dr. Ernest Hilaire, has expressed his desire for the various sectors to collaborate, further strengthening the island’s economy and...

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records 27 New Cases

Today Thursday June 30, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received confirmation of a total of 27 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Wednesday June 29, 2022...

Downed Tree On Barre De L’Isle Limits Traffic

A downed tree on the Barre de L’Isle has forced the Department of Ports and Infrastructure to announce limitations on some vehicles using the road. Communications Officer Miguel Fevrier disclosed that the...

PMA Celebrates 18 Years As A World Heritage Site

The Pitons Management Area (PMA) celebrates its 18th anniversary as a World Heritage Site on June 30th, 2022, under the theme, "The Pitons Management Area – Protecting our Property for our...

Desir Says RSLPF Needs A K9 Unit

Police Commissioner Milton Desir has told reporters at a news conference attended by Prime Minister and Minister responsible for National Security, Philip J. Pierre, that the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force...

RSS Troops Expected In Saint Lucia In July To Assist In Fight Against Crime

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre, expressing concern about the current crime situation in Saint Lucia, has disclosed that troops from the Regional Security System (RSS) will be here. “We are bringing RSS...

Saint Lucia Announces Order Of Appearance For Parade Of The Bands

 The Carnival Planning & Management Committee (CPMC) announces the order of appearance for the Parade of the Bands for Saint Lucia Carnival 2022. A total of eleven bands have registered for this...

Hilaire: ‘We Miss LIAT’

Saint Lucia's Tourism Minister, Dr. Ernest Hilaire, has spoken up on behalf of LIAT, while observing the need for regional travel capacity and acknowledging the airline's shortcomings. "We need LIAT," Hilaire told...

COVID-19: PAHO Urges Countries To Prepare For The Long Term Impact

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Americas, with new infections increasing by 13.9% from last week, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne has called for countries...

WATCH: 75 Teachers End Professional Development Training In Special Education

75 teachers from around Saint Lucia celebrated the completion of Professional Development Training in Special Education through the collaborative efforts of the Department of Education through EQUIP, Sir Arthur Lewis Community...

WATCH: Saint Lucia Athletes Compete For A Place At Commonwealth Games

The St. Lucia Athletics Association held the National Individual Championships at the George Odlum Stadium in Vieux Fort this past weekend. Athletes from various track and field clubs participated for a chance...

UN Official Says Disinformation Rise Undermining Public Trust

Societies everywhere are beset by “global diseases” including systemic inequality which have helped fuel a rise in disinformation, or the deliberate spreading of falsehoods, said the UN human rights chief on...

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