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Saint Lucia Receives 48 Negative COVID-19 Test Results

Press Release:-  As of June 11, 2020, the World Health Organization reported a total of 7, 273, 958 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with 413, 372 deaths. Within the region of the...

Police Considering ‘Options’ In Relation To ‘Illegal’ BLM Rally In Castries

Saint Lucia police have deemed illegal, a Black Lives Matter rally held Friday in Constitution Park, Castries. Acting Police Commissioner, Milton Desir, denied permission for the event to be held although the...

Cabot Saint Lucia Commences Employee Recruitment

Press Release:- Cabot Saint Lucia continues to move forward despite the global pandemic and volatile economy. The company recently announced the appointment of Michael C. Mathius as Financial Controller. Mathius is a Saint Lucian with...

Allison Jean Demands Accountability For Saint Lucia Police Killings At BLM Event

Allison Jean, whose son Botham Jean was gunned down in Dallas by a white female police officer, has demanded accountability for killings by Saint Lucia police as a Black Lives Matter...

Laborie Wellness Centre To Reopen

Press Release:- The Laborie Wellness Centre had been closed for retrofitting works from September 2, 2019 under the SMART Health Facilities project aimed towards safer, greener and more sustainable facilities. The works are...

‘ISL Has Not Addressed Pointe de Sable Concerns’

Press Release:- In a press release issued on May 29, 2020 by Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) with regards to the proposed development of the Anse de Sable Area in Vieux-Fort, the CEO...

Sergeant 708 Shervon Matthieu – The Cop Who Cares

by Kerby Allain Shervon Matthieu was a big kid with even bigger dreams. Now at the rank of Sergeant (708), Matthieu is making those dreams reality, as he works alongside colleagues in...

PAHO Director: Preparing For Winter, Hurricanes Critical In COVID-19 Fight

Press Release:- Washington, D.C., June 9, 2020 (PAHO) The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr Carissa F. Etienne, said preparing for winter and hurricanes is critical to mitigate...

SLP Disappointed That Police Denied Permission For Black Lives Matter Event

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia Labour Party is disappointed that the Authorities have denied permission for the staging of the Black Lives Matter Saint Lucia Rally which had been planned for Friday...

PM Chastanet Issues Statement After Police Say No To Black Lives Matter Event

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet issued a statement Thursday on his official Facebook page, after police denied permission for a Black Lives Matter Event. The event, a rally,  was planned for Friday at...

Saint Lucia Police Express Solidarity With The World’s Black Lives Matter Movement

Press Release:- The Acting Commissioner of Police of the Royal St Lucia Police Force, Mr. Milton Desir, is standing in solidarity with Saint Lucians and the rest of the world, in light...

Black US Commentator Says George Floyd Is No Hero

A black United States Commentator has generated controversy by asserting that George Floyd is neither a hero nor a martyr. Candace Owens, who supports President Donald Trump, made the comments in a...

Saint Lucia Police Deny Permission For ‘Black Lives Matter’ Event

Saint Lucia police have denied permission for a Black Lives Matter rally planned for Friday. Acting Police Commissioner, Milton Desir, informed Saint Lucia Goodwill Ambassador, Taj Weekes, of the decision in a...

Vehicle Licence Stickers Disappear From Transport Department

Licence stickers  have disappeared from the Transport Department at Union, Castries, prompting a Police investigation. Confirmation came Wednesday night from Transport Minister, Guy Joseph. Joseph gave the confirmation during Newsmaker Live on DBS...

Search Continues For Bunny Wailer’s Spouse

Jamaica Observer:- It has been two and a half weeks since Jean Watt, the spouse of legendary reggae singer Bunny Wailer, has gone missing from the family home in Washington Gardens, St...

Over 400 Coconut Bay Resort Employees Made Redundant

Over 400 employees of the Coconut Bay Beach Resort and Spa in Vieux Fort have been made redundant, HTS Television news reported Wednesday evening. It's the latest fallout from the economic downturn...

Government Begins Distribution Of Fresh Produce Relief Packages

The government of Saint Lucia has announced the distribution of fresh produce relief packages. Over 400 packages were delivered Wednesday in the communities including Gros Islet, Castries North, Castries South and Castries...

COVID-19: Saint Lucians Urged Not To Become Complacent

The Ministry of Health  has cautioned Saint Lucians not to become complacent regarding COVID-19. The Ministry made specific mention of  adhering to the physical distancing and infection prevention and control measures. "Saint Lucians...

De Caires: Law Against Cannabis One Of the Most Racist Ever Created

The Chairman of Saint Lucia’s the Cannabis Movement, Andre de Caires has described the law against cannabis as one of the most racist ever created. “As we see the world rising up...

SLP Condemns New Public Health (Offensive & Hazardous Trades) Regulations

Press Release:-  The Saint Lucia Labour Party is appalled at the UWP government’s refusal to provide relief to the vulnerable sectors of the population but has instead chosen in this critical...

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