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SLHTA Meets Leader Of The Opposition

The Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) accepted an invitation from the Honorable Leader of the Opposition Philip J Pierre, to attend a meeting last evening and share updates on...

NIC Update On Economic Relief Payments

by Anicia Antoine, GIS The National Insurance Corporation recently provided an update on the economic relief programme, as it continues to assist persons during the COVID-19 pandemic. As of July 28, the NIC...

Saint Lucians Urged Not To Harbour Persons Who Enter The Country Illegally

Saint Lucia's Ministry of Health has warned members of the public against harbouring individuals who enter the country illegally. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Belmar-George has disclosed that the Ministry  was again...

Taiwan Technical Mission, Ministry of Agriculture Hold Farmer’s Market

Press Release:- On Friday 31st August, the Taiwan Technical Mission, together with the Ministry of Agriculture, hosted its Farmer’s Market alongside the Rodney Bay main road, just opposite the Harbor Club Hotel....

Vieux Fort Water Project to Support Southern Development Thrust

Press Release:- Phase One of the Vieux Fort Water Supply Redevelopment Project was officially launched on Thursday 6th August 2020 on the grounds of the Water Treatment Plant in Beausejour, joining the...

Young women more likely to experience poor mental health in lockdown, UK study suggests

CNN: Poor mental health during lockdown was most common among younger women in Britain, a study from University College London (UCL) suggests. UCL researchers surveyed more than 18,000 people in four cohorts...

Vehicle Overturns At Gros Islet

A  motor vehicle overturned at Grande Riviere, Gros Islet on Friday morning. The female driver was transported by ambulance to the Gros Islet Polyclinic, emergency officials told St Lucia Times. They said the...

Suspected Cocaine Found In Banana Shipment At Port Castries

Customs Officers found suspected cocaine in a shipment of bananas at port Castries on Friday, law enforcement officials say. The officers found the  2 kilos of suspected drugs in two packets hidden...

Virus cases are soaring among younger people, WHO says

CNN: The Covid-19 pandemic is moving into younger populations, health experts said Thursday, with cases skyrocketing among children, teens and young adults. Early in the outbreak, health experts stressed that older adults were most...

US Agency Says COVID-19 Risk In Saint Lucia High, Local Officials ‘Baffled’

The  United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has deemed that the risk of COVID-19 in Saint Lucia is high and has recommended that travellers avoid all non-essential international...

PM: ‘Now Is The Time To Get A Piece Of Land!’

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet  has told residents of Choiseul and Saint Lucians here and abroad, that now is the time to obtain a portion of land. "Now is the time to get...

Hilaire Denounces ‘Vindictive’ Action Of A ‘Desperate’ Prime Minister

Castries South MP, Ernest Hilaire, has accused Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of embarking on malicious and vindictive action against him. The accusation was made in a post Friday on the official Facebook...

Itelbpo Company to Commit to Some 750 Jobs in Saint Lucia by 2021

Press Release: The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way business is conducted the world over, making way for new opportunities. Founder and Chairman of Itelbpo, Yoni Epstein, said the company will...

Sandals Foundation Donates Masks to Saint Lucia Communities

Community members in need around the island to be provided with free protective gear aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19.  More in this report from Fernelle Neptune https://youtu.be/Y2eL_PHO9w0 The Ministry of Health and...

Saint Lucia government to compile list of qualified officers to serve as trainers

The Department of the Public Service is dedicated to transforming the Public Service into an efficient government machinery run by well-trained and engaged professionals, dedicated to excellent service delivery. To achieve...

Invest Saint Lucia Starts Work on La Fargue Development

Press Release:- An an official groundbreaking ceremony for Invest Saint Lucia’s La Fargue Development, Chairman Pinkley Francis declared, “Today we see the culmination of a promise. A promise made by Invest...

Saint Lucia Hotel Workers To Get $2.2 Million In Severance Pay

Press Release:- The Management of St. James’s Club Morgan Bay and the National Workers Union (NWU) have agreed on a Severance Package payment for over four hundred (400) workers formerly employed...

Regional Airline Starts Service to Barbados

Barbados Today: The dreaded COVID-19 pandemic may have thrown tourism into a tailspin but it is not stopping local officials from finding ways to help boost visitor arrivals. On Tuesday, Barbados welcomed the...

Mandatory Mental Health Support Urged For Relatives Of Suicide Victims

Consultant Psychiatrist Dr. Julius Gilliard believes there should be mandatory mental health support for relatives of suicide victims. "They need to go through it so that they are assisted in a more ...

Update on COVID-19 Patients

August 5, 2020 - Saint Lucia has recorded a total of 25 COVID-19 cases to date, 22 of these cases have fully recovered and three patients remain in care at the...

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