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Hermangild Francis Says ‘Americans Can’t Dictate’ In IMPACS Matter

National Security Minister Hermangild Francis has asserted that the United States 'cannot dictate' regarding the outcome of what has become known here as the IMPACS matter. Francis made the comments in response...

SLP Concerned Over ‘Unacceptable’ Delays In Payments To Poor, Persons With Disabilities

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia Labour Party continues to hear the cries of the many vulnerable and poor persons especially those with disabilities who have had to endure unacceptable, painful delays in...

Francis Denies That He, PM Issued Instructions To Arrest Christopher Hunte

National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis has denied that he or Prime Minister Allen Chastanet told the police to arrest Christopher Hunte. “That would never happen. I would never do something like that...

Saint Lucia launches global tourism campaign

Press Release: A new tourism marketing campaign created by Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, the Ministry of Tourism and the Government of Saint Lucia kicks off with ‘She is Saint Lucia…Let Her...

Doctor Kenny Anthony Urges Public Service Re-Think

Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony says there is no doubt that Saint Lucia must re-think the way things are done in the public service. He told Choice Television’s Janeka...

Guy Joseph Prefers Fixed Election Date, Says UWP Ready For the Polls

Economic Development Minister Guy Joseph says the ruling United Workers Party (UWP) is ready for the polls. And he has expressed a preference for a fixed election date. Joseph's comments follow recent announcements...

Study Warns That Flushing Toilet May Spread Coronavirus

Sky News:- Flushing the toilet can create an aerosol cloud of coronavirus droplets more than a metre high which can be inhaled by others, spreading the infection, new research warns. Physicists specialising in...

Maundy Lewis Appointed Communications Officer Of SLP

The Saint Lucia Labour Party has announced the appointment of Maundy Lewis as Communications Officer. She officially took up duties on Monday. Her responsibilities include media relations, public engagement and ensuring the media...

Teenager Among Three Caught Smuggling Contraband Into BCF

A teenager and a former convict were among three males arrested Tuesday morning smuggling contraband into the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF), officials say. The officials say the three, aged 19, 24 and...

Francis: ‘Made To Feel Like An Outcast’ For Her Human Rights Work

Attorney at Law Mary Francis has defended her record as a human rights advocate, in response to critics whom she says are insinuating that she has gone silent now. She asserted that...

Cannabis Movement Upbeat That Ganja Laws Will Change In 2020

Against the backdrop of what the Cannabis Movement described as a very cordial and positive meeting with the Cabinet of Ministers, the organisation's Chairman is confident that there will be a...

WhatsApp Launches First Digital Payments Option

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Facebook on Monday added a digital payments feature to its WhatsApp messaging service, starting in Brazil but with an eye to expanding around the world. WhatsApp users in Brazil can use...

Soufriere Youth Conclude Another Community Clean-Up

Press Release:- The new environmental project in Soufriere St Lucia saw its first project, the removal of small waste from the Soufriere main river. This waste would otherwise have been washed out...

SLASPA Commences HIA Redevelopment Project

Press Release:- “Work on the Hewanorra International Airport Redevelopment Project will officially commence this week,” says Daren Cenac – General Manager of the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Port Authority (SLASPA). For...

Christopher Hunte Charged, Released From Custody Suites

Christopher Hunte has been charged by the police and released from Custody Suites in Castries. He had been detained there since Sunday afternoon on suspicion of organizing and leading an'unlawful' anti-Chastanet motorcade. The...

SLHTA President Concerned About ‘Precarious’ State Of Tourism

In a letter to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, SLHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy says that the recent mass redundancy announcements by two of Saint Lucia’s major hotels have sent shock waves through...

Police Issue Statement Regarding ‘Unauthorised’ Anti-Chastanet Rally

Press Release:- The Royal St Lucia Police Force was made aware of an unauthorized motorcade scheduled for Sunday, June 14, 2020, commencing in the city of Castries, at 11:00 a.m. The...

SLP Urges Christopher Hunte’s Release From Police Detention

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has called for Christopher Hunte’s immediate release from police detention and the lifting of the current State of Emergency. SLP Chairman Moses Jn Baptiste issued...

SLP Leader To Be Arrested For Taking Part In BLM Rally?

The leader of the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has told reporters here he understands that he will be arrested for taking part in Friday's Black Lives Matter (BLM) rally. The...

Male Individual Dead In Dennery Road Incident

A male individual is dead following a road accident at La Caye, Dennery, the Saint Lucia Fire Service says. Fire Service spokeswoman, Stacy Joseph, says the  Dennery Fire Station received a call...

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