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Canada Authorities Investigating Reports Of Ill-Treatment Of Female Farm Workers

Canadian authorities are investigating reports that women faced ill-treatment while participating in the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Programme on a Nova Scotia farm. The Saint Lucia media highlighted the issue when one of...

Saint Lucia Urges End To Conflict In Ukraine, Laments Tensions In Taiwan Strait

Saint Lucia urged an end to the conflict in Ukraine and expressed concern over escalating tensions in the Taiwan strait at the United Nations General Assembly. Speaking on his country's behalf, Prime...

Saint Lucia Begins Transition From Privy Council To Caribbean Court Of Justice

The Government of Saint Lucia has begun the transition from utilizing the Privy Council to employing the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as the country’s final court of appeal. Saint Lucia will...

Belrose Speaks Out On Treatment Of Saint Lucian Women In Canadian Farm Programme

The Deputy Chair of the opposition United workers Party (UWP) has spoken out regarding reports of the ill-treatment off Saint Lucian women who went to Canada in that country's seasonal farm...

SLHTA’s Tourism Enhancement Fund Donates $30,000 To St. Lucia Golf Association

 Getting more Saint Lucian youth involved in the sport of golf is at the heart of a collaboration between the SLHTA's Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and the St. Lucia Golf Association...

45 Saint Lucians Complete Taiwan-Funded Training

Forty-five persons received certificates last Tuesday (September 20) for their recent participation in a Taiwan-funded Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop. The training was done in the following courses: Understanding Effective Training, Business...

PAHO Director Says Americas Not On Track To Meet Maternal Health & Mortality Targets

Speaking at a high-level event during the United Nations General Assembly side, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne highlighted the aggravating effect of COVID-19 on the health...

WATCH: Saint Lucia Continues Work Towards Universal Health Coverage

Saint Lucia continues its work to ensure that Universal Health Coverage UHC is implemented to the population. More in this report from Fernelle Neptune. https://youtu.be/aay9jjOgrKI   SOURCE: Ministry of Health, Wellness & Elderly Affairs. Headline photo: Stock...

Fedee Challenges Claims That Saint Lucia Is Continuing To Break Tourism Records

Former Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee has taken issue with suggestions that Saint Lucia is continuing to break tourism records. He described the industry's performance as lacklustre and lukewarm. "What we are seeing is...

WHO Calls On Global Leaders To Take Urgent Action On Non-Communicable Diseases

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has launched a new report calling on global leaders to take urgent action on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). According to the WHO, NDCs are...

Suspected Suicide And Attempted Suicide In Micoud

One man died by suspected suicide, and a woman was in hospital after an attempted suicide in Micoud on Wednesday. Police identified the deceased as Simius Paul, who was in his thirties. They...

Student Brawl In The Mall – NPA President Calls Out Parents

The President of the National Principals' Association (NPA) has called out parents after videos of a brawl involving students in uniform went viral on social media. HTS Television reported Wednesday night that...

Saint Lucia To Benefit From €50 Million Italy- CDB Project Agreement

Saint Lucia’s External Affairs Minister Alva Baptiste has expressed his gratitude to the Government of Italy for its support for the sustainable development of Caribbean Community Member States. The Minister’s remarks were...

CDB Supporting Regional Initiative To Combat Non-Communicable Diseases

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has partnered with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) to implement a regional project to develop a framework for Caribbean Moves: an initiative to reduce the...

KM2 Solutions Expands Caribbean Operations, Anticipates 1500 New Jobs In 2023

 KM2 Solutions, a leader in nearshore business process outsourcing with contact centers across the Caribbean and Latin America, is pleased to announce further expansion to its Caribbean operations. As a result of the...

Saint Lucia Showcases Strong Recovery At Annual CTO Conference

Tourism officials from Saint Lucia participated in the 2022 Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) annual conference, held in the Cayman Islands from September 11 to 15. The annual conference brought together CTO...

Many Firsts For Saint Lucia Golf

The Saint Lucia Golf Association will put on the first Saint Lucia Amateur Invitational between September 23rd and 25th at the Sandals Golf and Country Club. Eleven of Saint Lucia’s best golfers...

PAHO Urges Countries To Strengthen Surveillance, Routine Vaccination Campaigns

While COVID-19 continues to take around 4,000 lives each week in the Americas, and monkeypox cases rise, the polio virus has now been detected among unvaccinated communities in New York. In light...

Saint Lucia, Georgia Conclude Visa Waiver Agreement

Saint Lucia and the Republic of Georgia have concluded a visa waiver agreement that will facilitate travel between the two countries. The agreement was signed in New York on Monday 19th September,...

WATCH: NEMO Provides Update On Weather System

The Saint Lucia Meteorological Services has reported that a 'strong tropical wave has moved further South. But Saint Lucia is still expecting winds, rain, thunderstorms and flooding. The Acting Director of the National...

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