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Saint Lucia Appoints Newest Goodwill Ambassador

The Government of Saint Lucia has appointed Mrs. Claudia Edward-Ladner as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. A talented musician, Claudia Edward is a household name in Saint Lucia and the Caribbean. She is popular in Asia where she does her annual...

Caribbean Leaders Urged To Pay Financial Contributions To Regional Institutions

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC)— Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries were on Monday urged to “deal with the elephant in the room” and put in place strategies that will ensure the financial stability of regional organisations, such as the Regional...

British Airways Returns To Saint Lucia

Press Release:-  Another important market has opened its doors to Saint Lucia. The arrival of British Airways just about 2:48 p.m. into Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) on Sunday July 26, has sparked yet another positive sign for the tourism industry....

‘Peacemaker’ Cop Injured In Vieux Fort Attack

An off duty cop who was playing the role of peacemaker in Vieux Fort, was attacked and injured Sunday evening, multiple sources have confirmed. According to information obtained by St Lucia Times, the young Special Police Constable was attempting to...

Tropical Storm Isaias Likely To Form In Atlantic

An area of disturbed weather out over the Atlantic Ocean may add yet another record to a busy 2020 hurricane season. The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami said Monday that showers associated with a broad area of low...

Further Update On Reported COVID-19 Case

Press Release:- Saint Lucia has recorded a total of 24 COVID-19 cases to date, 22 of these cases have fully recovered and 2 patients remain in care at the Respiratory Hospital and remain stable. A total of 2,927 tests have...

Saint Lucia Seeks To Change ‘Hierarchy Of Secondary Schools’ Perception

by Janelle Norville (GIS) With the Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA) soon to be implemented, the Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development is seeking to change the public’s perception of the perceived hierarchy of secondary schools on...

Castries Mayor Bids Farewell To Taiwanese Ambassador

Castries Mayor Peterson D. Francis last week took the opportunity to bid farewell to the Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) His Excellency Douglas Shen, the Mayor's office says.  At the brief send-off, Mayor Francis said goodbye to Ambassador...

Fire Destroys Desruisseaux Dwelling House

A fire on Sunday night destroyed a dwelling house at Blanchard, Desruisseaux, the Saint Lucia Fire Service says. According to emergency officials, at approximately 8.15 pm firefighters from the Micoud fire station responded to the structural fire. The wooden structure measured...

Desruisseaux Centenarian ‘Full Of Wit And Energy’

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has described a centenarian from the community of Desruisseaux as being 'full of wit and energy', despite her age. Philomen Louisien celebrated her milestone event on Saturday with family and friends in her community of Desruisseaux,...

Saint Lucia Extends Condolences On Passing Of Owen Arthur

The Government and People of Saint Lucia  have extended deepest condolences to Barbados following the passing of the Right Honourable Owen Arthur, former Prime Minister of Barbados. He was 70 years old. Saint Lucia's Prime Minister extended the condolences in a...

Choiseul Homicide Victim Died With Cutlass Within Reach

Choiseul homicide victim Morrison Joseph died with a cutlass within reach, leading to speculation that he may have heard suspicious noises and armed himself before venturing onto his balcony to investigate. “He was maybe inside. He had his cutlass by...

Daring Duo Completes Historic Saint Lucia Climb

Press Release:- On July 25, 2020, Julian Touissant and Jason Sayers embarked on a 3 peak journey. Their climb would take them up and down Mount Gimie, Petit Piton and Gros Piton in approximately 9 hours inclusive of time from...

Stakeholders Confident In Future Of Saint Lucia Tourism Despite COVID-19

Press Release:-  Several stakeholders have expressed high confidence in the protocols established for the reopening of the hotel and tourism sector in Saint Lucia, and are optimistic that the future of the sector is in capable hands. The stakeholders, including...

Over 3,900 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized In Caribbean Sea

MIAMI, United States (CMC) — The United States Southern Command says the US Navy's Cyclone-class patrol ship USS Shamal (PC 13), with embarked US Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET), has recovered more than 3,900 pounds of marijuana in...

Victim Of Fatal Shooting In Choiseul Identified

Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting at La Fargue, Choiseul as Morrison Joseph, alias 'Grass'. Joseph was found dead Sunday in the balcony of his home. His girlfriend made the discovery Sunday morning. According to police, the 48 year...

Police Investigate Homicide At La Fargue, Choiseul

Saint Lucia police are investigating a homicide at La Fargue, Choiseul, law enforcement officials have confirmed. They say the body of a male individual was discovered in a house in the community Sunday morning. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds, according to...

Bicyclist Injured In Vieux Fort Accident

A bicyclist was injured in a road accident at Pierrot, Vieux Fort Saturday afternoon about 1.50 pm, emergency services say. The bicyclist collided with a minibus which was travelling in the opposite direction, emergency officials say. Videos posted on social media...

ECCU Economy Set To Contract In 2020

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union( ECCU) economy has been severely disrupted and will contract between 10.0 and 20.0 per cent in 2020 before starting to recover in 2021. The disclosure came as the Ninety-Sixth Meeting of the Monetary Council of...

Soufriere Shooting Victim Identified

Police have identified the  victim of a shooting incident  in Soufriere on Friday as Jeffus Mathurin, 22. According to law enforcement officials, the Fond Bernier resident sustained a single gunshot wound to the thigh and was transported to the Soufriere...

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