Politics & Government

United States: UN Expert Says Concrete Actions Needed To ‘Lay Racism To Rest’

UN-appointed independent human rights experts commended the United States on Friday for adopting the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, but asked about measures being taken to address gun violence in the country. After...

Lewis: ‘We Will Stand By Taiwan’s Side’

Saint Lucia's Ambassador to Taiwan, Dr. Robert Lewis,  declaring that anyone who educates your people must be your friend, has told Taiwan News that his country will continue to speak up...

Pierre Reveals Details Of Former Government’s Multi-Million Dollar Plan To Complete SJH

Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre has revealed more concerning details of a controversial XCD $70 million dollar scheme arranged by the former Chastanet led Administration to complete the ground floor...

Chastanet: General Elections ‘Might Be Sooner Than We Think’

Declaring that his United Workers Party (UWP) is 'very relevant', opposition leader Allen Chastanet has indicated that the party has had an internal discussion and would start preparing for the next...

ECCB Congratulates New Prime Minister Of Saint Christopher & Nevis

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) extends congratulations to the newly appointed Prime Minister of Saint Christopher and Nevis, the Honourable Dr Terrance Drew following the victory of the St Kitts...

Chastanet Presents Documents In Joint Hilaire-Juffali Account Controversy

Opposition leader Allen Chastanet told reporters Wednesday that he had presented documents to House Speaker Claudius Francis regarding a claim made in parliament the previous day. The claim came amidst debate on...

Saint Lucia Introduces Special Prosecutor Legislation To Combat Corruption By Public Officials

Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre has secured the support of Saint Lucia’s legislators in the House of Assembly for the enactment of the Special Prosecutor Act. This historic piece of progressive...

WATCH: Chastanet, Hilaire Clash Over Juffali Joint Account Claim

Opposition leader Allen Chastanet and Castries South MP Dr. Ernest Hilaire clashed in parliament on Tuesday over a claim that Hilaire, a former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, had a...

Republican Uproar Over FBI Raid On Trump Home

Furious allies of former President Donald Trump are demanding an explanation for the FBI's raid on his Florida home, Mar-a-Lago. The FBI and Department of Justice have yet to comment on the...

Pierre Says Friendship With The United States Growing ‘Stronger Every Day’

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has spoken highly of relations with the United States following a recent meeting between some cabinet members and U.S. officials. The U.S. delegation included United States Ambassador...

WATCH: Pierre Administration Opens Savannes Bay Fisheries Facility

The Savannes Bay Fisheries facility has officially been handed over to the Goodwill Fishermen Co-operative Society Ltd. The facility was left idled for more than five years before the Philip J. Pierre...

Pierre Congratulates St. Kitts Nevis Labour Party On Election Win

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has congratulated the St. Kitts Nevis Labour Party (SNKLP) on its election to office, declaring that the people's will brought about the administration change. The SKNLP won...

WATCH: Government Addresses Challenges Linked To ePassport Transition

Minister for Home Affairs the Honourable Virginia Albert Poyotte paid an unscheduled visit to the Passport Office located on the city’s busy Bridge Street, on Thursday, 4th August, 2022 in efforts...

House Of Assembly Meets On Tuesday

A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 with Papers to be laid by the Honourable Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Development and...

Cabinet Upholds $80.00 Passport Fee For Applications Before 25th July, 2022

In ensuring the continued smooth transition to the electronic or ePassport system, Cabinet has authorized by Cabinet Conclusion No. 480 of 2022, that applicants in possession of valid payment receipts issued...

‘I Am Vindicated’ – Isaac Reelected Vendors Association President

Peter 'Ras Ipa' Isaac, President of the Saint Lucia Craft and Dry Goods Vendors Association, has said that despite the 'hype and hullabaloo' as well as political interference preceding the recent...

Ambassador Of Saint Lucia To France Presents Credentials

The Ambassador of Saint Lucia to the Republic of France, H.E. Anthony Bryan Severin Wednesday presented Letters of Credence to the President of the French Republic, H.E. Mr. Emmanuel Macron at the Elysée...

Hippolyte To Visit Local Businesses

The Honourable Emma Hippolyte, Minister for Commerce, Manufacturing, Business Development, Cooperatives and Consumer Affairs, will along with a contingent of Management and Technical staff pay a visit to Businesses within the...

WATCH: Pierre Restores Significance Of Emancipation Day

One year ago and just three days after he was officially sworn in as Prime Minister, Hon. Philip J. Pierre, vowed to revitalize Saint Lucia's Emancipation Day holiday. On August 1, 2022,...

Pelosi Lands In Taiwan Amid Warnings From China

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taipei on Tuesday, marking a significant show of support for Taiwan despite China's threats of retaliation over the visit. Pelosi's stop in Taipei is the...

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