Politics & Government

UWP Vieux Fort South Group Says No Candidate Selected Yet For Constituency

Press Release:-  The duly constituted Executive of the United Workers Party, Vieux Fort South Constituency Branch, takes this opportunity to totally disassociate the branch from the pronouncements being made in the media and elsewhere that a candidate has been...

Parties In Jamaica Agree On Code Of Conduct For Election

Jamaica Observer:- THE country's political parties yesterday agreed on a code of conduct for campaigning leading up to the September 3 General Election in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Office of the Political Ombudsman, in a statement last night,...

Chastanet Lauds Youth As ‘Greatest Source Of Hope And Optimism’.

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has lauded young people on the occasion Wednesday of International Youth Day. On his official Facebook page, he said he has always treasured the opportunity to connect with the youth whom he described as the greatest...

SLP Youth Arm Urges Greater Youth Involvement In Decision Making

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia Labour Party Youth Organization applauds the United Nations General Assembly for endorsing an insightful and progressive recommendation by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth in 1999 to declare August 12 International Youth...

SLNT Disappointed In Decision To Lease Queen’s Chain To Cabot Saint Lucia

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia National Trust expresses its profound disappointment over a recent decision by the Cabinet of Ministers to lease the Queen’s Chain along the north east coast to Cabot Saint Lucia for seventy-five (75) years.   “The object of...

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris As His Running Mate

BBC News:-  Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate - the first black woman and Asian American in the role. Once a rival for the top job, the California senator of Indian-Jamaican heritage...

SLPYO Urges Gov’t To Invest In Mental Health Care, Suicide Prevention

Press Release:-  The Saint Lucia Labour Party Youth Organisation offers its unconditional condolences to the families who recently lost loved ones to suicide. The SLPYO acknowledges that no one government can totally eliminate the scourge of suicide; however, it...

Saint Lucia PM Congratulates T&T Counterpart On Election Win

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has congratulated Dr. Keith Rowley and the People’s National Movement (PNM) on their new mandate to continue serving Trinidad & Tobago for 5 more years. "We wish you, your team and the people of T&T great...

Cabinet Conclusion 855 Revoked

Press Release:-  The Saint Lucia Labour Party wishes to congratulate the Civil Service Association for the representation it continues to provide for its members which has resulted in the revocation of Cabinet Conclusion 855. That Cabinet Conclusion effectively gave the...

Hermangild Francis Eyes Vieux Fort South, Cites Need For New Vision

Home Affairs Minister, Senator Hermangild Francis wants to contest the Vieux Forth South seat on behalf of the ruling United Workers Party (UWP), at the next elections. He made the disclosure in an interview with Cecile Actille of MBC Prime.  The...

Most Jamaicans Don’t Want The Queen As Head Of State

Jamaica Observer:- More than half of respondents in the latest Bill Johnson poll say Jamaica should not continue to have The Queen as head of State. The poll commissioned by the Jamaica Observer was conducted just about a month before the island...

Trinidadians Go To The Polls Today

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Voters in Trinidad and Tobago go to the polls today to elect a new Government following allegations of corruption, racism and promises in a campaign severely hampered by the coronavirus pandemic. The election here...

SLP Youth Condemn Violent UWP Threats Against Youth In the Media

The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) youth arm has condemned what it describes as violent threats by the ruling United Workers Party (UWP), against youth in the media. The Saint Lucia Labour Party Youth Organisation (SLPYO) issued a statement Sunday...

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 the state of the tourism industry. Members of the...

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 page of the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party...

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 that reality, the Training Division is tasked with...

New Guyana President Appoints 19 Member Cabinet

PRESIDENT Irfaan Ali on Wednesday swore in a 19-member Cabinet comprising a mixture of youthful and well experienced individuals, who have all expressed that they are eager to bring about positive change in Guyana. The swearing-in ceremony took place at...

SLP Supporters Warned Against Complacency Ahead Of Next Elections

Supporters of the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) have been warned against complacency as Saint Lucia awaits general elections. "Don't get complacent at all," SLP leader Philip J. Pierre urged them. He was addressing the official opening on Saturday of...

CARICOM Welcomes Declaration Of Final Results In Guyana Elections

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcomes the conclusion of the Guyana General and Regional Elections of 2 March 2020 with the declaration of the final results. The Community congratulates His Excellency Mohammed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana,...

Rigobert Chairs Meeting On Gender-Responsiveness, Disaster Resilience

Press Release:- On Wednesday July 22, 2020 Saint Lucia’s Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development Hon. Dr. Gale Rigobert chaired an online meeting hosted by the parliament of Saint Lucia to discuss, “Gender-Responsiveness and Disaster Resilience...

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