Politics & Government

‘Unbelievable!’ Chastanet Responds To ‘Unvaxxed’ Carnival Announcement

Opposition leader Allen Chastanet has accused the Government of blatant disregard for the professionals following this week's announcement of 'unvaxxed' Carnival plans. A Ministry of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture, and Information...

US$27 Million From The World Bank To Improve Data-Driven Decision Making In Eastern Caribbean

The World Bank Group (WBG) approved today financing of US$22 million to Eastern Caribbean countries— Grenada (US$8 million), Saint Lucia (US$8 million), and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (US$6 million)—as well...

NGP Leader Warns Of ‘Potentially Dangerous Development’ At WHO

Saint Lucia's National Green Party (NGP) leader has warned of a 'potentially dangerous development' at the World Health Organization (WHO) and has urged local officials, including Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre,...

CARICOM Members Will Vote For ‘Their Choice’ Of Commonwealth Secretary General

The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Belize Prime Minister John Antonio Briceño  has issued a statement ahead of the election of a Commonwealth Secretary General, indicating that member states will...

Argentine Frigate ARA Libertad To Visit Saint Lucia

Argentine Navy´s training ship, Frigate ARA Libertad, will be visiting the costs of St Lucia between May 26th and May 28th , as part of its 50th Training Voyage. According to the...

Saint Lucia Secures Funding For The Constituency Development Programme

On Monday 16th May 2022, the Government of Saint Lucia received funding from the Republic of China Taiwan (ROCT) as part of the Constituency Development Programme. During the handing over ceremony, H.E....

Albert-Poyotte Visits Police Officers, Fire Service Personnel

Minister for Home Affairs Honourable Virginia Albert - Poyotte embarked on a tour of police and fire stations on the eastern coast of the island earlier this month, on Thursday, May 5,...

Chastanet Responds To Frederick’s Criticism Over Dugard Housing Crisis

Opposition leader Allen Chastanet declaring that what has been dubbed the Dugard housing crisis is not a matter to play politics with, has said that Housing Minister Richard Frederick has gone...

Pierre Upbeat Over SLP Performance After Almost One Year In Office

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has given an upbeat assessment of his Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) performance since its landslide at the July 26, 2021, general elections. "It's been a very...

Saint Lucia Gets Over $18 Million From Taiwan For Constituency Projects

The government of Saint Lucia has received $18.5 million from the Republic of China (Taiwan) for local constituency projects. Taiwan's Ambassador to Saint Lucia, Peter Chen, presented a cheque to the Accountant...

Grenada Prime Minister Calls General Elections

Grenadians will go to the polls on Thursday, June 23, 2022, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has announced. On Saturday night, Mitchell, the ruling New National Party (NNP) leader, announced the date...

Melania Trump Teases Second Term As First Lady

In Melania Trump's first interview since leaving the White House, the former first lady hinted that there is a chance she could live there again as former President Donald Trump teases...

Chastanet Calls Out SLP Over St Jude Hospital Reconstruction

In their usual attempts to distract and mislead the public, the SLP continues to deliberately lie about the St Jude Hospital Reconstruction Project. Based on the findings from the technical and financial...

BVI Police Begin Corruption Probe As Former Premier Faces Drug Charges

British Virgin Islands (BVI) Governor John Rankin says he has instructed the territory's Police Commissioner to undertake several criminal investigations recommended in a Commission of Inquiry report. Rankin released the report on...

UWP Urges Pierre Administration To Clarify Relief For Pensioners

We remain concerned about the lack of Government relief measures for Saint Lucians affected by the rise in prices and the economic impact of the Covid pandemic. In his Budget address the...

UWP Says SLP Continues To Mislead, Lie To Saint Lucians Over US Security Cooperation

The SLP Government continues to mislead and lie to Saint Lucians. Once more, they have used the Press Secretary to deliberately lie to the public about the former UWP Government’s efforts to...

PM’s Press Secretary Says UWP Did Nothing To Get RSLPF Back Into US Training

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre's Press Secretary Maundy Lewis has responded to the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) regarding participation by the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) in Tradewinds 2022. Lewis...

BVI Envoy At Saint Lucia Seminar Highlights Need For High Governance Standards

The Special Envoy of the Premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to a United Nations decolonisation seminar in Saint Lucia has spoken of the need for high standards in governance. Benito...

UWP Calls Out ‘Church Invader’ Joachim Henry After He Condemns Vieux Fort Church Attack

Saint Lucia's opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has criticised Minister responsible for Ecclesiastical Affairs, Joachim Henry, over his condemnation of Sunday's Molotov Cocktail attack on the Our Lady of the Assumption...

UWP Concerned Over BVI Arrest, Claims Credit As RSLPF Participates In Tradewinds 2022

The recent participation of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) in the US training exercise Tradewinds 2022, for the first time in nearly ten years, is thanks to the United...

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