Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Politics & Government

WATCH: Pierre Outlines Action Plan For ECCB Monetary Council

Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre is the newly installed Chairman of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank([ECCB) Monetary Council. At the official handover ceremony, held on July 22,2022, Hon. Pierre provided a...

Frederick Plans To Write House Speaker Over Chastanet’s ‘3-Day Visa’ Claim

Castries Central MP Richard Frederick plans to write the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Claudius Francis, regarding opposition leader Allen Chastanet's '3-Day Visa' claim in parliament recently. "I was in the...

‘Never Be Surprised At What Happens In Politics’

Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony has indicated that there should be no surprise at what happens in politics. Anthony spoke on Sunday at a thanksgiving mass at the Sacred...

SLP Pays Homage To 6-Term Parliamentarians Pierre & Anthony

The Saint Lucia Labour Party celebrates the achievements of Hon. Philip J. Pierre, Political Leader, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and Member of Parliament for Castries East, and Hon. Dr. Kenny...

Pierre Initiates People-Focussed Agenda As New ECCB Monetary Council Chair

On July 22, 2022 Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre officially assumed the Chairmanship of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Monetary Council. Addressing fellow Members of the Monetary Council for the first...

Government Outlines Measures To Assist The Less Fortunate

Minister for Equity, Social Justice and Empowerment, Joachim Henry, has been highlighting the many strategic interventions of his Ministry aimed at improving the lives of the marginalised and less fortunate in...

Food Crisis: Ukraine Grain Export Deal Reached With Russia, Says Turkey

Turkey says a deal has been reached with Russia to allow Ukraine to resume exports of grain through the Black Sea. It is to be signed on Friday in Istanbul by Ukraine,...

Belrose Says Many Saint Lucians Fell For SLP’s Corruption Claims

The Interim Deputy Chairperson of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) believes that many Saint Lucians fell for the Saint Lucia Labour Party's corruption claims in the last general elections. Fortuna Belrose...

WATCH: Agreement Signed For 345 Room Hyatt Hotel In Saint Lucia

On July 20, Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre, Min. for Tourism and Investment Hon. Dr. Ernest Hilaire signed an agreement with Chief Executive Officer of TTS Resorts LTD, Mr. Lachezar...

Saint Lucia Pierre To Take Over Chairmanship of ECCB Monetary Council

Chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will be transferred to the Honourable Philip J Pierre, Council Member for Saint Lucia, during the official Handing Over...

Pierre Urges Saint Lucians To Do What They Can To Make Things Better

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre, in a message to mark Nelson Mandela Day, has encouraged Saint Lucians to do what they can to improve their communities. Pierre wrote on his Facebook page...

Chastanet Accuses SLP Of Surrendering In The Face Of Crisis

Opposition leader Allen Chastanet has accused the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) government of surrendering in the face of the crisis amid the Russia-Ukraine war, supply chain issues, and inflation. Chastanet recalled...

Pierre Defends The Integrity Of Professionals In The Public Service

The work and integrity of senior level professionals employed in the public service briefly came into focus during the July 12 Sitting of the Lower House of Assembly. Prime Minister Hon. Philip...

Pierre Seeking Joint Solutions, Declares Time For ‘Political Games’ Over

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre, declaring that the time for 'political games' is over, plans to forge ahead with plans to invite various stakeholders to come up with solutions to the...

Former Minister Says Police Officers ‘Too Political’

Former National Security Minister Hermangild Francis has spoken regarding politics in the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF). “The advice I would give the police officers presently is to take the politics...

Chastanet Says Saint Lucia Economy Collapsing Under Pierre

Rejecting an offer to present solutions to the government as Saint Lucia faces  unprecedented economic challenges, opposition leader Allen Chastanet has declared that the national economy is starting to collapse under...

WATCH: Pierre Embarks On Investment Initiatives To Boost Saint Lucia Economy

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre intends to utilize a USD $10 million dollar loan from the Export-Import Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to invest in local productive sectors. The money...

Chastanet Criticises SLP Over Discrepancies Between Its Words And Actions

Opposition leader Allen Chastanet has criticised the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) government for not matching its words with actions. The former Prime Minister told reporters that the people heard many words...

Top-Level Government Officers To Participate In Public Policy Workshops

The Office of the Prime Minister is pleased to announce the commencement of a series of workshops on Developing Public Policy and Implementation for top-level senior government officers. These workshops are being...

House Of Assembly To Meet Tuesday

A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 with Papers to be laid by the Honourable Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Development and...

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