Politics & Government

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...

CARICOM Secretariat Receives African Royal Visit

 A symbolic reconnection between Africa and the Caribbean diaspora occurred on Friday 29 at the CARICOM Secretariat when Deputy Secretary-General, Dr Armstrong Alexis, welcomed a Royal Delegation from South Africa, Uganda...

Al-Qaeda Leader Killed In US Drone Strike

The US has killed the leader of al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, in a drone strike in Afghanistan, President Joe Biden has confirmed. He was killed in a counter-terrorism operation carried out by the...

‘Simply Dismal’ – Fedee Assesses SLP’s Performance After First Year In Office

Former Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee has criticised the Saint Lucia Labour Party's performance in office after one year, describing it as 'simply dismal'. "They are still campaigning. They have failed to deliver...

Pierre Urges Citizens To Play Their Part In Saint Lucia’s Development

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has urged citizens to play their part in Saint Lucia's development, in a Facebook post coinciding with his party's first year in office. The Saint Lucia Labour...

WATCH: Pierre Holds Productive Talks With United States Ambassador

On July 28, 2022, Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre, members of his Cabinet and the Attorney General engaged in fruitful bilateral discussions with United States Ambassador to Barbados, the OECS...

Felix Says SLP Administration Seems To Have Hit A Brick Wall

Declaring that people are crying out and complaining over unfulfilled expectations after electing the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) at the July 26, 2021, general elections, Choiseul-Saltibus MP, Bradley Felix, has...

Pierre Says Promised Money For Pensioners ‘In The Bank’

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre informed parliament that his administration had kept its promise of a one-time payment to government pensioners. "One of the promises we made is that we...

Chastanet Says Pierre ‘Clueless’, SLP Government Has No Plans And Does Not Care

Over the last 12 months, on an almost weekly basis, we have seen evidence of a Government that has no plans and doesn’t care, headed by a clueless Prime Minister who...

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...

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