Politics & Government

Saint Lucia Extends Condolences On Passing Of Former Taiwan President

Saint Lucia has extended condolences on the passing of  former Taiwan President, Lee Teng-hui. Taipei Veterans General Hospital said Lee died Thursday evening after suffering from infections, cardiac problems and organ failure...

CSA Urges Cabinet To Withdraw Document Seeking To Suspend Appointments

The Saint Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA)  is urging the Allen Chastanet administration to withdraw a Cabinet conclusion that seeks to suspend all appointments and promotions for one year. CSA President Cyprian...

Saint Lucia Appoints Newest Goodwill Ambassador

The Government of Saint Lucia has appointed Mrs. Claudia Edward-Ladner as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. A talented musician, Claudia Edward is a household name in Saint Lucia and the Caribbean. She is...

Caribbean Leaders Urged To Pay Financial Contributions To Regional Institutions

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC)— Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries were on Monday urged to “deal with the elephant in the room” and put in place strategies that will ensure the financial...

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Pays Tribute To The Late Owen Arthur

Press Release:- Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet has extended condolences on behalf of the Government and People of Saint Lucia to the Government and People of Barbados following the passing...

Castries Mayor Bids Farewell To Taiwanese Ambassador

Castries Mayor Peterson D. Francis last week took the opportunity to bid farewell to the Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) His Excellency Douglas Shen, the Mayor's office says.  At the...

SLP Leader Expresses Profound Sadness On Passing Of Owen Arthur

The leader of the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party, Philip J. Pierre, has expressed profound sadness on the passing of former Barbados Prime Minister, Owen Arthur. Arthur died at the age of...

Saint Lucia Extends Condolences On Passing Of Owen Arthur

The Government and People of Saint Lucia  have extended deepest condolences to Barbados following the passing of the Right Honourable Owen Arthur, former Prime Minister of Barbados. He was 70 years old. Saint...

A Tale Of Two Neighbours

Article by Sir Ronald Sanders Recent electoral events in Guyana and Suriname, which border each other on the north-eastern coast of the South American continent, display a remarkably different approach to democracy...

SLP Condemns Attack On Saint Lucia Media

Press Release:-  The antagonistic relationship between the Media and this current UWP Government, its surrogates and supporters continues to be a cause for concern for the Saint Lucia Labour Party. This week’s...

PM ‘Happy’ For Probe Into UWP Member’s Threat Against Reporter

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says he would be happy for the Chairman of the ruling United Workers Party (UWP) to investigate reports that a party member threatened to spit on and...

Saint Lucia To Implement Electronic Government Public Procurement

Press Release:- On July 2, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Department of Finance, Esther Rigobert, signed a five-year contract with a British firm, In-Tend Ltd. (www.in-tend.co.uk/) in the amount of One Hundred...

Kanye West Launches Unconventional Bid For Presidency

BBC News:- Kanye West has officially launched his campaign for the 2020 US presidential election, with an unorthodox rally in Charleston, South Carolina. West, 43, is running for as a candidate for his...

Youth Voter Campaign For Saint Lucia To Boost Election Turnout

A youth voter education campaign to boost turnout at the next elections here is in the making. The initiative was among matters discussed on Tuesday when representatives of the Saint Lucia National...

Kanye West Takes Official Steps Towards Running For President

Sky News:- Kanye West has taken his first official steps towards running for US president against Donald Trump and Joe Biden in November. A representative for the rapper, who recently revealed he has...

CARICOM To Discuss Guyana Election Deadlock At Special Meeting

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) could  meet as early as Monday to discuss the ongoing election deadlock in Guyana, reports say. The Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) quoted CARICOM Chairman, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, as...

Hippolyte Under Fire Over Statement About Access To Public Bathrooms By Soufriere Poor

Press Release:- The Office of the Mayor of the Soufriere/Fond St. Jacques Constituency Council dispassionately dismisses the reprehensible statements by Ms. Emma Hippolyte- The Endorsed Candidate of the St. Lucia Labour Party...

Trump Replaces Campaign Manager As Poll Numbers Plummet

WASHINGTON, USA (AP) — President Donald Trump shook up his campaign staff Wednesday amid sinking poll numbers less than four months before the election, replacing campaign manager Brad Parscale with veteran...

SLP Statement On Candidate Selection Says No Individual Bigger Than The Party

Press Release:-  The Saint Lucia Labour Party is a political party which adheres steadfastly to its principles and in its policies and actions, is strictly guided by these. In selecting its candidates...

United States Urges Granger Government In Guyana To ‘Step Aside’

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on the administration of President David Granger in Guyana to "respect the result of democratic elections and step aside." Speaking at the State...

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