Press Releases

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...

Company Plans To Elevate Saint Lucia Calypso

Press Release:- For a very long time, calypso music has only been enjoyed on stages during the carnival season. Due to COVID-19, carnival events have been cancelled and the calypso monarch is one of those events. However, this does not...

Update On Saint Lucia’s COVID-19 Case # 25

Press Release:- On Thursday July 30, 2020 the Ministry of Health and Wellness reported its 25th case of COVID-19. Presently, the individual is in the Intensive Care Unit at the Respiratory Hospital for    management and care. The clinical team reports that...

Full steam ahead on road improvement projects

Press Release: On Friday, July 24, contracts were officially signed for the Patience Link Road Reconstruction Project, and the Micoud Village Roads Reconstruction Project. The road improvements will provide residents better and safer access. Work is also progressing in Monchy,...

Daren Sammy Foundation Scholarship Program Now Open

Press Release:-  The Daren Sammy Foundation (DSF) announces that it is now open to receiving applications for the Academic year 2020/2021. Parents and Guardians are advised that application forms are available for collection from Mr. Gaspard Prospere at the Ministry of...

Further Update On Reported COVID-19 Case

Press Release:- Saint Lucia has recorded a total of 24 COVID-19 cases to date, 22 of these cases have fully recovered and 2 patients remain in care at the Respiratory Hospital and remain stable. A total of 2,927 tests have...

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 of the Right Honourable Owen Arthur, former Prime...

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 seventy at his country's Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The following...

SLNT Praises Choiseul MP, Government Over Preservation Of Historic Windmill

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia National Trust commends the Honourable Bradley Felix, Parliamentary Representative for Choiseul and by extension the Government of Saint Lucia for their quick response to development work in the vicinity of one of Saint Lucia’s most...

Advisory #3 Tropical Storm Gonzalo

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SAINT LUCIA At 11:00 am today the centre of Tropical Storm Gonzalo was located near latitude 10.0 degrees north, longitude 54.2 degrees west or about 430 miles or 800 kilometres east southeast...

Saint Lucia to Modernize Air Transport Systems

Press Release:- The Government of Saint Lucia will secure finance to meet international air transport standards and improve the climate resilience of the Country’s Airport Infrastructure. According to Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Honourable Allen Chastanet the weaknesses in the...

U.S. Embassy Resumes Additional Visa Services

Press Release:- Effective July 22, 2020, the United States Embassy in Barbados will resume certain nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services, including F1, J1, M1, O1, P1, C1/D and Interview Waiver and Renewal Interview Waiver categories for nonimmigrants and IR1/2/3 and CR1/2 categories for immigrants.  While the Embassy aims...

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 and Ten Thousand United States Dollars (USD110,000) for...

Bank of Saint Lucia Partners With Ministry of Public Service To Deliver DigiGov Project

Press Release:- Bank of Saint Lucia has partnered with the Department of Public Sector Modernization within the Ministry of the Public Service to bring the Digigov project to life. Digigov is an integrated Government E-services platform which provides Saint Lucians...

Faces Of Marchand Mural To Be Unveiled Soon!

Press Release:- A massive mural dubbed “Faces of Marchand Mural” is expected to be unveiled here next month, in the community of Marchand. The mural, which got underway in June of this year, was commissioned by the Department of Culture...

Saint Lucia Launches ‘I AM CARICOM’ Digital Photo Frame

Press Release:- The Regional Integration Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister has launched the 'I AM CARICOM' digital photo frame, which seeks to create a tangible representation of individual CARICOM citizens locating themselves within the Caribbean Community construct. The...

Temporary Closure Of The Plateau Road

Press Release:- The Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour wishes to inform residents and the motoring public of the temporary closure of the road from the Monier junction through to Plateau, from 16th July to 26th July 2020 This closure...

A Spise For Our Times

Castries, July 16, 2020 – Hailey Boriel is 17 years old. She’s currently a sixth-former at the Vieux-Fort Comprehensive School. And she’s this year’s LUCELEC-sponsored SPISE scholar. This is the second time in its longstanding sponsorship of the Student Programme for Innovation in...

Ministry Announces ‘Alternative Pathway’ For Common Entrance Students

Press Release:-  The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations takes this opportunity to congratulate all the students who were successful at this year’s Common Entrance Examination. We wish you all the best as you continue to strive for excellence. In keeping...

HACCP Training To Begin With Taiwan Technical Mission

Press Release:- The St Lucia Marketing Board remains committed to supplying its consumers with fresh quality produce and together with the Taiwan Technical Mission in St. Lucia and has agreed to furnish the staff of the Marketing Board with training...

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