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CDB, CARICOM & OECS Launch Teacher Training To Tackle COVID-19 Learning Loss

15,000 educators across the region, will have the opportunity to benefit from capacity building in key components of the Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme (Let’s REAP) for Caribbean Schools, an intervention...

Taiwan Technical Mission, CAFRA Sign MOU To Promote Women Empowerment

On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, representatives from the Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) and the Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action (CAFRA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote women...

PAHO Urges Countries To Continue COVID-19 Testing, Increase Vaccination

In an update on COVID-19 presented at the 30th Pan American Sanitary Conference, the Director of Health Emergencies of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Ciro Ugarte, stated that “we are...

Activities Announced For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by Fernelle Neptune As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month observed in October, the Bureau of Health Education within the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs will host a series of...

Rain Forces Postponement Of SLFA/Blackheart Football

This year’s SLFA/Blackheart Knockout Football Tournament has suffered yet another postponement, this time due to persistent rain affecting the island over the past few days. Following a two-year hiatus due to the...

Sandals Resorts In Saint Lucia Reaffirm Commitment To Environmental Sustainability

For years sea turtles have graced ocean waters, playing a critical role in the balance of marine habitats. However human behavior such as unchecked poaching of turtles for their eggs, meat and...

PAHO Urges More Collaborative Action To Stop Monkeypox Outbreak In The Region

As monkeypox cases remain at around 40,000 in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) this week called on countries to intensify the response actions, prioritizing detection, surveillance and community...

Ministry Of Equity Issues Scam Alert

The attention of the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice and Empowerment has been drawn to information circulating online purporting to offer financial assistance to parents with children in the fifth and...

Saint Lucia Public Sensitization Campaign Highlights Ill Effects of Crime & Violence

Efforts at addressing issues of violence through education and public awareness will again take center stage, as yet another major component in the ongoing Advocacy Campaign Against Crime & Violence is...

Anthony ‘Disappointed’ That Vieux Fort South No Longer A Venue For Blackheart Football

Parliamentary Representative for Vieux Fort South, Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, says that he welcomes the commencement of the 2022 Blackhearts Football Competition but he is deeply disappointed that Vieux Fort South...

ECCB Takes Steps To Address Bank Fees, Charges

The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Timothy N. J. Antoine has outlined measures the ECCB is taking to address the issue of bank fees and charges, acknowledging that...

PAHO Elects New Director

Dr. Barbosa da Silva Jr., a national of Brazil, will be the new Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). He was elected today by PAHO Member States during the...

WATCH: HIA Redevelopment Project Set For ‘A More Fiscally Responsible’ Takeoff

Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre continues to keep Saint Lucians at home and in the diaspora abreast of the policy decisions to return the country to a path of equitable...

PAHO 2022 Edition Of Health In The Americas Highlights COVID-19 Impact

The 2022 edition of Health in the Americas, the flagship publication of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), highlights the impact of COVID-19 on the populations of the region, which was...

Saint Lucia Announces Commencement Of 2022-2023 Cruise Season

The Ministry of Tourism is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2022/2023 cruise season with the arrival of Celebrity Millennium on Wednesday 12th October, 2022. Since the sector’s re-opening in 2021...

Plan To Boost Quality & Availability Of Health Workers In The Americas

Americas Health Corps (AHC), a new initiative to facilitate the training of 500,000 public health professionals over the next five years, was presented Monday at a side meeting of the 30th...

Phase Two Of Saint Lucia Border Control Management System Implemented

The second phase of the implementation of a new Border Control Management System (BCMS) in Saint Lucia went live from Saturday, September 25, 2022. This phase has brought the airports and seaports...

WATCH: SRDF Hosts Tourism Symposium

The Soufriere 2040 vision symposiums continue. On Thursday stakeholders with a vested interest in the tourism sector were engaged by the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation for meaningful conversation about what can...

NWU, CARILEC Conclude Industrial Negotiations

Negotiations between the Management of Caribbean Utilities Companies Limited (CARILEC) and the Leadership of the National Workers Union (NWU) and Shop Steward have been satisfactorily concluded. The new industrial accord will run...

Saint Lucia To Launch ‘Adopt an Older Person’ Initiative

A new programme aimed at fostering greater awareness of the needs and issues impacting the lives of vulnerable older persons through conversation, consultation and experience sharing is set to begin here...

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