Press Releases

Invest Saint Lucia Hands Over To Itelbpo

Press Release:-  At the beginning of the year, Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) introduced its plans for 2020 to the media, outlining all the projects set to come onstream in the near- and long-term. Within just a few months, itelbpo’s Vieux...

Government To Present Economic Recovery And Resilience Plan On Sunday

Press Release:- On Sunday July 12th at 8:00 PM the Government of Saint Lucia will present the Economic Recovery and Resilience Plan for Saint Lucia. Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service,...

Distribution Of Books Under Bursary Programme Commences

Press Release:- The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations wishes to inform the public of the commencement of the Annual Book Bursary Programme for 2020 catering to Infant and Primary School students. This distribution and collection of books will be...

Doctor Kenny Anthony Saddened By Job Losses In The South

Press Release:- Parliamentary Representative for Vieux Fort South, Dr Kenny D. Anthony, says he is very saddened and worried by recent job losses in the south. Last week, SMJ Beverages announced that it had decided to “shutdown manufacturing operations”...

Pigeon Island National Landmark Reopens

Press Release: Following the approval by the Ministry of Health, the Saint Lucia National Trust is pleased to announce the long-awaited reopening of the Pigeon Island National Landmark to the general public from Saturday, July 4, 2020, from 9am...

Saint Lucia Launches ‘I AM CARICOM’ Campaign

Press Release:- The Regional Integration Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister in collaboration with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat announces the launch of the ‘I AM CARICOM’ Communications Campaign in Saint Lucia.  ‘I AM CARICOM’ is an initiative...

Lions & Leos Of Zone 3 B Install Officers

Press Release:-  The Lions and Leos of Zone 3B held an historical virtual installation of officers via the zoom platform to install officers to lead the clubs during the Lionistic year July 01, 2020 to June 30, 2021.   The ceremony...

Notice To Importers Of School Supplies

Press Release:- The Ministry of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs would like to inform Importers of:  School Text Books Dictionaries Exercise Books Drawing Books Geometry Sets Crayons and  Notebooks that these items are Price Controlled, and as a result, the maximum retail price for...

Emergency Shelter Staff Get Training In COVID-19 Protocols

Press Release:- The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the National Emergency Management Organisation NEMO, recently hosted a series of workshops with emergency shelters staff aimed at bringing awareness on dealing with the new COVID-19 environment in the shelters.  Deputy...

Solid Waste Collection Update

Press Release:- The SLSWMA wishes to inform the general public that residential waste collection has been increased from a once to twice-weekly service (see full waste collection schedule at https://www.sluswma.org/?p=1931). Residents are reminded to bag all waste and place out for...

Works to improve sidewalks on Bridge Street

GOVT.LC: The OECS Regional Tourism Competitiveness Project (ORTCP) will, next month, undertake sidewalk improvement works on Bridge Street, Castries. The two areas which will be resurfaced are: The area between 1st National Bank and the FICS building (where KFC was...

“Love Saint Lucia” Campaign to be Launched

Office of the Prime Minister: Castries, June 25th, 2020 - The Ministry of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs, in collaboration with other public and private sector partners will be officially launching its rebranded Buy Local...

All Set For Launch Of ‘Love Saint Lucia’ Campaign

Press Release:-  The Ministry of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs, in collaboration with other public and private sector partners will be officially launching its rebranded Buy Local Campaign dubbed “Love Saint Lucia”. The goal of the...

UK, CDB Help To Rehabilitate, Upgrade 40 Kilometres Of Primary Roads In Saint Lucia

Press Release:-  The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) approved funding for the rehabilitation and upgrading of 40 kilometres of the Millennium Highway and West Coast Road. The two corridors, constituting a third of Saint Lucia’s...

World Bank Provides $15 Million More For Eastern Caribbean Health Sector

Press Release:- The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved US$15 million in additional financing for health sector projects in the Eastern Caribbean. The financing replenishes funds that were redirected from these projects to support the countries’ immediate emergency response to...

Providers Of Transportation In Tourism Sector To Get COVID-19 Safety Training

In anticipation of the arrival of visitors to Saint Lucia following the untimely interruption of the tourism industry, the Ministry of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, Culture and Creative Industries continues its efforts at providing capacity building in Health and...

Taiwan Technical Mission Collaborates With St Lucia Marketing Board

Press Release:- The Taiwan Technical Mission continues to support St. Lucía Marketing Board by improving the quality of their packaging material. Through the use of this new packaging material, there has been approximately a 50% increase in the sales of...

Laborie Group Assists Primary Schools In the Community

Press Release:- On Thursday June 25, 2020 The Laborie Economic and Employment Forum (LEEF) presented a total of sixteen (16) Amazon Fire Tablets to four (4) primary schools in the Laborie district, to facilitate their COVID induced and accelerated online...

Saint Lucian Owned Company In Canada Looking For Suitable Team Members

Press Release:- Innovative Talent Solutions Inc. is a Canadian based company founded by two Saint Lucian-Canadians, Ross Cadasse, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Cindy Emmanuel-McLean, Chief Operating Officer. The company has been growing its Saint Lucian team since 2018...

Saint Lucia Graduates Support Nobel Prize Nomination For Cuban Medical Brigade

The Guild of Graduates Of Cuba (Saint Lucia) Incorporated has supported the Nobel Prize Nomination For Cuban Medical Brigade. The group signalled its support in a June 23, 2020 letter to Alejandro Simancas Marin, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba. The...

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