Press Releases

Minister Encourages Economic Sector Linkages For National Benefit

by Jacques Hinkson-Compton, GIS Minister for Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information, Dr. Ernest Hilaire, has expressed his desire for the various sectors to collaborate, further strengthening the island’s economy and...

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records 27 New Cases

Today Thursday June 30, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received confirmation of a total of 27 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Wednesday June 29, 2022...

Saint Lucia Announces Order Of Appearance For Parade Of The Bands

 The Carnival Planning & Management Committee (CPMC) announces the order of appearance for the Parade of the Bands for Saint Lucia Carnival 2022. A total of eleven bands have registered for this...

COVID-19: PAHO Urges Countries To Prepare For The Long Term Impact

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Americas, with new infections increasing by 13.9% from last week, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne has called for countries...

UNDP Partners With Caribbean Governments To Speed Up Digital Transformation

The way we work has drastically changed over the past two years, and in order for individuals and businesses to continue to succeed, they need to evolve. Through the support of the...

WATCH: 75 Teachers End Professional Development Training In Special Education

75 teachers from around Saint Lucia celebrated the completion of Professional Development Training in Special Education through the collaborative efforts of the Department of Education through EQUIP, Sir Arthur Lewis Community...

WATCH: Saint Lucia Athletes Compete For A Place At Commonwealth Games

The St. Lucia Athletics Association held the National Individual Championships at the George Odlum Stadium in Vieux Fort this past weekend. Athletes from various track and field clubs participated for a chance...

UN Official Says Disinformation Rise Undermining Public Trust

Societies everywhere are beset by “global diseases” including systemic inequality which have helped fuel a rise in disinformation, or the deliberate spreading of falsehoods, said the UN human rights chief on...

BTC Observes Health & Wellness Week

The inclement weather expected to affect Saint Lucia this week has in no way placed a damper on the anticipation and enthusiastic spirit being exhibited by officials and wards of the...

COVID-19 Drives Global Surge In Digital Payments

 The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred financial inclusion – driving a large increase in digital payments amid the global expansion of formal financial services. This expansion created new economic opportunities, narrowing the gender...

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records 3 More Deaths, 38 New Cases

Today Wednesday June 29, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 38 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Tuesday June 28, 2022 from...

Saint Lucia Calypso Final Qualifiers Updated After Minelle Withdraws

The CPMC announces updates to its list of qualifiers for the Calypso Monarch Competition after former multiple monarch, Minelle, announced her withdrawal from competition to cater to unforeseen challenges. As a result...

WATCH: Monkeypox Update After Crew Member On Flight Into Saint Lucia Tests Positive

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Sharon Belmar-George, updating the nation in the wake of the positive monkeypox diagnosis of a crew member on a flight arriving in Saint Lucia, has disclosed...

Sandals Repeat Guests Donate Wheelchair

Many guests, like John and Ann Bechtold, associate returning to Sandals with checking into their home away from home and wanting to make a difference in the communities around them. The Bechtholds,...

Illegal Installation Of Traffic Sign Or Other Device

The Department of Infrastructure, Ports, and Transport is aware of a video circulating via social media over the past few days depicting the installation of speed bumps and a pedestrian crossing...

Saint Lucia Disability Assessment Study Concludes – Ready For Review

A comprehensive and revealing study chronicling the situational needs of Persons living with Disabilities (PWDs) in Saint Lucia has concluded, and is now ready for review. The Study was commissioned by the...

Saint Lucia Hosts Mango Festival

The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with Taiwan Embassy in Saint Lucia on Friday, June 24, 2022, hosted their first-ever jointly-collaborated Mango Festival. The Mango Festival was held in Constitution Park, in...

Saint Lucia Government Training Programme With SALCC Lauded

The recently announced partnership between the government of St. Lucia and Sir Arthur Community College (SALCC) is a powerful one that will pay off tremendously, according to Joseph Boll, CEO of...

Saint Lucia Records 14 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Tuesday June 28, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received confirmation of a total of 14 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Monday June 27, 2022...

Saint Lucia Installs New Signs To Indicate Smoke-Free Spaces

by Fernelle Neptune, Ministry of Health As part of implementation activities for smoke-free spaces, the Substance Abuse Advisory Council Secretariat within the Ministry of Health recently visited various health facilities and government...

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