Press Releases

Saint Lucia Records 33 New COVID-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs today Sunday June 26, 2022 received confirmation of a total of 33 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Saturday June 25, 2022...

NCPADD Supports World Drug Free Day

June 26 is World Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking. The theme for 2022, as designated by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is 'Addressing drug...

PAHO Executive Committee Issues Call To Strengthen Regional Health Goals

The 170th Session of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Executive Committee concluded last week with several resolutions passed to strengthen collaboration to support health goals in the Americas, the regional...

Taiwan Donates 65” Interactive Screen To Babonneau Primary School

The Babonneau Primary School is the latest recipient of a 65” interactive screen as the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) continues to promote ICT in Saint Lucian schools. On Wednesday,...

Saint Lucia Records 26 New COVID-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs today Saturday June 25, 2022 received confirmation of a total of 26 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Friday June 24, 2022...

Saint Lucia Develops A Strategy For Maritime Tourism

The recently completed National Maritime Tourism Strategy will prioritize opportunities within Saint Lucia’s Maritime Tourism portfolio. The development of the strategy spearheaded by the Maritime Tourism Committee of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), clearly delineates a tactical approach to...

CARPHA Gets Support To Strengthen Its COVID-19 Pandemic Response

CARICOM Member States are poised to benefit from a fund to strengthen health systems to prevent, control and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and other emerging and re-emerging threats. The fund will also support...

Women Entrepreneurs Benefit From Financial Inclusion Webinar

Nearly sixty women entrepreneurs recently benefitted from a webinar that aimed to equip them with the knowledge they need when accessing finance for their businesses. The webinar, entitled “Financial Inclusion for Women...

Saint Lucia Records 26 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Friday June 24, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 26 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Thursday June 23, 2022 from...

Gros Islet Disaster Committee Elects New Exxecutive

A new executive of the Gros-Islet Disaster Preparedness Committee was elected last night in a community election held at the Gros-Islet Primary School. The Gros-Islet Disaster Preparedness Committee (GIPDC) is an NGO whose main...

RSLPF Establishes Gang Investigations Unit

Over the last two decades the illegal activities of criminal gangs have had a devastating impact on the country’s social and economic infrastructure. Consequently, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force in accordance...

Saint Lucia Government Facilitating Smart Classrooms

by Jacques Hinkson-Compton, Government Information Service At the most recent sitting of the House of Assembly, Minister for Education, Sustainable Development, Innovation, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, Hon. Shawn Edward, lamented the...

WHO Chief Says Global Monkeypox Situation ‘Cannot Be Ignored’

Addressing the first meeting of the World Health Organization’s Emergency Committee on Thursday over the global Monkeypox outbreak, the WHO chief told members that person-to-person transmission was ongoing, and “likely underestimated”. Members...

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records Four More Deaths, 30 New Cases

Late Thursday June 23, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received confirmation of a total of 30 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Wednesday June 22, 2022...

PAHO Supports Countries In More Effective Management Of COVID-19 Patients

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is supporting member countries in understanding more about post COVID-19 condition and ways to manage patients more effectively. More than 90,000 cases of acute COVID-19, including...

Community Road Rehabilitation Project Begins

The Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Transport wishes to inform the public that works have commenced on the Community Road Rehabilitation Project. Under this project, seventeen (17) community roads in Castries and...

CARICOM Diplomatic Mission Opens In Nairobi, Kenya

Barbados and the Caribbean community have firmly planted diplomatic roots in Africa. This comes as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. The Most Honourable Jerome Walcott, officially opened on...

Gender Affairs Minister Visits Upton Gardens Girls Centre

Minister with responsibility for Gender Affairs the Honourable Dr. Virginia Albert-Poyotte paid a very special and long-awaited visit to the Upton Gardens Girls Centre last week Friday, June 17, 2022. The Minister was warmly...

Saint Lucia Exploring The Benefits Of Sargassum

The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), and the New Zealand Institute of Plant and Food Research are embarking on a project entitled Sargassum Products for Climate Resilience in the Caribbean. It is aimed...

Ministry Of Youth Development Celebrates Return Of Competitive Football

Following Saint Lucia’s convincing 2-0 win over Anguilla in League C, Group C of the CONCACAF Nations League played at the Daren Sammy Cricket Grounds on Sunday 12th June 2022, the...

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