Press Releases

National Meals Programme Supports Local Farms

Press Release:- Hundreds of Saint Lucians began receiving “Good Food” boxes this week, filled with local produce from our Saint Lucian farmers as part of the Social Stabilization Plan launched by Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet. The Government of Saint Lucia...

Cabot Saint Lucia Commences Employee Recruitment

Press Release:- Cabot Saint Lucia continues to move forward despite the global pandemic and volatile economy. The company recently announced the appointment of Michael C. Mathius as Financial Controller. Mathius is a Saint Lucian with extensive experience in senior level financial and management...

Laborie Wellness Centre To Reopen

Press Release:- The Laborie Wellness Centre had been closed for retrofitting works from September 2, 2019 under the SMART Health Facilities project aimed towards safer, greener and more sustainable facilities. The works are now complete and the Centre will reopen for...

Improvements Coming To Some Castries Sidewalks

Press Release:- The Ministry of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, Culture & Creative Industries, wishes to advise the general public that works will soon commence to improve some sidewalks in downtown Castries. The Government of Saint Lucia has designated the City of...

U.S. Embassy Donates PPE To CDEMA And The Regional Security System

Press Release:- U.S. Coast Guard Commander Steve Charnon, Senior Defense Official at the U.S. Embassy in Barbados, formally handed over US$104,000 of COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Caribbean Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and the Regional Security...

The SLNT Responds To Jacintha Lee’s Opinion On The Royal Gaol Demolition

Press Release:- While we respect all opinions, we have the most basic of expectations that they will be based on facts, enquiry and the knowledge of the opinion-giver. This is why we find it difficult to understand the opinion of...

LDT Pays Tribute To Late Patron Denise Joyce Auguste

Press Release:- Les Danseurs Traditionnels De Ste. Lucie (LDT) is immensely saddened by the loss of its “Patron,” musician, educator and sports personality Denise Joyce Auguste. Ms. Auguste was our Patron for the last three (3) years having been installed on...

UWP General Secretary Says Government On Its Way To Building ‘New Saint Lucia’

Press Release:-  Another anniversary has just landed at our door steps with COVID-19 well in check, to keep our population in a safe environment, while taking a toll on our economy with our Government doing all they can to...

UK Aid To Boost Caribbean Trade

Press Release:- A plan of action to support trade in several Caribbean states was launched last week. The newly announced UK Trade Partnerships Programme will help CARIFORUM states to maximise the benefits of their Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and increase...

SALCC Teaches English To Cuban Medical Brigade As ‘Goodwill Gesture’

Press Release:- The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) as a Goodwill initiative, has organized a series of workshops to teach English to Cuban medical personnel who are on island to assist with the COVID-19 global pandemic. The four week workshop...

More Nationals Scheduled to Return Home

Press Release:- Forty-seven (47) more Saint Lucians will arrive tonight through George FL Charles Airport (SLU), as efforts to repatriate nationals impacted by global travel restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic continue.   Forty-three (43) will travel to Barbados on a British...

More Road Reconstruction Projects Contracts Signed

Press Release:- The Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour is pleased to announce successful completion of negotiations and the award of Contracts for three more road projects, under the Road Improvement and Maintenance Program (Phase IV). On Tuesday June...

Financial Institutions Increase Opening Hours

Press Release:- The Bankers Association of Saint Lucia remains vigilant amidst the continued threat posed by COVID-19 and have agreed to a phased increase in opening hours amongst its members. Effective 02nd June 2020 and until further notice our opening...

Opening Of Out Patient Clinics At Owen King EU Hospital

Press Release:-  As we continue in the attempt to control the spread of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health and Wellness reminds the public of the following: 1. The Outpatient Clinics at the Owen King EU Hospital (OKEU-H) have reopened. However,...

Cuba Condemns Terrorism And Political Manipulation

Statement of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs states its strong rejection of the slanderous inclusion of Cuba in a US State Department list of countries which are allegedly not cooperating fully with US...

CARPHA Observes World No Tobacco Day

Press Release:- The use of tobacco products in any form harms nearly every organ of the body, irrespective of whether it is smoked, smokeless, or electronic. Chewing tobacco is an important risk factor for certain cancers,” stated Dr. Joy St John,...

Young Saint Lucian Creates Business Web Application

Press Release:-  Young Saint Lucian Aaron Joseph, has created a web application thatprovides smallholder farmers, fishermen, vendors and local businesses with real-time information on markets, the latest news on farming inputs and eliminates profit-sapping middlemen.  This initiative was endorsed...

U.S. Ambassador Taglialatela’s Call With Prime Minister Chastanet

Press Release:-  On May 27, U.S. Ambassador Linda Taglialatela spoke by phone with St. Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic response and preparations for the upcoming hurricane season.  The Ambassador thanked the Prime Minister for his...

Saint Lucia Maintains Trend Of Negative COVID-19 Test Results

Press Release:-  As of May 26, 2020 the World Health Organization reported a total of 5, 404, 512 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally, with 343, 514 deaths. Within the region of the Americas there was a total of 2,...

Buckeye Partners Donates $200,000 To Caribbean Charities Responding To COVID-19

Press Release:- FREEPORT, Bahamas, May 26, 2020 – Buckeye Partners, L.P. (“Buckeye”) announced today it is making $200,000 in charitable contributions across the Caribbean to help local nonprofits provide long-term support and assist communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Buckeye’s local...

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