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Vision Express To Refurbish Home For Morne Serpent Family

Press Release:- Vision Express is embarking on socially uplifting activities across Saint Lucia to assist needy families, communities and organizations. These efforts are important to us as we see Saint Lucia as one large unique community of amazing people with...

Castries Youth Group Gives Homeless People a Makeover

Members of the Castries based Youth Power Group gave several homeless people a makeover over two days. The young people were at it on Thursday of last week and on Monday of this week, sprucing up thirty homeless people currently...

WhatsApp could become the new Zoom, with 50-person video calls on the desktop

Tech Radar: WhatsApp might soon let you make video calls with up to 50 participants on desktop, giving you a new alternative to Zoom, Skype and Google Meet for your video conferencing needs. The new option was spotted in a beta version of WhatsApp...

PM Explains Advantage Of Prepared Meals Over Food Vouchers For The Vulnerable

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has indicated a preference for providing prepared meals to the vulnerable amidst the current COVID-19 crisis, instead of food vouchers. “if we gave a food voucher to many people they would go to Massy or some...

Underprivileged Gros Islet Youth Get COVID-19 Relief

Press Release:- On Saturday 2nd May 2020, the Gros Islet Football League in collaboration with the Gros Islet North Youth and Sports Council held a distribution ceremony toward their “Youth Assistance Donation” initiative, with the aim to aid needy and...

Lashley “Motto” Winter Donates To COVID-19 Fight

Press Release:- As COVID-19 continues to affect the world’s economic well-being and our basic standard of living, St. Lucian soca artist, producer and Cultural Ambassador, Lashley “Motto” Winter (from Team Foxx Music) and his management team 411 Entertainment Management...

Emma Hippolyte Urges Focus On Feeding People Amid Debate Over Liquor

Former Commerce Minister Emma Hippolyte believes food and nutrition should be the focus amid the current COVID-19 crisis. Hippolyte spoke as Saint Lucians debated the pros and cons of lifting liquor restrictions imposed by the government under the current state...

Prudent Initiative Prepares Breakfast For Some 175 Gros Islet Children

Former leader of the Lucian People's Movement, Therold Prudent, launched an initiative Monday to prepare breakfast for close to 175 Gros Islet children. "We've been at it all night long and we haven't slept," Prudent told St Lucia Times. He explained...

Kenson Casimir To Launch Fundraiser For Gros Islet Street Vendors

Press Release:- GROS ISLET, St. Lucia - In a time where the world has been on a standstill because of the global pandemic, Coronavirus, one young man from the constituency of Gros Islet, Kenson “Bay Bay” Casimir, has taken the...

Japanese Mayor Says Men Should Grocery Shop During Pandemic As Women ‘Take A Longer Time’

TCNN:- The mayor of Japan's third-largest city is facing a public backlash after he suggested men are better suited to grocery shopping during the coronavirus pandemic, because women take too long and contribute to overcrowding at supermarkets. The number of...

Prudent Announces Plans For National Breakfast For Children

Former leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM), Therold Prudent has announced plans for a national breakfast for children. Prudent made the announcement on his official Facebook page. " I’m fully aware of what it means to be a parent in...

NIC Economic Relief Process Compromised By Sale Of ‘Free’ Application Forms

The National Insurance Corporation (NIC) says its process of economic relief has been compromised. The announcement came in the wake of unauthorized sales of forms for the programme. It has been reported that persons were duplicating the forms and selling them...

Chicken Backs Shortage Coming, Amid Moves To Reduce Chicken Prices

A Saint Lucia supplier anticipates that there will be a shortage of chicken backs here within the next few weeks. Damon Walters is the Managing Director of Valley Cold Storage Ltd. "Based on what my supplier has told me, the US...

WhatsApp puts new limits on the forwarding of viral messages

With heightened scrutiny on the potential of private message apps to spread misinformation related to the coronavirus pandemic, WhatsApp said it would place new limits on the forwarding of messages. Starting today, messages that have been identified as “highly...

France’s president says US and China back a world truce

(CNN) French President Emmanuel Macron said he has backing for a world truce during the coronavirus pandemic and is hopeful he can secure Russian President Vladimir Putin's support. Speaking on French radio, Macron said he had secured the agreement of...

National Meals Program Brings Together Public And Private Sector Partners

Press Release:- The Government of Saint Lucia continues its strategic response to the COVID 19 pandemic which includes taking care of the most vulnerable in our society. Hot meals prepared by chefs and cooks from hotels and restaurants are part of...

Martinique Prostitutes Get COVID-19 Relief Packages

Humanitarian and charitable organisations have been providing relief aid to prostitutes in Martinique amid the current COVID-19 crisis, local reports say. The organisations are providing the prostitutes with baskets of necessities and hygiene products every week, it was reported. According to...

Saint Lucia COVID-19 Telethon Raises $2.5 Million ‘And Counting’

Saint Lucia's COVID-19 Response Telethon has raised EC$2.5 Million 'and counting', according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. "On behalf of all our COVID-19 Front-line Soldiers and the vulnerable in our society who will benefit from the National Meals Programme, I...

Francis Urges Support For COVID-19 Telethon

Home Affairs Minister Hermangild Francis has urged support for a Telethon on Sunday to raise funds for frontline workers in Saint Lucia's COVID-19 battle. "On Sunday April 12 this year we are organizing a telethon event so that we can...

Man sentenced to 3 months in jail for stealing surgical masks from London hospital

CNN: A man has been sentenced to three months in jail for stealing surgical masks from a south London hospital as demand for personal protective equipment surges to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Lerun Hussain, 34, was detained by...

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