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Machine Gun Suspect Charged

18-year old Kerlan Leon was formally charged on June 15th with possession of an unlicensed firearm and possession of ammunition by police. On June 14th, Leon was arrested following a routine police operation in Gros – Islet town when the discovery of a semi-automatic, sub-machine gun was made. Police sources …

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Saint Lucia confirms new UK PR role

The Saint Lucia Tourist Board has confirmed the appointment of Liz Fay to lead PR in the UK. Liz formally took on the role on 12th June 2017 and her immediate focus is to develop the UK PR and social media strategy to support the trade partners their efforts in …

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SLTB appoints Katherine Han PR as its American representative

The Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) has awarded US-based public relations professional, Katherine Han PR the US public relations contract for the SLTB. Katherine Han PR will be responsible for promoting Saint Lucia’s tourism offerings in the United States and driving US visitors to the island through strategic public relations …

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SLP CONDEMNS NON-FUNDING OF CARIFESTA

The Saint Lucia Labour Party is alarmed at statements made by Minister for Local Government and Culture, Hon Fortuna Belrose, indicating that artistes from Saint Lucia wanting to participate in CARIFESTA in Barbados in August will not be fully financed by government. The SLP notes that when in government, it …

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Epic Wednesday Opens Carnival

Epic Wednesday gets underway on the Sab playing field at Vigie, Castries to kick off the official launch of the 2017 Carnival festival. Epic Wednesday is the first official Carnival event produced by the newly establiahed Events Company of Saint Lucia. Saint Lucia Carnival has been integrated into the new …

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Transitioning To A Tourism Authority

Officials at the St. Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) say the St. Lucia tourism authority will be a reality by July, 2017. Chairperson Agnes Francis says the legislation needed to establish the body will be tabled in parliament at the end of June. She joined tourism minister Dominic Fedee on Friday …

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