News Headlines

Caribbean Media Workers Association observes Press Freedom Day

The Caribbean Media Workers Association (ACM) joins its affiliated organizations and regional partners to celebrate world press freedom day 2018. This year’s theme, “let us keep the power of control: the media, justice and the rule of law”, specifically focuses on the fundamental role of the media in establishing justice, …

Read More »

Chamber to host Disaster Mitigation Symposium

[Press release] Three major business organizations join forces to host a Disaster Mitigation Symposium focusing on Business Continuity and Insurance solutions next Tuesday 8th of May 2018, at the Financial Centre Building, Point Serpahine. Spearheaded by the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, the one day symposium will look …

Read More »

Security Minister concludes “ask me anything” dialogue with police

National Security Minister Concludes Successful Meetings with Police Minister for Home Affairs, Justice and National Security Senator the Honourable Hermangild Francis is pleased to have held productive discussions with members of the northern division of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) on Wednesday, May 02nd, 2018 at the Finance …

Read More »

LOCAL FOOTBALLER PERISHES IN SUSPECTED ELECTROCUTION

The family of a popular local footballer is mourning his tragic demise by suspected electrocution in the community of La Clery, Castries. Relatives of Tafari George Charlemagne say they are particularly heart-broken, as he was a young father who was simply trying to ensure that his family was not left …

Read More »

SANDALS BREAKS GROUND ON ANOTHER RESORT

The ground-breaking is over and work has begun in earnest on sandals resorts international’s 4th property in Saint Lucia – Sandals La Source. The all-suite luxury resort is being constructed on a 17-acre site on the Pigeon Island Causeway, near sister property Sandals Grande St. Lucian.

Read More »

2018 WALK WITH A PRIEST HAILED A SUCCESS

Organizers of the roman catholic stewardship for health initiative “walk with your priest”, are hailing the activity a resounding success. The 2018 stewardship for health initiative was dedicated to the late father surage. It was a call for christians to adopt healthier lifestyles. Avowed roman catholics answered the call and came …

Read More »

RHEUMATOLOGISTS TO HOLD SYMPOSIUM IN SAINT LUCIA

Rheumatologists from around the region are set to gather here in Saint Lucia for the 9th annual scientific symposium, slated for May 3rd to 5th 2018. The convention will explore the diagnosis and management of chronic rheumatic conditions. Participants are expected to benefit from the insights of experts from Scotland …

Read More »

DR. RAYMOND REPORTS ON IMF MEETING

A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is in Saint Lucia for the fund’s annual meeting with borrowing countries. Known as an article 4 consultation, team members assess a country’s economic health and make projections on growth and development. The team met with representatives of the Department of Finance, …

Read More »

NCOPT AWAITS SIT-DOWN WITH MINISTER ON GAS PRICES

The National Council on Public Transportation awaits a meeting with the Transport Minister concerning the removal of the price cap on fuel. The organization argues that while it welcomes a scheduled meeting with the authorities, deliberations must be held before the next fuel price adjustment.  

Read More »

JN BAPTISTE ACCUSES GOV’T OF LACK CONSULTATION ON DSH

Vieux Fort North MP Moses “Musa’ Jn Baptiste wants to know if the proposed multi-billion dollar DSH project will impede the access of residents to local communities, and will the local population be consulted by the authorities. These are some of the many questions being posed by the parliamentary representative …

Read More »

Saint Lucian authorities aided INTERPOL operation

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Nearly 350 potential victims of sexual exploitation and forced labour have been rescued in an INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting human trafficking in the Caribbean, Central and South America. More than 500 police officers in 13 countries also arrested 22 individuals during Operation Libertad (3 – 9 April), held …

Read More »

Ministry of Health / Football Assoc. tackle vaccination

[Press Release] The Ministry of Health aims to improve on the 95% vaccination coverage within every health region and community on island. Championing this thrust is the St. Lucia Football Association encouraging their members to strengthen their defense and get vaccinated. The annual observance of Vaccination Week of the Americas was …

Read More »

WASCO condemns another act of vandalism

[Press Release] The Water and Sewerage Company Inc. WASCO strongly condemns the vandalism of its infrastructure following the damage caused to the red main above the Castries River. The caution comes just one day after renovation works were conducted on the line over the weekend. Technicians conducted the repairs on Saturday …

Read More »