Category : Caribbean and World News

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OECS Member States Sign Revised Securities Regulatory Agreement

Press Release:- The revised Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC) Agreement is now in effect. The revised Agreement gives support to the provisions of the newly redrafted Securities Bill 2020 and gives the ECSRC enhanced powers i...

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SLP Plans To Complete Universal Health Care System

Press Release:-  A Universal Health Care System will be established by the Saint Lucia Labour Party when it gets into office. This was announced by the Political Leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party and Opposition Leader, Hon. Philip J Pierre, at t...

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Cost Of LPG 100 Lb Cylinder Increases, Other Fuel Prices Unchanged

Press Release:–  The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of LPG 100 lb cylinder has ch...

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Independent Taxi Drivers Concerned

Dear St Lucia Times, Since the reopening of the borders to flights and passengers at the Hewanorra International Airport on June 4th 2020, only the Southern Taxi Association has been allowed to pick-up passengers. According to the Saint Lucia Air ...

- 21 hours ago

Police Force To Recruit New Wardens

Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet announced that 200 wardens are being recruited to assist the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force and the village and city councils with the enforcement of COVID-19 protocols. This is part of new measures enacted to cont...

- 23 hours ago

Prisoners Use Bed Sheets To Escape Guyana Prison

POLICE are on the hunt for three prisoners who escaped from the Lusignan prison holding bay, East Coast Demerara, using a rope made from bed sheets. The escapees have been identified as murder accused, 48-year-old Phillip Jhogroo of Goed Intent, Legu...

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SLMDA Says It Has Not Called For A Saint Lucia Shutdown

The Saint Lucia Medical and Dental Association (SLMDA) Friday explained that it has not called for a shutdown of this country due to COVID-19, and has not recommended the move as has been done in some quarters. “That is in part because we recog...

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Castries Female Is Saint Lucia’s Newest COVID-19 Patient

Press Release:- Today Saturday November 21, 2020, the Ministry of Health received confirmation of one new case of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 204. Case #204 is a 27 year old female from the Castries...

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Soufriere Priest Chides Catholics Over Cash Contributions

Soufriere Parish Priest, Albert Aaron Smith, has chided members of the congregation over their financial donations to the church. “Two weeks ago the collection was  two hundred and something dollars on a Sunday morning right here in Soufriere....

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SLP Calls For Second COVID-19 Test For Visitors

Press Release:– The Saint Lucia Labour Party is once again calling on the Government of Saint Lucia to institute second testing for COVID 19 for visitors to Saint Lucia, in view of the announcement by the Chief Medical Officer on Thursday 19th...

- 2 days ago

PAHO To Support Countries In Accessing Future COVID-19 Vaccine

Delivering vaccines for COVID-19 “will be challenging and costly “so it is vital that countries start preparing now,” said Jarbas Barbosa, Assistant Director of the Pan American Health Organization during a press briefing today. Projections for Latin...