Category : Caribbean and World News

- 5 hours ago

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records 1 More Death, 18 New Cases

Press Release:– The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs today Thursday, October 21, 2021, confirms a total of eighteen (18) new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laborator...

- 6 hours ago

RSLPF Receives COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) Thursday received a gift of COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) presented by Taiwan’s Ambassador to Saint Lucia, Peter Chen, on behalf of the Taiwanese American Society in Los Angeles. “...

- 14 hours ago

72-Year-Old Hit By Container Truck On Jeremie Street, Castries

Emergency personnel from fire service headquarters in Castries say they transported a 72-year-old male to the OKEU Hospital on Wednesday after a container truck hit him on Jeremie Street near the Castries Market. The Emergency Medical Services (EMS)...

- 15 hours ago

Mangrove Stewards Engaged In Ma Kôté Mangrove Forest Assessment

Press Release:–  On 20th October 2021, the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) hosted two stakeholder consultations as part of an ecological assessment of the Ma Kôté mangrove forest being undertaken by the Institute of Marine Affairs based in Tr...

- 16 hours ago

Barbados Elects First Ever President Ahead Of Becoming Republic

BBC News:- Barbados has elected its first ever president as it prepares to become a republic, removing Queen Elizabeth as head of state. Dame Sandra Mason, 72, is set to be sworn in on 30 November, which will mark the country’s 55th anniversary...

- 17 hours ago

Casimir Highlights Need For Standards At Sporting Facilities

Youth Development and Sports Minister, Kenson Casimir, has announced plans to ensure standards for sporting facilities through the creation of a national facilities management policy. Casimir made the announcement as he completed what he described as...

- 19 hours ago

WATCH: Dennery Primary Benefits From CDEMA Safe Schools Project

As the Ministry of Education prepares to undertake a phased return to the physical classroom, the Dennery Primary School is touting the benefits of a project funded by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA). The project has helped...

- 1 day ago

Government Commissions New Board Of Governors Of SALCC

Press Release:- A new board of governors to run the affairs of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) has been commissioned by the Government of Saint Lucia. The tertiary learning institution is currently transitioning to university status an...