Category : Caribbean and World News

- 5 months ago

Monkeypox: Experts Give Virus Variants New Names

A group of global experts convened by WHO has agreed on new names for monkeypox virus variants, as part of ongoing efforts to align the names of the monkeypox disease, virus and variants – or clades – with current best practices. The experts agreed...

- 5 months ago

WATCH: Four Saint Lucians For Undergraduate Studies In Hungary

Four young Saint Lucians are heading to Hungary to pursue undergraduate studies as part of a 3-year co-operation memorandum signed between the Ministry of Education Saint Lucia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hungary. Danielle Dubois reports: SO...

- 5 months ago

RSLPF Community Relations Branch Hosts Annual Youth Camp

On Monday, August 15, 2022, the Community Relations Branch (CRB) of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force hosted the opening ceremony of its Youth Camp Called “Camp Toys (Teaching Our Youth Survival)” 2022. The annual youth camp is aimed at providing e...

- 5 months ago

Saint Lucia Records 82 New COVID-19 Cases

Today Thursday August 18, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs reports a total of 82 new cases of COVID-19 from samples processed on Monday August 15, 2022 and Tuesday August 16, 2022. This is from a total of 392 samples, of whi...

- 5 months ago

Caribbean In Line To Benefit From United Kingdom Labour Shortage

The Caribbean can benefit twofold from an extreme labour shortage plaguing the United Kingdom, says the CEO of a regional online recruitment service. “We’ve already seen a noticeable uptick in foreign employers, especially from the UK, recruiting lo...

- 5 months ago

NEMO Conducts Field Hospital Refresher Training

On Thursday, the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) conducted refresher training on setting up a field hospital donated by the U.S Southern Command (SOUTHCOM). The Ministry of Health and the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) assi...

- 5 months ago

WATCH: TikTok Challenge Winner Collects Prize

by Neval Auguste Miss Jassie Thomas, winner of the Ministry of Tourism’s TikTok video challenge, and her family were welcomed on August 12 at the Ministry of Tourism. Tourism Minister, Hon. Dr. Ernest Hilaire, spoke briefly about tourism as an avenu...

- 5 months ago

No Increase In The Selling Price Of Bread Products

The Ministry of Commerce, Manufacturing, Business Development, Cooperatives and Consumer Affairs would like to inform the public that the creole loaf and sandwich loaf are Price Controlled and protected by the Distribution and Price of Goods Act Cap...

- 5 months ago

Closure Of A Section Of The Marchand Road

The Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Transport wishes to inform the general and motoring public of the closure of a section of the Marchand Road (from the Chaussee intersection to the Rock Hall Road intersection) on Friday August 19th, 2022 f...

- 5 months ago

Senior Cop Addresses Allegations of Corruption In The RSLPF

Assistant Commissioner of Police George Nicholas on Wednesday night addressed allegations of corruption in the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF), including claims that some officers are in league with members of criminal gangs. “We mustn&...

- 5 months ago

Saint Lucia Workers Credit Union Presents Scholarships

The Saint Lucia Workers Credit Union (SLWCU) has presented five scholarships to the children of its members. SLWCU President Mitchelson Phillips said three scholarships went to students entering secondary school and two to students attending Sir Art...