Category : Caribbean and World News

- 5 months ago

WATCH: SSU Officers Complete Intense Basic Training

Under the stewardship of Prime Minister and Minister responsible for National Security Hon. Philip J. Pierre, operational and tactical capacity in the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force’s Special Services Unit (SSU), has been bolstered. Dozens of...

- 5 months ago

Several People Hospitalised After Bus Accident In Laborie

Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) personnel from Vieux Fort and Micoud transported eight people to St Jude Hospital on Wednesday after a minibus overturned on Martin Luther King Drive, Laborie. Emergency responders said they received a distress call a...

- 5 months ago

Saint Lucia Urges Peace, Stability In The Taiwan Straits

Saint Lucia has urged a return to peace and stability in the Taiwan straits. On Tuesday, the Ministry of External Affairs, International Trade, Civil Aviation, and Diaspora Affairs issued a brief statement on the issue. “Saint Lucia always fir...

- 5 months ago

NCF Disburses Scholarships, Bursaries For New School Year

The National Community Foundation (NCF) last Wednesday (August 10) disbursed 20 scholarships and 12 bursaries to students ahead of the commencement of the 2022/2023 school year in September. The separate ceremonies were held upstairs the Saint Lucia...

- 5 months ago

WATCH: RSLPF Announces Temporary Closure Of Immigration Department

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) says its Immigration Department will be closed until Monday, for sanitisation. In a statement, spokeswoman Sergeant Anne Joseph outlined steps individuals with emergencies can take. Alternative arrangements...

- 5 months ago

Barbados Announces Cap On Gas Prices

Come Friday, consumers in Barbados will pay less for gasoline and diesel. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced that the price of gasoline at the pump will be capped at $4.48 per litre, while diesel will be $4.03, until January 31, 2023. Address...

- 5 months ago

Pierre Urges Resilience Amid Difficult Times

Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre has urged resilience amid the current difficult times in remarks at Tuesday’s press launch of the 53rd annual meeting of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Pierre is the current Chairman of the CDB Board. He recall...

- 5 months ago

DVRP Celebrates Opening Of Volet Bridge

With the completion of the Volet Bridge, drivers of the vehicles that traverse the East Coast Highway over 57,000 times a day can now enjoy a roadway that is more climate resilient. The bridge, located at Micoud, was constructed to replace the previ...

- 5 months ago

Saint Lucia Records 37 New COVID-19 Cases

On Monday August 15, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received a report of a total of 37 new cases of COVID-19 from samples processed from Friday August 12, 2022 to Sunday August 14, 2022. This is from a total of 232 samples...