Category : Caribbean and World News

- 11 months ago

Ministry Of Education Gets 5000 e-Books & MiFi Devices

Press Release:– The Government of Saint Lucia continues to steer the course to achieving a globally competitive education as 5000 e-Books and MiFi devices were officially handed over to the Ministry of Education.  The devices which are equipped...

- 11 months ago

VIDEO: Soufriere Fire Leaves Family of Five Homeless

A  house fire at Fond St Jacques, Soufriere, on Tuesday morning left a family of five homeless. As a result the victims are now at a friend’s house. The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) says the Soufriere fire station received a call in relation...

- 11 months ago

Mary Francis Believes Remand Inmates Concerns Should Be Addressed

Human Rights advocate, Mary Francis, feels the  authorities should address concerns of remand inmates about trial delays. But at the same time, Francis declared that she was not condoning crime. Francis spoke after inmates posted videos on social med...

- 11 months ago

State of Emergency & Curfew From 7 p.m. To 5 a.m.

Press Release:– Following a meeting of the National Emergency Management Advisory Committee (NEMAC) and private sector organizations, the Government of Saint Lucia announced that a State of Emergency comes into effect for Saint Lucia as of Wedn...

- 11 months ago

PAHO Confirms Allocation Of 74,000 Vaccine Doses To Saint Lucia

The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) has officially confirmed allocation of 74,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to Saint Lucia ‘ahead of schedule’. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet made the announcement Tuesday night during...

- 11 months ago

Gilroy Pultie Appointed LUCELEC Chief Engineer

Castries, January 29, 2021 – St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gilroy Pultie to the position of Chief Engineer. Mr. Pultie holds an MBA with specialization in Finance (with distinction) from He...

- 11 months ago

Venezuela Releases Guyanese Fishermen

Venezuela last night released the Guyanese fishermen from two Guyanese vessels which had been detained by Venezuela last month that led to fresh tensions between Venezuela and the international community, Government confirmed. The information was con...

- 11 months ago

Police Lay Charges In Micoud Shooting

Police have charged a Micoud male in connection with a shooting incident in the community late last month. Law enforcement officials have identified the suspect as Courtney Louis, also known as Molouis. Officers arrested and charged  him in connectio...

- 11 months ago

Government Issues List Of Commercial Activities Allowed

Press Release:- List of Public Sector and Private Sector Commercial and Business activities/services allowed during “Scaled Down” operations in Saint Lucia as per Statutory Instrument (SI) 25 and 26 of 2021 Effective as 1st February 2021 to 10th Febr...

- 11 months ago

Saint Lucia Suspending Face To Face Teaching Amid COVID-19 Spike

Saint Lucia is suspending face to face teaching effective Thursday as the country grapples with a wave of COVID-19 cases. Education Minister, Dr. Gale Rigobert, made the announcement Tuesday night. She indicated that her ministry had engaged interest...

- 11 months ago

Shots Fired At BCF, Inmates Injured

Shots were fired Tuesday at Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF), leaving inmates nursing  gunshot wound. It followed an operation at the facility Tuesday night. A senior law enforcement official confirmed to St Lucia Times that SSU officers were in...