Category : Caribbean and World News

- 2 days ago

COVID-19: 24 New Cases, One More Virus Related Death

Press Release:– Today Wednesday March 3, 2021 the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation of 24 new cases of COVID-19 from the Ezra Long Laboratory. These results are from a batch of 98 samples taken on March 1 and March 2, 2021....

- 2 days ago

Guyana Hospital CEO Fired Over ‘Scandalous’ Claim About Nurses

THE Ministry of Health, on Tuesday, took a decision to remove Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Linden Hospital Complex, Rudy Small, from his post with immediate effect. This development comes following public outcry over the “sweetman” remark he had...

- 2 days ago

PM Visits Vaccination Sites, Thanks Frontliners & Citizens

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet visited two COVID-19 vaccination sites on Tuesday as this country began the latest phase of  its COVID-19 Vaccination Response. He said it was a way to express his gratitude to the Frontliners and citizens who were cour...

- 2 days ago

Texas Drops COVID-19 Restrictions

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued the most sweeping rollback of coronavirus restrictions of any U.S. state on Tuesday, lifting a mask mandate and saying most businesses may open at full capacity next week. Abbott’s executive order comes as many...

- 2 days ago

SLP Commits To Establishing Cannabis Industry

Citing the need to diversify Saint Lucia’s economy, the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has committed to establishing a cannabis industry here. “So that Saint Lucia is not totally dependent on tourism as the COVID-19 experience...

- 2 days ago

Organisers Of Soufriere Telethon Get More Pledges Of Cash

Organisers of the recent Soufriere telethon have reported receiving more pledges of cash from the public. Soufriere Leve Ede held the event on Sunday, February 14, 2021. The objective of the second such fundraising event by the organisation was to ra...

- 2 days ago

Joe Biden Promises Vaccines For All US Adults By End Of May

The US will have enough coronavirus vaccines for every adult by the end of May, President Joe Biden has said. This will be two months earlier than previously expected, but Mr Biden said the vaccination drive must be extended, too, and people convince...

- 2 days ago

iFarm App Developed For Farmers In Saint Lucia

Press Release:–  The Taiwan Technical Mission in Saint Lucia has embarked on a mission to improve the local marketing of crops through our seven crops project with the ministry of Agriculture. The project entitled “the enhancement of efficiency...

- 3 days ago

COVID-19: 234 New Cases, One More Virus Related Death

Press Release:–  Today Tuesday March 2, 2021 the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation of 234 new cases of COVID-19 from the Ezra Long Laboratory. This is from a batch of 821 samples taken during the period February 12 to March...

- 3 days ago

Millennium Heights Medical Complex Gets New CEO & Consultancy

 Press Release:–  The Millennium Heights Medical Complex (MHMC) which comprises of the Owen King European Union Hospital (OKEUH), the National Mental Wellness Centre (NMWC) and the Turning Point Rehabilitation Centre (TPRC), has completed the a...

- 3 days ago

Government Warns Against Fake COVID-19 Notices

Press Release:- In recent times there has been an increase in fake notices purporting to be from the Government of Saint Lucia in the public domain, especially as it relates to the protocols for COVID-19. The public is reminded to please get informat...